As organisers put the finishing touches to the programme for the inaugural Dundee Design Festival, Michael Alexander meets some of the people putting the city on the design map.
As Newport Sound returns with another intimate line up of music and spoken word – including post-punk indie pioneers Boots for Dancing - event founder, musician and Dundee teacher Dominic Venditozzi talks to Michael Alexander about the establishment of the community-based hub of local and national talent.
A Fife art gallery owner has spoken of the pleasure that an exhibition by a 91-year-old artist brought to hundreds of visitors.
Dweller by the sea: ‘Beautiful’ instrument guides the hand of Andrew Wasylyk as new album inspired by Hospitalfield in Arbroath
When renowned Dundee-based musician and producer Andrew Mitchell was granted a five-month residency at Hospitalfield arts centre in Arbroath earlier this year to create new music for their restored 19th century Erard Grecian harp, he created melodies and progressions echoing the building’s unique relationship with the looming North Sea horizon.
With Halloween almost upon us, Michael Alexander explores some of the haunting tales associated with notorious burial sites in Tayside and Fife.
Admit it. At times, 2016 has felt like a bit of a pantomime.
Michael Alexander speaks to some of the volunteer youth workers giving up their time to help youngsters in Tayside and Fife communities and hears about some of the challenges to face following recent adverse publicity.
Another week another survey that dares to suggest we’ve all got it wrong in life!