May 29 Mon

The Parlour Guide to Exo-Politics

at Old Leith Theatre

Poet Rachel Plummer is joining forces with the acclaimed Scottish Clarinet Quartet to deliver a vintage sci-fi themed, multi-media performance on the subject of contact with alien life. Featuring experimental film by award winning film maker Matt Hulse and original music by internationally recognised composer Matt Rogers, woven in between spoken word narrative, The Parlour Guide to Exo-Politics explores themes of migration, belonging and otherness through mediums of language, sound and light. It will challenge your view of the universe and your own place in it.

Category: festivals, films, live music, performance, spoken word

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Jun 2 Fri

Woman as Subject

at Boardroom Edinburgh Central Library George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EG, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Writer and educator Helen Boden will lead a workshop inspired by materials in the library's collections that depict women being active in the arts and other fields. Suitable for all levels of experience. Develop stories and poems that give a voice to women.

Category: festivals, free event, workshop

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