What's on in Dundee in October 2012?
Event of the month
Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography (28 September 2012 - 6 January 2013)
The V&A at Dundee may not be due to open until 2015, but this exhibition will give visitors a tantalising glimpse of things to come. Exploring 100 years of fashion photography in eight sections, from the early days of illustrated magazines to the narrative approaches used by photographers today. Find out more in our V&A Photography Exhibition blog post.
Discovery Film Festival (20 October - 4 November 2012) - This unique festival showcases films from all over the world made for children. With screenings, workshops and exhibitions, Discovery Film Festival 2012 is set to be just as exciting as last year's popular event. Dundee Contemporary Arts, 152 Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4DY - www.discoveryfilmfestival.org.uk
Spirit of the Dance (3 - 7 October 2012) - This sensational show brings with it an explosive fusion of Irish dance and Latino rhythms. Winning nine global awards, Spirit of the Dance leaves audiences spellbound as it tours the world. Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.tickets.dundeerep.co.uk/public/show
Arctic Bound Exhibition (2 October - early January 2013) - RRS Discovery hosts a fascinating photography exhibition displaying images taken in the arctic by Alexander Rodger and David Dickson in the 1890s. Featuring a poignant portrait of life among the whalers and the native people of some of the northernmost settlements on Earth. Discovery Point, Discovery Quay, Dundee, DD1 4XA - www.rrsdiscovery.com
Deacon Blue (4 October 2012) - 25 years since their debut album Raintown, this much loved Scottish band are back and touring Scotland in celebration, supported by Ally McErlaine's Red Sky July. Enjoy old favourites such as Dignity and Real Gone Kid and hear some new material. Caird Hall, City Square, Dundee, DD1 3BB - www.cairdhall.co.uk
Hardeep Singh Kohli (21 October 2012) - 'Indian Takeaway: A Very British Story' mixes comedy and cooking in this unique show, in which comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli attempts to cook a curry live on stage in the time it takes to get one delivered from the local takeaway. Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.hardeepsinghkohli.co.uk
Marina and the Diamonds (2 October 2012) - Fresh from her latest tour supporting music giants Coldplay, the Welsh singer-songwriter comes to Dundee to perform tracks from her latest album 'Electra Heart'. Fat Sams, 31 South Ward Road, Dundee, DD1 1PU - www.marinaandthediamonds.com/live