OUR daily briefing gives you the run-down on the most exciting cultural events going on in Scotland this evening.
FILM: THE SHINING
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, so an after-work stroll to the Cameo for a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s iconic horror masterpiece seems like a good way to keep things interesting. Horror cinema is truly built for the big screen and the chance to catch one of the greatest in all its glory is an unmissable opportunity.
Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh / more info
COMEDY: JOE LYCETT
Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe with the beautifully titled ‘That’s The Way, A-ha A-ha, Joe Lycett’ - the Birmingham born comedian returns north of the border for a show at The Stand in Glasgow. With an alternative approach to ‘camp comedy’ and a razor sharp wit, Lycett is proving to be a popular live performer who backs up his hilarious TV spots on shows such as 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown.
The Stand Comedy Club, Glasgow / more info
EVENT: GRAPHIC DESIGN FESTIVAL SCOTLAND
Kicking off a festival of exhibitions, talks and workshops at Glasgow’s The Lighthouse - Graphic Design Festival Scotland is back for its second year following a positive start in 2014. The six day event is looking to inspire and engage with audiences through interactive events as well as providing a platform for up and coming Scottish creatives.
The Lighthouse, Glasgow / more info
The latest work by cutting-edge theatre director Wayne McGregor. Mixing the worlds of art and science through dance, film and an original musical score - Atomos is a captivating theatrical experience.
His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen / more info
Alternative group Gengahr will be bringing their dreamy alt-pop sounds to King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut tonight. The group are currently touring with their debut album A Dream Outside which has been making waves in the music scene since its release in July.
King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow / more info