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Save BBC Introducing in Scotland | Facebook

Save BBC Introducing in Scotland | Facebook | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
As part of its operational restructuring plans - titled 'Delivering Quality First' - the BBC has responded with a number of sweeping changes which include scrapping the Introducing in Scotland radio show, hosted by Ally McCrae every Sunday night from midnight to 2am.
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Folk, jazz, etc: Brother’s poignant tribute to tenor sax giant cuts to the very bone - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Folk, jazz, etc: Brother’s poignant tribute to tenor sax giant cuts to the very bone - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
MICHAEL Brecker was regarded by many as the most influential tenor saxophonist of the past quarter century, carving out a stellar reputation in his own right and collecting 13 Grammy awards along the way, in the eclectic company of players as...
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The Scottish Colourist Series: SJ Peploe

The Scottish Colourist Series: SJ Peploe | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The autumn of 2012 will see the second in the Scottish Colourist Series of exhibitions with a retrospective of the work of SJ Peploe.
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BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2013 | Hear Glasgow!

BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2013 | Hear Glasgow! | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The 13th BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award has opened for entries. They are looking for talented young traditional musicians from all over Scotland who can play an instrument or sing to enter this prestigious competition.

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Drake Music Scotland: Technophonia - What's On - The Queen's Hall

Drake Music Scotland: Technophonia - What's On - The Queen's Hall | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Drake Music Scotland takes centre stage as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad with Technophonia, a new work by Oliver Searle, specially commissioned for three young Drake Music Scotland soloists and pupils from the City of Edinburgh Music School.

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Made in Scotland and celebrated worldwide - world class theatre and dance becom | Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Made in Scotland and celebrated worldwide - world class theatre and dance becomes key Scottish export...
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NatCen | Series | Growing up in Scotland series

NatCen | Series | Growing up in Scotland series | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Social research has the power to make life better. Our research covers all areas of social policy, and our findings have direct, practical application in terms of understanding social behaviour and informing policy.
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Youth Music Forum of Scotland National — Blog — Junior Blues Workshop - 1 July

Youth Music Forum of Scotland National — Blog — Junior Blues Workshop - 1 July | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Following up on last year’s success, with the cooperation of the Dundee Contemporary Arts, the Junior Blues Workshop is taking place once again in Dundee. This event will be held on the top floor of the DCA between 12 – 3pm on Sunday 1 July 2012.

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Scottish portrait gallery’s new director vows to focus on top Scots - Visual Arts - Scotsman.com

Scottish portrait gallery’s new director vows to focus on top Scots - Visual Arts - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
HIGH-ACHIEVING Scots from the worlds of sport, food, fashion and music top the wish-list for inclusion at the revamped Scottish National Portrait Gallery, its newly appointed director said yesterday.
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Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums | Granite Festival 2012

Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums | Granite Festival 2012 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
13-19 May 2012 Aberdeen’s Granite Festival Back by popular demand, our second festival has twice as many opportunities to take part. The Granite City has a geological legacy spanning millions...
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Library nets £2m funding for revamp - Top stories - Scotsman.com

The National Library of Scotland has received more than £2 million of funding to revamp a key storage area.
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Press and Journal - Article - We have to put aside differences and make our mark

Press and Journal - Article - We have to put aside differences and make our mark | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Over the last 20 years, Dundee has developed a thriving creative industries sector, supported by three pro-active, yet complementary, educational institutions which have attracted high calibre students – many of whom have remained in Tayside.

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Visual art review: Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Visual art review: Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE first of this year’s annual art school showcases is thoughtful but bursting with life, testament to the health of contemporary art on Tayside.
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Tributes to Scottish artist who lived life less ordinary | Herald Scotland

Tributes to Scottish artist who lived life less ordinary | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Heartfelt tributes were paid last night to one of Scotland's most idiosyncratic and beloved artists, writer and sculptor George Wyllie, who has died at the age of 90.
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Magically-minded scholars gather in St Andrews for Harry Potter conference

Magically-minded scholars gather in St Andrews for Harry Potter conference | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
St Andrews University holds first academic conference discussing Harry Potter books as literary text.
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Parliament performance hits the high notes - News & Media Centre :  Scottish Parliament

It’s 20 minutes of high drama but it’s not First Minister’s Questions.
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Dance review: Danza ContemporÁnea de Cuba, Edinburgh Festival Theatre - Scotland - Scotsman.com

ANYONE focusing on the “Cuba” part of this company’s name, rather than the “Contemporánea”, may have found it wanting. There’s no salsa, no high-heeled rumba – just some of the finest contemporary dancers touring the world today.
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Latest News

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A LIPA musical theatre company is Scotland-bound after being given vital funding to take its most recent production to the 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Lothian’s police choir to get lesson from beatbox combo - Top stories - Scotsman.com

Lothian’s police choir to get lesson from beatbox combo - Top stories - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
AS serving police officers, they’re more familiar with walking beats than dropping them.
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Renowned Scottish artist and sculptor George Wyllie dies aged 90

Renowned Scottish artist and sculptor George Wyllie dies aged 90 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
George Wyllie was famous for his Paper Boat and Straw Locomotive sculptures.
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Five Minute Theatre nominated for a CATS award! | Envirodigital

Envirodigital’s 2011′s co-production with National Theatre Scotland Five Minute Theatre (#FiveMinuteTheatre) has been nominated for a Critics’ Award for Theatre in Scotland.

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Classical review: Idil Biret, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - News and features - Scotsman.com

IT’S over 65 years since Idil Biret first started playing.
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Euro 2020 could be played in Scotland as SFA consider late co-hosting bid

Euro 2020 could be played in Scotland as SFA consider late co-hosting bid | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Wales and possibly the Republic of Ireland could also be part of the submission to UEFA.
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Southern Fried Festival, Perth | Facebook

Southern Fried Festival, Perth | Facebook | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Based in Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre, Southern Fried will take place on the weekend of 27/28/29 July 2012.
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