Archive for February, 2012

Hansel of Film website launched

Posted by on February 29th, 2012 No Comments
Hansel of Film website launched Shetland Arts is delighted to announce the launch of the Hansel of Film website hansel2012.org. ‘A Hansel of Film – Shetland to Southampton and Back’ is a relay of screenings of short films made by the public from across the UK’s nations and regions. It is part of the London 2012 Festival, a spectacular… Read the rest...

Portage: Anchor Points – Jayne Wallace

Posted by on February 27th, 2012 No Comments
Portage: Anchor Points - Jayne Wallace Shetland Arts is proud to present Dr. Jayne Wallace’s first solo show at Bonhoga Gallery.  Her work and research is known internationally and the exhibition is the first solo show in the UK of digital jewellery and interactive art objects. Jayne Wallace is a digital artist with a background in contemporary jewellery. The core of… Read the rest...

RSNO Outer Isles Project

Posted by on February 24th, 2012 12 Comments
RSNO Outer Isles Project The RSNO’s Outer Isles Project in Unst, Skerries, Fair Isle and Foula. Four concerts connected via live video links as local musicians perform their islands’ own interpretation of a Chris Stout tune alongside traditional music and tunes from RSNO players. Streamed live here on Friday 2 March from 7.30pm.   This text will be replaced… Read the rest...

Free chance to see unique digital collaboration between RSNO and local musicians from 4 corners of Shetland

Posted by on February 21st, 2012 No Comments
Free chance to see unique digital collaboration between RSNO and local musicians from 4 corners of Shetland Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that it is making free tickets available to the public for the Outer Isles Project concert at the Garrison Theatre on Friday 2 March at 7.30pm. This concert is part of the RSNO’s Out and About Week in Shetland from 1st to 5th March, the first time a… Read the rest...

Shetland Community Orchestra plays Gershwin

Posted by on February 21st, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Community Orchestra plays Gershwin Following a successful launch last October, Shetland’s very own Community Orchestra will be giving its second public concert on the evening of Saturday 10 March, at St Columba’s Church, Lerwick. Membership of the Orchestra has increased considerably under local conductors Nigel Hayward and Neil Morris, and a veritable smorgasbord of musical treats will be on… Read the rest...

Lise Sinclair releases and tours new album: A Time to Keep and other songs

Posted by on February 16th, 2012 No Comments
Lise Sinclair releases and tours new album: A Time to Keep and other songs Lise Sinclair, Inge Thomson, Brian Cromarty, Ástvaldur Traustasson and Ewen Thomson, with Icelandic translations by A∂alstein Asberg Sigur∂sson. Piano, voices, fiddle, guitars, accordion, banjo, mandolin, toy piano, glockenspiel, harmonium and sansula. Tour dates: Thursday 8th March – St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Friday 9th March – Fair Isle, Sunday 11th March – Town Hall, Lerwick, Thursday… Read the rest...

Celebrate the Academy Awards with Shetland Arts: Oscar-nominated films at the Garrison Theatre

Posted by on February 15th, 2012 No Comments
	Celebrate the Academy Awards with Shetland Arts: Oscar-nominated films at the Garrison Theatre Next week at Shetland Arts we are celebrating the Academy Awards. An Academy Award, also known as an Oscar, is an accolade recognising the excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors and writers. The formal ceremony at which the awards are presented is one of the most prominent award ceremonies in the… Read the rest...

Mill Cafe closed tomorrow (Wednesday 15th February)

Posted by on February 14th, 2012 No Comments
The Mill Cafe, at the Weisdale Mill, will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday 15th). Normal service will resume on Thursday (16th). The Bonhoga Gallery will remain open as usual.… Read the rest...

Local band up for Scottish Alternative Music Award

Posted by on February 14th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland groove metal band Ten Tonne Dozer have been nominated in the Scottish Alternative Music Award’s ‘metal’ category. If you’d like to lend your support, head over to http://officialsama.co.uk/vote http://www.myspace.com/tentonnedozer https://www.facebook.com/tentonnedozer  … Read the rest...

Films for LGBT History Month

Posted by on February 9th, 2012 No Comments
Films for LGBT History Month Shetland Film Club will be screening two films as part of LGBT History Month on 17th and 18th February. LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans-sexual) History Month is an annual celebration of Britain’s LGBT citizens, which aims to break through the silence that still surrounds the lives of many people who do not conform to… Read the rest...