e Fidget (dance) Workshops Maryhill Arts Centre, 11 Malloch Street, 944 3995. Sat 10 and Mon 19.

Community Workshops open to all.


o Pollok Community Circus Drumchapel Community Centre 2pm. 50p (25p). See Fri 9.

0 Live Music Now Eskdale, Easterhouse 2pm. Rosemary Eliot and Angela Livingstone in music across the centuries for flute and piano.


O Lorca Mitchell Theatre, 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 12 noon. £2. Trader Faulkner in a one-man performance using drama, music and poetry to create a picture of the life of Frederico Garcia Lorca, the Spanish poet.

0 Lorca: Words and Music Moir Hall, 552 5961 (Ticket Centre) 2.30pm. £1.50. An informal discussion about the Spanish poet, chaired by Prof Nicholas Round.

0 Thomas Muir: Part One Tron Theatre 7pm. £4 (£3). See Sat 3 and Part Two.

0 Thomas Muir: Part Two The Barras. Approx 12.30pm. Free. See Thurs 8 and Part One.

0 Terrestrial Extras Tron Theatre 11pm. £4 (£3). See Tue 6.

o McGrotty and Ludmllla Tron Theatre 2pm. £4 (£3). See Sat 10.

0 Female Parts Garret Mask and Puppet Centre. CANCELLED.


0 Swing ’86 Big Band Mayfair Ballroom. 332 3872. 8.30pm. £2.50. Music from the 403 and 50s. Dango style and danceable.


o Berlioz Requiem Hall One, SECC. 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £2.75—£4. Under Musical Director Graham Taylor, the New Glasgow Singers and the City of Glasgow Symphony Orchestra combine to perform Berlioz’s hug Requiem (or Grande Messe des Morts as it is sometimes known).


o Lorca: Words and Music Moir Hall, Mitchell Theatre, Granville Street, 2213198. 2.30pm.£1.50. Following the one-man show, Lorca, by Trader Faulkner at the Mitchell Theatre, Sun 11, noon, Professor Nicholas Round from the Dept. of Hispanic Studies at the University of Glasgow will chair an informal symposium on Frederico Garcia Lorca, the Spanish poet and dramatist.

0 Norman MacCalg and Tom Leonard Third Eye Centre, 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Sun 11 May. 2.30. £2. Norman MacCaig, who won the Scottish Book of the Year Award in 1985, the year of his 75th birthday, with his Collected Poems, is acknowledged as Scotland’s

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foremost contemporary poet. Here he reads from his works along with Tom Leonard, Writer in Residence to Renfrew District Libraries.


o Pollock Community Circus Briggait, 155 Stockwcll Street. 552 8816. Free. See Fri 9.


0 Dance Techniques Class Glasgow Arts Centre, 12 Washington Street, 221 4526. 11am-12.30pm. £2 (£5 for weekend). Taken by Santa Aloi (the American female director of Transitions). See Fri 9.

o Fidget (dance) Workshops Maryhill Arts Centre. See Sat 10.


0 Live MUSIC NOW Drumry House 2.15pm. See Fri 9.

o Pollok Community Circus Briggait 3pm. Free. See Fri 9.


0 Robert Burns Citizens’ Theatre 7.30pm. £3 (£1). Concs free at door. See Fri 2.

o The Beggar’s Opera or Peachum's Poorhouse King’s Theatre, 552 5961 (Ticket Centre) Mon. 12—Sat 17 May, 7.30pm, Sat 17 May also 3pm. £4.50, £3.50, £2.50. Two for price ofone today only. A joint production by Wildcat and the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh updating John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera.

e Flodden Dowanhill Centre, 339 9407. Mon 12 —Sat 17 May 8pm. £2 (£1). Commonwealth Theatre Company in a play by John Cargill-Thompson about James IV and his thoughts on the eve of the fatal battle.

0 Grandma Faust and The interview Glasgow Arts Centre, 221 4516. Mon 12—Sat 17 May 7.30pm. £1.50, £1 (U840 free). A double bill by Edward Bond and Jean Claude Van Itallie respectively.

0 Fascination Waltz Drama Centre 552 5827/4. Mon 12-Sat 17 May 8pm. A new play by Mark Thomson about a young girl, Amy‘s struggle to fight the darkness that surrounds her.

