1 Mar 2005 in Editorial
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1 Oct 2004 in Editorial
THE INAUGURAL INVERNESS BOOK FESTIVAL takes pride of place this month. The main festival programme unrolls at Eden Court Theatre, but with other events in bookshops and libraries around the city. HI~Arts are also making their own contribution through the Blethers event – read about the festival in out multi-strand feature.
1 Sep 2004 in Editorial
THE HIGHLAND FESTIVAL has been making the news again of late, and for all the wrong reasons. The resignation of Chairman David Henderson and two more members of the board over major policy disagreements has put the festival back on the news pages, and has emphasised the urgent need for the organisation to put its house in order.
1 Aug 2004 in Editorial
THE FESTIVAL SEASON is still in full swing this month, and the Nairn International Jazz Festival takes pride of place in the opening half of August. Nestled amongst the swathe of folk music festivals and feisean around the Highlands and Islands, Ken Ramage’s festival has provided a focal point for jazz for many years. We will be providing review coverage of the festival, and our profile of Ken is this month’s ‘From the Archive’ feature.
1 Jul 2004 in Editorial
JULY in these parts generally means an even bigger than usual outbreak of traditional music, led by the Hebridean Celtic Festival in the grounds of Lews Castle in Stornoway. If the Lewis event takes the headlines, however, there are no shortage of other contenders in that category, including the Caledonian Canal Ceilidh Trail and Fèis Nan Òran in Skye, as well as individual tours and concerts.
1 Jun 2004 in Editorial
Onward and THE ARTS JOURNAL launched at the beginning of June last year, so we are officially one-year-old this month. We mark the occasion with a redesigned front page and the appointment of a new member of the editorial team, youth editor Andrea Muir, who has worked heroically to ensure that her new remit is fully apparent this month.