OUR daily briefing gives you the run-down on the most exciting cultural events going on in Scotland this evening, including smooth soul, pop-up eateries and Christmas classics on the big screen.
MUSIC: ALEXANDER O’NEAL
Whilst yesterday saw the rocking hair metal of Def Leppard and Whitesnake in Glasgow, tonight Edinburgh will be bumping and grooving to the smooth soulful tones of Alexander O’Neal. The Minneapolis singer will be performing at the Queens Hall venue this evening, blasting out the greatest hits of his back catalogue spanning three decades.
The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh / more info
COMEDY: STEWART FRANCIS: PUN GENT
Stand-up comedy gag machine brings his ‘Pun Gent’ tour into Aberdeen this evening. With the puns flying thick and fast, if you didn’t like the last one - you may like the next five.
Music Hall, Aberdeen / more info
FILM: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE
It’s officially the Christmas season and what could be more festive than sitting down with a cinematic classic. It’s a Wonderful LIfe will be playing at the Glasgow Film Theatre from tonight until December 24. Try to keep your uncontrollable sobbing to relatively low volume levels.
Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow / more info
FOOD AND DRINK: SOUTH SIDE STREET FOOD SHOWDOWN
Tasty Scots street food vendors Babu Bombay Street Kitchen and Beep Beep Tuk Tuk will be going head-to-head at Glasgow’s Glad Cafe this evening. For a mere £20, you can receive four courses of the city’s finest Indian and Pan Asian cuisine.
The Glad Cafe, Glasgow / more info
EVENT: WINTER WREATH WORKSHOP
If you’re Christmas decorations are still looking a little too minimal, then Hill Street Design House are offering a wreath-making workshop with accomplished florist Jack Fleurist. All materials are provided and you’re free to weave away whilst enjoying a free mince pie.
Hill Street Design House, Edinburgh / more info