Shetland Arts & Shetland Museum & Archives secure funding for learning projects from ARTIST ROOMS Touring Group
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 7th, 2014
Shetland Museum & Archives and Shetland Arts Development Agency have been awarded £24,000 collectively to deliver a partnership learning project for 13-25 year olds, as part of the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour exhibition of work by internationally acclaimed photojournalist Don McCullin in Da Gadderie and Bonhoga Gallery from 29 November 2014 to 22 February 2015.… Read the rest...
Battlefield Band to play Mareel in August
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 2nd, 2014
Shetland Arts has announced that it will present Battlefield Band live @ Mareel on Wednesday 27 August.
The band’s seamless fusion of the ancient and contemporary has continually evolved over the decades, confirming their position as vital composers and interpreters at the forefront of a living tradition.
Named after the Glasgow suburb of Battlefield, where… Read the rest...
‘Auld Enemies’ poetry event @ Mareel this month
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 1st, 2014
On Monday 14 July at 7pm Shetland Arts will present Auld Enemies, a transnational collaborative poetry event, in Mareel’s Green Room. The event will see poets work in rolling pairs to produce original works for readings across the breadth of Scotland.
Each event across Scotland features numerous pairs of writers from the region who present… Read the rest...
Steven Robertson to star at Screenplay opening weekend
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 25th, 2014
Shetland Arts has announced that local hero Steven Robertson will be the star attraction at the opening weekend of this year’s Screenplay
Film Festival, running from 29 August to 7 September.
The Vidlin born star of film, theatre and television will be taking part in a Q&A session after the screening of one of his… Read the rest...
Interview with Ari Shapiro, NPR international correspondent, in Mareel Cafe Bar
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 20th, 2014
Ari Shapiro is an NPR international correspondent based in London. An award-winning journalist, his reporting covers a wide range of topics and can be heard on all of NPR’s national news programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Ari Shapiro working in Mareel Cafe Bar
Prior to his current post, Shapiro reported from the… Read the rest...