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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Art

The mystery of Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait

There is much to be said about the Arnolfini Portrait by Dutch painter Jan van Eyck, which depicts the Italian merchant Giovanni di Nicolao...

A day of On The Rocks brought to November: On The...

This Saturday the 24th On The Rocks will be hosting On The Pebbles, a one-day teaser of next semester’s festival compiling 10 major events...

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...

Style

Books

A tribute to Stan Lee

Back when I was 11, I was a bit of a geek. I knew of Marvel Comics from one of my friends but nothing...

Film

TV

Theatre

Theatre Review: No Exit as produced by the Peachy Keen collective

I’ve heard it described as “unstageable”. Perhaps it’s the words “French existentialism” that strikes such fear into the hearts of a prospective audience, or...

Hell is other people on stage in No Exit

Jean-Paul Sartre’s Huis Clos explores an afterlife where hell is being with other people in a locked room, inflicting eternal torment on each other....

Sleeping Beauty comes to the Byre with a Scottish twist

Let’s face it, pantomimes can be a-bit problematic. Lots of productions now, even in these enlightened times, seem like they’re from decades ago, with...

“To be scary is liberating”: A preview to “Blood Wedding”

Focusing on a bride who has no choice but to marry an eligible, young bachelor while still in love with her ex, renowned Spanish...

A day of On The Rocks brought to November: On The Pebbles

This Saturday the 24th On The Rocks will be hosting On The Pebbles, a one-day teaser of next semester’s festival compiling 10 major events...

Music

An interview with the Other Guys

The Saint recently had the opportunity to interview the St Andrews a cappella group The Other Guys. Before the winter break, The Other Guys...

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.

Games

Food

Ridiculously easy Thai-style broccoli quinoa

Okay, let’s kick this off by breaking down exactly what quinoa is. Pronounced 'keen-wah', this protein-packed grain has been gaining popularity faster than unicorn...

Kazoku’s The Pelican Lounge: Where old meets new

Our beloved Kazoku has taken one step further in enhancing the St Andrews food scene. After undergoing refurbishment for some weeks, Kazoku...

Sponsored: A festive cocktail from the Old Course Hotel

With the festive season almost upon us, it’s time to get your glad rags – it’s party time! Here’s a simple and delicious cocktail, easy...

UndergraduEats: Student-friendly one pot pasta recipe

There are some things that I love about student housing; for example, that my landlords change light bulbs for us and that I can...

A guide to hosting Thanksgiving

If you are one of the many Americans in St Andrews, there is hardly a time to feel more homesick than on Thanksgiving. Instead...