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The street bear shot for wrestling a Glasgow councillor

Bruin the performing bear was well known on the streets of mid-19th Century Glasgow as the sidekick of travelling showman Antonio Dallori, who also went by the stage name of Aunty Dolly.

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Richard Ayoade is the new host

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens this week

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens this Friday.

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Kevin Quantum has revealed a bumper programme for this year's Magicfest. Picture by Matt Turner.

Magicfest launches biggest programme to date for 2017

Locals are being invited to let their ‘imagination fly’ this month by heading over the Forth to the 2017 Edinburgh International Magic Festival when it returns to the city.

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Adam is playing as part of Made in Scotland. Picture: Andy Bell

Made in Scotland showcase takes to the stage

The very best in established and emerging talent in Scottish dance, theatre and music are about to set foot on an exciting stage.

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Billy Mack as Willy Loman in Dundee Rep's production of Death of a Salesman. Picture: Jane Hobson

‘Heartbreaking’ Death of a Salesman leads theatre ‘Oscars’

Dundee Rep’s version of the Arthur Miller classic Death of a Salesman triumphed at the Scottish theatre “Oscars” today.

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Carol Decker, lead singer of T'Pau, has performed at the Rewind Festival a few times. Pic: Jim Templeton-Cross.

Take a step back in time for a weekend of 1980s nostalgia

Fans of 1980s music are in for a real treat this summer when the Rewind Scotland festival returns for its seventh consecutive year.

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Etching of Cumbernauld Town Centre by Ashleigh Murphy, Craigieburn Road, North Carbrain

A different view of Cumbernauld Town Centre

Local artist Ashleigh Murphy sent in this etching of Cumbernauld Town Centre evoking some of the concepts most commonly associated with the infamous concrete megastructure.

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The boom in Scottish gin has been revealed.

Scottish gin boom revealed

A hugely popular Gin Map of Scotland has been updated for 2017 - with 25 new Scottish gins.

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The Illegal Eagles are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year and are marking the milestone with a new tour.

Taking it to the limit to celebrate 20 amazing years

Often acclaimed as the World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute, The Illegal Eagles are returning to the stage in 2017, to celebrate an incredible 20 years of UK and international touring.

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Walk the Walk is looking for volunteers to help at the event on Saturday, June 10 which starts and finishes at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh.

Volunteer at Moonwalk Scotland

Walk the Walk is calling on people to unleash their inner Tarzan and become a jungle VIP by volunteering at The MoonWalk Scotland next month.

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Amazon launches 40 new channels

Amazon launches 40 new channels

More than 40 subscription TV channels including Discovery and ITV Hub+ are now available to watch for Amazon Prime members as part of the new Channels service.

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Re:Imagination gives Cumbernauld a chance to shine

Re:Imagination gives Cumbernauld a chance to shine

Re:Imagination, the offshoot of the Edinburgh Book Festival commemorating the founding of Cumbernauld New Town, took place last weekend.

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The unique tribute show features Strictly Come Dancing stars Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec.

Musical tribute to Hollywood icon who’s inspired so many dancers ...

A new show celebrating the golden age of Hollywood – with a special tribute to one of its greatest dancers and choreographers – is coming to Scotland.

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Frazer Hines with co-star Crissy Rock

Frazer travels to the one place the TARDIS couldn’t take him

Former Doctor Who and Emmerdale favourite Frazer Hines stars in new comedy play Seriously Dead which comes to Motherwell Theatre on Saturday.

Theatre and Comedy
Once more Into The Valley...

Once more Into The Valley...

We don’t want to take fans on a nostalgic trip back to 1977,” Richard Jobson said speaking of the Skids’ anniversary tour, when I caught up with him for a chat.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Columban Singers in fine voice

Columban Singers in fine voice

The Burngreen Welfare Hall in Kilsyth was the venue for the Annual Concert of popular local choir the Burngreen Singers.

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Beverley Knight is going on tour this summer

Beverley Knight is bringing some Memphis soul to Scotland ...

Following the release of her latest Top 10 album last year singer, songwriter and actress Beverley Knight is embarking on a new UK tour for summer 2017.

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The Time Frequency (left) will headline the main stage

First festival of the summer 
is live and in Stereo(funk)

After the huge success of last year’s event the first festival of the summer returns to Strathclyde Park this month.

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Sheridan Smith is outstanding as Broadway star Fanny Brice

Theatre Review: Funny Girl at the Edinburgh Playhouse

If there is one theatre show that you have to go and see I would heartily recommend this one.

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