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NEWS: Edinburgh International Festival opens with Bloom

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By JOHN KENNEDY The majestic central column in St.Andrew's Square lent a magnificent viewpoint for the venerable, dynastic godfather of 19th Century civil engineering, Robert Stevenson, grandfather of Robert Louis. Tonight it was very much "Beam me up, Scottie". They were the Edinburgh lighthouse family who shone a beam of guiding global vision. Skipping the laser light fantastic, Standard Life's ...

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Edinburgh International Exhibition of Photography – The Photographic Exhibition Centre, Edinburgh

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Reviewer: Emily Hall While the 155th international exhibition of photography boasts a few impressive, thought-provoking photographs, it has no cohesiveness, a few stunningly inadequate photographs and a multitude of amateurish, poorly edited pieces. Much of the more traditional portraiture is impressive, highlights include First Touch by Sreten Pantelic and Lunchtime Rained Off by David Dyrne. There's also a sampling of ...

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PREVIEW: Hermann Mejia at Sophia Contemporary Gallery, London

By Maryam Philpott America’s changing relationship with the world and with its own history of immigration may have dominated the news for the last six months, but it has long been the purpose of the arts to visually reflect our societies back at us. Lovers of modern American art have been spoiled of late with big shows at the Royal ...

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