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Festival business is no walk in the park

Festival business is no walk in the park | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC Scotland's Douglas Fraser examines the business of music festivals as crowds gather for T in the Park.
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Scottish comedy - Entertainment - Montrose Review

THE Webster Memorial Theatre in Arbroath is the place to be this Saturday evening if you fancy a night of Scottish All Star comedy.
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Scottish music awards, set up to recognise the music scene in Scotland

The purpose of The Scottish New Music Awards is to present a professional event to honour the music made in Scotland and recognise the artists and the industry that make it happen.
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Column - 10 Scottish bands you might not have heard of but should... - News - QTheMusic.com

Column - 10 Scottish bands you might not have heard of but should... - News - QTheMusic.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Column - 10 Scottish bands you might not have heard of but should...
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Taste of Edinburgh food festival cancelled after site flooded

Taste of Edinburgh food festival cancelled after site flooded | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Event organisers hope to reopen the site on Sunday but are dealing with 'very challenging conditions'.
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Free festival city centre parking

Free festival city centre parking | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Parking in Edinburgh city centre is to be free from 17:00 during the Festival, announces the city council.
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Idina Menzel announces date at Edinburgh's Usher Hall - - News - Whatsonstage.com

Idina Menzel announces date at Edinburgh's Usher Hall - - News - Whatsonstage.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The most famous Wicked Witch in the West End is due to bring the house down in Edinburgh as part of her UK tour.

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Take a view - Landscape Photographer of the Year

Take a view - Landscape Photographer of the Year | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
With a total prize fund of £20,000, plus a six-week exhibition at the National Theatre and an AA book of Best Entries, the Take a view UK landscape awards are set to become the desirable annual competition for photographers of all ages.
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Music at Paxton preview: No sleep till Paxton - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Music at Paxton preview: No sleep till Paxton - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
William Berger’s song cycle about insomnia should be an eye-opening highlight of a ten-day festival right by the Border...
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The Walking Theatre Company | Innovative Theatre in Any Space

The Walking Theatre Company | Innovative Theatre in Any Space | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The ‘Award Winning’ Walking Theatre Company is based in rural Argyll and produce acclaimed work all over Scotland.

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Finalists for Scottish Jazz Awards 19th July

FINAL NOMINEES FOR THE SCOTTISH JAZZ AWARDS 2012 I hadn't spotted it when it was announced. Here's the announcement from Cathie Rae of the Scottish Jazz Federation of the finalists for this year's Scottish Jazz Awards.
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Engineering award for Titan Crane

Engineering award for Titan Crane | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The Titan Crane at Clydebank is to be given a prestigious engineering award to recognise its status as the oldest crane of its type in the world.
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Photojournalists in the frame | Herald Scotland

SOME of the of the most striking photographs from around the world have gone on display at Holyrood.

 

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Dream: The Joy of Creating – residency with Mark Storor and Gill Robertson « PANeK

Dream: The Joy of Creating – residency with Mark Storor and Gill Robertson « PANeK | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Rose Bruford College’s TYA Centre and TYA UK are excited to announce the first in a series of practical workshops and development opportunities for theatre makers working with children and young people.

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Susan Boyle Receives Honorary Degree From Scottish University - E! Online

Susan Boyle Receives Honorary Degree From Scottish University - E! Online | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Former Britain's Got Talent winner was presented her honorary doctorate from Queen Margaret University in Scotland...
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T in the Park revellers face rain

T in the Park revellers face rain | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Thousands of fans at T in the Park face damp and muddy conditions, as heavy rain is forecast for the weekend.
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TV funding: Editworks expands Scottish operations - Management - Scotsman.com

A TELEVISION editing firm that has been involved in producing shows including Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas, Eggheads, The National Lottery In It To Win It and The Sarah Millican TV Show , pictured, is to invest £200,000 in expanding its Scottish...
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Hyslop lays down the law to arts body | Herald Scotland

Hyslop lays down the law to arts body | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

SCOTLAND'S Culture Secretary has warned the nation's arts funding body that she expects it to "take seriously" the views of artists and arts companies over its controversial funding changes.

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New play recalls 'silent weaver'

New play recalls 'silent weaver' | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The story of a former soldier who chose not to talk for 50 years and wove intricate items from grass and leaves will be told in a new play.
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BBC politics blocked my sitcom : News 2012 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide

BBC politics blocked my sitcom : News 2012 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC politics blocked my sitcom - Says Still Game star Greg Hemphill...
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T in the Park 2012: Heavy rain forecast for the whole weekend

T in the Park 2012: Heavy rain forecast for the whole weekend | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Continuing with the spirit of the early part of the festival season, T in the Park looks set to be a wet one in 2012.
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Town art in new photo exhibition

Town art in new photo exhibition | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
More than 100 sculptures across a Fife new town are celebrated by a major photography exhibition.
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Ministers to arrive in Edinburgh for international culture summit

Ministers to arrive in Edinburgh for international culture summit | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Ministers from around the world will gather in Edinburgh this August for an inaugural event designed to explore the power of arts and culture in promoting dialo...
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Theatre at the heart of Scottish society

Theatre at the heart of Scottish society | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Theatre and the arts have been put at the centre of Scottish society, one of the country’s most senior directors has said.
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