Film Review: ‘Free Fire’ ***

Free Fire Direction: Ben Wheatley Screenplay: Amy Jump, Ben Wheatley Cast: Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, Michael Smiley Length: 90 minutes Rating: 15 Unfolding over real time, this film is an action-packed rollercoaster that collects together a multitude of colourful characters with conflicting interests, and lets More...

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By Isla MacFarlane On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Family Fun Day at the Gyle for SKFF

The Sick Kids Friends Foundation will be hosting their annual Family Fun Day today 25 March 2017 at the Gyle Shopping Centre. The event is held every year the Saturday before Mothers’ Day and will run from More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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2017 Edinburgh Asian Film Festival begins today

Full programme announced for 2017 Edinburgh Asian Film Festival Festival brings a hand-picked selection of the best in contemporary Asian filmmaking to Filmhouse Edinburgh 24 – 26 March Highlights include More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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King’s Theatre: EDGAS presents Ruddygore or The Witch’s Curse

Do we have to live by the rules? Can we bend them, break them, ignore them altogether? And who makes them in the first place? Gilbert & Sullivan’s tenth operetta Ruddygore considers these questions as it tells More...

By John Preece On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Exhibitions to Open at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

NOW – A series of six, modern art exhibitions opens this week A dynamic new three-year programme of contemporary art exhibitions opens at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (SNGMA) in Edinburgh this More...

By John Kennedy On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Theatre preview: Out Of This World – Festival Theatre

Mark Murphy’s V-TOL presents OUT OF THIS WORLD Mark Murphy’s return to the stage after a ten year absence comes with his signature, very decidedly multi-media, extra-terrestrial montage approach to storytelling More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Earth Hour cocktails at the Caley

The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian has found a way to help you mark WWF’s Earth Hour with an hour of cocktails and canapés by candlelight in The Caley Bar on Saturday 25th March 2017. You will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Emeli Sandé coming to Edinburgh Castle this summer

photo by John Bryden Emeli Sandé is coming back to Edinburgh Castle on 13 July 2017 as part of her Long Live the Angels world tour. We say coming back because she last appeared at the castle during the Olympic More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Horse McDonald brings Careful to The Brunton Theatre

Scottish singer-songwriter, Horse McDonald, will be heading to Musselburgh with her award-winning one-woman play, on Thursday 30 March 2017, as part of a tour of Scotland. Horse takes to the stage as an admirably More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra announce programme for 2017-18

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra have launched their exciting new programme for the remainder of this year and the beginning of next. Robin Ticciati has announced this is his last year as Principal Conductor and he More...