Andrew Brookes stretches out on a brown leather Chesterfield sofa, a coffee maker and drinks trolley adding to the home-from-home furnishings that give his studio and offices the feel of a modest New Town apartment.
Arts & Lifestyle
Mounted in a corner of Trevor Jones’ white-walled art studio is a collection of pages of the Financial Times, each superimposed with striking painted images, none more shocking than that of a man holding a gun to his head.
Art exhibition The vibrant, bohemian atmosphere of Paris at the end of the 19th century takes centre stage in a new exhibition in Edinburgh featuring the work of Toulouse-Lautrec. The show focuses on extraordinary posters that heralded a revolution in design and the birth of modern celebrity culture. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) was one of […]
Live entertainment One of the UK’s most successful independent comedy clubs will open its first Scottish venue early next year. Currently under renovation at a site on the city’s Renfrew Street, the 400-seat Glee Club Glasgow will officially open in February. Founded nearly 25 years ago, Glee has hosted top names including Jimmy Carr, Kevin […]
Support for the arts A Scottish government funded programme designed to encourage closer collaboration between the arts and heritage sectors and the business community has generated almost £650,000 of investment in cultural projects during its first year. Launched in April 2017, the Culture & Business Fund Scotland (CBFS) is managed by independent charity Arts & […]