Monday, September 25, 2017

Art

Damien Hirst: the art of decadence and death

Hirst the capitalist has overtaken Hirst the artist.

RETENTION: an exhibit to remember

ArtSoc's upcoming Martinmas exhibition deals with the ups and downs of human memory – often cherished, but rarely reliable.

Behind the lens

Some of the best photographers in St Andrews talk about their art and what photography means to them.

Style

Books

In Conversation with Dr Emma Jones

The Saint's Katie Munro sat down with Dr Emma Jones, an award-winning poet and currently-writing novelist, at the end of one of her evening creative writing classes.

Film

TV

Theatre

Review: Jerusalem

Director Al Gillespie "had his hands full" with this ambitious production, writes Ryan Hay.

Kristin Atherton : An Interview from the RSC’s Rome Season

The Saint caught up with actor Kristin Atherton, star of Julius Caesar and Antony & Cleopatra, to find out more about the play, the directors, and her journey as an actor.

Attempts on Her Life: Reviewed

Emily Lomax reviews On the Rock's 'Attempts on her life.'

Review: On the Rocks Arts Industry Panel

The On The Rocks Arts Industry Panel was a 'real treat' and great opportunity for those of us wanting to be involved in the Arts.

Review: Mirth Control

Miles Hurley reviews On The Rock's comedy, 'Mirth Control.'

Music

Exploring the relevance of music charts today

Katie Munro asks if the music charts hold any meaning in the streaming driven music industry of today.

Musings on a theme: Johnny Flynn

Zeb Baker-Smith explains why we should all take the time to listen to the music or enjoy the performances of multi-talented artist Johnny Flynn.

Review: ‘Getting Ready for a Swim’

Amy Hill, a St Andrews fourth year, worked in partnership with Cameron Newell to produce her debut album, Getting Ready for a Swim, which...

The Saint’s guide to upcoming local music gigs

The semester is ending, revision is around the corner, and at this point, you’re just dying to get out of the Bubble. Well never fear, The Saint has you covered.

The anti-Trump song and the danger of formula

Politically charged popular music released in the last few months has showcased examples ranging from stunningly sophisticated lyricism to cringeworthy wannabe-revolution-anthems.

Games