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Fringe tickets to go on sale at Glasgow Queen Street - Transport - Scotsman.com

FRINGE festival tickets are to be sold for the first time at Glasgow Queen Street station and extra late night trains are being laid on for revellers in what ScotRail is calling its biggest-ever festival timetable.
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Anti-knife crime film wins bronze prize at Scottish Youth Parliament

Anti-knife crime film wins bronze prize at Scottish Youth Parliament | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Calderside Academy pupils impress judges with film for We-CTV project.
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New Scottish Media Academy Unveils Well-kent Names

Some of the best-known Scots in the media and in media education have been unveiled as part of a new 'Scottish Media Academy'.

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The Glasgow Arts Club

The Glasgow Arts Club | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
VAS Professional Members Exhibition 185 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4HU 2 – 28July 2012 We are delighted to have been invited by The Glasgow Art Club to stage an exhibition of professional members work in their gallery and billiards room.
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(Glasgow) Good Food Show Scotland

(Glasgow) Good Food Show Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
October 19-21 2012 The BBC Good Food Show Scotland, is the biggest celebration of Scottish culinary heritage.  From local producers, to exciting features and new celebrity chefs, tuck into a feast of inspiration at Glasgow’s SECC.
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MSP welcomes new Scottish music TV show | Scottish National Party

MSP welcomes new Scottish music TV show | Scottish National Party | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Joan McAlpine MSP has welcomed a new internet-only TV show devoted to the best in new music from Scotland.

 

Detour, which is fronted by Radio One presenter Ally McCrae and his musical collaborator David Weaver, was launched this week by a group of young people frustrated that Scotland’s vibrant pop and rock scene did not have its own programme.

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Going out: Your guide to what’s on across Scotland this week - News and features - Scotsman.com

Going out: Your guide to what’s on across Scotland this week - News and features - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
PLENTY of stargazing, Euro 2012 action and prodigious electro-pop feature in this week’s events guide...
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Green festival and music festival | The Big Tent July 2012

Scotland's largest green festival with music festival, Falkland, Fife, Scotland, UK 21st to 22nd July 2012.
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A Play, a Pie, a Pint, and an Award

A theatrical production which offers audiences a play, a pie and a pint has been announced as the winner of the new CATS Whiskers award.
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Scottish Opera: Access all arias - Performing Arts - Scotsman.com

Scottish Opera: Access all arias - Performing Arts - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
AT 7pm on 5 June, 1962, at the King’s Theatre in Glasgow, the curtain rose on Madama Butterfly – and a new era of the arts in Scotland. This was the debut of Scottish Opera, founded by the young conductor Alexander Gibson.
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David Peat: New show to put focus on filmmaker’s photography - Readers' Pictures - Scotsman.com

David Peat: New show to put focus on filmmaker’s photography - Readers' Pictures - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
As a filmmaker, David Peat was an award-winner, but his other career – as a photographer – remained virtually a secret.
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Outlets | Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme will be available in the Fringe Shop, 180 High Street, Edinburgh from 10.00 on Thursday 31 May onwards, and in the following list of outlets from 15.00 on Thursday 31 May. The programme can also be viewed online as a PDF from the afternoon of 31 May at edfringe.com.

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Common riding assurances offered

Common riding assurances offered | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
First Minister Alex Salmond says Borders common ridings and festivals will have their place in the 2014 Year of Homecoming.
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Missed chance for Scotland to rule the weaves | Free Scotland

A REQUEST to fund a project that would create the world’s longest tapestry commemorating Scotland’s history from prehistoric to modern times was rejected by Creative Scotland, The Scotsman has learned.

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Forecourt Art Group’s Summer Exhibition

Forecourt Art Group’s Summer Exhibition | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Forecourt Art Group’s Summer Exhibition From 08 Jun 2012 To 10 Jun 2012 Forecourt Art Group returns to the McRobert Hall at Robert Gordon’s College, Schoolhill Aberdeen for this summer&...
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ESSA Fundraising Auction 2012

ESSA Fundraising Auction 2012 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Lyon & Turnbull, 33 Broughton Place Edinburgh EH1 3RR Friday 6th July 10-5pm Sat 7th July 12-3pm Sun 8th July 12-3pm Monday 9th July 10-7pm Our next fundraising event is the ESSA Art Auction, our bi-annual silent auction, which will be held again...
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Five Minute Theatre

Five Minute Theatre | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Five Minute Theatre is back! In 2012 there will be a series of short, themed Five Minute Theatre events open to anyone for an audience of everyone.
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The BBC's Queen's jubilee propaganda failed in Scotland

The BBC's Queen's jubilee propaganda failed in Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Mike Small: Broadcasting a summer bonanza of Britishness may reinforce rather than break down cultural difference in Scotland...
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Scottish Fashion Awards: Doctor Who star Karen Gillan up for style icon award

Scottish Fashion Awards: Doctor Who star Karen Gillan up for style icon award | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
DOCTOR Who star Karen Gillan could be named Scotland’s fashion icon at a style awards bash.
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Archie wows the theatre - Local Headlines - The Galloway Gazette

Archie wows the theatre - Local Headlines - The Galloway Gazette | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
ON 2nd June the Swallow Theatre audience was privileged with an appearance by Archie Fisher, the legendary Scottish folk singer and song writer.
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Scottish Actors: Kevin McKidd: Speyside Sessions interview

Scottish Actors: Kevin McKidd: Speyside Sessions interview | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

'Brave' star Kevin McKidd launches new charity album for Save the Children

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Scotland's singing siblings celebrate 25 years in the music business

Scotland's singing siblings celebrate 25 years in the music business | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scots twins Craig and Charlie Reid, 50, grew up to be stentorian-voiced duo The Proclaimers.
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Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Alex Salmond naked and other oddities unveiled - Arts - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Alex Salmond naked and other oddities unveiled - Arts - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A SURGE in cabaret, poetry and nearly 1,000 comedy shows has helped push the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to another record year with 6 per cent rise in the number of events planned for this summer’s arts extravaganza.
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