Archive for September, 2010

Artists and a Curriculum for Excellence Event

Posted by on September 30th, 2010 No Comments
We have all heard of the four capacities but what does the new curriculum mean for teachers and for artists working with them? This all day seminar for artists who work in educational contexts will be held at the Tramway in Glasgow on the 25th November will dig deeper into the Curriculum for Excellence. There… Read the rest...

Workshops with Break-dancer Tony Mills

Posted by on September 28th, 2010 No Comments
As part of the visit to Shetland by Room 2 Manoevre, Shetland Arts is offering the opportunity to participate in free workshops with Tony Mills.  Tony, who will be performing a dynamic bill of dance solos, Watch It and Such A Bloke, at the Garrison Theatre on Wednesday 13th October, is a highly regarded contemporary… Read the rest...

Leading Break-dancer to Perform at the Garrison

Posted by on September 28th, 2010 No Comments
Shetland Arts in partnership with Room 2 Manoeuvre present Watch iT! and Such a Bloke, a dynamic double bill of dance solos performed by break-dancer and choreographer Tony Mills.  The show is coming to the Garrison Theatre on Wednesday 13th October as part of a Scottish wide tour.  Tony who originally hails from Orkney has… Read the rest...

The Shetland Open Portrait Awards 2010

Posted by on September 21st, 2010 No Comments
The themed element of portraiture is a new angle for the Shetland Open exhibition that has been running annually for over 15 years and it has truly captured the imagination of Shetland’s artists.  As has always been the tradition the Shetland Open is a non-selective exhibition of work by amateur, professional and student artists and… Read the rest...

What is Freedom?

Posted by on September 21st, 2010 No Comments
What is Freedom? Film installation and ongoing project by artist Justyna Maluchnik Freedom is an ongoing video art project by polish artist Justyna Maluchnik, showing at Bonhoga Gallery, to coincide with the Open Portrait Awards Exhibition, until October 3rd. Currently the film work consists of two sections; one made while the artist was studying in Finland in 2008… Read the rest...

ScreenPlay 2010 evaluation – online survey – win cinema tickets

Posted by on September 16th, 2010 No Comments
To everyone who attended any of the events at this year’s ScreenPlay… We’d very much like to hear your views in order to help us continue to improve the festival, and would appreciate it if you could take five minutes to complete an online survey. As a thank you, we’ll add your name to a… Read the rest...

BRICKS IN FLICKS: Architecture in Films

Posted by on September 16th, 2010 No Comments
Bricks in Flicks is a series of four monthly film screenings that show the different ways in which architecture has featured in films. The films are part of the Power of Place (Shetland’s Year of Architecture and Place 2010) project and are being shown in partnership with the Shetland Film Club. The four films range… Read the rest...

Community orchestra meeting

Posted by on September 14th, 2010 No Comments
There will be a public meeting on Thursday to discuss the possibilities of establishing a community orchestra in Shetland, with the purpose of bringing instrumentalists and audiences of all ages together to make and enjoy orchestral music. The input of singers and other non-instrumentalists who would like to be involved would be very welcome. The… Read the rest...

Architecture on film

Posted by on September 14th, 2010 No Comments
Anyone with an interest in the built environment should get along to the Scalloway Marine College on Tuesday evening (tomorrow) to see ‘My Architect’, being screened by Shetland Film Club as the opening film of the Bricks in Flicks film season, as part of Power of Place, Shetland’s Celebration of Architecture and Place. Louis Kahn… Read the rest...

Love Music Festival – touring festival for schools

Posted by on September 9th, 2010 No Comments
Music from across the world in the first and biggest touring festival ever for some 9,000 children in Scotland Whiteness and Weisdale Public Hall, Shetland. Monday 8 to Thursday 11 November 2010 Love Music Festival is a brand new and unique festival for children aged four to eighteen, presenting some of the best musicians and… Read the rest...