“Erotic” might not be what immediately comes to mind when you think of Gaelic literature or poetry – and yet that’s exactly the theme of the award-winning anthology, ‘An Leabhar Liath, The Light Blue Book: 500 Years of Gaelic Love and Transgressive Verse,” edited by Peter Mackay and Iain S. Macpherson.
As a former art critic for the Sunday Herald, an illustrated children’s book author, and a short film animator, Catriona Black’s art career has been wide and varied – and is about to take another turn when her first solo exhibition is launched at Faclan, the Hebridean Book Festival, later this month.
Almost 50,000 runners from around the world started the New York City Marathon yesterday morning (November 6th), pounding the pavements for 26.2 miles through the city’s five boroughs – and one of them was Western Isles Police Officer Louise Henderson.
The story of Harris Tweed takes centre stage in Edinburgh tomorrow (Tuesday 21st June), as part of a summer exhibition being held at the Waldorf Astoria. ‘Clò Mòr - Harris to Paris’ shows photos, stories, and videos that offer a fresh take on the textile's journey.
The 18th Annual New York Tartan Parade saw thousands of people descend on Manhattan’s Avenue of the Americas last Saturday (April 9th) – and one of the Western Isles' own award-winning Highland dancers was among them.
At first glance, the Outer Hebrides and the Australian outback seem to have little in common. But look closer, as An Lanntair’s latest exhibition invites you to, and the multi-layered links start to show.