Tuesday 4 March 2014, 11:27
When the American beat poet Allen Ginsberg wrote his poem Wales Visitation during a visit to the Black Mountains in 1967, he intended it as a neo-romantic response to Wordsworth’s infamous Tintern Abbey.
Monday 3 March 2014, 12:57
What will you be doing to mark this year’s International Women’s Day? If the answer is nothing then there is a new festival taking place at Cardiff’s Wales Millennium Centre this weekend which promises a raft of thought-provoking and engaging discussions, workshops and performances.
Friday 28 February 2014, 11:12
New Welsh sci-fi action thriller The Machine has been creating a buzz at film festivals on both sides of the Atlantic and now Cardiff audiences will have their chance to see it at an exclusive screening this weekend to mark St David’s Day.
Wednesday 19 February 2014, 15:39
Hitchcock’s classic adaptation of John Buchan’s novel The 39 Steps is a favourite with many a film-buff.
It was one of the original ‘man-on-the-run’ thrillers but in recent years a comic theatrical reworking of the film has proved popular in London’s West End and scooped several awards.
Wednesday 19 February 2014, 15:02
Tears in Rain, an exhibition of artwork exploring the social, cultural and health issues that surround conditions such as dementia, is running at The Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay.
Monday 17 February 2014, 16:06
Welsh director Kieran Evans is basking in success after winning a Bafta award for his first feature-length film.
He scooped best outstanding debut by a British writer, director and producer for the raw and compelling Kelly + Victor, which is set in Toxteth, Liverpool.
Monday 17 February 2014, 10:37
In 2009 the Aberystwyth Arts Centre opened an award-winning complex of 18 creative studios with three set aside as space for a rolling programme of artists in residence.
Friday 14 February 2014, 12:18
Groeslon-based artist Stephen John Owen has just launched a colourful exhibition of canvases at Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw in Llanbedrog near Pwllheli.
The pieces veer from bold landscapes and striking sunsets to observational pictures which record and celebrate everyday activities and people going about...
Monday 10 February 2014, 13:59
Ever since Cape Town Opera’s founding patron Sir Donald Gordon generously contributed to the Wales Millennium Centre’s build, the two venues have enjoyed a strong creative partnership.
Friday 7 February 2014, 10:42
If you ask Meirion Ginsberg what drives him to create his unique brand of surreal portraits, he will tell you it is not the story or narrative in the picture but the intrigue generated by each face he captures.
Thursday 6 February 2014, 15:52
Utah Bride, the emotionally-wrought debut full-length play by Carmen Medway Stephens, proved a sell-out on its 2012 tour and has now been adapted into the Welsh language for a new tour of Wales which is currently under way.
Monday 3 February 2014, 11:22
A new exhibition at Mostyn in Llandudno promises a unique journey around the UK through different artists’ eyes.
It features 25 artworks inspired by the places in which the artists were born or raised.
Friday 31 January 2014, 12:45
A new show by the leading contemporary choreographer Lea Anderson MBE comes to Cardiff next week.
Thursday 30 January 2014, 14:05
Over the next two weekends two of the most picturesque spots in south Wales will be transformed into cinemas as part of a series of public film screening events.
Wednesday 29 January 2014, 12:19
Next month sees Wales’ first-ever comedy writing conference aimed at inspiring the next generation of creators to pen more hilarious hits like Peep Show, Miranda and Fresh Meat.
Tuesday 28 January 2014, 13:27
Cardiff-based theatre group Hijinx is about to tour two new one-act plays as part of their pop-up pods series.
The shows are aimed at challenging the audience’s perspective on the world and are each performed by one actor with learning disabilities and one without.
Monday 27 January 2014, 11:49
As the so-called ‘Land of Song’ Wales has a rich and varied vocal history spanning centuries where revivalist preachers, songstresses and poets have captivated their audiences.
Friday 17 January 2014, 17:34
A group of young local artists in Caernarfon have teamed up for an exhibition which showcases urban art.
Happy Medium was originally formed locally in the Bangor and Caernarfon area, but recently branched out to include artists with similar ideas and interests from all over the world.
Friday 17 January 2014, 11:22
This weekend sees the launch of a new exhibition to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Wales Millennium Centre, while showcasing the very best of the nation’s creative talent from over the past decade.
Thursday 16 January 2014, 13:35
Welsh National Opera is just about to embark on its spring season which will feature three touring operas exploring the theme of fallen women, led astray by the different paths they choose in life.
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