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Arts & Culture

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    Bram E Gieben 22nd Aug'17 1
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    Jim Monaghan 10th Aug'17 6
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    Mike Small 1st Aug'17 0
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    We’re in the Army Now

    We are witnessing the Fringe, with the support of Summerhall and Creative Scotland, become the latest creative partners to support the mainstreaming of militarism within […]

    Catrin Evans 1st Aug'17 32
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    Unbrits and Rich White Men

    Denis MacShane tell us that just five of the richest men in Britain paid for 61% of the Leave campaign and that Brexit was ‘for […]

    Mike Small 30th Jul'17 16
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    More Moira Monologues

    All artists – writers, musicians, actors – get used to dividing an audience. I’ve long since grown accustomed to the five-star review on Amazon being […]

    Alan Bissett 24th Jul'17 4
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    The Tiger who Came to Tea

    It’s clear that many of our cultural institutions are not fit for purpose and are still mired in slightly weird inappropriate dispositions, a historic legacy […]

    Mike Small 29th Jun'17 43
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    On Defamation

    How to protect free expression? Reforming defamation is a good place to start. Scottish Pen are hosting an event at Scottish Parliament with Andy Wightman MSP […]

    21st Jun'17 1
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    Provocations for a Culture Strategy

    For reasons opaque to me, I’ve been invited to a Scottish Government workshop on Culture Strategy next week. I’m not quite sure what will happen […]

    Harry Giles 20th Jun'17 28
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    Khadija Saye

    Rose Strang reflects on the life and work of Khadija Saye, an important emerging artist who lived on the 20th floor of the Grenfell tower […]

    Rose Strang 18th Jun'17 1
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    Venn of Blairite Rage Diagram

    Anticipating the meltdown of unreconstructed Blairite ‘Labour’ members is one of the joys of watching the Corbyn surge [enjoy and share]     * Dont […]

    Mike Small 6th Jun'17 2
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    I am Not a Gay Writer

    Few plays are as raw as Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The great American playwright Edward Albee’s 1962 magnum opus is over three hours long, […]

    David Kelly 31st May'17 3
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    Ross Tinsley 2nd May'17 4
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    Hail the Epic Fail

    How many feature films are there in production led by a Scots producer? Not a single one. May Miles Thomas argues that if that was […]

    May Miles Thomas 3rd Apr'17 45

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