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ARTS NEWS

l Edinburgh's Cameo Cinema is the place to go to see Quentin Tarantino's new film Django Unchained if you are an old school cinefile.

There are only five 35mm film prints of the new movie (as opposed to digital versions) in the UK, and the Cameo has the only one in Scotland. Nominated for five Oscars and five Baftas and with a pair of Golden Globes already holstered, the film is released tomorrow and the first 500 customers at the Cameo will be given badges testifying they have watched "The Reel Django Unchained."

www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Cameo_Picturehouse/

l Scottish tenor, and Scottish Opera favourite, Nicky Spence has issued his debut recital album on digital download classical label Resonus. Now on the road as part of the quartet of singers in the Opera Highlights tour, Spence has put his experience as a crossover artist on the Universal label behind him but the new set is an intriguing mix of composers from Schubert to John Dankworth. The link is in the lyrics, which set the words of Shakespeare, including Three Tempestuous Tunes by BBC Young Composer award-winner Alex Woolf. As You Like It: Shakespeare Songs is out now, with Malcolm Martineau at the piano.

www.resonusclassics.com

l Edinburgh's Click Clack Club moves to a new venue for its January promotion. Offering a range of live music from folk to free jazz, the club has earned a fine reputation for its adventurous programming and kicks off 2013 next Thursday at the Chamber Room of the Banshee Labyrinth in Niddry Street with bass guitarist Dave Conway's improv, jazz and funk ensemble, The Hound of Music. They are followed by sax, accordion and percussion team Tea Leaf 3, featuring club organiser Steve Kettley of Salsa Celtica, Pete Garnett of Moishe's Bagel and David "Chimp" Robertson of Capercaillie and Session A9. Jazz quartet Public Information complete the line-up.

http://stevekettley.com/category/click-clack-club/

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