Category: ARTS & ENTS!

Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans on Marvel, Captain America: Civil War and their mutual admiration society

THEY MAY be lining up against each other on-screen but the team behind Captain America: Civil War couldn’t be a tighter, more jovial bunch in real-life. In London...

Dance review: Breathe at Platform, Glasgow

Dance Breathe Platform, The Bridge, Glasgow Mary Brennan three stars THE DARKNESS comes – and abruptly goes. When the light gains purchase on the space, two...

Bollywood comes to Glasgow City Centre as filming of romantic drama gets underway

GLASGOW'S Renfield Street is the setting for a new Bollywood blockbuster. Filming is getting underway for romantic drama Tum Bin 2, which is being shot entirely in...

Poem of the Day: (from) Lament Of Mary Queen Of Scots On The Approach Of Spring

ROBERT Burns’s song-cum-poem is at once a beautiful evocation of a northern spring and a sympathetic projection into the mind of the tragic Mary Queen of Scots in...

Arts News: Radical film conference looms, West End Festival launched, Scottish Opera final Sunday Series concert

Over the 2016 May Day holiday weekend Glasgow will host the Radical Film Network Festival and 'Unconference'. The ‘unconference’ is being described...

Music review: Russell deCarle Trio/Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Music Russell deCarle Trio/Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Rob Adams four stars ANOTHER Traverse Music Mondays double bill delivered more...

Theatre review: Of Mice and Men at King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Theatre Of Mice and Men King's Theatre, Edinburgh Neil Cooper Four stars WHEN a fiddle-led chorus sing Woody Guthrie's depression era anthem, This Land is Your...

Conductor Richard Egarr: It’s hip to be historically informed

“THERE is this general idea that early music should be squeaky clean and that stuff only got dirty in the 19th century. Like, hello?!” Richard Egarr —...

Trust company put in temporary charge of managing Prince’s estate

A trust company has been appointed to temporarily oversee Prince's multi-million dollar estate. Bremer Trust was named special administrator of Prince's estate...

Scotland’s Jupiter Artland in running to be named Museum of the Year

A PRIVATE sculpture park that has showcased an exhibition of human urine and a room made of chocolate is challenging some of the UK's most feted venues for the title...