Edinburgh festival 2011

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Edinburgh comedy awards: 'record year' with 530 eligible shows so far
Director Nica Burns says awards' 32nd year attracting strong ticket sales and host of performers

Mark Brown, Arts correspondent

21, Jun, 2012 @3:24 PM

Ea Sola: Drought and Rain

Drought and Rain, Ea Sola's lifelong dance study of the memory of war – performed in part by charismatic Vietnamese women villagers who still work in rice fields today – is powerful and consoling, writes Alice Bain

Alice Bain

05, Sep, 2011 @5:44 PM

Karita Mattila – review
Karita Mattila's voice has a seductive, mellow maturity to it, all round edges, velvet undertones and ultra creamy legato, writes Kate Molleson

Kate Molleson

05, Sep, 2011 @5:35 PM

Bamburg Symphony Orchestra and Jonathan Nott – review
In this strangely muted concert, Nott conducted two works by Messiaen alongside Bartók's complete Miraculous Mandarin score, writes Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements

04, Sep, 2011 @4:27 PM

Arditti Quartet – review

After a tour through work by Japanese composers, the Arditti Quartet took the rare step of putting themselves centre-stage, writes Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements

04, Sep, 2011 @3:47 PM

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Scottish Ballet; Nrityagram Dance Ensemble; Janis Claxton Dance – review

Scottish Ballet take a postmodern tumble, then recover with a classic fatal embrace, writes Luke Jennings

Luke Jennings

03, Sep, 2011 @11:05 PM

Die Frau Ohne Schatten – review
The Mariinsky's performance triumphed over the shortcomings of Jonathan Kent's production, writes Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements

02, Sep, 2011 @3:43 PM

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Re-Triptych – review
Beijing Olympics choreographer Shan Wei's tour of Asia through dance sometimes leaves you feeling sidelined, writes Alice Bain

Alice Bain

02, Sep, 2011 @3:41 PM

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Seven days on stage – in pictures

Awards all round as Matthew Bourne launches a choreography prize and the Edinburgh festival ends in a flurry of gongs. The Stage's Alistair Smith brings you the week in theatre

Alistair Smith

02, Sep, 2011 @2:47 PM

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Alasdair Gray: 'I regard my work as deeply unfashionable' - video

The Glaswegian writer and artist talks to Charlotte Higgins about his latest project, a mural in his local subway station

Charlotte Higgins and Richard Sprenger

30, Aug, 2011 @7:23 AM

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Edinburgh festival fringe ticket sales hit record 1.88m

Audiences defy economic downturn and dreary weather to help fringe register increase in ticket sales

Severin Carrell, Scotland correspondent

29, Aug, 2011 @6:12 PM

Semiramide – review
A timely, but ultimately naff and mind-numblingly slow updating of Rossini's Babylonian tragedy, writes Kate Molleson

Kate Molleson

29, Aug, 2011 @5:30 PM

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