Arts and Culture

How to Spend a Long Weekend in Bologna

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I was lucky enough to travel to Bologna, Italy for a long weekend last month with my boyfriend Jack, for sunshine, music and lots of pizza. Read on to find out what we got up to… (more…)

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The House of Peroni x Google Tilt Brush*

 

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Considered the ‘most stylish’ beer brand in the UK Peroni Nastro Azzurro continues to be imported from Italy to this day. To celebrate the quality of craftsmanship that is so inherent to the Italian way of life, The House of Peroni will be opening its doors in Edinburgh, giving visitors the chance to experience art like never before, all within the backdrop of a vibrant Peroni Nastro Azzurro bar. 
 
The House will open its doors on Edinburgh’s bustling Castle Street for a special three-day event from Thursday 30th March – Saturday 1st April that will allow guests to experience a virtual world that blends art and technology.

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Glasgow Comedy Festival

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Last week I was invited by Scotrail to the Glasgow International Comedy Festival to see Sue Perkins live on stage at the beautiful King’s Theatre. The comedienne is currently on a UK tour with her newly published auto-biography, Spectacles: A Memoir. An interesting show to say the least, especially with my theatre pals Catherine and Caspian along as fellow pun lovers. Read on to see what we thought…

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Marija at Glasgow Film Festival 2017

 
On Tuesday night I was invited by Scotrail, Scotland’s train network, to see Michael Koch’s masterpiece Marija at the Glasgow film theatre on Rose Street as part of the 2017 Glasgow Film Festival, an annual celebration of independent cinema in Scotland’s most vibrant creative city. Watch the trailer and read my review below….
 

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Mark Vice: Metamorphosis

 
Scottish artist Mark Vice is embarking on an innovative project that will allow 25 participants to turn a year of their life into a work of art.  To celebrate the launch of his ‘Metamorphosis’ collection, Mark has hand painted 25 diaries that are to be used by art-loving participants throughout the year. Once completed, the diaries will be exhibited alongside his other artwork at an exhibition in early 2018. The diaries, which feature a mix of butterfly and dragonfly paintings, represent the process of change and transformation, otherwise known as metamorphosis.

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