July (64 posts)
Thursday 2 August 2012, 12:06
You might know Steve Balsamo from The Storys, or from his solo work, or you might know him from his turn as the titular character of Jesus Christ Superstar in the 1990s, but the Swansea man has turned his hand to another interesting role.
Tuesday 24 July 2012, 17:36
The Wales Millennium Centre is one week away from the start of its début tour of Wales with its first full production, the Welsh-language Ma Bili'n Bwrw'r Bronco.
Produced in collaboration with Theatr na n'Óg, Ma Bili'n Bwrw'r Bronco (Bili does a Bronco) is the Centre's adaptation of Douglas Maxwell...
Tuesday 24 July 2012, 17:20
It's a glorious day at the Royal Welsh Show with hardly a cloud in the sky and unbroken sunshine.
Temperatures this afternoon soared to 26 Celsius, 79 Fahrenheit in the shade, making it the hottest day at the show since July 2008 - and the hottest day of the summer so far!
The sun is very strong so people...
Tuesday 24 July 2012, 09:55
Shenzhen would be our final base of the tour with one concert in Shenzhen itself, and one in Guangzhou, China's third largest city.
Stepping out of the airport in Shenzhen, it felt as though both the heat and humidity had upped a notch. However, the sky seemed much clearer than it had done in Beijing...
Monday 23 July 2012, 14:05
I'm at the Royal Welsh Show for the next couple of days and after all the wet weather and floods, summer has finally arrived. The sun is shining today and there is more sunshine to come. Tomorrow is likely to be the sunniest and warmest day of the week in Llanelwedd with temperatures in the shade rising...
Monday 23 July 2012, 10:00
Details of the 2012 Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts have announced details of its programme of events.
Held throughout the city from 4-20 October, the annual celebration of arts culture brings a range of genres and themes.
At Brangwyn Hall there are three high-profile events:
On 6 October you...
Monday 23 July 2012, 09:47
This week's show is now available via the iPlayer. Please visit the link any time between now and the start of the next programme.
Soft-Hearted Scientists' music has been an enduring source of wonder for my ears over the last eight years. They've eschewed every bandwagon that has passed through town...
Monday 23 July 2012, 09:11
Tomorrow writer and broadcaster Paul Morley takes us on a journey to Monmouthshire's famed Rockfield Studios. Making Tracks (BBC Radio 4, 11.30am) examines the history and legacy of Wales' best-known recording facility.
Beginning a series on recording studios, Morley starts at a farm that gave...
Monday 23 July 2012, 09:00
The ruins of Strata Florida Abbey lie close to the Ceredigion town of Tregaron, deep in rural solemnity and with almost no hint of the importance the place once held.
Little remains of what was once a huge and...
Sunday 22 July 2012, 09:13
For many people living in Wales, childhood was marked by two special events - the children's matinée at the town picture house each Saturday and, a day later, attendance at Sunday school in the local church or chapel.
Sunday school was not a Welsh invention but it certainly gained a hold in many, if...