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Climate Change Leader Christiana Figueres Calls For "Stubborn Optimism"

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Christiana Figueres last night received the prestigious Edinburgh Medal at the Signet Library in Edinburgh with a rousing speech that urged “stubborn optimism” in th

Science Festival Director Amanda Tyndall Tackles Climate Change

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In the sphere of climate change, 19th century Irish physicist John Tyndall (1820-1893) is a giant.

Edinburgh Science Director: It's Not Technology Standing in the Way of Saving Planet Earth

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One of the events around climate change at the Edinburgh Science Festival (6-21 April) takes as its starting point the rallying cry "12 Years to Save the Planet".

(Can This Be) Home, Traverse Theatre, Review

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On the eve of the official “Brexit Day”, the palpable tension was cut aptly with (Can This Be) Home, a multimedia spoken word and music piece at the Traverse Theatre.

Local Hero, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

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How can you put a value on something that is priceless? How can you count the grains of sand upon a beach?

Take A Walk On The Weill Side, The VooDoo Rooms, Review

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“Jenny” is seductress, hustler, immigrant, survivor.

Edinburgh's First Care Home ‘Trishaw’ Taken For A Spin

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Elderly Edinburgh residents at Inch View Care Home celebrated the delivery of Edinburgh’s first care home ‘trishaw’ today by taking it for a spin.

Edinburgh Festival 2019: Rocking Leith and Rousing Tynecastle

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The Edinburgh International Festival today launched its 2019 programme of dance, theatre, and music for this August.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts Prokofiev, Usher Hall, Review

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The concert began with the first ever performance of a bright and cheerful twenty minute work commissioned by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra from the American composer Paul Chihara.

Breaking Stepmother Stereotypes

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Cinderella, Snow White, Hansel & Gretel... We all know a tale that features an evil stepmother with the viscous intention to cause their stepchildren misery and despair.

National Galleries of Scotland Exhibitions 2019

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With the Edinburgh Art Festival firming up its Summer programme of shows it's a good time to survey the highlights of forthcoming National Galleries of Scotl