10.3 C
Saint Andrews
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Art

Dundee V&A opening: “A living room for the city”

On Wednesday at 9 am I made my way across to Dundee to catch a glimpse of the sun-soaked oak panels of the dramatic...

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...

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

Moonwalking through Michael Jackson’s music video closet

A few days ago Michael Jackson's father, Joe, the patriarch of the Jackson family, died, and I remembered it had been exactly nine years...

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...

Games

Food

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...

In the Kitchen with James: Tasty Tempura

One of my favourite pastimes is to sit watching TV and eating snacks; I suspect I’m not alone there. With that in mind, I...

From pond to plate: The last of the summer trout

Deputy editor Tom Williams on how to cook a whole trout, the perfect sharing dish for the last weeks of summer.

Balgove Night Markets to return

Balgove Larder’s popular summer night markets are back. The events remain free to attend and the next market takes place on Tuesday 14 August from...

In the Kitchen with James: Sours

The sour is as classic as it gets when it comes to cocktails. The simple combination of a base spirit with citrus, sugar and...