Culture

Emma Hart at the Fruitmarket Gallery

Emma Hart’s exhibition at the Fruitmarket gallery is a thought-provoking series of artworks which are hugely attractive to those appreciative of contemporary art. The exhibition comprises of two exhibitions by Hart; Mamma Mia and BANGER. These two...

A Thousand Doorways

Dismayed by the suppression of Kurdish culture in Turkey, American storyteller Diane Edgecomb decided to travel to the remote mountain villages that are fast becoming the last vestiges of the Kurdish language. She enlisted the help of Kurdish...

Dracula

The characters on stage may have been dead, but the King’s Theatre was alive as audience members laughed and jumped out of their seats. Directed by Eduard Lewis and adapted for the stage by Jenny King, Dracula captures all of the elements that...

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

On the penultimate stop of their long 2018 tour, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is a well-anticipated breath of fresh air at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre. Here, a full house awaits the imaginative performance from the all-male troupe. Now...

Borderlands: Irish Border Symposium

“One of the things about borderlands,” remarks author Donald Smith as he takes the stage, “is that they are culturally rich.” Smith, who is the Director of this year’s Scottish International Storytelling Festival, opens the Borderlands...

Open Hearth: Full Moon

With Edinburgh’s early evening darkness fully underway and buffeting winds becoming the common denominator of all walks through the city, the coming of winter doesn’t seem far away at all. But, before official hibernation commences,...

The Unreturning

When the staging of a play is minimal and the cast small, every part of the production must be engaging in order to succeed. The Unreturning achieves this with ease. Playwright Anna Jordan’s impressive piece in collaboration with Frantic Assembly...

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