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12/10/2015
EDEN COURT THEATRE PRESENTS 'NOT ABOUT HEROES'Thumbnail for article : EDEN COURT THEATRE PRESENTS 'NOT ABOUT HEROES'
EDEN COURT THEATRE PRESENTS "NOT ABOUT HEROES" OCTOBER 21, 2015 DRAMA Produced by Eden Court Theatre and opening there before touring the Highlands and the rest of Scotland as part of Eden Court's mission to increase theatre production in the Highlands.  The play is directed by Philip Howard, former director of the Traverse Theatre & Dundee Rep.  
12/10/2015
SCOTTISH OPERA IN COSÌ FAN TUTTEThumbnail for article : SCOTTISH OPERA IN COSÌ FAN TUTTE
SCOTTISH OPERA IN COSÌ FAN TUTTE OCTOBER 15, 2015 OPERA *** Note this event takes place at Wick High School ***We are delighted to support Scottish Opera on tour by encouraging you to attend this performance of one of Mozart's best-loved operas, re-staged in 1950s Italy with a great cast and coming to Wick High School.  In opera, the path of true love rarely runs smooth and no more so than in this light-hearted tale of love, lust and fidelity.  
26/9/2015
Rush.dance Haul of Trophies At PerthThumbnail for article : Rush.dance Haul of Trophies At Perth
Rush.dance have just competed at UDO Central Scotland street dance championships in Perth, this is the first Qualifier for next year's World street dance championships.   Thousands of dancers from all over Scotland came all hoping to make a final and qualify for next year’s big one ‘the World championships’ Solo’s U6 Open, Erna Thain *Runner up* (she is only 3 years old and competing against kids up to age 5+ just shows how fantastic this little worker has done) U8 Novice, Troy Giles *WINNER* and new Scottish Central champion, Ava Cook 4th place.  
26/9/2015
Rush.dance Youngest Team Member Shows Talent In PerthThumbnail for article : Rush.dance Youngest Team Member Shows Talent In Perth
Rush.dance have just competed at UDO Central Scotland street dance championships in Perth, this is the first Qualifier for next year's World street dance championships.   The youngest memebr of the Rush.dance team Emma Thain came away as the runner up in the Under 6 age group.  
26/9/2015
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery - Open Art ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery - Open Art Exhibition
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that the September 2015 Open Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online.   The "Open" is a No Theme Art Competition, whereby artists were asked to submit their best representational or abstract artworks on any subject matter.  
26/9/2015
Museum of the Year finalists 2015Thumbnail for article : Museum of the Year finalists 2015
The Whitworth was crowned Museum of the Year in July 2015.   See the full list of winners at - http://www.artfund.org/prize/news/2015/july/museum-of-the-year-2015-judges-comments.  
26/9/2015
Five must-see autumn exhibitionsThumbnail for article : Five must-see autumn exhibitions
Jacky Klein guides you through some of this autumn's must-see shows; Stand inside a beautiful Indian tent, connect with the Celts through a series of stunning objects, witness exquisite drawings by Titian, enjoy theatrical sculptures by Alexander Calder and get inside the weirdly wonderful world of M.C.  Escher.  
26/9/2015
Ralfy's Photo-art Show at Inverarity, Glasgow, September 2015Thumbnail for article : Ralfy's Photo-art Show at Inverarity, Glasgow, September 2015
if you are around Bath Street in Glasgow during the month of September do pop into Inverarity121 (185a Bath St) and see my whisky-themed pictures which are for sale.  A good shop with great guys looking after it..  
25/9/2015
North Lands Creative Glass Welcomes Equipment Donation From DounreayThumbnail for article : North Lands Creative Glass Welcomes Equipment Donation From Dounreay
North Lands would like to say a huge thank you to our regular lampworking tutor, Ian Pearson and Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd for their kind donation of torches, lathes and cutting and polishing equipment from the now retired nuclear facility.   Ian has worked tirelessly to make the donation possible and it has taken him two years to process all the authorisation paperwork.  
24/9/2015
Nae Plans concerts - Thurso, Inverness, Comrie, GlasgowThumbnail for article : Nae Plans concerts - Thurso, Inverness, Comrie, Glasgow
Saturday 26th September
 Caithness
 Ynot Bar & Grill, Thurso 
9.30pm
 Support from Martyn Travis Trio
, Tickets £5, available at the bar Sunday 27th September
 Inverness
 Eden Court Theatre
 8pm, Seat Price £12.00 / Reduced Rates £9.00 / U18s £7.00.   Saturday 3rd October
 Perthshire
 WRI Hall, Comrie
 8.00pm (Doors 7.30)
Tickets £15, available from Comrie Post Office, Hansen's Kitchen and Eventbrite
 Wednesday 7th October 2015 Glasgow, The Admiral Bar, 8.00pm (Doors 7.30pm), Tickets £10 on the door Well known Scottish folk musicians Hamish Napier and Adam Sutherland take to the road this autumn with a unique and daredevil approach to performing.  
