Edinburgh's very own roller derby team is set to take on one of the top teams in the country this Saturday.
Kath Mainland announced the launch of the new 2011 Edinburgh Fringe programme this morning and it's bigger than ever with 2,542 shows. Fringe 2011 has an estimated 21,192 performers giving 41,689 performances, an increase of about 4% on last year, which reaffirms the Edinburgh August Festivals as the largest art festival in the World.
Acting on behalf of The City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, An Edinburgh surveyors company has sold the Central Hall at Tollcross in Edinburgh city centre to Morningside Baptist Church for over &p
Plans to demolish the auditorium of the former Odeon Cinema on Clerk Street and build an "arts hotel" were given the thumbs down by Edinburgh city councillors yesterday.
A brand new specialist unit is to be built in Edinburgh to cope with the growing number of people with Autism and learning difficulties.
Leave it to the wonks at DEFRA to come up with an answer to one of life's imponderables: what is the true value of nature? The short answer, outlined in a new report entitled the UK National Ecosystem Assessment, is that "nature is worth billions of pounds to the UK economy."
A National Gallery of Scotland exhibition, opening this Thursday, looks at the enduring influence of 16th century German artist Albrecht Dürer.
The beleaguered Edinburgh Trams project lost another key member of its team, it was announced today. Director of Communications and Customer Services for Tie, Mandy Haeburn-Little will step down following two years of working on the project. The announcement follows a series of recent resignations and growing doubts about the future of the project.
Bryan Singer’s X2 was one of the best examples of the comic book superhero genre; made with considerable panache and came with great dialogue delivered by a fine ensemble cast of young talent and Shakespearean giants. It was also peppered with unexpectedly moving scenes that gave its outlandish mutant superheroes some depth.
Here's an opportunity for emerging filmmakers and composers: the Edinburgh International Festival is running a workshop where filmmakers create short pieces of film with music score, culminating in a masterclass with the minimalist composer Philip Glass. The short projects are supposed to be inspired by the Qatsi Trilogy of films (Koyaanisqaatsi, Naqoyqatsi, Powaqqatsi), which are being screened with live performances by Philip Glass and his ensemble in Edinburgh.
An Edinburgh kebab shop owner has been fined £1350 after cooked beetle larva was found in a kebab sold from his takeaway.
Edinburgh-based Absolutely Legless are taking their full show of Irish Music, Song & Dance to the Netherbow Theatre on Saturday 11th June. Their show continues to entertain audiences in Scotland, Europe and beyond. They have just returned from the Riviera and will soon travel to Slovenia to take part in an international festival of music, song and dance.
The fresh round of tramworks on Princes Street, originally planned for July, will now begin in September.
The Greek philosopher, Aristotle, was no stranger to intrigue. Controversy and rumour weave seamlessly into a life story that also includes great works of poetry, tragedy and ethical musings.
Bathing season may have arrived late this year, but with hotter weeks expected, now is the time to consider what beaches to head for.
In the aftermath of the departure of the chief executive, Richard Jeffrey, the four non-executive directors of TIE have now left the board. This would seem to indicate that TIE itself is heading for disbandment.