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Fierce attack on Sir Sean Connery’s final film, Sir Billi - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Fierce attack on Sir Sean Connery’s final film, Sir Billi - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
SIR Sean Connery’s final film has been slated by a Hollywood movie magazine – which has described the animated feature as “woeful”.
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Hazel takes our culture to US - Lifestyle & Leisure - The Galloway Gazette

Local artist Hazel Campbell, from Castle Douglas, joined the Scottish Tourism Minister and representatives from VisitScotland in the United States and Canada as part of the country’s Scotland Week celebrations, with a special emphasis on the...
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Giant wheel in Princes Street Gardens approved for 6 months - Top stories - Scotsman.com

Giant wheel in Princes Street Gardens approved for 6 months - Top stories - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
CONTROVERSIAL plans to erect a giant wheel attraction in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens have been given the go-ahead for six months - despite it being branded a “ludicrous” and “stupid” location by some councillors.
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Daily Record columnist Tam Cowan accuses BBC of operating double standards in competitions

Daily Record columnist Tam Cowan accuses BBC of operating double standards in competitions | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Writing in the tabloid, Cowan, who is a seasoned contributor to BBC Radio Scotland, points out: “Even though I haven't watched a single second of The Voice on BBC1, I was very interested in the story about the show's ‘dodgy links’ with record label Universal.
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Edinburgh Fringe Festival looks beyond the tragedy of Hillsborough - Performing Arts - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh Fringe Festival looks beyond the tragedy of Hillsborough - Performing Arts - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A PLAY about Britain’s worst ever sporting disaster is to make its debut at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, The Scotsman can reveal.
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Disney film will be released early in Scotland | Scotland | STV News

Disney film will be released early in Scotland | Scotland | STV News | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Brave, from the makers of Toy Story, tells the story of a mythical Scottish princess.
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Culture Hack Scotland 2012 - Resource Center - Entrepreneurship.org

Culture Hack Scotland is a fast-paced and highly creative event that challenges designers, technologists and artists to make innovative new culture-related projects in just 24 hours.

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Food Manifesto Launch – The Fife Diet

Food Manifesto Launch – The Fife Diet | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

We will be presenting 20 ideas to change the food system. This Wednesday 5.30 at the Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street Edinburgh, EH2 2PR.
If you’d like to come – let us know – limited places available – call us on 01592 871 371.

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Fire Station Creative - Support Dunfermline's Newest Art Centre Project

Fire Station Creative - Support Dunfermline's Newest Art Centre Project | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Dunfermline, the ancient capital of Scotland is now one of Europe's fastest growing cities with ambitious expansion plans. There is a vibrant creative community in the city and the surrounding region but there are at present limited cultural facilities. We believe there is an opportunity to create an arts centre for the city where creativity is encouraged and supported.
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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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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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Go Figure | Herald Scotland

Some terrible atrocity happened here, in pretty pastel colours. Limbs lie ripped from their sockets, or strapped with tape to trestle tables. Headless bodies are propped, stiff, against the walls. Pink and lilac and purple and sizzling blue are everywhere, dripped and dropped and oozed and splattered.

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Huge Olympic logo to be placed in Edinburgh city centre

The 26ft high symbol will be on display in the Scottish capital until October.
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EventScotland | Thriller “Killer Joe” to kick off 66th Edinburgh International Film Festival

EventScotland | Thriller “Killer Joe” to kick off 66th Edinburgh International Film Festival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) announced today that William Friedkin’s shockingly cool and blackly comic noir thriller KILLER JOE will be the Opening Gala at the 66th edition of the Festival on Wednesday, 20 June. The EIFF runs from 20 June to 1 July 2012.
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Artist builds plastic Stonehenge

Artist builds plastic Stonehenge | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A plastic version of Stonehenge by Turner Prize-winnning artist Jeremy Deller is set to be unveiled in Glasgow.
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Sistema Scotland reveals details of Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra/Big Noise concert programme

Sistema Scotland reveals details of Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra/Big Noise concert programme | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Sistema Scotland has revealed details of the programme for Big Noise 's upcoming concert with Gus...
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King Creosote to curate Refugee Week Scotland 2012 opening concert | Music: Latest News | STV Entertainment

King Creosote to curate Refugee Week Scotland 2012 opening concert | Music: Latest News | STV Entertainment | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish Refugee Council and British Red Cross have announced the details of their joint opening concert to launch Refugee Week Scotland 2012, on...
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McFly, Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow | Herald Scotland

If Red is anything to go by, McFly's sixth album is going to be an absolute beast, Danny Jones clutching a microphone suspended from the ceiling and swinging it around like a bona fide rock star, the whole stage lit bright scarlet, Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter playing the filthiest guitar and bass hooks this audience have likely ever heard.

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Frightened Rabbit in Concert - Strathpeffer

Frightened Rabbit in Concert - Strathpeffer | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Strathpeffer, Rossshire, Highlands, Scotland, to stay, toplay, for community, for heritage, for music and the arts, for youth, for history, for nature, for events, for you...
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Johnston Press to relaunch titles

Johnston Press to relaunch titles | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotsman publisher Johnston Press is to re-launch 170 of its titles and switch some of its daily papers to weeklies.
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Hooded teenager artwork appears

Hooded teenager artwork appears | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A three storey-high image of a teenager appears on the side of an Edinburgh building as part of an art project.
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Peter Morrison: Broadway And Beyond at Eastwood Park Theatre on the 22/04/2012 | Music Events | What's On East Renfrewshire

Peter Morrison: Broadway And Beyond at Eastwood Park Theatre on the 22/04/2012 | Music Events | What's On East Renfrewshire | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Join Scotland's singing star as he and his cast of singers and musicians bring you a packed show!
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Ghost of Scotish Woods : Amazing Sculptures by Rob Mulholland

Ghost of Scotish Woods : Amazing Sculptures by Rob Mulholland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The forests of Scotland have long been a favorite holiday destination for both local residents and tourists. But walking through the woods by the lake, near the Scottish town of Aloa untrained person can wind up laughing ..
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