o The Open List is a tree listing: service tor all cultural, educational, political and other events that do not tell into The Llst’s other listings modes.

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0 Edinburgh Writers' Workshop Pertormance Club Riley‘s Bar. Haymarket. Edinburgh. 8pm. 50p. A monthly meeting- for the first Friday in every month— aimed at incorporating all kinds of performance: songs. readings. recitals etc.

o 6020 Yoshimasu Traverse Theatre. 112 West Bow. Grassmarket. Edinburgh. 031 226 2633. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Plus 50p temporary membership for non-members of Travers. A major Japanese poet giving his first readings in Britain. Yoshimasu explores language by reading and improvising poetry to jazz accompaniment.


o Defend Gay Rights Street Meeting Princes Street (East End). Edinburgh. Noon—3pm. Speakers to be confirmed. Subjects to be discussed include standing up to bigotry.

o 6010 Yoshimasu Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate. Glasgow, 041 552 4267. 2.30pm. Free.


o Hermitage Conservation Group


Meeting Hermitage ofBraid Visitor Centre. off Braid Road. Edinburgh. 1pm. For further details of conservation task please phone ()31 447 7145.

Emma.— o Charity Fashion Show Brunton Hall, Musselburgh. 031 665 2240. 7.30pm. Tickets£1.50. Organised by the Windsor Gala Committee in aid of the Radiology Unit ofEdinburgh Royal Infirmary.


0 Animal Rights? Public Meeting SPGB. Trades Counci. Picardy Place. Edinburgh. 8pm. Speaker is Howard Moss. All welcome.

0 Gays and the Left UnderAttack-the Socialist Answer Crosswinds Community Centre. Tollcross. Edinburgh. 7.30pm and Board Room. Trades Council (opp Playhouse Theatre. Picardy Place), Edinburgh. 7.30pm. Two ofthree meetings (See also Thurs 9) held by Edinburgh Socialist Workers‘ Party to discuss this issue. All welcome.

0 Amnesty lntemational Glasgow West Meeting St Mary‘s Cathedral Hall, Great Western Road, Glasgow. 7.30pm. Glasgow West‘s meeting is every second Thursday of the

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o Gays and the Lett Under Attack—the Socialist Answer Abercraig Hotel Lounge. Picardy Place, Edinburgh. 7.30pm. The third in a series of meetings (see also Wed 8) held by


0 German Youth Choir St John‘s Church. West End. Princes Street, Edinburgh. 7.30pm. A youth choir from the Hochsauerland district of Germany. here by twin arrangement.

April 3 is International Aids Day and Scottish Aids Action runs around this date: a series ofevents organised by Scottish Aids Monitor. Regular Music and The Cut magazine. Money raised will go towards the counselling work of Scottish Aids Monitor. and towards opening a hospice in the Lothian Region for AIDS sufferers.

o Plattorm Jazz Concert Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. Edinburgh. 031 668 2019. 9.30pm—midnight. £3.50. Collection. The Jeff Freedner Quartet. Bobby Wishart Quartet and Chick Lyall.

0 French Institute Theatre French Institute. 13 Randolph Crescent. Edinburgh. 031 225 5366. 8pm. £2.75. (incl. cheese and wine). Miro. The Comfortable Rejects. Davy Steele.

o Hoochie Coochie Club. Coasters. 3 West Tollcross. Edinburgh. 031 228 3252. 10pm—4am. Percentage of takings. Goodbye Mr MacKcnzie and Botany 500 appearing.

0 Shake The Mission. Victoria Street. Edinburgh. 031 226 5301. 10.30pm-3am. £2.Collection.

o Mona Lisa GFT. Rose Street. Glasgow. 041 332 6536. 3.30. 6 & 8.30pm. Collection.

0 Concert Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. Glasgow. 041 339 9784. £3.50. Fruits of Passion. Kick Reaction. The Wild Angels. Crack.The Cretins and very special guest.

0 Disco Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. Glasgow. 041 552 1895. 9pm—2am. £2. All proceeeds.

0 Spank Club Henry Afrikas. 13—15 York Street. Glasgow. 041 221 61 11 10.30pm—3am. £3. Collection.

0 Hay Fever Royal Lyceum Theatre.

Grindlay Street. 7.45—10pm (approx). Collection after performance.


0 Texas Club Coasters. 3 West Tollcross. Edinburgh. 031 228 3252. 10.30pm—4am. £2.50. Guest DJs from The Blue. The Shake. the Kangaroo and Warren from Johnsons. All takings to cause.

0 The Kangaroo Club The Mission. Victoria Street. Edinburgh. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Collection.

0 5|L Club The Venue. Calton Road Edinburgh. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Collection.

0 Giant GFI‘. Rose Street. Glasgow 041 332 6535. 2pm. 6pm and 8.30pn‘. Collection.

0 Fashion Show and Disco Kelvin Centre. Argyle Street. Glasgow. l()pm—3am. £5. Those appearing include Love And Money. Goodbyt Mr Mackenzie. Bond Is Back. Wyoming. Crack. Beat Poets and snake charming fireater.

o The Backroom Shady Ladies. Cowgate. Edinburgh. l()pm—3am. £2. Collection.

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O Stonewall Cale Broughton Street. Edinburgh. 7.30pm—midnight. £1.50. A Country and Western evening with Annie Foy and Alan McDowall from the band So You Think You‘re A Cowboy. Raffles, Broad Bean Bake and Corned Beef Hash

TUESDAY 7 o Lavendar Menace Bookshop 11a Forth Street. Edinburgh. 031 556 0079. 8pm. £2 (£1 cone on door). Punch and entertainment provides. Bring bottle. Party. All proceeds.


0 Three Short Plays Glasgow Uni Drama Studio. University Avenue. Glasgow. Donations on door. Clyde Unity Co in three plays including John Binnie‘s new play A Playfor AIDS.

0 She’s Gotta Have It Cameo Cinema. Home Street. Edinburgh. 03] 228 4141. 11.15pm. £2.50. Scottish premiere ofthe film.

0 The Blue Club Gilded Balloon. CoWgate. Edinburgh. ()31 225 5650. 11pm—2.30am. £2. All takings to cause. Groups appearing include Bopsh‘bam. Dogbreath and Capital CYC.

o The iollowing clubs and discos will also have a collecting tin on the bar throughout the week of 2—9 April: Edinburgh:

Buster Browns. 25/27 Market Street Calton Studios. 26 Calton Road; Madisons. Playhouse. Greenside Place: Coasters Complex (The Tuesday Club). 3 West Tollcross. Glasgow:

Cotton Club. 5 Scott Street; Cleopatras. 508 Great Western Road: Savoy. Savoy Centre. Sauchiehall Street: Ultratheque. 15 Wellington Street: Warehouse. 75 Dunlop Street.

For full details ofaddresses and opening hours please see Nightlife listings.

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