Archive for November, 2010

Expressions of Interest sought for website development

Posted by on November 23rd, 2010 No Comments
Shetland Arts are looking for a web development company to help them build the online presence for Mareel, Shetland’s music, cinema and creative industries venue currently under construction on Lerwick’s waterfront. Read the rest...

Bedtime Stories in The Street

Posted by on November 23rd, 2010 No Comments
For the next four weeks a calm and beautiful digital artwork can be seen from dusk until the early hours in central Lerwick, cladding an eight metre wall on the Fish Bowl shop opposite Architect Richard Gibson’s office near the Market Cross. Bedtime Stories is a digital textile architectural covering, created for the site by… Read the rest...

Reinhardt returns, this time with his Latin-Swing band

Posted by on November 19th, 2010 No Comments
Lulo Reinhardt Shetland is to welcome guitarist Lulo Reinhardt back for a one-off concert during the Peerie Willie Guitar Season as part of his world tour. The German gypsy jazz musician will this time be taking his 5 piece band, the “Lulo Reinhardt Latin-Swing Project” Lulo Reinhardt The concert will take place at Lerwick Town Hall on… Read the rest...

Arts Focus Survey – How are we doing?

Posted by on November 16th, 2010 6 Comments
How are we doing? Have your say about the work of Shetland Arts In 2007 Shetland Arts piloted a small-scale consultation process called Art Focus. People were invited to focus group meetings to discuss issues for the arts in Shetland. It was a new step for us, and an important one. Although people found lots… Read the rest...

Sprickle an’ Peester

Posted by on November 11th, 2010 No Comments
Sprickle an’ Peester Christmas Exhibition, Bonhoga Gallery 19 Nov – 23 December 2010 Line and form are the themes of this year’s Christmas exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery, which opens to the public with an evening event on Thursday 18th November from 7.30 – 9pm. Collections of work have been brought to Shetland from studios and designers from throughout… Read the rest...

Frank Gehry film at Scalloway Marine College

Posted by on November 4th, 2010 No Comments
Frank Gehry film at Scalloway Marine College On Tuesday 9th November the Shetland Film Club, supported by Shetland Arts, will be showing Sketches of Frank Gehry at the NAFC Marine Centre at 7:30 pm. Architect Frank Gehry and filmmaker Sydney Pollack are two of the best-known names in their respective fields. In this documentary, director Pollack turns his camera on to his… Read the rest...

Chopin Bicentenary Concert by Charles Matthews

Posted by on November 3rd, 2010 1 Comment
Charles Matthews To celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of composer Fryderyk Chopin, Shetland Arts is hosting a piano recital by distinguished pianist and organist Charles Matthews in the Town Hall on Friday November 19th at 7.30pm. Charles Matthews The concert will include a rich and varied programme of Chopin’s piano music including the Grande Valse Brillante… Read the rest...

Lulo Reinhardt Latin Swing Project concert reminder

Posted by on November 3rd, 2010 No Comments
Lulo Reinhardt, who performed solo at last year’s Peerie Willie Guitar Festival, is to make a return visit to Shetland with his band “The Lulo Reinhardt Latin Swing Project” for a one-off performance at the Lerwick Town Hall at 7.30pm on Wed 24th November. The guitarist, grandnephew of the late Django Reinhardt, will be in… Read the rest...