Herald Scotland: Arts News

24th April 2012

Herald Scotland

Arts news

Published on 24 April 2012

Carrie McAdam

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n Whisky brand Cutty Sark hosts a workshop on Making a Low Budget Feature Film - the Payoffs and Pitfalls at Edinburgh Filmhouse on Saturday, as part of a series of free panels in partnership with Arts & Business Scotland.

The panel discussion will be chaired by Ros Davis, film commissioner of Marketing Edinburgh Film Focus, and panellists will include producer Al Clarke and filmmaker John Maclean. The event will include a screening of John Maclean's BAFTA award winning short Pitch Black Heist starring Michael Fassbender.

Saturday, 11am – 12.30pm. Free. www.filmhousecinema.com

n The Solid Silver 60s show, which is now in its 27th year, returns to Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on Wednesday May 2. The show features original artists from the era including Peter Noone, left, Chris Montez and Brian Hyland performing their greatest hits.

May 2, 7.30pm.

www.glasgow concerthalls. com.

n 85A collective presents the world premiere of their short film Chernozem in a special set of screenings and performances at the Glue Factory in Glasgow. There will be a walk-through performance featuring kinetic sculptures.

Until May 5. www.85a.org.uk

n Dumfries and Galloway council is hosting a Spring Fling Taster Exhibition at Stranraer Museum to tie in with the 10th anniversary of the Spring Fling festival in June. Spring Fling is Dumfries and Galloway's annual art and craft open studios festival, and for the taster exhibition each of the 76 artists, makers and designers taking part in this year's festival in June will be exhibiting one piece of work. Exhibits span disciplines including painting, photography, jewellery, textiles, glass, ceramics and furniture.

Stranraer Museum. Until May 19.

www.spring-fling.co.uk