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    Megaphone

    Playwright Sara Shaarawi from the Workers Theatre writes about her new Kickstarter, Megaphone. This article was first published in the Bella Caledonia print edition, available […]

    Sara Shaarawi 8th Mar'17 3
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    Celebrating Scottish Political Women

    Here’s a great new series of prints being launched for International Women’s Day celebrating Scottish political women by Lorna Miller, available as signed Giclee Prints. […]

    Laurie Fraser 6th Mar'17 5
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    I Still Believe in Miracles

    On Sunday 100 protestors gathered at Inverleith House in Edinburgh to challenge what has been described as a work of cultural and civic vandalism – the […]

    Mike Small 20th Feb'17 3
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    Advertising Shits in Your Head

    After we wrote about the weirdo-manipulation of the British Army’s new recruitment campaign  ‘This is Belonging’ – which uses military conquest as a vehicle for […]

    Mike Small 6th Feb'17 1
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    Adam Curtis interview

    This from Chapo House an American politics and comedy podcast hosted by Will Menaker, Matt Christman and Felix Biederman. Will Menaker interviews Adam Curtis, maker […]

    14th Dec'16 6
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    A Toxic Culture

    AL Kennedy was yesterday awarded the Heine Prize in Dusseldorf, Germany. The prize is “to personalities who serve by their intellectual heritage in terms of […]

    AL Kennedy 13th Dec'16 27
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    Bein Yersels

    “Tae be yersels an tae make that worth bein, nae harder job tae mortals has been gien.” – Hugh MacDiarmid Author, language activist, playwright, documentary […]

    Mike Small 9th Dec'16 25
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    Instant Andrew

    Submit a photo to celebrate St Andrew’s Day – take a picture of your self, your place, your pals, your country. It can be a beautiful […]

    28th Nov'16 0
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    T Break

    The art media’s free pass for the shambles that is T in the Park is extraordinary. Today the Scotsman writes in gushing prose that Geoff […]

    Mike Small 28th Nov'16 19
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    Kevin Brown 26th Nov'16 10
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    Dazzle Ships

    Jen Stout explores the forgotten work of artist Norman Wilkinson, who created ‘Dazzle ships’  in the First World War to confuse German U-Boats by disguising a ship’s […]

    Jen Stout 19th Nov'16 2
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    The Real Mystery of Flannan Isle

    So the fantastic tale of the Flannan Isles lighthouse is going to be made into a film directed by the award-winning Danish director Kristoffer Nyholm, and […]

    Mike Small 1st Nov'16 26
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    Women of the Hill

    From Hanna Tuulikki: “As the festival we now call halloween approaches, marking the beginning of winter, and the nights begin drawing in, the veil between […]

    1st Nov'16 3

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