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Is the Scottish ban on fracking as good as it seems?

The Scottish government indefinitely extended a moratorium to effectively ban fracking in Scotland. The moratorium is expected to formally become a ban after a vote. Hydraulic fracking is the process of splitting shale by injecting high pressure liquid into it, releasing the gas and oil trapped within the rock. Energy suppliers drill deep into the […]

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Culture Literature

Scottish Poetry Library: the Winter launch of The Poetry Review

This past Thursday marked the winter launch of The Poetry Review, the UK’s most widely read poetry magazine, published quarterly by The Poetry Society of Edinburgh. The Review was first founded in 1912 and has since become distinguished as a magazine for established and emerging poets alike, creating a welcoming and diverse literary platform for […]

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Live Music

Kurt Vile and The Violators, O2 ABC Glasgow

Stopping by Glasgow on the European leg of their tour, Kurt Vile and The Violators brought a unique slacker rock sound to the O2 ABC stage. Accompanied by Vile’s icon- ic head of hair and nasally-drowsy vocals, the performance was mainly sourced from songs off his latest stu- dio album b’lieve i’m goin down…, released […]

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Culture Theatre

The Crucible

Image courtesy of Philippa Oliver. The Crucible at Bedlam Theatre Run Ended In honour of Arthur Miller’s 100th birthday, the Bedlam Theatre toasts the playwright this week in showcasing one of his classics, The Crucible. Set in 1692 colonial Massachusetts, the play is based on the true events of the notorious Salem witch trials where […]

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Culture Theatre

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Bedlam Theatre’s production of Albee’s award-winning play, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, invites unsuspecting audiences into the living room of Martha and George—the dynamic middle-aged duo whose marriage is falling apart—and draws them in to an intoxicating performance in three parts. In this reinterpretation, directed by Pedro Leandro and produced by Sally Pendleton, the plot sticks […]