Culture

Senga Nengudi, Fruitmarket Gallery

Senga Nengudi, an African-American visual artist from Chicago, has teamed up with the Henry Moore Institute to have previous exhibitions displayed anew in a singular space here in Edinburgh. Her retrospective work includes peculiar materials such as...

Poem of the Week: The More Loving One

I should start by saying I’m a poetic illiterate. I’ve never read Whitman or Yeats, and my poetry analysis skills date back to 8th grade English class. That being said, Auden is my favourite poet. By some luck, I’ve been exposed to his words...

‘Terrific’ ‒ The History Boys review

The History Boys follows a group of bright state school pupils in the 1980s as they navigate the usual hazards of sex, friendship and self-discovery, all whilst working towards getting into Oxford and Cambridge.’  The first striking thing about...

‘Delightfully serene’ ‒ Iolanthe review

Delightfully serene, incredibly funny and as fruity as it should be, Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic work Iolanthe meets Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s fantastic production team and talented cast to create one of the year’s must-see...

Alternative theatre done right ‒ Deficit review

“If you don’t like me at my worst… then we have something in common” Theatre Paradok’s production of Deficit, directed by Maddie Flint and a part of this year’s Edinburgh Alternative Theatre Festival, comes at cataclysmic odds with the...

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