What to do when you fetch up early evening in Union Square, hungry but with a half eight booking in a city centre restaurant for a posh treat meal?
A former Coronation Street heartthrob is betting on West End classic musical Guys and Dolls being a hit in Aberdeen next week.
Little Mix were manufactured on X Factor but it is their friendship that has helped the chart stars transcend that show.
It is a puppet show packed with furry characters, a colourful set and catchy songs ... but Avenue Q is anything but child-friendly.
I have to admit, my own knowledge of the country, which celebrates a decade of independence this year, is patchy.
Talented North-east musicians are being offered the chance to prove they have The X Factor - by a former winner of the TV talent show.
Famous Scottish comedian Allan Stewart is rolling back the years to his club heyday with a funny new play - about being funny.
As quick bites go, they don't come much quicker than this - 27 minutes from our order being placed to our bill being presented.
When it comes to eating out, I can be something of a ditherer.
Prepare for a night of laughs as the star of Black Books, Dylan Moran returns to the Granite City with his new stand-up show Off The Hook.
The Gang Show on Parade, a colourful array of costumes and characters aplenty, will take Aberdeen audience to the spectacular musical adventure next week.
Jason Donovan doesn't need hindsight to realise his 1980s pop career was a 'magical' time in his life.
Nestled around the corner from the hustle and bustle of Union Square, 210 Bistro has relaxed and secluded feel.
There are days when watching your weight can go raffle itself ... and if you're falling off the wagon you might as well do it in style. Curry style.
After traipsing round bustling city centre shops on a Saturday it was bliss to step into the peace and quiet of Molly's Bistro.
The last time I saw a photo of Fettercairn’s Royal Arch it had sheep running around under it and a supermodel waiting in the wings.
For some time now I have heard whispers of a fantastic Thai place in Aberdeen Market, talked of in hushed tones that bestow near mythical status.
WHEN you are watching your weight, Chinese is always a good option.
YOU know you’re on to a good thing when stepping into a pub pulls an involuntary “yes”.
PETER Pan has put out an urgent SOS - Save Our Specs - to his North-east fans who flocked to see him at His Majesty's.
THERE'S nothing like a spot of Christmas shopping to work up an appetite.
In 1980, a group of rosy-cheeked children from St Winifred's Roman Catholic Primary School in Stockport famously topped the UK Christmas singles chart with There's No One Quite Like Grandma.
AS AN adopted son of the North-east (well I've adopted it) I always relish a visit from southern relatives so I can show off the finest bits of our lovely part of Scotland, including great places to eat.
In her 1818 novel Frankenstein, Mary Shelley paints a vivid portrait of a wretched monster, whose "unearthly ugliness rendered it almost too horrible for human eyes".
Four generations of a dysfunctional family gather to share tidings of discomfort and joy in Jessie Nelson's saccharine comedy drama.
Adapted from Lewis Grassic Gibbon's 1932 novel, Sunset Song welcomes back director Terence Davies to the big screen with a handsome period drama set in early 1920s in North-east Scotland.
RIGHT, let's get the downbeat part out of the way first then and get down to the proper nitty-gritty of this busy eatery.
JOHNNY Depp is watchable and convincing in a gritty gangster movie that reeks of fearful authenticity, builds its story and tension on the foundation of a superbly emotional and resonant central relationship and, thanks to a brilliantly written script, elevates its street lingo to the language of poetry.
Four instalments of monster mashing in Jurassic Park have taught us to be thankful that an asteroid supposedly impacted Earth around 66 million years ago and wiped out the various prehistoric predators.
Love tears good people apart in Todd Haynes' masterful period drama based on the novel The Price Of Salt by Patricia Highsmith.