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The Pop Cop

The Pop Cop | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
On the beat of Scotland's music scene - blogging with reviews, news, interviews, features and free mp3s...
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City troupe’s Scots tribute to Bard makes world stage - Arts - Scotsman.com

City troupe’s Scots tribute to Bard makes world stage - Arts - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THEY are used to performing in the modest environs of the Capital’s church halls.But a group of amateur actors from across Edinburgh and the Lothians will have to demonstrate their skills in far grander surroundings tonight when they take to the...
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State Hermitage’s exhibition opened in the National Museum of Scotland

State Hermitage’s exhibition opened in the National Museum of Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
State Hermitage’s exhibition opened in the National Museum of Scotland...
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Emerge event details

Emerge event details | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Details have been announced for Emerge a free evening of spoken word, conversation and performance, supported by the Bank of Scotland Pioneering Partnership. CCA, Glasgow 20th July 2012, 6.30pm Fre...
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Creative Practice/Research @ UWS: Processes, Outcomes, Pathways and Products (POPP): A Scottish Practice-as-Research Symposium

Creative Practice/Research @ UWS: Processes, Outcomes, Pathways and Products (POPP): A Scottish Practice-as-Research Symposium | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

POPP is an interdisciplinary symposium for postgraduate students and early career researchers in the Arts and Humanities who use practice-as-research methods in Scotland.

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James Morrison,O2 Academy, Glasgow | Herald Scotland

WHO'S this hip-shaking singer who's strutted onstage, and what's happened to the sensitive soul usually hidden behind an acoustic guitar?

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Youth projects across Scotland to receive £626,000 from lottery fund

Youth projects across Scotland to receive £626,000 from lottery fund | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Young Start initiatives include music projects and support for young people with Tourette syndrome.
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Poems, Stories and Writings by Margaret Tait | literateur.com

Poems, Stories and Writings by Margaret Tait | literateur.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

In a letter to Sean Connery of 1972, the artist and gallery-owner Richard Demarco referred to Margaret Tait as ‘a classic example of a first class Scot living here and being ignored, [who has] something significant to say to the whole world about Scotland’.

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Works of art by Van Gogh and other masters spend summer in Scotland

Works of art by Van Gogh and other masters spend summer in Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The exhibition is the first of its kind and will feature 70 landscape paintings.
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Quartet 35, a saxophone quartet, will perform in Scotland

Quartet 35, a saxophone quartet, will perform in Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Interstate 35 connects the northern forests of Minnesota to the southern beaches of Texas, but over the past year it has united more than just road-trip travelers.
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Junction Art news

Junction Art news | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
JUNCTION JULY NEWS! Hi all, We thought we’d send a quick update on the events we have coming up and a reminder of the dates we’ll be closed when were away for a well deserved break. HOL...
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Annie Lennox unveils exhibition of her life | Culture | Scotland on TV from STV

Annie Lennox unveils exhibition of her life | Culture | Scotland on TV from STV | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The House of Annie Lennox display pays tribute to one of Scotland’s most renowned performers.
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Festival of student talent is big success - Arts - Scotsman.com

CROWDS of more than 4000 people attended a series of events designed to showcase student talent as part of the city’s largest student-led festival.
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For Cumming’s Macbeth, a mad, mad world indeed

For Cumming’s Macbeth, a mad, mad world indeed | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
In these days where celebrity divorce is in the headlines, you've gotta tip your hat to the enduring and iconic marriage of Macbeth and his Lady. He's got the ambition, she's got the boundless nerve, and together, they can achieve the unthinkable.
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Keep Her Lit

Keep Her Lit | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
My highlight from last week was seeing an advance screening of ‘Keep Her Lit’, a new film by Rodderick Buchanan. It captures a portrait of Scotland through the Summer of Song – a project that...
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Young musicians to perform in Scotland

Young musicians to perform in Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Some of Strathmore High’s and Harmony Magnet Academy’s young musicians will travel to Scotland at the end of the month to perform at two festivals — the Aberdeen International Youth Festival in Aberdeen and the Spirituality and Peace Festival at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Edinburgh.
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Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond unveils Jamieson, Laird and Montgomerie as ClubGolf ambassadors

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond unveils Jamieson, Laird and Montgomerie as ClubGolf ambassadors | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond unveils Jamieson, Laird and Montgomerie as ClubGolf ambassadors...
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Symbolist art takes centre stage at National | Herald Scotland

Symbolist art takes centre stage at National | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

ART made for a time of economic and social turbulence is centre stage at a new exhibition in Edinburgh, which has already proved to be an artistic attraction of blockbuster proportions in Europe.

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Hidden Aberdeen: The Spirits of Art Deco – Rosemount Square and its Origins

Hidden Aberdeen: The Spirits of Art Deco – Rosemount Square and its Origins | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Fiona-Jane Brown takes a look at Aberdeen’s quirky and interesting history in her latest blog for STV Local.
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Scottish choir sings for Olympics

Scottish choir sings for Olympics | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A group of Scottish youngsters make a music video which will feature in the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony.
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TSU Musician Travels to Scotland for World Saxophone Congress | Tennessee State University Newsroom

TSU Musician Travels to Scotland for World Saxophone Congress | Tennessee State University Newsroom | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

A music professor from Tennessee State University will be one of nearly 1,000 musicians from across the world to descend upon St. Andrews, Scotland for the World Saxophone Congress July 10-15.

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Benedetti slams school music cuts

Benedetti slams school music cuts | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti hits out at the lack of music provision in schools in the face of funding cuts.
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Southern Fried 2012

Southern Fried 2012 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A choice selection from artists appearing at this years Southern Fried festival of American roots music in Perth, Scotland. Southern Fried takes place on Fri 27th, Sat 28th and Sun 29th July 2012.
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Gig review: T in the Park, Balado - News and features - Scotsman.com

Gig review: T in the Park, Balado - News and features - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
FOR many of the core crowd who have been coming to T in the Park for years, there was the feeling that Friday night was something less than the main event.
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