Album Round up Episode 2

New Releases Episode 2 Henry Girls    Shout Sister Shout     Beste! Unterhaltung              Out Now A musical tribute to the Boswell Sisters performed live by the Henry Girls. And recorded in a circus tent on Malin Green, Donegal during Earagail Arts Festival last year. Well, I’ve enjoyed the music of the Boswell Sisters since I was aContinue reading “Album Round up Episode 2”

Traverse Theatre Launches Digital Series for Aspiring Young Writers

Continuing its commitment to creating opportunities for anyone to connect with and unleash their innate creativity, the Traverse theatre announces a new series of Open Submissions Workshops and the delivery of digital Scratch performances. These will enable their Young Writers Group to continue their creative development and share new stories with audiences through an onlineContinue reading “Traverse Theatre Launches Digital Series for Aspiring Young Writers”

FLY Launch Online Store to Help Charities

In a new business move, Scottish underground music promoters FLY has launched an on-line store in a bid to support mental health charities, local food banks and the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic. This ‘merch store’ is dedicated to the positivity of house music. Hats, scarves and tops with logos will go on sale withContinue reading “FLY Launch Online Store to Help Charities”

Puppetry at Home New videos announced

Puppet Animation Scotland was founded in 1984 and is a champion of puppetry, visual theatre and animation at home as well as across the world, providing year round support to artists working in these fields. For the first time during its 37 year existence, Puppet Animation Scotland has had to make the difficult decision toContinue reading “Puppetry at Home New videos announced”

The Tailor of Inverness

This review first appeared in the Edinburgh Guide in 2010 Matthew Zajac (Tailor), Jonny Hardie, Gavin Marwick (musicians), Magdalena Kaleta (Polish voice) Ben Harrison (director) Matthew Zajac (producer), Ali Maclaurin (set and costume design), Kai Fisher (lighting design), Tim Reid (video design), Timothy Brinkhurst (sound design) Sholto Bruce (production manager) It is a daunting taskContinue reading “The Tailor of Inverness”

Electric Voice Theatre

Electric Voice Theatre announces upcoming on-line projects Electric Voice Theatre (EVT) is an award-winning contemporary music theatre acappella ensemble based in England. As well as commissioning and creating cutting edge vocal music for theatrical performance, they participate in creative multi-disciplinary collaborations with diverse disciplines including science, visual arts, dance, rap, opera, electronics and computing. TheyContinue reading “Electric Voice Theatre”

Album Round up Episode 1

Findlay Napier, Gillian Frame & Mike Vass          The Ledger    Cheerygroove Records                                                                                                             Out Now Back in the 1950s and ‘60s, The Scotsman newspaper published words and music to traditional Scottish songs on a weekly basis. Findlay Napier’s grandfather, like many others, collected these, and in his case pasted them into an old ledger. Many ofContinue reading “Album Round up Episode 1”

Circling A Fox – The Story Of The Tailor Of Inverness

Some plays come and go. Some endure. Matthew Zajac’s The Tailor of Inverness is one of the enduring ones. First performed at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it has since garnered numerous awards following over 275 performances seen by over 40,000 people in 12 countries.  Zajac’s play, from Highland Theatre Company Dogstar, is the physicalContinue reading “Circling A Fox – The Story Of The Tailor Of Inverness”