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  • Do you know the tune to Highland Cathedral? Listen up

    24 Mar 2006 - ROBBIE DINWOODIE, Chief Political Correspondent - Herald [ feature ]

    Not even Jack McConnell could restrain himself.

  • What a finale

    23 Mar 2006 - TIM CORNWELL - Scotsman [ news ]

    * Programme for final Edinburgh Festival under Sir Brian McMaster is unveiled
    * One of his favourite works is to be last concert after 15 years
    * Successor is Australian Jonathan Mills.

  • Case Study: ‘Lot of sound and fury, but not much else’

    23 Mar 2006 - Mark Smith - Herald [ feature ]

    Name: Ivor Tiefenbrun
    Position: Founder and chairman
    Activity: the manufacture of top-end home entertainment and hi-fi systems.

  • Play with no words on festival bill

    23 Mar 2006 - PHIL MILLER, Arts Correspondent - Herald [ news ]

    A play with no dialogue, a series of £10 classical concerts and an array of talent from the world of music, dance and theatre are among the features of this year's Edinburgh International Festival.

  • 'Big it up for Lucky Luke!'

    22 Mar 2006 - Lucy Sweet - Guardian [ feature ]

    The SXSW music festival has a reputation for catapulting bands to stardom.

  • Tribute to the Blues, Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

    22 Mar 2006 - CONRAD WILSON - Herald [ review ]

    Edinburgh Contemporary Arts Trust does itself no favours in compiling programmes which contain at least one work too many.

  • Chance is a fine thing

    22 Mar 2006 - ROWENA SMITH - Herald [ feature ]

    It is a quiet afternoon in Knightswood Secondary School and the strains of I Don't Know How to Love Him, the big ballad from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar, can be heard coming from the main hall.

  • Maggie Bell/The British Blues Quintet*** RENFREW FERRY, GLASGOW

    22 Mar 2006 - Scotsman [ review ]

    "I'M 61 and I've got a bus pass," declared homecoming heroine Maggie Bell to her welcoming committee of fans, but this non-retiring pensioner's voice - that wonderful bluesy rasp which adorns the Taggart theme tune - hadn't aged a bit.

  • HEBRIDES ENSEMBLE **** GREYFRIARS KIRK, EDINBURGH

    22 Mar 2006 - Susan Nickalls - Scotsman [ review ]

    IN RECENT years the new music flag has been kept flying in Edinburgh largely thanks to the sterling efforts of the Hebrides Ensemble and the Edinburgh Contemporary Music Trust (ECAT) - which commissioned three world premieres, tributes to the blues, for this event.

  • My choice for Scots anthem

    22 Mar 2006 - MICHAEL TUMELTY - Herald [ comment ]

    Here we go again.

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