A model of youth theatre that really works is the best way to sum up Edinburgh-based Strange Town.
It may still be springtime, but at Summerhall, the innovative arts and culture venue near the Meadows, its name sums up sunshine and al fresco drinking.
What could be better, on the eve of the opening day of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, than to hear Mendelssohn’s magnificent oratorio Elijah.
Hollywood is aflutter as the master of camp's predicted failure has nudged Iron Man 3 off the top spot with this fourth take on the theme of doomed, star-crossed lovers.
Not made from girders, just from terrific talent, this year’s exciting Made In Scotland programme has been revealed.
A slow hand clap is usually reserved for disapproval but the reverse was the case at the Mavericks’ concert when Zorba the Greek, like a climactic Bolero, set the anticipatory tone for the re
Magical tricks fall short of being an absolute treat!
Based on the book by William Feaver, Lee Hall’s acclaimed play, The Pitmen Painters, takes us on a journey of edification from pit shovel to paint palette.
This third international season of the National Theatre of Scotland and Òran Mór’s A Play, a Pie and a Pint is from China and is the first season of new plays from contemporary
A tasty new concept has just been launched at all PizzaExpress restaurants in Edinburgh for summer 2013.
Rarely-seen documents celebrating the legacy of working Scots have gone on show at the National Records of Scotland.
Returning to London after reviewing events at the Edinburgh International Festival more than 30 years ago, I sat with an eminent music critic discussing the Festival programme.
In these times of hardship for many, it is rather good to think about the existence of a Champion of the Oppressed. Zorro, meaning ‘fox’ in Spanish, is an early caped and masked super hero character whose claim to fame is just that. With the flick of a whip and the slash of a sword, he rights wrongs by robbing the robbers and returning the stolen dosh to their victims.
In Naked Classics the presenter’s aim is to give a broad introduction to the chosen work in the first half of the concert, and for the orchestra to play the work all the way through after the interval
Crime scene chalked bodies and taped voices of kids talking about things they like start this inclusive show of mime and dance from Curious Seed.
‘Ya bass!’ was the battle cry of ‘60s gangs in Glasgow. The aggressively loaded phrase was shouted before attack – ‘Fleet ya bass!’
The final concert in the SCO’s current season was indeed uplifting.
Now in its 11th year, the Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) has made this year’s announcement of nominations.
The idea of a child wanting to swap their Dad for anything as silly as two goldfish may seem outlandish, but then again, maybe not.
Highlights of the Christian Aid book sale