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 & […]
A boutique music promoter is unveiling a vision to help develop the city’s reputation for live performances. Edinburgh Music Lovers is the brainchild of former music journalist and PR specialist Jim Byers and will kick off at Summerhall with a debut Scottish appearance by critically acclaimed American musician Colin Stetson. Mr Byers believes that, despite issues with […]