Friday , 22 February 2019

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National Theatre seeks trans and non-binary voices for choir

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The National Theatre of Scotland is looking for transgender and non-binary singers of all abilities to join the “Adam World Choir”. The Adam World Choir will be a global digital community choir, bringing together voices from trans and non-binary communities around the world to be an integral part of the new play, Adam. The theatre describes Adam as “a bold ...

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Glasgow to host Scottish Queer International Film Festival

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The first annual Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) will take place in Glasgow running from 24th to 27th September. The opening event will take place at the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CAA) with various events hosting other events. The formation of SQIFF was as a result of the growing number of films being made by and for the queer ...

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A S.Q.I.F.F.ingly good film festival

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Despite last Saturday’s miserable weather, the Scottish Queer International Film Festival (S.Q.I.F.F.) was warmly welcomed by the audience that filled the Anatomy Lecture Theatre at Summerhall, in Edinburgh’s Southside. Festival hosts, filmmakers Fox Foster, Lucy Elliott-Holmes and Annabel Cooper, did a superb job of organising and running two vibrant and highly enlightening events. The first event was a basic and fun, ...

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A Gay Gael: A review of the first gay poetry collection in Gaelic

Deo - Marcas Mac an Tuairneir

Marcas Mac an Tuairneir’s debut collection of poetry (Deò) is remarkable for a number of reasons, not least that this distinctively contemporary work is written in the ancient language of Scottish Gaelic (usefully, with English translations). Gaelic is a deeply poetic language, lending itself to dramatic emotional expressions, but it is also limited and – indeed – limiting. Mac an ...

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