36 Years of Brain Feed: Edinburgh-based painter Brian Cheesewright exhibits a bold selection of pictures made over the last few years. ‘Cheesewright’s style had lurched, back-stepped and stumbled between the expressive, the gestural and the romantic, the cynical and the absurd.’ Opening 6-8pm tonight, then Wednesday-Friday 2-7pm, Saturdays 11am-2pm until 18th October 2014, Interview Room II, 38 Castle Terrace. Interview Room II is part of ForestCentre+

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Freeze Frame Film Club: monthly classic film night in Leith. An informal evening of flickering images drawn from classic old favourites. Free popcorn and good company guaranteed. This month Harvey (1950), James Stewart in one of his finest performances. Doors open 6.30pm, film starts 8.30pm, Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street. Tickets £2.50 (children £2) payable at the door or in advance from the cafe. The cafe offers a special celluloid themed menu on film nights, served before the screening and costing £12.00 pp.  Meals must be booked in advance on 0131 555 7100.

BBC Any Questions: the programme will be broadcast live from the Kirk – this is your chance to ask a question and influence the debate. 8pm (audience should arrive no later than 7.30pm), Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place. Tickets are free and can be obtained along with question submission forms from the Kirk office (open 9am-4pm, Monday to Friday): alternatively email the Administrator at administrator@greyfriarskirk.com

Easel Sketching in the Gallery: September. Drop-in sketching in the Gallery, led by artist Damian Callen. A different subject every month, sometimes with a live model. 2-4pm, Main Floor, National Gallery of Scotland, The Mound. Free and unticketed.

Edinburgh Napier University Campus Tours: view the fantastic facilities and chat about university life with Napier’s Student Ambassadors. 2pm at each of Napier’s campuses: SighthillCraiglockhart and Merchiston. Booking required: register here to reserve your place.

Black Cube Collective Show: Black Cube is an independent artist-led collective based in Edinburgh which creates opportunities for emerging artists in Scotland and internationally. The show will include sculpture, installation, painting, video, photography, printmaking and ceramics, with works in all three galleries of St Margaret’s House. ‘A coherent exposition of upcoming artistic talent’ (The List on Black Cube’s recent exhibition at Cockenzie House.) Opening tonight 7-9pm, then 10am-6pm daily until Sunday 5th October 2014, St Margaret’s House, 151 London Road. Free.


SEEP II: Mirrors and Mires. Cachin Cachan Cachunga presents this exhibition event with visual art, film, performance, music and installation, particularly highlighting work from minority groups. BSL interpretation, film subtitling, audio description, Braille, large-print programmes and wheelchair access will all be available. All welcome. Opening today 7-10pm with live performance by Andra Simons,then 12 noon-6pm Saturday to Monday, 2-8pm Tuesday to Friday, until 29th September 2014, Patriothall Gallery, 1D Patriothall off Hamilton Place, Stockbridge.

Stockbridge Photography Collective Charity Exhibition: a showcase of the best images from this local group of photographers. Opening party 7-9.30pm tonight, then open to 25th September, Twenty-Eight Pop-Up, 28 St Stephen’s Street. Call 07552 730100 for more information.

Twenty-Eight Private Viewing: come and see the current exhibition of Scottish design talent, from jewellery to accessories, prints to photography and bow ties to tea sets.  Meet the designers, stay for a drink, and tonight get 15% off all purchases. 7-9.30pm, Twenty-Eight Pop-Up, 28 St Stephen’s Street. Call 0131 225 3692 for more information.

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Flora’s International Day: a celebration of the cultural diversity within Flora Stevenson Primary School. Children will receive a passport which will be stamped when they visit some of the nationalities represented at Flora’s: an opportunity to learn about diverse cultures, taste international food and speak to some of the World Families of Flora’s. 12.30-2.30pm, Flora Stevenson Primary School, Comely Bank. Free and open to all.