2408). 2pm. Free. At other venue Fri 23 May at 2pm. Free. Approx 2 hours. Workshops open to anyone following on from the black comedy Some Way to Go by Peter Mullan.
- Wee Macereegor Drumchapel Community Centre 2pm.
0 Nothing Without Work? Assemble Govan Cross at 8pm. A history of Govan performed pageant-style by a huge cast of people from Govan.
0 Bill McCue J arvey’s Bar and Lounge, Yoker, 2pm. Bill McCue sings with Patricia Hay, accompanied by Ian Robertson on piano.
0 Pollok Community Circus Dennistoun, Slateﬁeld Street. Free. Clowning, acrobatics, stiltwalking, unicycling — you name it they do it. Produced by Tina Calder and Robin Thomson, formerly of Spangle Children’s Circus.
0 Cabaret Show Househill Community Centre, Househillwood Road, Priesthill, 881 8083. 7.30pm. Saturday Club for the Mentally and Physically Disabled.
Trongate, 552 4267/8. 8pm. Extra date: Sat 24. £5.50 (£4.50). See Thurs 22 for full description.
THURSDAY 22 THEATRE
0 Gold In the Streets Mitchell Theatre 7.30pm. £3.50 (£1.50). See Wed 21. 0 Robert Burns Citizens’ Theatre 7.30pm. £3 (£1). Cones free at door. See Fri 16.
O Tartutte King’s Theatre 7.30pm. £4.50, £3.50, £2.50 (conc halfprice). See Mon 19.
0 La Gioconda Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267/8. Thurs 22—Sat 24 May 8pm. £5.50, £4.50. Pocket Opera from Nurnberg in one of their popular, anarchic, mini-operas. A tale of love, jealousy and all that follows set in the Venetian carnival and featuring a young female singer, a prince, a spy and a ‘faint-hearted lady’.
0 Erchie Kelvingrove Park Bandstand 8pm. See Mon 19.
0 Emma, Emma - lied and Black Glasgow Arts Centre 7.30pm. £2 (£1). See Mon 19.
o The Wummln Disappears Soor Plooms. Maryhill Arts Centre. £1 (50p). See Mon 19.
0 Some Way To Go Drama Centre 7.30pm. See Wed 21 .
o The Complete Alternative History at the World Part One (ionnerly Kicking Against the Pricks) Third Eye Centre, 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. 10.159m. £3 (£2.50). See also 23 and 24 May. See Wed 21.
0 Late Fest Moir Hall, Mitchell
Theatre. 10.30pm—1am. £3 (£1.50). Bouncing Czechs and Vic and Barry.
o Bockshop Periormance with Pleasantly Disturbed Maryhill Arts Cnetre, 11 Malloch Street, 945 3995. £1 (50p).
o Caledonia Brass Burrell Collection, Country Park , 2060 Pollokshaws Road, 552 5961 (Ticket Centre). 7pm. £3.50 (£1.50). One of Scotland’s most popular brass quintets make a welcome reappearance at this year’s Mayfest. o Lunchproms Hutcheson’s Hall, 158 Ingram Street. Tickets at door.
Extra dates: Fri 23, Sat 24, Sun 25. 12.30pm. £2.50. Edinburgh Quartet, Mondrian Trio and Paragon Ensemble give informal concerts to the accompaniment of a bowl of soup 0 Small Proms Hutcheson’s Hall, 158 Ingram Street. Tickets at door. 7.30pm. £3 (£1). A new series in Mayfest which hopes to do for chamber music the job that big orchestral proms often do for symphony concerts. Loosening the ties of formality will be the Paragon Ensemble, the Mondrian Trio and The Edinburgh Quartet. Tonight it’s the first two.
O View From Here Dowanhill Centre Four Acres Charitable Trust, 93 Hyndland Street, 339 9407. Thurs 22, Fri 23,'Sat 24 may 8pm. £2.50 (£2). An Edinburgh based contemporary dance group performing a series of short works.
0 Prince Peter’s Sticky Adventure
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audience are at a show trial in more than one sense-Peter Ling’s set tor Peter Amott's new play is a huge courtroom that puts the spectators at
one stage In the jury, at another in the deck, as they watch. It's apt. Amott's play shows us Thomas Muir, leader oi the reform movement in Scotland in the 5 1790s, being framed, charged with sedition and deported by authorities shaken by events in France, though his guiding belief was in Law and peaceful, constitutional relonn.
