City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Jazz On An Edinburgh Summer's Day

Everyone's moaning about what a miserable Summer we've had here so far. At least, today the Jazz On A Summer's Day event lived up to its billing. Well, almost.

Mardi Grassmarket

The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Fest was striking a more mainstream note today at "Mardi Gras," the free jazz event down in the Grassmarket.

And so it begins...

The streets are filling with more people, the Fringe banners going up, and gangs of men can be seen throughout the city hauling scaffolding and equipment off big trucks. Even the seagulls, whose cries form part of the soundtrack of this city, seem more numerous, no doubt drawn by the wealth of easy tourist pickings.

Artists United For Festival of Art

Whatever happened to the infighting that the art world is famous for and that, perversely, piques media interest in the public debate about art? Today, it seemed nothing, but a torpor in a turpertine cup as the Edinburgh Art Festival was launched at the Stills Gallery on Cockburn Street

An Old Friend's Advice On Picking Fringe Lists

The Fringe is just around the corner. Officially, the Fringe runs from 5-27 August, but the preview shows start pretty much as soon as August arrives.