ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
Wt Day in the Life at a Cool company
l Journey back to the early days of the
; colliery via a series of tableaux using artefacts and costumed models.
Pmstonorange (between Prestonpans
: and Musselburgh) Tue—Fri
l 10am—4pm. Sat/Sun Noon—5pm.
Visitor Centre, Historic Cornish Beam Engine and displays showing
coal-mining through the ages.
O STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street.
Constructed Narratives Sat 20 Sept. Photographs by Calum Colvin and Ron O’Donnell. See Feature.
0 TALBOT RICE ART CENTRE Old College, University of Edinburgh. 667 1011 ext 4308. Mon—Sat. 10am—5pm.
Baltic Tales in Wood Sat 20 Sept—Sat 25 Oct. A retrospective exhibition (with recent works included) by the Latvian-born Sculptor Zigsrids Sapietis. Though woodcarving will predominate there will be a range of works in other natural materials.
0 THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 225 7942. Mon—Sat
Junk Until end Sept. Photographs by Jeff Paing and Angie Brew. Rubbish and television come together in a show about urban refuse.
O TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon-Fri 11am—6pm, Sat 10.30am—4pm. Landscape Watercolours and Oils by Cuthbert Bell Until Sat 20 Sept.
0 369 GALLERY 209 Cowgate, 225 3013. Mon—Sat 12.30—5.30pm, Thurs and Fri until 8pm.
New Talent Until Sat 27 Sept. The art colleges are trawled regularly each year now by several galleries for new talent. This show includes Olivia Irvine whose work is already in the City‘s collection and Dorothy Black, a highly commended exhibitor at the Inverclyde Biennial Competition. The Mercury Gallery is also showing a selection of young artists’ work during September. See panel.
0 TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow, 226 2633.
Five Printmakers Until Sat 11 Oct. A continuation of the exhibition on display at the Printmakers‘
9.30am—late. WorkshOp. STARTING OUT 1%.; 71¢ ' .21.; '0
: 369 Gallery Edinburgh Mercury Gallery Glasgow
. At a point in history when the young, more than most, are expected to be
i tragic and despairing, it is reireshlng to
see the 369 Gallery’s show oi young artists, ‘New Talent', putting on a very : bright and colourful lace. Gillian Farmer's salt and quizzical nudes are as sweet and enjoyable as a packet at “Love Hearts’ while Lorraine Turley’s darker and richer paintings have an organic quality which gives power and punch to their subjects — The Creation ; being one oi them.
Olivia Irvine, whose work is already in the City’s collection, gives a haunting, vivid dimension to love comic themes with her works, ‘Love oi Insults’ and ‘Envy'. The only
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lavishness oi paint which is enthralling.
The Mercury Gallery is also showing work by young artists, this time chosen item the summer degree shows at the colleges in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. These artists have had less experience than those showing at the 369 and it is hard to escape trom the multitude ot names (there are eighteen artists represented) into appreciation ol individual work. Much seemed like excellent draughtsmanship, on the one hand, or ratherwild and over-imaginative extravaganzas on the other but I did like George Wilson’s quixotic collages and was struck by the glossy vastness ol Malcolm Cheape’s ‘Constructlon' — an awe-inspiring study oi ship-building, poignant in view 01 the state ol that industry today. (ShAn Evans)
o The Open List is a tree listings service tor all cultural, educational, political and other events that do not tall into The List's other listings categories.
SATURDAY 20 Glasgow
0 Peace and Disarmament City Halls, Glasgow. 10.30am—5pm. Contact Tom Mullen, 339 8855 ext 4179. Day conference on threats to peace and
WEDNESDAY 24 Glasgow
0 Developments at Faslane and Coulport Dowanhill Primary School, off Byres Road. 7.30pm. Free. A talk, with slides, by Harry Vickerstaffe. Organised by Glasgow West CND.
0 Wave Power Morningside Peace Group, Braid Church Hall. 10.30pm. A talk by Dr Stephen Salter ofthe Department of Mechanical Engineering, Edinburgh University.
BODY AND SOUL SATURDAY 20 Edinburgh
0 Tel Chl Weekend The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road, 667 5438 (3—8pm). Sat and Sun 10am—5pm. £10/£7 per day. Bring lunch to share. Saturday will be for beginners and
Sunday for experienced/intermediate
TUESDAY 23 Glasgow
0 Discovering Dance Hillhead Primary, Cecil Street. 7—9.30pm. £1.50. First night taster for 8 week course involving movement awareness and analysis, aerobics
WEDNESDAY 24 Glasgow
0 T’ai Chl The Garret, 39b Otago Street. 12.30—1.30pm. £15for 10 week course. Beginners and intermediate. ‘Long’ Yang style.
0 Movement Awareness 17 Queen’s Crescent. 5.30-6.30pm. £10 for6 week course. Moving yoga to promote relaxation, easy movement.
0 Autumn Equinox Celebration The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road. 9pm. Sacred dance, music, poetry.
FRIDAY 26 Edinburgh
0 Birth, Death and beyond the Human Aura The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road. Friday 7—10pm, Sat 10am—4pm. £15/£10. WorkshOp with the Rev Mario Shoemaker, founder of the Church of the Mystic Christ.
SUNDAY 28 Edinburgh
0 Acupuncture and Western Astrology The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road. 10am—5pm. £15/£10. Workshop by Dr Jonathon Clogston-Willmott, author of Chinese Medicine and Western Astrology.
o The Intensive Journal and the Inner Journey The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road. 8pm. Free. A talk with slides by Swami Prem Sudheer.
0 The Path to Peace ol Mind The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road. 7.30pm. A talk by Tibetan Buddhist teacher Rob Nairn.
SUNDAY 21 Glasgow
0 Women’s Meditation Morning The Glasgow Buddhist Centre, 329 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0524. 10.15am.
SATURDAY 4 Coulport
o CND National Demonstration: Mass Trespass at Coulport Say No to Trident. Non-violent direct action to reclaim land taken over for military purposes. Contact October 4 Working Group, c/o Faslane Peace Camp, below St Andrews School, Shandon, Nr Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire (Tel 0436 820901). They will put you in touch with your local group (the campaign are asking everyone to go as a member of a group).
SUNDAY 5 Glasgow/Central Scotland
0 Arms Around Scotland 35,000 people are needed to form a 30-mile chain from Glasgow To Grangemouth, to demonstrate against nuclear weapons. Contact Arms Around Scotland, 146 Holland Street, Glasgow (Tel 332 5309).