City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Julie Fowlis, Queen's Hall, Review

Performing for over ninety minutes to a near-capacity Queen’s Hall audience, Julie Fowlis confirmed her standing as one of our finest interpreters of Gaelic repertoire.

New Public Artwork and planting of Scottish bluebells bring new life to Pilrig Park

After six months of involvement, Citizen Curator is proud to announce the unveiling of a new Public Artwork by German born and Edinburgh based artist Andrea Geile.

Scottish Ballet: The Crucible with Ten Poems Review

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This literary text-inspired double bill combines an evocative dramatisation of Ten Poems by Dylan Thomas and a timely re-imagining of Arthur Miller’s classic masterpiece, “The Crucible.”

The Man Jesus, Brunton, Review

It is a mark of the stature of an actor that he gets a round of applause just for stepping on the stage. It is unconventional when the stage is set for a play in which he stars but that was the reception that met the well- known figure of Simon Callow as he walked on to the white floor of the Brunton stage.

Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson puts India in fresh perspective

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Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, the distinguished scholar and statesman, Gopalkrishna Gandhi, will be a keynote speaker at a week-long celebration of Asian life and culture which begins on Monday.

Richard Alston Dance Company Open Rehearsal

Richard Alston Dance Company is now in Edinburgh ahead of their performance at the Festival Theatre on Friday.

Dance and sing through October at The Brunton

October brings to The Brunton a really varied programme kicking off with one of the best songwriters in Britain and a highly acclaimed classical quartet.

Chinese Celebrations Aim To Be Everyone’s Cup of Tea

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To mark the first ever global Chinese language day, a pop-up Chinese tea house will transform The Mound in Edinburgh this Saturday 27 September.

Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival (ESFF)

Just when Autumn will be making its presence felt in increasingly dark evenings, the Filmhouse and The University of Edinburgh play host to the inaugural Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival.

Kill Johnny Glendenning, Lyceum, Review

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A mad mental malkie of a play!

Rapunzel, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Fairy tales have been universally loved for centuries.

Puttin' on the Ritz, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

The glamorous Song and Dance Ensemble in Puttin' on the Ritz

The jazzy number "Puttin' On the Ritz" was written by Irving Berlin and featured in the 1930 movie of the same name.

Scotland Votes No To Independence

Scotland has voted No to independence by a clear margin - 55% to 45% (2,001,926 No votes to 1,617,989 Yes votes).

Blabbermouth 1, The Assembly Hall, review

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From midday to midnight on the day before Scotland’s Referendum on Independence, The National Theatre of Scotland hosted a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word written by Sco

Referendum Video: Gordon Brown's Better Together Speech

Yesterday, Prime Minister Gordon Brown fired up an erstwhile lacklustre and bloodless Better Together campaign with an impassioned speech on why Scots should vote 'No' in today's

Referendum Video: David Hayman, The Great Dictator

Actor David Hayman's cri de coeur is a rousing call to vote Yes in the Referendeum on Scottish Independence for a more caring and

Record Voter Registration For Scottish Independence Referendum

Edinburgh has recorded a record level of registered voters in the run-up to tomorrow's historic vote on whether Scotland should become an independent country or remain within the Union.

War Poetry Events set to mark arrival of Regeneration in Edinburgh and National Poetry Day

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To mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 2 October, and in the week of the Scottish premiere of WWI drama Regeneration, the King’s Theatre, in collaboration with the Touring Consortium Theatre

Head to the Borders for Traditions in Place Networking Day

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Border ballads, fiddle tunes, traditional tales and dances will be hot topics in Hawick at an upcoming gathering.

White Ted and the Right to Die, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Euthanasia has been a widely controversial topic that has been increasingly brought up in the news. When the right to live is so strongly protected why should the right to die not also be an option?

Scots Scholars discuss translations into Scots from Virgil to Tintin

On Thursday 11 September the National Library of Scotland (NLS) hosted an event sponsored by Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT) where three scholars and translators discussed