City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer, Dancebase, Review

Confessions

This is the story of a dancer's life, about the journey towards dance and all that it can provide, but it is also about what dance demands of us and what we some times have to give up or hide in order

Helen Bellany, Portrait of a Marriage, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

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The late John Bellany (1942 – 2013) is regarded as a major Scottish – indeed European - Figurative Expressionist painter, an artistic giant alongside Francis Bacon and Alan Davie.

Legacy: The Book of Names, Assembly Hall, Review

Hale Stewart and Jennifer Hart as Finnegan and Catriona & cast in Legacy: The Book of Names. (photo, Robbie McFadzean)

The topicality of this musical drama is powerfully poignant.

EIF 2018: Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 Competition Final, Usher Hall, Review

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Eighteen semi finalists arrived in Edinburgh at the weekend, all aged 18 or under, to try to reach the finals of the European Young Musicians competition in the Usher Hall.

EIF 2018: The Prisoner, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

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Peter Brook, often referred to as ‘our greatest living theatre director’, has a formidable reputation.

EIF 2018: Home, King’s Theatre, Review

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Geoff Sobelle is making a house, and a home.

Paperwork 5, Venue 208 - Ski Club, Review

Paperwork 5,  artworks by Trevor Davies, Marion Barron, Ruth Thomas

Local artists, Marion Barron, Trevor Davies and Ruth Thomas who all met while studying at Edinburgh College of Art are collaborating in their fifth exhibition at the Festival Fringe.

The End of Eddy, The Studio, EIF Review

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Growing up ‘visibly gay’, Eddy Bellegueule - or so he was called back then - in a working-class village in France, every day was a battle to ‘be a man’.

Walk the Oars, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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Danish storyteller Svend Engh joins forces with Scottish musician Neil Sutcliffe to explore the connection between their ancestors, the Vikings and the Scots, in this beautiful hour of stories, songs

EIF 2018: Des canyons aux étoiles…, Usher Hall, Review

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Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) was commissioned to write a work to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the American Declaration of Independence for 1976.

Atomic 3001, Dancebase, Review

Atomic

Now, this is radically different, a refreshing and genuine step outside the typical, an adventure or experiment in dance and a collaborative effort amongst creatives who are attempting to move beyond