The Hot Ticket: The best cultural happenings in Scotland this September
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With the festival firmly behind us, it’s time to look forward to the cultural happenings coming this month. LCD SOUNDSYSTEM 19 & 20 September Inspired by the death of his old collaborator David Bowie, James Murphy has brought his era-defining dance-rock band out of retirement for new album American Dream and a string of live dates, including these at one of his favourite venues, Barrowlands, Glasgow. SKYE LIVE 22...
The Hot Ticket / Concerts / september
The book shelf: Our must-reads for September
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In homage to National Read a Book Day on 06 September, here are our must-reads for the month ahead... The Break by Marian Keyes In a bid to “find himself” in south-east Asia, Amy’s husband...
Book review / september / National Read a Book Day
PrintRoom Dundee with Norman Ackroyd
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Ever fancied trying your hand at printmaking? Well now's the time: Edinburgh Drawing School are offering free printmaking demonstrations as part of a highly anticipated exhibition at this...
Norman Ackroyd / PrintRoom Dundee / Edinburgh Fringe
Thomas Cameron: Dream Sequence Exhibition
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There's something fascinating about turning everyday objects into art, and Thomas Cameron does just that in his latest exhibition, Dream Sequence, at The Sutton Gallery . Focusing on images...
Thomas Cameron / The Sutton Gallery / Exhibition
More Than Meets the Eye: Exhibition preview
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Just back from a residency in Barcelona, Edinburgh artist Ruaridh 'Rudog' Crighton is marking his return to the Scottish capital with a brand new exhibition, More Than Meets the Eye ...
Ruaridh Rudog Crighton / Art exhibition / private view
Dream job: Ballerina
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It’s a job that little ones dream of, pirouetting and twirling on stage. Sophie Laplane has been a ballerina for over 20 years, the last seven as First Artist with Scottish Ballet . I was a...
Ballet / scottish ballet / Dream job
The hottest Edinburgh Festival tickets
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The hottest shows at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe are already on sale – here are our top picks to give you a head start. The Last Queen of Scotland: 03-26 August Created by the National...
Edinburgh festival / What's on / shows
Ian Rankin’s Edinburgh
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The crime writer , Ian Rankin , on roadworks, rock star dreams and 30 years of Inspector Rebus. When did you first start writing? I've always written - I tried drawing comics as a kid, then...
Ian Rankin / Edinburgh / interview