Categories
Lifestyle Wellbeing

How to make your dingy student flat into a home

Need advice on how to make your stale space into a personalized sanctuary this year? Then look no further—here are five simple, accessible ways to transform your flat into a haven. Plants By decorating your space with plants, you’re inviting nature indoors, particularly when we are so often holed up inside, cramming that last-minute essay […]

Categories
Art Culture

Introducing: Victor Nizovtsev

My first encounter with Victor Nizovtsev’s work appeared in the most unlikely of places: a small Main Street art gallery, in downtown Annapolis, Maryland. Why is this strange, you ask? One look at the grandiose yet heartwarming vision that is Nizovtsev’s artistry, and you can’t help but feel wholly overwhelmed by the stark contrast between […]

Categories
Festival Fringe

Beyond Borders International Festival 2018

Want to escape the city without escaping the Fringe? Want to immerse yourself in cultural arts and informative panels? Then get out of the city for the weekend and head over to the Beyond Borders International Festival, a liberal symposium on international relations that champions diversity within Scotland and its global neighbors. Arrive at Waterloo […]

Categories
Fringe Theatre

Flushed

Welcome to the ladies room, a sacred space where ‘friendships are formed, secrets are shared, and girls poo’. Don’t be fooled, Flushed is so much more than an exploration of lavatory dramatics, it’s a highly evocative and deeply affected production that will change how you see yourself, your loved ones, and the theatre itself. Theatre Unlocked […]

Categories
Comedy Fringe

Emily Ferrier: A Broad Abroad

“This is gonna feel a lot like a one-night stand,” begins Emily Ferrier, a perfect phrase to encapsulate Ferrier’s affectionate, yet no-holds-barred perspective on the world. Her Edinburgh Fringe debut, A Broad Abroad, is a highly original and massively impressive showcase of comedic talent from a fresh new female voice, championing the “ex-pat” spirit through […]

Categories
Fringe Theatre

An Interview with Laughing Mirror Theatre Company

An interview with Laughing Mirror Theatre Company’s artistic director Chad Porter. A “multi-rolling, slapstick comedy”, Laughing Mirror Theatre Company returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with another brand-new farce, Framed!, aimed to be a high-stakes performance of experimental comedy revolving around a stolen Mona Lisa, and two of the world’s most unlikely criminals. In discussion with […]

Categories
Dance Fringe

Rootless

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, among many things, is one of the world’s most celebrated venues for cultural diversity and international exchange. Rootless champions that virtue, boldly displaying an artistic and cultural melting pot that, while lacking direction, still manages to leave you breathless from the raw, authentic talent of its artists. Rootless is more fusion […]

Categories
Fringe Theatre

Walk Swiftly and With Purpose

In this post #MeToo world amid the rising awareness of female social issues, Walk Swiftly and With Purpose brings us back to where, for many of us, it all began: school. A delightful and universally relatable production, Walk Swiftly and With Purpose excels in its aim to shed light on what it’s really like to […]