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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Art

After the Call: A review

After the Call was a strange collection of music, monologues and snatches of drama, all taking place in St Andrews Episcopal Church. The church...

“Enduring Gifts: 600 Years of Philanthropy in St Andrews”

The University of St Andrews has always prided itself on a close relationship with its local community and alumni. Now, that relationship is being...

International Women’s Day in St Andrews

International Women’s Day is celebrated on the 8th of March every year, providing an opportunity for everyone to promote gender equality and commemorate women’s...

Style

Books

Film

TV

Theatre

Review: Handfast

I recently had the pleasure of attending a viewing of Handfast, a play presented at the Byre Theatre by Nutshell, an acclaimed Scottish theatre...

‘The King and I’ Review: Excellence at the London Palladium

I have to admit, it was with some trepidation that we took our seats for the production of ‘The King and I’ at the...

Box Clever: A review

On Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 May, The Feminist Society of St Andrews put on ‘Box Clever’, a play that was essentially a one-woman...

“Fisk” in the Byre Theatre: A preview

“Many men go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not just fish they are after.” A man sails alone in a tiny...

The Cripple of Inishmaan: A review

“Staring at cows is the height of sanity” So says Boatman Bennet, a comment which makes sense in the isolated Irish island mini-world that is...

Music

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: “Distant Sky” in the DCA

The few times that I’ve been to see National Theatre Live performances at the cinema in St Andrews have differed a lot from watching...

A tribute to Avicii

Last week brought the shocking news of Swedish DJ Avicii’s passing. After years of chart-conquering singles, long tours with crowds of thousands and a...

St Andrews Chorus: Haydn’s “The Seasons”

As the spring (finally) approaches, it seems fitting, in a semester of Siberian blizzards, incessant squalls, and the current (fingers-crossed for publication) balmy warmth,...

Opera Interactive: Coffee Cantata: A review

Opera Society’s performance of Bach’s Coffee Cantata was one of the many pleasant revelations of this year’s On The Rocks. In a way, it...

JAMnesty: A review

JAMnesty is a great, easygoing event to go along to. In support of Amnesty International, a few singers and bands took part to make...

Games

Food

In the Kitchen with James: Homemade Fish & Chips

Football may no longer be coming home, but in consolation I’m bringing home perhaps the most iconic British dish there is, fish and chips....

In the Kitchen with James: Strawberries, Cream and Pimm’s

This week I’m embracing the good weather and the beginning of Wimbledon with a couple of British summer staples, strawberries and cream and Pimm’s....

In the Kitchen with James: Trying out Mate Tea

I’d never heard of mate (pronounced ma-teh) until recently when a number of articles reported that Eric Dier and some of the other Tottenham and England...

In the Kitchen with James: Making your own Hot Sauce

This week I’m making hot sauce, a condiment that seems to be ever-growing in popularity and one that has many uses. Whether you’re someone...

Review: A Father’s Day brunch at Rogue

On Sunday 17 June, two members of The Saint visited Rogue, located on South St., for their Father’s Day brunch event. The event, which...