Culture

W.W.W (World Wide Working)

Devised by Anastasia Philimonos, the W.W.W. exhibition presents borders between nations as problematic, with the development of the internet as a beacon of much-needed change. This is all well and good, but having nearly walked straight past it, I...

The Trial

The Trial King’s Theatre Run Ended After its 2014 release in London, The Trial, based on the iconic Franz Kafka book and composed by Phillip Glass finally had its Scottish premiere. The Scottish Opera shows Joseph K’s abrupt arrest in his...

Salomé

Salomé Bedlam Theatre Run Ended As an avid devotee to the cult of Wilde, I was particularly excited about Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s production of his epic tragedy Salomé, especially as the company aimed to emulate the artistic...

Closer

Closer Tidal Waif Productions Assembly Roxy Run Ended   Where do I begin? Here in The Student’s Culture section, we strive to celebrate university-based content; to give performances by students the limelight they so richly deserve. Frankly,...

Tetris: The Games People Play

Today, with the incessant development of new games on the console, PC, smartphone and emerging technologies like virtual reality, it is easy to forget gaming’s origins. In a fascinating new graphic novel Tetris: The Games People Play, American...

The High Mountains of Portugal

Three bereaved men clinging to reality, the beautiful mountains of Portugal and a lot of chimpanzees; Yann Martel’s whimsical writing style returns in The High Mountains of Portugal. Best known for his novel Life of Pi, Martel has revealed a...

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