City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh Book Festival: Murray Pittock, "Culloden: The Battle and the Myths", Review

Professor Murray Pittock’s new work on Culloden seeks to scotch (pun partly intended) three principal myths surrounding the 1745 rising and the battle.

Edinburgh Book Festival, Jim Haynes, Edinburgh's Cultural Freedom Fighter, Review

Jim Haynes, at home in Paris (photo credit, Jesper Haynes)

To celebrate his 60th visit to the Edinburgh Festival, the influential, indomitable cultural entrepreneur, Jim Haynes has published his second volume of Memoirs, “World Citizen, at home in Paris.” T

The Rose and Crown, TheSpace at Niddry Street, Fringe Review

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Arbery Productions brings of a forgotten play from J B Priestley, best known now for the multi adaptations of An Inspector Calls, his wonderful satire on society’s hypocrisy set in early 20th

EIF 2016: Minnesota Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Without a doubt the star of the concert was violin soloist, Pekka Kuusisto. I have never seen a soloist so relaxed and in command of his performance of the Sibelius Violin Concerto.

Colin Cloud: Exposé, Underbelly Med Quad, Review

Colin Cloud

With thrills, chills and exceptional charisma, Colin Cloud: Exposé exposes more than human behaviour. Do not think about anything too embarrassing – he will know.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Susan Calman, Depression and How to Laugh it Off, Review

She gave a little, rather shy, wave when she came in to the applause of the audience, however, Lee Randall who was in the chair for the session quickly gave us Calman's background; she was a former co

Edinburgh Book Festival: Phillipe Sands, The Frederick Hood Memorial Lecture, Review

Phillipe Sands’ event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival proved to be one of the most genuinely stimulating and thought–provoking thus far.

Fourth Monkey's Genesis + Revelation : Ascension Parts 1 & 2, theSpace @ Niddry St, Review

Fourth Monkey

The action opens with the sound of frantically galloping hoofs. Four backpackers wander on rather aimlessly. They seem to have lost their way.

The Berkovian Medea, Greenside @ Nicolson Sq, Review

Medea

The oldest and darkest revenge tragedy is given the Berkoff treatment in this truly outstanding production from Muchmuchmore Theatre.