Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Baba Brinkman

Baba – Oh Really? You Are About To Be Enraptured!   The agit hip-hop rap-on-tour rhyming troubadour, Baba Brinkman, reprises his highly acclaimed 2004 Canterbury Tales Fringe debut with The Canterbury Tales Remixed at this year’s Fringe, together with some authentic medieval crucial DJ neat beat-bop beats from Jamie Simmonds. Not only More...

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By Reader On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – First Class

”One step off…” ”One push under…” ”Off the platform.” ”Under the wheels.” Lydia, Jack and Rachel are taking a train to Manchester Piccadilly. On the surface, they all look pleased and content. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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How to get through the madness of the Edinburgh Festivals

VisitScotland have published a guide on how to get through the next few weeks with as few hiccups as possible.  The new guide tries to ensure that visitors to the Edinburgh Festivals this summer have all the information More...

By Reader On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – From broomsticks to fiddle sticks

When Jyotsna Srikanth heard a violin being played for the first time, at a concert in Bangalore at the age of five, she was so taken by the instrument that when she got home she ran to the kitchen cupboard, dragged More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Friday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

FRIDAY 1ST AUGUST 2014 Anne Frank: a History for Today. An exhibition managed by the Anne Frank Trust UK telling the story of Anne’s short life through text, quotes from her famous diary, and powerful images. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

This year there are more than 40 exhibitions at 30 museums and galleries and artist-run spaces. Over 100 artists work on show. Some 200 events at over 80 venues. The 11th Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) begins today More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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GENERATION – The Bothy Project at Modern Art One

Last week we saw a mysterious structure appearing on the lawn of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art ONE.  A long wooden frame, an enigmatic sloping side.  We had a few guesses as to what it could be More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Is this the highest Fringe venue?

COMEDIANS TAKE STAND-UP TO THE HIGHEST HEIGHTS THIS AUGUST Top comedians, including Russell Kane and Richard Herring, will fill the air with laughter this August in a series of sky-high gigs as Virgin Atlantic More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – The City is cancelled

The venue has cancelled the show but hopes are high that the show will go on. The Edinburgh Reporter met with Incubator Theatre earlier in the week to film a video report introducing their Fringe show. They have More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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La Favorita gives the Fringe a ‘pizza de action’

Edinburgh’s leading home delivery pizza firm, La Favorita Delivered, has put £25,000 into sponsoring Freestival, the provider of free entry shows as part of the City’s  Fringe . The month long event More...