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    Homage to Catalonia

    With the Catalan crisis coming to  a head, a timely film festival in Scotland celebrates Catalan culture. Homage to Catalonia – Scotland’s Catalan Film Festival […]

    Mike Small 22nd Sep'17 4
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    The Birthplace of Ossian

    “[The landscape] is more real than the people who inhabit it. Drowned in eternal mist, illuminated by a decrepit sun or by emphemeral meteors, it […]

    Mike Small 12th Sep'17 0
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    Boke Quare and Clarty

    ‘I think the voice is the great Baroque pearl of this catastrophe that is the political human dump.’

    Bonnie Gallagher 11th Sep'17 0
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    Sea Prayer

    It’s the second anniversary of the death of three-year old Alan Kurdi. Now it’s estimated that over 8,000 people have died or disappeared while attempting […]

    1st Sep'17 0
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    Bram E Gieben 22nd Aug'17 2
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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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