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Culture Theatre

Puttin’ on the Ritz

Overall, the show lacked the charm, subtlety and wow-factor that came with music from this period; not so much a vivid recreation of a bygone age as a nostalgia show for the elderly, though the moments of true musicality from the singers and Lorna Luft meant that it was still an entertaining spectacle.

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Art Culture

Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden

Nestled in a corner of Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens is an emotive exhibition of contrasts and charm.

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Culture Literature

Comic appreciation for Banned Books Week

Shining a light on the plight of comics and graphic novels

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Art Culture

A most unusual referendum results party

Glasgow based artist, Ellie Harrison’s installation ‘After the Revolution, Who Will Clean Up the Mess?’ was commissioned by The University of Edinburgh’s Talbot Rice Gallery to be exhibited in the non-thematic group show, Counterpoint.

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Culture Literature

Sorting through the books on the Independence Referendum

The Student has decided to compile a list of some of the most influential and well known contributions to the debate’s written platform, representing the views of both the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns.

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Culture Literature

Scottish Independence: the literary position

Scottish Independence: the future of the nation’s novelists

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Culture Theatre

The unknown future of Scottish Theatre

Does the theatre community of Scotland benefit from the Union?

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Art Culture

The pivotal moment for Scotland’s art scene

A closer look at the broader cultural implications of Scotland’s big decision.