The original Shiski Disco was held on the Isle of Arran in the community centre in Shiskine. A minibus would travel round the island and pick folks up and take them to the dancing. Dunfermline artist Alan Grieve referred to the disco in his Inchfuckery Island project, recently showcased at
There will be many better images to come of this fantastic new addition to Dunfermline’s cultural landscape, but we thought our readers would like an early glimpse of the interior of the Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries which is due to open in May 2017. As Kevan McLaughlin, Fife Council Property Services Technical Adviser and council Project Management for DCL&G, said at today’s media tour, ‘The journey to create a bespoke facility to showcase Dunfermline’s cultural and historic heritage has been
Legendary ballet choreographer Matthew Bourne has adapted Powell and Pressburger Academy award-winning movie, The Red Shoes. The film, which starred Dunfermline’s own Moira Shearer, is a tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. It not only inspired generations of dancers but is the film Michael Scorcese says ‘plays in his heart’ and was the motivation for him to become a film maker. Bourne’s magical adaptation stars Ashley Shaw (above) and is
There are many occasions when the latest hipster bar or restaurant is not what you need. The special celebrations that punctuate people’s lives, such as engagements, christenings or anniversaries, or even just a family get together -when grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles and children are invited – would be an acoustic disaster in the hard surfaces of industrial chic. Carpet, curtains and comfort are what’s required. Not to mention space, upholstered dining chairs instead of benches, white table linen, and, just
The original Shiski Disco was held on the Isle of Arran in the community centre in Shiskine. A minibus would travel round the island and pick folks up and take them to the dancing. Dunfermline artist Alan Grieve referred to the disco in his Inchfuckery Island project, recently showcased at a popular exhibtion at Summerhall, and is now doing it for real. The event is on 24 March at Wellwood Social Club. It starts at 7.30pm and finishes at 1am.
A Christmas tree dress is such a simple but clever idea for this window display at Elie shop Piccadilly Lilly. Mia Gonzalez-Noda, who opened the shop in July 2016, has friend and stylist Bridget Sneddon from Through the Looking Glass Events, to thank for the window display. Since the age of 21, Mia, now 41 had wanted to own a clothes shop. With two young children it was the 70 mile commute to the Borders for a job in community