Upcoming Israel Festival offers sandy opera, Dayan’s missing eye and VHS memories

Upcoming Israel Festival offers sandy opera, Dayan’s missing eye and VHS memories

It’s the 60th year for Jerusalem’s iconic Israel Festival, and as befitting such a milestone event, this year’s celebration will look, sound and appear different from all previous iterations. For starters, it will take place in September rather than its perennial June date, and over the course of 10 days, September 15-22, instead of the … Read more

Kahlo’s corset, dippy the dinosaur and the blasted garments of Hiroshima – Edinburgh Art festival | Art

Edinburgh’s Collective is the most beautifully situated gallery in Britain, perched on top of Calton Hill with glorious views of Arthur’s Seat and the sea beyond Leith. Unfortunately every time I go there, the art is rubbish. Ruth Ewan’s Marxist cartoon The Beast lives down to this gallery’s sloppy standards. Andrew Carnegie, the Scottish-born industrialist … Read more