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Art Culture

British Art Show 8

Inverleith House Until 8th May   The British Art Show 8 has finally made its way to Edinburgh. A national touring exhibition of forty two artists arranged by Hayward Touring, it features everything from video-installations and sculpture to painting and design. It is, as such, a comprehensive overview of talented artists who have had an […]

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Culture Literature

The Snowden Files

The story of this whistleblower reads like a Dan Brown thriller with a slightly longer time frame. High paced action, secrets and danger all feature heavily in this true-life account of a man who risked everything to expose the sinister operations of the National Security Agency (NSA). It begins rather innocuously as a somewhat embarrassing […]

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Art Culture

No Fixed Abode

As everyone may have noticed, and especially those who live with tenacious flatmates who are yet to turn on the heating: it’s getting cold! Freezing weather is a bigger threat for some, especially the homeless. At 23 Union Street, artistic minds have been racing at full speed to bring us a collaboration between Edinburgh Printmakers […]

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Culture Theatre

The Kite Runner

A consistent feature of bestseller lists worldwide, Khaled Hosseini’s novel The Kite Runner is a moving tale of a friendship gone acerbic amid the turbulence of conflict-laden Afghanistan and one man´s quest for redemption following a cruel mistake. Amir, an anxious child yearning for his father’s love and approval, and his servant Hassan, a sweet […]

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Culture Theatre

Sunset Song

Theatre, King’s Theatre – Run Ended, Adapted by Alastair Cording from Lewis Grassic Gibbon´s novel The King’s Theatre was packed, albeit with few people below 50 years of age, for the opening night of this interpretation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s beloved Scottish classic Sunset Song. Lovable heroine Chris Guthrie yearns for books and learning, and […]