THIS year Pittenweem Arts Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The festival, which launches on July 28, includes performances, workshops and talks throughout galleries, homes, studios and public spaces in the village.
July 29 – August 5. www.pittenweemartsfestival.co.uk
A world of sax
THE World Saxophone Congress kicks off in St Andrews tomorrow. A programme including a series of soloist, chamber ensemble and big band and symphony orchestra concerts will be performed in historic venues throughout the town. Highlights include a special John Cage Centenary performance and concerts from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.
July 10 to 15. http://wscxvi.com
THE Adam McCulloch Trio will perform a Live at the Star gig at Glasgow's St Andrew's in the Square on Wednesday. The band, formed in March 2011, play traditional folk music with Scottish, Irish and American influences.
July 12. www.starfolkclub.com
ATLAS Arts will host the third in a special series of artists' talks in Portree on Thursday. Sculptor Steve Dilworth will discuss some of his recent projects. He lives and works on Harris and uses a range of natural materials found on the island in his artworks.
July 12. www.atlasarts.org.uk
THE CCA in Glasgow will screen the film Bagdad Café, followed by a Q and A with the CCA's director Francis McKee and Sarnath Banerjee on July 19. The film is set in the California desert and tells the story of two tourists, a Bavarian husband and wife, who are stranded when their car breaks down.
July 19. www.cca-glasgow.com