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Time to Shine Shetland – Youth Arts Strategy

Posted by on January 31st, 2014 No Comments

Time to Shine is a new opportunity for young people in all parts of Shetland to really get involved in the arts activities they want. Time to Shine is being launched by Creative Scotland. Shetland Arts is working with Shetland Islands Council’s Creative Links and Youth Services to make this happen in Shetland. Young people will be at the…

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Great March events @ Mareel

Posted by on January 28th, 2014 No Comments

Catriona McKay & Olov Johansson to perform concert on Scottish harp & Swedish nyckelharpa, plus stand-up comedy with academics from Bright Club North this March in Mareel
Shetland Arts is pleased to announce two unique live events at Mareel this March: a concert by Catriona McKay & Olov Johansson on Scottish harp and Swedish nyckelharpa…

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International Art Haul relates to Shetland show

Posted by on November 5th, 2013 No Comments

Entartet – created by Kai Fischer in association with Vanishing Point Theatre Company and CCA Glasgow, presented at Bonhoga by Shetland Arts.
In a bizarre twist of fate, the news this week that German police have recovered 1,500 modernist artworks confiscated as “degenerate art” by the Nazis or taken from Jewish collectors in the 1930s…

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Kai Fischer’s thought-provoking Entartet to be staged at Bonhoga

Posted by on October 23rd, 2013 No Comments

“Mercifully, we still live in a society where varying views about artistic excellence can flourish… Fischer’s important and disturbing installation reminds us of how fragile that freedom can be.” – Joyce McMillan
Kai Fischer’s powerful performance and installation piece, inspired by the 1937 exhibition in Munich of Degenerate Art, will be presented at Bonhoga Gallery…

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Sweeney Todd begins next week

Posted by on September 24th, 2013 No Comments

Next week sees the foul deeds of the notorious barber of Fleet Street enacted on the stage of the Garrison Theatre. Shetland Youth Theatre will be performing a brand new version of the gruesome tale, written and directed by John Haswell, with music composed by Borders musician Chris Achenbach.
The grisly deeds of the demon…

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