Music Festival: Fiesta x FOLD It’s been a long journey for Nile Rodgers from a dark upbringing in New York’s Lower East Side to the bright lights of music immortality. Raised in a family of junkies, and having experienced near-death experiences from drugs, drink and two cancer scares, he’s made the leap from the gutter to […]
Film: Puzzle There are many means to express individuality and discover what it is that makes us what we are. Whether its playing sport, painting or performance art, there are ways by which we find out if we stand out from the crowd. In the offbeat US indie film Puzzle, which has opened this year’s […]
Glasgow’s second TRNSMT music festival will recognise the pivotal role played by one of the city’s legendary venues in the careers of a number of this year’s performers. Organiser Geoff Ellis was responsible for the success of King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut where many of the acts at TRNSMT got their first big break. Speaking […]
Concern about the loss of another live music venue in Edinburgh has been eased by plans for a new development in Leith.
Theatre review: War Horse (5/5) When the author Michael Morpurgo was researching what started out as a children’s book, he discovered that an estimated 10 million army horses perished in the First World War. His book went stratospheric and the stage version has been seen by seven million theatregoers, touched by the moving tale of […]