Performing Arts

Arts on Film: Ballet Screening

Arts on Film: Ballet Screening

April 16, 2013

Arts, Dance, Performing Arts:

Stravinsky and the Ballet Russe is the next spectacular program in the Arts on Film series for 2013, to be screened this Wednesday April 17 in Arts. Celebrating the 1909 Paris… Read More ›

New DVDs: Slim, Kubrick, Henry VIII & more

New DVDs: Slim, Kubrick, Henry VIII & more

September 20, 2012

Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Television, Visual arts:

New DVD arrivals include the following: These and other DVDs & audiovisual material can be requested through the Library’s online catalogue, for playing on audiovisual equipment in Arts during opening… Read More ›

Arts on Film: Love’s Labour’s Lost.

Arts on Film: Love’s Labour’s Lost.

September 11, 2012

Arts, Performing Arts:

Shakespeare’s comedy in five acts Love’s Labour’s Lost, is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be screened this Wednesday September 12 in Arts. Love’s Labour’s Lost… Read More ›

Magic Pamphlets in the Alma collection

Magic Pamphlets in the Alma collection

July 6, 2012

Arts, Performing Arts:

One of the delights of the WG Alma Conjuring Collection is a collection of magic pamphlets. They cover a wide array of conjuring techniques from training doves and showmanship to… Read More ›

The Naxos Video Library: another stream to jump into!

The Naxos Video Library: another stream to jump into!

May 26, 2012

Arts, Music, Performing Arts:

You know how much I love the Naxos Music Library? Well the same can be said for the Naxos Video Library, which continues to build its content with an interesting… Read More ›

The pleasures of browsing…..I live for the theatre!

The pleasures of browsing…..I live for the theatre!

May 14, 2012

Arts, Musicals, New books, Performing Arts, Theatre:

We used to call them “open access” collections, but they have been transformed into the far more appealing “browsing shelves”; a pleasant notion which carries with it the possibility of… Read More ›

Arts on Film Screening

Arts on Film Screening

March 13, 2012

Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts:

The Arts on Film series (formerly Music & Dance on Film), commences for 2012 this Wednesday March 14.  It will feature music and theatre performances, and arts documentaries.   A great… Read More ›

Videos galore on Naxos, and a great trivia question!

Videos galore on Naxos, and a great trivia question!

March 2, 2012

Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theatre:

Drum roll, fanfare, marching band, etc., etc.! I’m really pleased to be able to tell you that, along with the Naxos Music Library, we are now able to offer our… Read More ›

Let me entertain you!

Let me entertain you!

October 19, 2011

Arts, Music, New books, Performing Arts:

 They called him Al : the musical life of Al Bowlly by Ray Pallett Al Bowlly’s name is emerging from the shadows as reissued recordings show him to have been one of the loveliest vocalists… Read More ›

All the world’s a stage, and screen!

All the world’s a stage, and screen!

February 23, 2011

Arts, New books, Performing Arts:

Am I giving away my age if I say that I grew up watching the marvellous Margaret Rutherford on TV in those wonderful Miss Marple movies, not to mention other… Read More ›