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Multi-cultural colleges highlighted

Multi-cultural colleges highlighted | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Education Secretary Michael Russell has welcomed the diversity of Scottish colleges as figures show over 180 nationalities of students entered our colleges last...
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Crooks’ cash funds activities for creative kids

Crooks’ cash funds activities for creative kids | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Cashback funding for Glasgow young people who are mad about movies...
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Fiona Hyslop reveals plans to axe historic monuments body - Arts - Scotsman.com

Fiona Hyslop reveals plans to axe historic monuments body - Arts - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The £6 million quango which deals with Scotland’s historic monuments is facing the axe in a cost-cutting drive.
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Edinburgh Film Festival - 'God Bless America'

Edinburgh Film Festival - 'God Bless America' | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

What do you get if you cross a frustrated middle-aged man who has lost his family, his job, and his dignity, with an overdose of celebrity culture, a brain tumour and a gun? The hilariously vitriolic film 'God Bless America'.

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Jo Caulfield: FRINGE TICKET OFFER

Jo Caulfield: FRINGE TICKET OFFER | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The Edinburgh Festival kicks off next month, so why not put on your cleanest trackie, jump the ticket barrier and come to Auld Reekie for some culture?

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LOOPALLU ACTS ANNOUNCED

LOOPALLU ACTS ANNOUNCED | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE FRATELLIS FOR LOOPALLU 2012 After months of speculation the wraps have finally come off the first acts to be announced for this years eighth Loopallu Festival. Organisers are extremely pleased ...
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Cate James Illustration: Monsters, Horses and Scottish things

Cate James Illustration: Monsters, Horses and Scottish things | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

This is a little bit of an image from the other book I am working on at the moment but it's all a secret!

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See us... tell our creative story | Blipfoto

See us... tell our creative story | Blipfoto | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

It’s the Year of Creative Scotland
and this is your opportunity to help
tell the story of our creative nation.

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Scottish Sculpture Workshop: Making Space for Artists : Making Space for Art

Scottish Sculpture Workshop: Making Space for Artists : Making Space for Art | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
For the fourth time, Easter Anguston Farm offers local artists the opportunity to showcase their work while raising awareness of the UK’s largest social care charity. Over the NEOS week, from 15 – 23 September, there will be an exhibition of interior and exterior artworks.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival and Glow TV » Education Scotland\'s Learning Blog

Edinburgh International Book Festival and Glow TV » Education Scotland\'s Learning Blog | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

This year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival RBS School Programme is bigger than ever before. It runs from 20th – 28th August in Charlotte Square Edinburgh and many events are live in Glow TV! It’s also truly international with writers from Australia, Canada, the USA, France and Poland as well as from all parts of the UK.

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Tour de France bosses ‘love’ plans for spectacular start in Edinburgh - Top stories - Scotsman.com

Tour de France bosses ‘love’ plans for spectacular start in Edinburgh - Top stories - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE event team bidding to bring the start of the Tour de France international cycle race to Scotland has lined up a spectacular presentation on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle before an 8,000-strong crowd.
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Art: Female framework - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Art: Female framework - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
IT’S the summer holidays and Glasgow School of Art is deserted when I meet the curator Sarah Lowndes. The degree shows have come down, the students are long gone.
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Nicola Benedetti poised to take a bow in classical debut at T in the Park - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Nicola Benedetti poised to take a bow in classical debut at T in the Park - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
SHE will appear somewhere between The Original Rudeboys and Kasabian, but Nicola Benedetti says she will not compromise her classical background despite being “out of her comfort zone” when she plays T in the Park in front of 20,000 rock fans.
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Visual art reviews: The Lives of the Great Photographers | David Peat, Photographer: A Retrospective - Visual Arts - Scotsman.com

Visual art reviews: The Lives of the Great Photographers | David Peat, Photographer: A Retrospective - Visual Arts - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
IT WOULD be easy to miss the fact that one of the major photography exhibitions of the summer is taking place in Kilmarnock.
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Theatre group to perform with RSC

Theatre group to perform with RSC | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
An amateur dramatic theatre company from Edinburgh has been chosen to perform Macbeth at the Courtyard theatre in Stratford.
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Creative Retreat | Ebb and Flow

Creative Retreat | Ebb and Flow | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Ebb and Flow is an art project linking culture and tourism at the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival, led by artists Carla and Bryan Angus. It forms part of the Year of Creative Scotland 2012, brin...
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Why Scottish creative industry needs more industry and less Government-funded Cava

Why Scottish creative industry needs more industry and less Government-funded Cava | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The Drum has its DNA in the wind-swept, rugged and scrubby business environment of Scotland. With 10% of the UK population it is a tiny market; there are probably McCann Erickson account groups which are larger than the entire Scottish industry.
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Preview: Taste of Edinburgh festival; 6-8 July - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com

Preview: Taste of Edinburgh festival; 6-8 July - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
TASTE of Scotland bills itself as the ‘ultimate showcase’ for Scotland’s food and drink industry; an alfresco gourmet experience held in the Meadows.
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Comedian Eric Sykes dies aged 89

Comedian Eric Sykes dies aged 89 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Comedian and actor Eric Sykes has died at the age of 89 after a short illness, his manager Norma Farnes tells the Press Association news agency.
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Scotland Picks Three for 2013 Venice Biennale Pavilion

Scotland Picks Three for 2013 Venice Biennale Pavilion | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Art Review‘s website reports that Scotland will present a three-artist show at pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale.

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New £1m fund launched in Scotland for TV companies

A new £1 million scheme designed to boost television production in Scotland has been launched today.
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Scotland secures historic 'crown jewels'

Scotland secures historic 'crown jewels' | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Major collection of significant value secured for Scotland's public archive.
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Justin Bieber snubs Scots fans again

Justin Bieber snubs Scots fans again | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
POP superstar Justin Bieber is to snub his army of fans in Scotland for a second time as he fails to head north on tour...
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The Future of the Music Industry

The Future of the Music Industry | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

In an age when music is commonly available via the internet and CD sales are declining, this event will explore what this means for the future of the industry and asks what it means for future generations of musicians.

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'Nutritional' pizzas developed

'Nutritional' pizzas developed | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A nutritionist teams up with an entrepreneur to produce what they say are the first nutritionally balanced pizzas.
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