Scottish, culture and heritage organisations have received a £91,000 investment of National Lottery funding for digital technologies in a third round of funding from AmbITion Scotland's Make:IT:Happen fund.
Even though the team behind Wanted: Rabbit are from the Netherlands, this short but action-packed piece of whimsy unfolded like a Dario Fo farce for three to five-year-olds.
When a woman called Coralie turned up at Dundee Rep's box office to say the next production was about her, the company sat up and took notice.
For the last couple of years Alec Finlay has been writing himself into the landscape of Skye.
What would happen if the revolution became reduced to a series of letterwriting parties that gathered the converted together under the guidance of the sort of perma- grinning cheerleader normally the preserve of high street charity muggers?
A painting by Scottish Colourist Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell, entitled Reflections and described as a work of refined elegance, is expected to fetch up to £500,000 when it goes on sale at Sotheby's in London next Thursday.
The national shows, or pavilions, at the Venice Biennale, which opens next week, are its most obvious defining attribute.
It may begin with a growl and a roar in a frosted-glass fronted cube, but by the time writer/performer Angela Clerkin and director Lee Simpson's quasi-autobiographical study of barely-repressed anger is completed some 80 minutes later, something even less cuddly has emerged.
Judging from the well sold house and thoroughly enthusiastic reception at the first night, this new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance looks set to be a success for Scottish Opera.
Most choreographers meet the challenge of making a new piece by heading into the studio and working through their ideas with the dancers – usually against the unwelcome pressure of a deadline.