Brainstorm: Evita Arrives at the Playhouse

Last night Evita arrived at Edinburgh Playhouse following a smash hit run at London’s Dominion Theatre. Telling the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentinian dictator Juan Peron, the show follows Eva’s journey from struggle to … [Read more...]

Brainstorm: The Lack of an Odeon in Edinburgh, Today

Years ago, Edinburgh was arguably one of the most iconic cities in Europe, in terms of its opportunities for music artists, with a vast number of venues across Scotland’s capital, suitable for a variety of styles. Over the years, the city has … [Read more...]

Brainstorm: Inside the Intimate World of House Gigs

With artists and music lovers seeking a more intimate way to enjoy live music, the concept of gigging in someone's living room is becoming increasingly more popular. We explored the intimate world of house gigs for ourselves. Check out Howie … [Read more...]

Brainstorm: The New Sonic Architect

For years David Oliver has been exploring the infinite scope of effects pedals in creating ambient soundscapes. Performing as Sleet Walls, Oliver strays away from the conventions of traditional songwriting; shifting focus more toward texture and mood … [Read more...]

Brainstorm: What’s On in Theatres This Week?

Cirque Beserk @ The Festival Theatre until February 12 Showcasing tantalising talent in a theatre setting, Cirque Berserk brings the circus from the marquee to the stage. With a company of over 30 acrobats, aerialist, jugglers and stuntmen, Cirque … [Read more...]

Brainstorm: Dundee’s Music Success on the Decline?

Go to university they said. Start a band they said. Ok maybe they never said that, but it got Snow Patrol to where they are now. Right now, Dundee is known for the waterfront development, the V&A, DC Thomson's and Rockstar Games. But is it … [Read more...]

Brainstorm: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Kings Theatre, Glasgow, Review

  The curtain lifts to reveal country bumpkin Millie Dillmount, played by Strictly Come Dancing’s Joanne Clifton, pulled from Kansas and thrust into 1920’s New York. The story follows Millie’s first week or so in the city, staying in the … [Read more...]

Brainstorm: The Greatest Exhibitions of 2017

Mark Wallinger:MARK Edinburgh and Dundee play host to the works of  Mark Wallinger which can be humorous, painful and political, sometimes all at once. Current Rorschach images shape the foundation of these exhibitions that focus on his latest body … [Read more...]

Brainstorm: Life, Animated Review

Director, Robert Ross Williams brings us a colourful and tender documentary with his newest release Life, Animated. A coming of age movie about Autism and of making sense of the world through film. Many … [Read more...]

La La Land sweeps the Oscar Nominations, Streep breaks records

Entertainment reporter Peter Carson is here to tell you all the vital details about this year's Academy Award nominees. … [Read more...]