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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Art

On The Rocks welcomes applications until Sunday

On The Rocks is currently in the midst of its application process – societies, students, individuals are all welcome to send in an idea...

Pottering through the summer

Recently this summer I had the wonderful time to attend a two-week hand building pottery class that focused on surface design techniques. The class...

Rembrandt: Britain’s Discovery of the Master

The name Rembrandt surely feels like an imposing place to start when thinking about the world of art. But of course he himself rejected...

Style

Books

‘Skelling’ author David Almond visits St Andrews

I read Skellig when I was in junior school myself. I remember being entranced with the concept, where the main character nurses a strange...

Film

TV

Theatre

Review: Sweet Charity

I always look forward to the Just So Byre offering, and this year did not disappoint. Sweet Charity is one of those musicals where...

Death in the Quad: A review

Last Saturday, against the St Andrews staple of Welly Ball, On the Rocks presented us with something a little different from the usual event:...

Closer review – entertainment and flair aplenty

Performed with insight and designed with vision, Mermaids’ production of Closer certainly had its effect on the audience. The uninformed viewer, like myself, was...

The Glass Menagerie: A review

Last week saw Mermaids’ latest production come to the Byre Theatre — this time Tennessee Williams’ famous play The Glass Menagerie, directed by Manaal...

Gilbert & Sullivan society’s The Mikado: A review

This production of Mikado is a fiercely funny, satirical and self-aware operetta which mocks high society at almost all levels. The glee that it...

Music

Music Is Love presents Blue Moon Sessions

This Tuesday Music is Love will host Blue Moon Sessions. The Saint spoke to Casper Sanderson about the event which promises to be a...

A tribute to the late Charles Aznavour

French-Armenian songwriter and performer Charles Aznavour passed away on Monday 1 October at the age of 94. The news of his death shook me.For me, he...

Georgia on Jorja: A review of Jorja Smith’s show in Glasgow

Trekking over from St Andrews to Glasgow on a rainy cold evening might not seem like the  best way to spend a Monday night....

Silent film pianist Neil Brand comes to the DCA

Mado Gianni reviews Neil Brand's performance in St Andrews.

The Saint recommends: Memorable albums of the year so far

Aside from being the warmest in forty-two years and England winning a penalty shoot-out for the first time since I was nine months old...

Games

Food

Debate: Are cookery books literature?

The broad topic of this debate embodies the age-old question of what constitutes literature? As a society, why do we view the complete works...

Helping the environment by changing your diet

For all you film students out there, the movie Cowspiracy is looming over your horizon, if it has not already. As a brief summary,...

The ultimate guide to pumpkin spice in St Andrews

I’ll admit it: I’m basic. If you look in my closet, you’ll find a Barbour, a Longchamp bag, and those Uggs that were popular...

MacMillan charity coffee morning

It is safe to say that there’s a time and place where one wants to pop the bubble that is St Andrews and step...

In the Kitchen with James: A Hearty Steak Sandwich

This week I’m making the king of lunchtime snacks, the steak sandwich. One of these is a meal in itself and contains a wonderful balance...