City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Mary Queen of Scots The Concert, artspace@StMarks, Review

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This was a concert of four sets of songs from composers who were fascinated by the life and woes of Mary, Queen of Scots.

£¥€$ (LIES) – Ontroerend Goed, Summerhall, Review

£¥€$ by Ontroerend Goed

"A ship is safe in the harbor, but that is not what it is built for."

Velvet Petal: Bedroom, Summerhall, Review

scene from Velvet Petal:Bedroom - Scottish Dance Theatre

The allusive, illusory nature of choreography depicts through gesture and movement, human emotions and the drama of life.

The Starship Osiris, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

Starship Osiris - Willis and Vere

We are welcomed personally on board the Starship Osiris by George Vere. It’s very much his vessel as we are about to discover.

EIBF 2017: Leon Morrocco with Liz Lochhead

This was one of the most disappointing sessions I have been to in the Book Festival.

EIBF 2017: Publishing Scotland - Culture Versus Commerce

Publishing Scotland’s event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, was entitled ‘Culture Versus Commerce’ and although Chair Katie Lockwood-Holmes of Edinburgh-based Floris Books attempted to k

Eleanor's Story: An American Girl in Hitler's Germany, Gilded Balloon, Review

Eleanor's Story: An American Girl in Hitler's Germany

"In the fall of 1939, when I was 9 years-old, Adolph Hitler came to my neighbourhood. He didn’t come in person of course, but the idea of him came into people’s minds in Stratford, New Jersey."

Sexbox, Leith Volcano, Review

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Strange and familiar, perverted and liberating; it’s hard to know where to begin to describe Impermance’s Sexbox.

Dark Matter, Greenside, Review

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The dark matter of dementia is tackled with great sensitivity and imagination by the young London based Vertebra Theatre Company.

Bunker Girls, Space Surgeon’s Hall, Review

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It is always good to get a perspective of otherwise forgotten women and their work and Bunker Girls offers a view of this in the time of Nazi Germany by focussing on the lives of two young w