Michael Alexander follows in the footsteps of 19th century Dundee doctor Thomas Wise whose rare artefacts are on display at The McManus.
Dundee Rep 80th anniversary: Theatre users invited to ‘tell us a story that you ken that we dinnae!’
Michael Alexander hears why Dundee Rep wants to hear peoples’ memories of the theatre in this, its 80th anniversary year.
20 years on, why Dundee Contemporary Arts remains ‘local in intention and international in ambition’
As Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) celebrates its 20th anniversary, Michael Alexander discovers the arts centre remains true to its original vision.
Dundee’s ambition to become the cruise capital of Scotland is about to receive another major boost, The Courier can reveal, with a team from Dundee Port owner Forth Ports heading to the cruise industry’s most significant worldwide event in the USA next month to promote Dundee as the “key” to accessing tourism in Scotland.
International Women’s Day: ‘Being a woman is still an issue’, says successful Dundee social entrepreneur
On International Women’s Day, Michael Alexander speaks to successful Dundee serial social entrepreneur Kirsty Thomson about her inspirations – and the hurdles she’s faced as a female business woman.
Findlay Napier and award-winning Megan Henwood to perform as folk duo at Clarks on Lindsay Street in Dundee
Dundee’s Clarks on Lindsay Street will play host to Scottish folk singer Findlay Napier on March 13 when he performs as a duo with folk singer Megan Henwood, who won the BBC Young Persons Folk Award in 2009.
Tackling poverty: Why the founder of child hunger charity Dundee Bairns wants to be put out of a job
Michael Alexander chats to Dundee Bairns founder David Dorward about the growing need to feed hungry children in deprived parts of the city.
‘Don’t let prejudice win’, Jewish-German refugee Henry Wuga who survived the Holocaust warns Tayside pupils
Michael Alexander meets former Jewish-German refugee Henry Wuga who escaped the Holocaust on the Kindertransport only to be wrongly accused of being a spy after evacuation to Perthshire during the Second World War.
From writing for Kylie to Brit Award nomination: Why ‘anti-war’ musician Nerina Pallot is looking forward to Dundee
For a self-confessed “grumpy bugger”, Brit Award-nominated singer-songwriter Nerina Pallot is in fine fettle when The Courier calls.
As the new Scottish Women's Premier League (SWPL) season kicks off on Sunday February 10, Michael Alexander speaks to several Tayside officials - and the Scottish women's game's executive officer - about the rise of ladies’ football and the future of the game.