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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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Music for children in Scotland | ThePrisma.co.uk

Music for children in Scotland | ThePrisma.co.uk | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scots and Venezuelans come together in a programme to improve the lives of children in deprived areas.
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The Big Read: Actors to visit shopping centres to perform The Magic Porridge Pot

The Big Read: Actors to visit shopping centres to perform The Magic Porridge Pot | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Daily Record’s Big Read campaign moves up a gear today as our summer storytelling road show makes its first stop in Stirling.
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Big Country Joins Line-Up of REWIND SCOTLAND, Replace Ali Campbell

Big Country Joins Line-Up of REWIND SCOTLAND, Replace Ali Campbell | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
REWIND SCOTLAND – The 80s Festival, which takes place between July 20th and 22nd at Scone Palace, Perthshire, have today confirmed that Ali Campbell will no longer perform at this year’s festival.Replacing Ali Campbell on the bill will be post-punk...
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Edinburgh International Film Festival review: Brave - Film - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh International Film Festival review: Brave - Film - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Boldly (or should that be bravely?) bucking the trend of typical animated blockbusters, Disney-Pixar’s latest offering finds them roaming in the gloaming with their first feisty red-headed heroine who wants her freedom in tenth century Scotland.
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Scottish Youth Theatre- Outreach sessions « Fife's Creative Learning Network Blog

Scottish Youth Theatre are offering outreach Storytelling Sessions during weekends of 10 September – 31 October 2012 for children aged 7 and under.

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contemporaryartscotland: Roddy Buchanan Talk - National Galleries of Scotland - Saturday 7 July 2012

Artist Roderick Buchanan gives a talk on his film and photographic work, LEGACY which follows two Scottish flute bands - The Parkhead Republican Flute Band and the Black Skull Corps of Fife and Drum - and their participation in the 2009/10 marching season in Northern Ireland.
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Arts and creativity worth billions - News and features - Scotsman.com

Arts and creativity worth billions - News and features - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND’S arts and creative industries contribute £3.2 billion to the country’s economy and directly create 84,000 jobs, according to a new report.
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What does Scottish creativity mean to you? | The Banter

What does Scottish creativity mean to you? | The Banter | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Over the next three months, people from across Scotland, and the world, are encouraged to get creative and submit photographs and stories that sum up what Scottish creativity means to us, today. Part of the Year of Creative Scotland 2012 celebrations, See Us is a collaboration between Creative Scotland, Blipfoto, Young Scot and The Scotsman.

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Rankin on the case as thousands of Scots urged to get snapping Scots’ creative side - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Rankin on the case as thousands of Scots urged to get snapping Scots’ creative side - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
CRIME writer Ian Rankin has unveiled a three-month drive to turn thousands of Scots into amateur photographers.
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Millions to boost Lews Castle and Arnish yard - Local Headlines - Stornoway Gazette

Lews Castle and Arnish yard will benefit from a funding package of nearly £4million announced by the Scottish Government today (Wednesday).
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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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Pants artwork 'stimulated debate'

Pants artwork 'stimulated debate' | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
An exhibition of underwear made from papier-mâché is being held up as an example of how public art can "engage communities".
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It's T Day - Herald Scotland

It's T Day - Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Five months ago our band members had never played their instruments, yet they're about to face the crowd at Scotland's largest music event. It's not been an easy ride.

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Visit Dunfermline - Dunfermline's What's On Guide - Gigs and Events in Dunfermline, Fife

Visit Dunfermline - Dunfermline's What's On Guide - Gigs and Events in Dunfermline, Fife | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

From sporting events, entertainment, live gigs, social gatherings and much more, Visit Dunfermline's 'What's On Guide' offers fantastic entertainment & events across many Dunfermline venues.

 

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Scottish Book Trust Launches Search for New Writing Talent - HI-Arts

Scottish Book Trust Launches Search for New Writing Talent - HI-Arts | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Scottish Book Trust has announced that applications for the New Writers Awards 2012/13 are now open. With an additional three awards available this year, a total of 11 unpublished writers will be given the opportunity to pursue their dream of a career in writing.

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Nerdy Pop: The Scottish Music Revolution

Nerdy Pop: The Scottish Music Revolution | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
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£11.3m boost for Capital’s culture sites - Top stories - Scotsman.com

THE National Library of Scotland is among local properties set to benefit from £11.3 million of funding announced by the Scottish Government.
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MSP secures government support for regional TV service - Local Headlines - Hawick News

HAWICK MSP John Lamont has secured the support of Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop for a South of Scotland TV service.
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IslaySpalding: New Commissioned Work

IslaySpalding: New Commissioned Work | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

As promised, a selection of recent commissions for jewellery and Kilt Pins -

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Scotland’s economy thrives on creativity (28/06/2012) | Creative Scotland

Scotland’s arts and creative industries sectors add more than £3.2 billion to the country’s economy, according to new research published today.

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ArtWorks Scotland « Fife's Creative Learning Network Blog

ArtWorks Scotland « Fife's Creative Learning Network Blog | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Take part in a national survey for artists who work in participatory settings, from ArtWorks Scotland.

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