News, Issue 635

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The gathering of the bribes

6 Aug 2009

We don’t like to call it bribery, that’s a dirty word, but now that the Festival’s starting to roll into town the standard of, er, unsolicited gifts arriving here at List Towers is definitely on the up. And we don’t mind it one bit. It might not…

Conversation Pieces at Royal Concert Hall

6 Aug 2009

Bill includes Michael Palin, Kenny Logan and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Michael Palin, Kenny Logan and Sir Peter Maxwell are just a clutch of the names rocking up to the Royal Concert Hall as part of their Conversation Pieces season. The talks, held in September and October, boast talents from across the board, including…

Jenny Éclair for one night only

4 Aug 2009

Laughter saves lives at the Hot Pink Breakthrough Balloon Show

Funny lady Jenny Éclair will host the one-night-only premiere Hot Pink Breakthrough Balloon Show to raise money for Breast Cancer. The comedy benefit will be happening on Saturday 22 August from 3pm–5pm in the Debating Hall, in the Gilded Balloon.

Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

4 Aug 2009

The King of Pop at the Gates of Heaven and Hell in Edinburgh

It was bound to happen but still we at List Towers couldn’t help but raise a smile at the news that Michael Jackson at the Gates of Heaven and Hell is rocking into town and landing at the Big Belly. In a series of sketches, audiences will hear from…

Online Clubbing

4 Aug 2009

Be At TV at the EH1 Music Festival

Having established itself as the destination for virtual and vicarious clubbing, free web TV community Be At TV (, featuring some of the world’s best venues and festivals – from Space to Matter via Global Gathering – and backed by DJ’s…

Stories from the Spanish Master Juan Cruz

4 Aug 2009

Mensch via Bluetooth accross Edinburgh

Ten individual Bluetooth delivered stories from Spanish master Juan Cruz’s new commission Mensch will be available on phones at The Hub, Edinburgh Festival Centre, Royal Mile; Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Nicolson Street; King’s Theatre, Leven Street…

These Colours Productions win the Dupliquick Zebra prize

4 Aug 2009

Edinburgh Fringe poster design competition

These Colours Productions, the team behind King of Gypsies have started their festival season in style by winning the first award of the year, the Dupliquick Zebra prize for poster design. The company won £500 in cash plus £500 worth of printing.