As Scottish Ballet opens a new chapter on its story with a move to Glasgow’s Tramway, The Herald dance critic celebrates the company’s many successes as she talks about her lavishly illustrated book, Scottish Ballet: Forty Years.
Waterstone’s, Glasgow, Thu 10 Sep.
The Rebus author is a busy boy this fortnight, first discussing his new book The Complaints in Edinburgh before hot-footing across to Stirling to open this year’s Off the Page festival.
Fort Kinnaird Retail Park, Edinburgh, Sat 12 Sep; Tolbooth, Stirling, Mon 14 Sep.
Inspirations at NLS: Christopher Brookmyre
The mighty Brookmyre talks about his work and influences, including Asterix, Aristophanes, James Bond and Billy Connolly.
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, Tue 15 Sep.
The prolific Mr Glass talks about his literary career as part of the Off the Page line-up.
Tolbooth, Jail Wynd, Stirling, Tue 15 Sep.
Seeds of Thought Live urban poetry and acoustic music with open-mic spots sets as part of these end-of-summer CCA celebrations. CCA, Glasgow, Sat 12 Sep
Atheism's most passionated promoter enlists the help of archaeology, physic and geology in his quest to combat ignorance in The Greatest Show on Earth. See preview.
The musical artist formerly known as John Wardle brings us tales of his crazy showbiz life in Memoirs of a Geezer.
More music-based writings here, though Juliet, Naked is the fictional tale of a couple’s dark obsession with a long-retired tortured singer-songwriter who returns to reclaim his legacy.