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Jonathan Mills: It is our artistic culture that changes society - Arts - Scotsman.com

Jonathan Mills: It is our artistic culture that changes society - Arts - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE capital has a global reputation for the arts, writes Jonathan Mills, and the obvious place for a Festival of Culture...
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Fast6ToFilmInGlasgow

Fast 6 to film in Glasgow...
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Edinburgh's mysterious book sculptures go on tour

Edinburgh's mysterious book sculptures go on tour | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The discovery of intricate book sculptures left anonymously in Edinburgh literary spots last year entranced book-lovers.
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BBC ALBA commits to rugby with further TV coverage - Top Rugby Stories - Scotsman.com

BBC ALBA will be covering more Scottish rugby matches this season, easing concern among some Glasgow and Edinburgh supporters that the draw of Third Division football and Rangers might affect rugby’s new coverage.
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Assembly name could create comedy of errors at Fringe festival – promoter - All articles - Scotsman.com

Assembly name could create comedy of errors at Fringe festival – promoter - All articles - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A COMEDY promoter has warned of confusion and chaos for ticket holders during the Fringe festival in Edinburgh because two organisations are operating at different locations under almost identical names.
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New chairman appointed to take over at National Museum of Scotland | Culture | Scotland on TV from STV

New chairman appointed to take over at National Museum of Scotland | Culture | Scotland on TV from STV | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Bruce Minto will take over from Sir Angus Grossart at the visitor attraction.
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Daily Campello Art News: More Scottish watercolors

Daily Campello Art News: More Scottish watercolors | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

You can probably tell that I've got a new gizmo that scans slides (remember slides) as digital files at the push of a button. Subsequently, I've begun the process to scan the thousands of slides that I have accumulated over the years.

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The Courier - Jock McInnes to get kilted out for charity walk in Sahara desert

The Courier - Jock McInnes to get kilted out for charity walk in Sahara desert | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

His adventures have helped raised millions and now a much-loved Scone man is hoping charity will begin at home.

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Edinburgh Guest Blog: Fourth Monkey grows a fringe - - Blog - Whatsonstage.com

Edinburgh Guest Blog: Fourth Monkey grows a fringe - - Blog - Whatsonstage.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

We're Fourth Monkey Theatre Company. There're 50 of us. We've been together for a year, and I am one lucky member of this ensemble... Most importantly we are bringing a grand total of SIX productions up to the fringe. If you think this is mad, you're right. But we're doing it anyway.

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Hebrides People website launched - Lifestyle & Leisure - Stornoway Gazette

Hebrides People website launched - Lifestyle & Leisure - Stornoway Gazette | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Launched at the Seallam Centre this week was the Hebrides People website, a historic and unique new site packed with information and details on islanders.
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Youth Music Forum of Scotland National — Blog — National Tell-a-Story Day

Youth Music Forum of Scotland National — Blog — National Tell-a-Story Day | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Tell-a-Story Day is presented by the Scottish International Storytelling Festival and Luminate: Scotland’s creative ageing festival. This national celebration of traditional storytelling will be happening all over Scotland and hopes to encourage people to bring their communities, family or workplaces together through the ancient artform.

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London Olympics 2012: SNP send good-luck message to the ‘Scolympians’ - UK - Scotsman.com

THE Scottish Government has sent a good-luck message to Scotland’s Olympians.
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By Smug in Glasgow, Scotland.

By Smug in Glasgow, Scotland. | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
We declare the world as our canvas (Fairly high on the street art spectrum, wouldn't you agree?
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Men of Letters

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Portraits of Scottish Writers by Steve Carroll and Sean Lee opening Saturday 4 August 2012 19:30 upstairs at Bongo Club, 37 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

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'Fantastic showcase' shines light on Scottish creative talent

'Fantastic showcase' shines light on Scottish creative talent | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish fashion, design and technology go on show at promotion in London.
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Riverview High School Choir in Ireland & Scotland

Riverview High School Choir in Ireland & Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
“Our recent performance tour to Ireland & Scotland was fantastic! My students sang in castles, an abbey and in beautiful ...
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Scottish Actors: Scottish actor en route to Hollywood film première after pals organise a whip-round in local pub

Scottish Actors: Scottish actor en route to Hollywood film première after pals organise a whip-round in local pub | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

An actor who stars with Tom Hanks in his latest film could be off to Hollywood – as pals in his local plan to turn a digital whip-round into a movie and send him to the première.

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‘no strings attached’ a grant scheme for young theatre makers - Creative Choices

‘no strings attached’ a grant scheme for young theatre makers - Creative Choices | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A grant scheme for young people aged 18-25, to help make their first piece of theatre.
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Tapestries inspired by William Wallace letters go on public display

Tapestries inspired by William Wallace letters go on public display | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The two hangings will be available to view at the Scottish Parliament until September 8.
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Local TV: Coming to Channels 8 and 45 on Freeview - Recombu

Local TV channels in the UK are set to launch on Channels 8 and 45 on Freeview. Today DMOL (Digital Terrestrial TV Multiplex Operators Limited) announced...
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Rachel Hair: All Things Celtic Harp(Interview)

Rachel Hair: All Things Celtic Harp(Interview) | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Plus: Somerset Folk Harp Festival, Athas’tour pic and schedules, Celtic vampire novel by Karen Victoria Smith and Delta Rae …so emotional and beautiful! Scottish harpist Rachel Hair not...
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FilmG awarded Scottish Government funding - Lifestyle & Leisure - Stornoway Gazette

FilmG awarded Scottish Government funding - Lifestyle & Leisure - Stornoway Gazette | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
MG ALBA’s flagship FilmG project has been boosted by the Scottish Government announcement of £30,000 of funding for the national short film competition.
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Games for Scotland launches ahead of Glasgow 2014

The Scottish Government and EventScotland has launched the 2012 Games for Scotland investment programme, which will support events designed to engage communities throughout Scotland in the countdown to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Robin McAlpine: Lights, camera, action - Film - Scotsman.com

Robin McAlpine: Lights, camera, action - Film - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE most important first step towards making great films in Scotland is to make films – even if some of them are utter rubbish.
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Why Team GB doesn't mean that much to me | Herald Scotland

Why Team GB doesn't mean that much to me | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The London Olympics start next week. I’ll be watching them on the telly. Just like I did the Olympics in Beijing, Athens, Sydney, Atlanta, Barcelona and all the other ones right back to Rome in 1960.

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