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NEWS: Edinburgh International Festival opens with Bloom

st andrew sqaure edinburgh lightshow

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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Phoenix Dance Theatre: Mixed Programme 2015 – CAST, Doncaster

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Christopher Bruce CBE, Caroline Finn, Sharon Watson Reviewer: Beverley Haigh Established in 1981, like the proverbial bird rising from the ashes, Phoenix Dance Theatre continue to reinvent and re-morph, becoming one of the foremost dance companies in the country. It is easy to see why, with their collective of highly talented and accomplished dancers leading ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre: Mixed Programme 2015 – Liverpool Playhouse

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Christopher Bruce CBE, Sharon Watson, Caroline Finn Reviewer: Peter Jacobs   Phoenix Dance Theatre were formed in Leeds in 1981 and have a varied and colourful past. Since taking the helm as Artistic Director in 2009, Sharon Watson has refocused the company on delivering an ambitious mix of new work in collaboration with diverse choreographers ...

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Bloom – Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh

Writer: Abraham Parker &Robert Scobie Director: Vocal Point Reviewer: Deborah Klayman Vocal Point’s new verbatim offering, based on the stories gleaned from the company’s time volunteering in Glasgow’s City Mission Soup Kitchen, gives voice to two of Scotland’s unheard homeless population. Engaging, informative and often touching, both Abraham Parker and Robert Scobie recount the men’s tales with respectful sincerity. You ...

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