Monthly Archives: January 2012

REVIEW – The Infamous Brothers Davenport, Lyceum Theatre

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Inspired by two real-life Victorian spiritualist performers, The Infamous Brothers Davenport opens a box filled with magic and memory in this world premiere at the Lyceum, co-produced with Glasgow’s Vox Motus. Written by Candice Edmunds, Jamie Harrison and Peter Arnott, and directed by Harrison and Edmunds, The Infamous Brothers Davenport is a showy and technically-complex […]

PREVIEW – manipulate Visual Theatre Festival, 30 Jan – 4 Feb

The first of Edinburgh’s arts & culture festivals of 2012, manipulate will see The Traverse Theatre filled with the best in cutting-edge puppetry, animation and visual theatre for 6 days from 30 January. Presented by Puppet Animation Scotland, manipulate enters its fifth year in 2012, with performers from France, Austria, Russia, Germany and more taking […]

NEWS – New Toddler Play Group for Edinburgh

From the people behind Edinburgh’s excellent Knot Stressed comes a brand new Toddler Play Group from 10th January 2012. All parents with children from toddling age (around 1.5 years) to 3 years old are welcome. This new and exciting group will take place every Tuesday from 11.15am-12.15pm at the Calton Centre, 121 Montgomery Street, Edinburgh […]

Mark Greenaway – Eat what you want, pay what you want – January 2012

While most of the capital’s fine dining restaurants take a holiday this January, the most stylish of the all, Restaurant Mark Greenaway is attracting new customers will a bold new pricing policy. For one month only, the award winning restaurant at No.12 Picardy Place will allow diners to decide themselves what they would like to […]

REVIEW – ‘Of Ash & Water’ by Emissary

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Close your eyes whilst listening to Emissary‘s debut EP and their music evokes the airbrushed landscapes of 70s fantasy artist Roger Dean. And, with their complex and accomplished songs which conjure up the spirits of Rush and Wolfmother, the band’s sweeping and epic sound is well-placed to inhabit them. A four-piece post-metal band formed from […]