Culture

Introducing: Victor Nizovtsev

My first encounter with Victor Nizovtsev’s work appeared in the most unlikely of places: a small Main Street art gallery, in downtown Annapolis, Maryland. Why is this strange, you ask? One look at the grandiose yet heartwarming vision that is...

Guid Crack Storytelling Session

Walking into Guid Crack would fill anyone with an immensely warming feeling. Another instalment in a series of storytelling events, tonight we sit upstairs in Edinburgh’s Waverley Bar, as stories of people and place are told in hushed and excited...

Jacob’s Ladder at Ingleby Gallery

A partly uncoiled measuring tape recording the ever-increasing distance between us and our lonely moon. A half-tonne rock rotating counter to Earth’s own axial spin that is the only truly ‘still’ object on the planet. Such are examples of...

The Student’s Top Summer Reading Picks

As vacation draws to a close and the new semester is about to begin, we asked some of our writers to tell us about their favourite books that they raid over the summer break.   A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth By Auriol Reddaway Travelling...

Cinderella

Matthew Bourne’s choreography tends to concern itself with characterisation and theatre more than with intricate dances. As such, it took some time before Cinderella showed the full extent of his talent as a director. His mastery of stage craft,...

Macbeth

Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group (EGTG) presents a modern telling of Macbeth at the Assembly Roxy. William Shakespeare’s Scottish tragedy is one that should terrify the audience and leave them rapt, and so it is unfortunate that one would find...

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