Your pick of the city’s nights out.
FILM: DR Seuss’ The Lorax (U). Twelve-year-old Ted Wiggins (voiced by Zac Efron) lives in the carefully controlled utopia of Thneed-ville. Town mayor Aloysius O’Hare (Rob Riggle) provides the residents with all they need - everything except for real plants, which are manufactured in a factory. Ted pines for the girl next door, Audrey (Taylor Swift), who wants a real-life tree in her backyard. So he seeks out a hermit called the Once-ler (Ed Helms) who recounts how he inadvertently devastated the landscape for generations and “summoned the legendary and slightly annoying guardian of the forest” The Lorax (Danny DeVito). Ted realises that O’Hare doesn’t want real trees restored because it would jeopardise the mayor’s lucrative oxygen supply business. Ted resolves to bring green back to Thneed-ville and win Audrey’s heart. General release, various cinemas, times and prices
EXHIBITION: Edvard Munch. Graphic Works from The Gundersen Collection Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is renowned for his preoccupation with universal emotions such as isolation, melancholy, anxiety and love. His graphic works are among his most arresting and poignant, and are celebrated world-wide for their technical mastery and visual intensity. The core of this exhibition features an outstanding group of 50 works on paper by Munch held in a private Norwegian collection, and is the first time they have been shown in the UK. Featuring rare, hand-coloured versions of iconic images such as The Scream, Anxiety and Madonna Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern Two, Belford Road, 10am-5pm, £7 (£5), 0131 624 6200
LITERARY: Scottish Poetry Library Workshop. New, informal poetry workshop session for all writers. Hemma, Holyrood Road, 6-8pm, free, 0131-629 3327
CLUB: I Love Hip-Hop. Hip-hop classics and new rap tracks. The Bongo Club, Holyrood Road, 11pm-3am, free, 0131-558 7604
TOUR: The Body on Motion, Disease and Destruction. Exloring how the body copes under extreme pressure and illness.
Booking essential. Surgeons Hall Museum, Nicolson Street, 1pm & 3pm, £5, 0131-527 1649, book at uppergallery.eventbrite.com