Amott parallels events leading up to Muir’s trial with events on the transportation ship, where the larger political drama in which Muir is caught is portrayed in miniature. So he
juxtaposes the paths oi revolution and reiorrnation and places Muir's beliets
Mitchell Theatre 1 lam. £1 . See Tue 20 i
i in both context. Amott is one oi Scotland's most 5 iginal, articulate writers and much at I his writing here is beautilul, poweriui lstutt. But equally there is a lair amount
l oi dead wood, and the length at the | i play, when I saw it worked against it badly:
From the minute they enter, the l i or
o The Circus Comes to Town Mitchell Theatre 2.30pm. £1 . See Tue 20.
o The Lite and Times at Wee Macgreegor Blackfriars Primary School, 310 Cumberland Street, Gorbals. 7.30pm. £1 (50p).
o Alden Knight and Aseneh Rodriguez Third Eye Centre, 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521 . Thurs 22—Sat 24 May. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). A Cuban event in which two of Cuba‘s most popular performers use tumbadoras and Spanish guitar to accompany stories and poems by fellow countryman Nicolas Guillen.
0 Derek Jarman in Perspective Caravaggio (18) (Derek Jarman, UK, 1986) 93 mins. Glasgow Film Theatre. 6pm and 8.30pm. £2.20 (£1.50). See Film listings.
0 Workshop in Music and Dance Penilee Community Centre. Free. See Mon 19 May.
0 Malcolm Knight Mask Workshop The Garret, Mask and Puppet Centre, 39b Otago Street, 339 6185. Thurs 22 and Fri 23 May lOam—lpm and 2—6pm. Two-day workshop £12.
O Porridge TV Camus Place Project.
3 Camus Place, Drumchapel. 944
9344. 7.30pm. 0 Wee MacGreegor Blackfriars Primary School, 310 Cumberland
cal and contemporary
constantly introducing new ideas at the expense oi action and impetus. lie paints a strong picture, however,
got Muir as a man at compassion, ; principle and integrity, and Kevin :McMonagle plays him with a
combination of dignity and spirit in Michael Boyd's production, which ingeniously doubles up the versatile cast: Russell Hunter is a blunt, bigoted henchmen oi authority, Sean Scanlan remains a smug, opportunistic lniorrner, whoever provides the pay, and the whole thing states powerfully the need tor real egalitarianism.
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Street, 429 5640. 7.30pm. See Fri 16. 0 Nothing Without Work? Govan Cross 8pm. See Wed 21 .
0 am McCue w.D. & H.O. Wills Works canteen 12 noon. Bill McCue sings with Patricia Hay. accompanied by Ian Robertson on piano.
0 Lucky Numbers Rags Dance, Carmwadic Community Centre.
FRIDAY 23 ‘ THEATRE :
, 0 Two Plays Mitchell Theatre 552
5961 (Ticket Centre). Fri 23 and Sat
' 24 May 7.30pm. £4.40 (£1.50). Two
plays from Teatro Teyocoyani from
3 Nicaragua about life for workers in Nicaragua. Don Colacho's Eyes and
June and His World in Spanish.
0 Prince Peter’s Sticky Adventure MitchellTheatre 11am. £1. See Tue
' o The Circus Comes to Town Mitchell
5 Theatre 2.30pm. £1 . See Tue 20.
0 Robert Burns Citizens’ Theatre
A 7.30pm.£3 (£1).Concs free at door. I See Fri 2.
0 Tartuiie King’s Theatre 7.30pm.
price). See Mon 19.
0 La Gioconda Tron Theatre 8pm. £4.50, £5.50. See Thurs 22.
i o A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle Tron Theatre, 552 4267/8. 11pm. £4, £3. Tom Fleming in Hugh
MacDiarmid‘s famous poem charting many of the Scots temperaments in one speech.
0 Erchie Kelvingrove Park Bandstand 8pm. See Mon 19.
0 Emma, Emma- lied and Black Glasgow Arts Centre 7.30pm. £2, £1.See Mon 19.
0 Cabaret Tron Theatre Bar. Late night.
o The Complete Alternative History at
the World (formerly Kicking Against the Pricks)Third Eye Centre. 10.15pm
£3 (£1.50). See Wed 21.
0 Late Fest Moir Hall. 10.30pm—1am. £3 (£1 .50). Bouncing Czechs.
O Mayiest Ceilidh Winter Gardens, People‘s Palace. 7.30pm—lam. Drinks, dance. snacks and music from The Levellers and La Ciapa Rusa.
o Saltire Society Happening Mitchell
Library. 3pm. £4. See Talks/Poetry, Fri16.
0 Maylest Ceilidh People’s Palace, Glasgow Green. 7.30pm—lam. The Levellers and La Ciapa Rusa dance bands from Scotland and Italy, plus guest performers set among the glass and greenery. Late licence and snacks.
0 La Gloconda Tron Theatre , Trongate, 552 4267/8. 8pm. Extra date: Sat 24. £5.50 (£4.50). See
Thurs 22 for full description. . o Lunchproms Hutcheson‘s Hall, 158 Ingram St.Extra dates: Sat 24. Sun , 25. 12.30pm. £2.50. See Thurs 22 for ; full description.
The List 16 — 29 May 11