Arts & Culture
Features about arts and culture from BBC Scotland, newest at the top.
In his centenary year, a slideshow and commentary on cartoonist Bud Neill and his creation, the Lobey Dosser cartoon strip.
Meet the men and women who chat and eat cake while knitting in public.
Details of our TV, radio and online coverage of this year's Edinburgh Festivals.
Fiddler and classical violinist Maggie Adamson returns home to Shetland to perform at The Tall Ships Races.
A bus shelter with a difference on Scotland's most Northerly Isle.
In the year of a major retrospective of her work at the Scottish National Gallery, we feature Dame Elizabeth Blackadder – one of Scotland's finest artists.
At 2011's edinburgh International Film festival we asked fans and filmmakers about their most memorable movie scenes.
The story of how Scotland's favourite painting, Dali's Christ of St John of the Cross, arrived in Glasgow's Kelvingrove Museum.
Folksinger-songwriter Lise Sinclair talks about the influence of place in her latest work – a series of songs that sing out of the Scottish Northern Isles culture and landscape.
In the 600th anniversary year of St Andrews University and as its best-known alumni tie the knot, Siobhan Redmond, Brian Taylor, Rosemary Goring and Hazel Irvine reminisce about their student days in the 'auld grey toon'.
Scotland's All Star Cheerleaders are about to take on the world in Florida.
Three art installations in the Red Shed at BBC Scotland's Pacific Quay headquarters.
A feature about the stall traders today at the world famous Barras.
How a “Friends of Scotland” charity fundraiser became a highlight of the New York social calendar.
Young Roma people from Govanhill in Glasgow perform music and celebrate their culture for International Roma day.
The precious legacy of funny gaelic songs and why they remain important and attractive in modern times.
A feature about the Scots children's book Precious and the Puggies, featuring interviews with the book's author Alexander McCall Smith and the translator James Robertson as well as a reading from the book.
An audio slideshow featuring Gerry Wan on the subject of Chinese culture in Scotland.
An audio slideshow by Bruce Munro on Lanark, featuring Alasdair Gray talking about the inspiration he drew from Glasgow and archive material, including rarely seen drafts and artwork from the novel.
An audio slideshow by Miranda Pang, following Glasgow's Hong Lok Dragon and Lion Dancing Troupe, as they bring in the Chinese New Year with Chinese dragon and lion dancing.
An audio slideshow by Steven Jones, inspired by the works of Robert Burns.
An investigation into Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh's influence on her more celebrated husband.
A look at the enduring appeal of the poetry of Norman MacCaig, featuring video and audio from the BBC Scotland archives.