23/9/2015
The Weepers at St Fergus Gallery, WickThumbnail for article : The Weepers at St Fergus Gallery, Wick
Visit the film production at the St Fergus Gallery from 19th September to 17th October 2015 by Rachel Maclean, The Weepers.   The Weepers was commissioned by Comar on Mull, the film examines the legend of Bean Nighe or Washer Women, a monstrous and ominous spirit.  
23/9/2015
MSP Seeks Highlands and Islands Talent for Holyrood Rocks
Rhoda Grant (Scottish Labour) MSP for the Highlands and Islands is calling for local bands and musicians to apply to take part in the regional heat for Holyrood Rocks, that sees bands from across Scotland compete in the final to take place in the Scottish Parliament.   Holyrood Rocks aims to encourage young people's engagement in the political process, particularly among 16 and 17 year olds, who have been given the right to vote in Scottish Parliamentary and local elections.  
21/9/2015
Creative Industries Festival For Caithness - The SkaldThumbnail for article : Creative Industries Festival For Caithness - The Skald
Caithness is gearing up to be even more creative with the launch of a brand new festival, the SKALD, which opens its doors on Friday 02 October.  The two day event has been organised by a collaborative comprising Alistair Murray (Big Box), Sophie Dunnett (North Highland College UHI), Rob Arthur and George Gunn.  
17/9/2015
Funding Opportunity - Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund
Creative Scotland and Young Scot: Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund Creative Scotland and Young Scot have announced that the next deadline for applications to the Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund is the 18th October 2015.  The Creative Scotland Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund aims to support young people aged 14-20 who need financial help in developing their talent within the creative industry.  
The Show Must Go OnThumbnail for article : The Show Must Go On
Friday 18th September 2015 - 7.00pm Saturday 19th September 2015 - 7.00pm Assembly Rooms, Wick Caithness Music-Monster, The Music Monsterettes and The Music Monsterlings, accompanied by the Caithness Orchestra, present an evening of music and entertainment.  See how classic songs have been re-imagined to make two brand new story lines.  
8/9/2015
£1 million for screen skills
Funding to strengthen training and development opportunities.   Twelve organisations are to receive funding totalling £1 million to deliver skills development and training opportunities in the Scottish screen industry, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop announced today.  
3/9/2015
NAE PLANS Play Y-Not, ThursoThumbnail for article : NAE PLANS Play Y-Not, Thurso
26 September 2015 9.30pm - 1.00am £5 Pianist/vocalist Hamish Napier (Back of The Moon, Man's Ruin) and fiddler Adam Sutherland (Treacherous Orchestra, Session A9, Croft No.  5) join forces in a daring project called ‘Nae Plans‘.  
28/8/2015
Blas Festival at Strathy HallThumbnail for article : Blas Festival at Strathy Hall
Friday 11th September 2015.   Strathy Village Hall.  
24/8/2015
Growing Pains - Running A Craft BusinessThumbnail for article : Growing Pains - Running A Craft Business
Thursday 10 September, 12.45 -16.30 Caithness Horizons, Thurso (Please note that lunch is not provided, however you are welcome to have lunch at The Caithness Horizons Cafe prior to the event) Running a craft practice is addictive - there is always more to try, new ideas to explore and projects to develop.  Growing your business allows you to confidently pursue these exciting new opportunities to strengthen your profile, expand your range of customers and generate healthy profits.  
15/8/2015
Lyth Arts Centre Double Bill - JAZZ EXTEMPORE plus EVERY BRILLIANT THING Thumbnail for article : Lyth Arts Centre Double Bill - JAZZ EXTEMPORE plus EVERY BRILLIANT THING
JAZZ EXTEMPORE 8.00pm - 26 September 2015 Lyth Arts Centre Length: 1 hour Interval: buffet supper Age suitability : 14+ JAZZ EXTEMPOREJAZZ EXTEMPORE An ongoing intercultural project which explores ways that traditional music heritage can enrich new musical composition.  It was founded by guitarist Elvis Stanic (Croatia) and Andrea Vicari (London) who will spend a week at Lyth working with bass-player Mario Caribe (Brazil), reed-player Fraser Fifield and drummer Alyn Cosker (both Scotland).