City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Backup, Summerhall, Review

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Stretching out in front of a parka clad and beanie hatted figure is a table-top wintry landscape, dotted with pine trees and little settlements of houses, lights glowing warmly.

Build a Rocket, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Yasmin is a smart cookie and has always had a way with words. She is also an angry young woman.

Forget Me Nots, Army@Summerhall, Review

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Making their home in the Army Base in conjunction with Army@TheFringe, British/Icelandic theatre company Rokkur Friggjar return to the fringe with a new play set in World War II.

Soweto Gospel Choir, Assembly Hall, Review

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This special concert, “Songs of the Free”, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, the Father of the rainbow nation.

EIF 2018: Jean-Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikon, Queen's Hall, Review

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The soloists performing this morning at the Queen’s Hall chamber recital were the French Canadian cellist Jean-Guhen Queyras and the Russian pianist Alexander Meinkov.

Queen of the Air, theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Review

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It’s 1937, a time when it was still possible to fall off the radar and simply disappear.

Brass Tracks Quintet, artSpace@StMark’s, Review

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Brass Tracks held before us "a kaleidoscopic musical brass journey spanning the last 500 years" – and they certainly delivered on their promise.

The Importance of Being Earnest by Three F*cking Queens & a Duck, The Space on the Mile, Review

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Serving classical theatre with a fearlessly fabulous twist are Out Cast Theatre with The Importance of Being Earnest by Three F*cking Queens & a Duck.

EIF 2018: Company Wayne McGregor - Autobiography, Festival Theatre, Review

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For 25 years, Wayne McGregor has brought a refreshing, radical vision to the art of choreography and stimulate the imagination through the language of movement, music and design.

Haydn: Seven Last Words, St Vincent’s Chapel, Review

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Haydn’s ‘The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross’ was originally written for the Cathedral in Cadiz, designed as a liturgical work for Good Friday; it provided musical material for meditation

Diamond, Underbelly Bristo Square, Review

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A series of plays being performed at the Festival Fringe 2018 is the result of a creative initiative by BBC Arts and Avalon.