0 The Rocky Honor Show Pavilion Theatre 7.45pm. £3.75, £3.50. £2.75. See Mon 5.


0 Late Fest Moir Hall. 10.30pm—1am. £3 (£1.50). Piano Bar.

0 Barney Kessel. Glasgow Guitariest. Kelvin Park Lorne Hotel. 334 4891. 3pm. £5. Workshop with one oi the masters. 8pm. £5. Concert.


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Community Centre. £1. Hosted by Mark Goodier.


o Cappella Nova Glasgow Cathedral, 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 8pm. £3.


Renaissance and the present day form the basis of this interesting programme. Of our own times, Lyell Cresswell’s new piece specially written for Cappella Nova and entitled To aspro pano sto aspro (not about getting rid of hangovers, but translated as White on White), is premiered, and Martin Dalby‘s Mater Salutaris gets a welcome airing, as does Robin Orr’s Three Organ preludes on Scottish Psalm Tunes. From the 16th century the main unaccompanied choral work is the Mass by Robert Carver.


0 Hime Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street 221 3198. Box office Mon—Sat noon—6pm. Mon 12 and Tue 13 7.45pm. £4.50(£l.5()). Carlotta Ikeda leads Ariadone. a Japanese all~woman group in Hime which combines modern and medieval influences to great effect. British premiere.


o Poilok Community Circus South Carntyne Tenants’ Hall, Myreside Street, Carntyne, 556 7853. 7.30pm. Free. See Fri 9.

o The Lite and Times oi Wee MacGreegor Dolphin Arts Centre, 7 James Street, Bridgeton, 554 1671/7449. Mon 12 May 7.30pm (Free preview). Tue 13—Sat 17 May 7.30pm and Sat 17 May 2pm. £1 (50p). Other venues Tue 20—Thurs 22 May. This year’s Youth Theatre production by 12—18 year-olds is based on the hugely popular J .J. Bell character Wee MacGreegor (something ofa forerunner to Oor Wullie), the small boy serialised in the Glasgow Evening Times, 1901-2.

0 The Tragicomedy oi Old Christopher and Miss Rosy The Garret, Mask and Puppet Centre, 39b Otago Street, 339 6185. CANCELLED. This show will be starting a 5-week tour on Mon 19 May.

0 The Miles Lee Collection at Puppets and Marionettes The Garret, Mask and Puppet Centre. CANCELLED.


0 Derek Jarman in Perspective lvanthe Terrible (U) (Sergei

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Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, 332 6535. 2pm. £1.80 (£1). Part ofthe J arman retrospective , this tour de force by the Russian master is included to place J arman‘s work in context. See Film listings.


0 Drama Workshop Drumchapel Unemployed Workers Centre. 5 Hecla Place, 944 9402/0. 2pm. Free. See Wed 7 May.

0 Writer’s Workshop Castlemilk Community Centre. Castlemilk i Drive, 634 2233. 12 May 7.30pm and other venues 13 and 14 May.

7.30pm. Getting up when her .- husband left for work at 6am, Gladys ~ McGee needed a way to fill in the time before waking up her daughter to go to school. She started by ' growing plants, then tried drawing them. ‘Then I thought, “Oh sod it,

I’ll write them.”’ anyone else at a loose end at this time in the morning now has the answer!


o The Puddok an' the Princess John Mains Centre 7.30pm. See Theatre Sat17.

o The Lite and Times oi Wee MacGreegor Dolphin Arts Centre 7.30pm. Free Preview. The Dolphin Youth Theatre in an adaptation of

J .J. Bell‘s original stories, by Helen Murdoch and Ethel MacCracken.

o Poliok Community Circus South Carntyne Tenants‘ Hall 7.30pm. 50p (25p). See Fri 9.


0 leta‘ Liktak Mitchell Theatre, 552 6961 (Ticket Centre) Tue l3—Fri 16 May 6pm, Sat 17 May 1 lam and 2.30pm. £1.50(50p). Chinook Theatre from Canada in a play by Brian Paisley for young people. Taking the audience into a giant igloo, they use puppets, drums and chanting to tell the story of a young Inuit hunter facing up to survival in the Far North.

0 Robert Burns Citizens' Theatre 7.30pm. £3 (£1). Cones free at door.

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