Archive for January, 2010

Lise Sinclair’s Empty Ocean on Radio 3 – 23/1/10

Posted by on January 19th, 2010 No Comments
On Saturday 23rd January at 21:30 Radio 3 are to re-broadcast Jessica Isaac’s programme made in Fair Isle in May 2009 inspired by the song “Empty Ocean” by Fair Isle singer Lise Sinclair which she recorded with composer Damian Montagu from London. The song is based on a poem by Shetland’s Paulo Dante, “The Halibut… Read the rest...

Stand Up Helly Aa at Garrison

Posted by on January 15th, 2010 No Comments
Following on from last year’s successful Stand Up Helly Aa and the Clickimin Comedy Night in August, Shetland Arts has invited the popular Unst-based comedian and actor Sandy Nelson to once again host Stand Up Helly Aa, an alternative evening’s entertainment for those of you who are not attending halls. After the procession is over,… Read the rest...

Changes to Mirrie Dancer Illumination Programme

Posted by on January 15th, 2010 No Comments
Shetland Arts apologises to the residents of Bressay and Lerwick for postponing the illumination, on Bressay, as part of the Mirrie Dancers Illuminations. The next illumination will take place at the Reawick Kirk where the event will be celebrated by a closing, instead of a launch party, on Saturday 30 January. An invitation is extended… Read the rest...

Absent Voices exhibition – Mhairi Killin at Bonhoga

Posted by on January 13th, 2010 No Comments
12 January – 7 February 2010 The New Year at Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery opens with Absent Voices a new body of work by one of Scotland’s most innovative and dynamic artists.  Over the last twenty years Mhairi Killin has explored the nature of visual language and craft as a signifier of social cohesion and… Read the rest...

Visual Artist Award – applications sought

Posted by on January 12th, 2010 No Comments
The deadline for the latest round of ‘Visual Artist Awards – Shetland Arts in partnership with Scottish Arts Council’, is upon us!  To be eligible you need to be resident in Shetland for at least 12 months prior to applying and be a visual artist with an established body of work.  Applications are invited for… Read the rest...