Five things to do in Edinburgh: Saturday 14 July 2012
Art, theatre, comedy and music highlights for tomorrow...
1 Exhibition: Callum Innes: Works on Paper 1989-2012
Callum Innes’ works in oil paint on canvas grace the walls of many museums worldwide and have been the subject of numerous exhibitions and publications for over two decades, but for just as long he has made many, though much less frequently seen, exquisite and surprising series of works on paper. An individual series of Innes’ water-colours were exhibited at the Kunsthaus Zurich in 1997 and another in New York and Basel in 2011, but the Ingleby Gallery’s exhibition, which ends tomorrow, is the first ever survey to look in detail at this aspect of his work across a period of nearly 25 years. At the heart of this exhibition are three new series. Innes was born in Edinburgh in 1962 and studied at Grays School of Art, Aberdeen and Edinburgh College of Art. He was short-listed for the Turner Prize in 1995, won the prestigious NatWest Prize for Painting in 1998 and in 2002 was awarded the Jerwood Prize for Painting. He has exhibited widely and his work is held in public collections worldwide including the Guggenheim, New York; National Gallery of Australia; TATE, London, and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
Ingleby Gallery, 15 Calton Road, 10am-6pm, free, 0131-556 4441
2 THEATRE: THE RAILWAY CHILDREN
Outdoor performance of the children’s classic. Bring a picnic and clothing appropriate for a Scottish summer.
Newhailes, Newhailes Road, 6pm, £12, 0844-493 2125
3 COMEDY: THE SATURDAY SHOW
A two-hour, five act stand-up showcase featuring a short spot for a newcomer. With Jason John Whitehead, Stu & Garry, David Morgan and host Martin Mor.
The Stand, York Place, 7pm, £15, 0131-558 7272
4 Classical: THE PLAYFAIR ORCHESTRA
Charity concert featuring pieces by Haydn and Beethoven, conducted by former SCO leader Christopher George.
Greyfriars Kirk, Candlemaker Row, 7.30pm, £10, 0131-650 9221
5 MUSIC: GUNS 2 ROSES
UK’s longest-established G’N’R tribute act play all the iconic band’s greatest hits.
Bongo Club, Holyrood Road, 7pm, £10, 0131-558 8844
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