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Monday, June 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

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...

Ubu Roi: A preview

Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi premiered on 10 December 1896 in Paris, causing riots in audiences. It is considered one of the first absurdist plays...

Timeless: A review

I love all elements of theatre but one thing I can’t seem to get into is dance on its own. I find that I...

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: Three shades of Negroni

For the first article in this series I’m opting for a stone cold classic and one of my favourite cocktails: the Negroni. Said to...

Sponsored: New flavours at Nardini’s

In preparation for the summer weather, Nardini's ice-cream shop and cafe has introduced new seasonal flavours and products.

A trip to the Bowhouse food weekend

A few weeks ago I attended the Bowhouse food weekend which is held once a month at the Balcaskie Estate in East Neuk Fife....

Egg-based dishes in town: An ovoid view of St Andrews

I’m not eggspert, but... Brunch. It’s what all the cool kids are doing these days, right? And the golden star of all brunch options: the...

Where to eat in Paris

Over the spring break I had the chance to visit Paris for a few days and although we failed to escape the Scotland-style overcast...