Kylie Minogue has quit The Voice after one series to concentrate on her own music career
Poirot star David Suchet is reported to be planning to drag himself back on to the London stage to play Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnest.
In a small, sweltering room, decorated with children's pictures, letters, and moral messages in English and Hindi, Scotland's leading violinist does not need to warm up, but she does anyway, as if she was about to perform before thousands in a concert hall.
International chamber music festival to open
LAST week I had an idle moment (a rarity, I assure you, he said hastily) and decided to browse, in an unhurried way, through some concert listings and brochures to get some idea of what was coming up and what was around the corner.
Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, plus Kiss - thumbing their noses at critics who disdained them - have become the new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame entrants, leading a host of classmates.
THERE aren't many octogenarians who become the talk of the town by hooking up with the hippest show on television, but that is the fate that has befallen US comedian Bob Newhart.
N ext week the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs one of the great behemoths of the orchestral repertoire:
When Paolo Nutini began the process of "reintroducing himself to the public" (his phrase) a couple of months ago, the first stop was, appropriately, Glasgow, where he was announced as one of the headliners at Radio 1's Big Weekend in May.