News, Issue 600

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Can Film Festival comes to Glasgow

10 Apr 2008

Green movie event shows new Leonardo DiCaprio documentary Forget Cannes and start queuing up for your tickets to the inaugural Can Film Festival. Leonardo DiCaprio’s green documentary 11th Hour is to be shown at three locations, including Glasgow…

Doctor Who is back

10 Apr 2008

But will Tennant stay on board the Tardis? DOCTOR WHO star David Tennant has remained tight-lipped about his future as the Time Lord after launching the fourth series with co-star Catherine Tate. Future episodes will reunite the Doctor with his…

Dovecot Studios to take over Infirmary Street baths

10 Apr 2008

Tapestry company will revive derelict Edinburgh building A Festival opening is planned for tapestry specialist Dovecot Studios in the former Victorian baths on Edinburgh’s Infirmary Street. The £5m refurbishment will provide new studios for the…

Elvis gets his own chat show

10 Apr 2008

Costello makes a Spectacle of himself for Elton Elvis Costello has been signed to Elton John’s Rocket Pictures, and will interview celebrities for a new show. Spectacle: Elvis Costello With... is likely to be broadcast on Channel 4. Some of the…

Festivals update

10 Apr 2008

Connect, T in the Park and Rock Ness all make announcements The Connect festival returns this year as Hydro Connect, with a clutch of quality acts over 29-31 August including Franz Ferdinand, Sigur Ros, Spiritualized, The Gossip and The…

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Glasgow gets more stylish

10 Apr 2008

Research shows perceptions of the city are on the up Research commissioned by the Glasgow City Marketing Bureau suggests that perceptions of the city among the UK’s ‘style set’ have significantly improved over the last two years. Glasgow came…

McAvoy to make a movie with his wife

10 Apr 2008

Mirren and Plummer also star in The Last Station in Germany Atonement star James McAvoy will begin filming the Leo Tolstoy biopic The Last Station in Germany this week alongside wife and fellow actor Anne-Marie Duff. Rumour has it that the film’s…

Next stop, the Universal

10 Apr 2008

Scots musicians mark their homecoming from Tartan Week with a show Glasgow musicians Louise Cairns, Keith Warwick and Simone Welsh have announced they will follow up their appearance at New York’s Tartan Week with a show in London before heading up…

Opera Unwrapped returns

10 Apr 2008

Book now for Scottish Opera's behind-the-scenes scheme SCOTTISH OPERA’S Opera Unwrapped season kicks off again next month in Edinburgh and Glasgow. The strand offers fans and novices an hour-long behind-the-scenes look at the new season’s…

Soma Skool is back

10 Apr 2008

Big Scottish music industry names are confirmed for the educational event Soma Records' Soma Skool returns to Glasgow this month. Dave Clarke, DJ Sneak, Anja Schneider, Vic Galloway and music managers Dee Bahl and John Williamson take to the Arches…

What the Butler saw

10 Apr 2008

Diaz likes the look of Scots star Cameron Diaz has reportedly set her sights on Scots actor Gerard Butler. The 35-year old actress was said to be ‘canoodling’ with the 300 star at Teddy’s Nightclub in LA.