Haddington Tue 8 Sept 7.30pm: Masonic Hall. East Linton Wed 9 Sept 7.30pm; Victoria Ballroom. East Linton Wed 9 Sept 7.30pm; Preston/2am ( ‘ommunity Centre Fri 11 Sept 7.30pm: Town Hall. Mussel/wrin Sat 12 Sept 7.30pm. Tour ends.

0 Tamlane Theatre Alba tour their production shown at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe ofthis gentle. magical piece of theatre based on the Borders ballad of the legend of the knight Tam Linn. rescued from the clutches ofthe Faery Queen by the love ofa girl. For further details please call Theatre Alba on ()31 226 5992.

HarbourArts Centre. Irvine Sat 5 Sept: Alloa Town Hall. A lloa Wed 9 Sept; Third Eye ( 't’ntrt’. Glasgow Sat 12 Sept : A rtlrisliaig Hal/Tue 15 Sept.



0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Cafe. Bar [1)]. Pearlman/Allen (New York) Thurs 3 Sept. 8pm. £3.50 (£3). Straight from performances at the Edinburgh Festival. this Big Apple duo head for Glasgow. Their dance is fast. very fast and full ofspeed-stopping punctuation. Allen's talent extends to poetry too and his words can be heard on the soundtrack. Altogether a great show. Exciting dance is hard to find in Scotland these days. Don‘t miss it.

An Indian Experience Wed 30 Sept. 8.45pm. £3 (£2). An eveningof classical dance. mime and music with Pashkala Gopal and Unnikrishnan.

That Was Fast Dance Company was fast. In the their piece ‘The Laughing Movie' shown at the Edinburgh Festival last week the two dancers Richard Allen and Karen Pearlman moved with the speed of light tracing the relationship between a man and a woman in gravity.

Glance away for one second and you break the chain reaction. Their performance demands full attention. But rewards are dished out in lull. Speed is connected to a supple strength is connected to imagination is connected finally to the audience without any visible flaws. This

internationally acclaimed artists. This performance will include a lecture on the Bharata Natyam style ofdance. See also Classes.

0 MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—6pm.Cafe.(D). Janet Smith and Dancers 22—24 Oct 7.30pm.Advance notice ofan exciting visit from one of Britain‘s major contemporary dance companies. Keep a note in your diary. More info in future issues.


0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.

Pearlman/Allen Masterclass Sat 5 Sept. 10.30am—1.30pm. Ifyou feel like letting yourselfloose on their style try this duo for a morning shake-up. They watch out for the tight spots. Some dance experience preferred.

Kate Dalton Masterclass Thurs 3 Sept. 6—7.30pm for beginners. Fri 4 Sept 10.30am—noon for intermediate" advanced. Kate Dalton performs with Greg Nash and Sue MacLellan. Indian Classical Dance Workshop Wed 30Sept. 7pm. £1 .50 (£1). An all-inclusive ticket is available for performance also £3.50 (£2.50) see Performance section.

Gregory Nash Masterclass Tues 22—Sat 26 Sept. 10.30—noon daily. Intermediate. Advanced. £2 per class or £8 for five. Greg Nash is well-known in Scotland and now lives in Glasgow. His loose. individual style is based on Cunningham techinique.

0 HILLHEAD HIGH SCHOOL Fiona Alderman teaches Cunningham technique along with choreography. Classes every Thursday at 8—9.30pm. £2. General level. Karen Paisley teaches jazz every Thursday at 6.30pm. £2. Beginners/elementary level.

company comes close to the bone with a personalised blend of dance, music and up-beat poetry. Theirtechnique which swerves from balletic to athletic with a dash of the street is soaring and assured. They move as one and it lsalmost a surprise to find they are married. Relationships as harmonious as their joint actions are hard to find.

If you missed them at the Festival see them now. And don’t forget that they are teaching on Sat 5 Sept in the Third Eye's series of Dance Masterclasses. See GuestList and Listings for details. (A.B.)

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


0 Write NOW West End llotel. Palmerston Place. Edinburgh. 8pm. 50p. Edinburgh Writers‘ Association present new writing with Poems and l’ints.

o Nicky Hind—Hindsight'l‘ltirtl Eye Centre. 350 Sauchiehall Street. Glasgow. 041 332 7521. 8.30pm. 3.50 (2.50) A concert to launch the album. 'I‘hirteen-piece ensemble with Nicky I lind on piano and keyboards playing this fusion of varied styles creating original new



0 Summer Events atTraquair‘l'raqttair House. Peebleshire. 0896 830 323. l2—5pm. Craft Fair. children‘s workshops. music from The Wild Cigarillos. Also runs on Sun 6.

0 Scottish Classic and Vintage Vehicle Show lngliston Showground. 10am—5.30pm. Adults £2.50. ()APs £2 and children £1. Organised by The Edinburgh Exhibition and Trade Centre. this event will feature hundreds ofclassic collectors‘ cars. including ('liitty ('liitty Bang Bangand the priceless Jaguar X113. 0 Meena Bazaar 369 Gallery. 233 Cowgate.Edinburgh.031225 3013. 10am—4pm. Free. A gala day in Aid of the Leukemia and Cancer Children's Fund (Scotland) and 369 Gallery Building Appeal. Stalls with oriental food. jewellery. clothes and toys. Food available in the cafe all day.

0 Theatre Open Day Royal Lyceum Theatre. Grindlay Street. Edinburgh. 031 299 9697. 11.30am—4pm. Free. A chance to go behind the scenes and see how a big theatre operates— demonstrations of stage-fighting. scenery-flying. lighting. plus tours round the dressing rooms and ward robe.


0 Summer Events atTraquair Traquair l louse. Peebleshire. 0896 830323. See Sat 5.

0 Scottish Classic and Vintage Vehicle Show lngliston Showground. See Sat 5.

0 A Chance to Make Your Own Video Fruitmarket Gallery. 29 Market Street. Edinburgh. 031 225 2383. £10 (£5). A course in all aspects of video production running over three weekends.


0 Glasgow Marxism Today Discussion Group Meeting - Child Abuse and Violence in the Family Volunteer Centre. 25 Eltnbank Street. Glasgow. G2. 7.30pm. The article on child abuse in the August edition of .Ilarxisnr Today will serve as a basis for discussion. with contributions from professionals and volunteers. 0 Socialist Workers Party Public Meeting Could the Unions Beat the Tories Tollcross Community Centre Tollcross. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. ()pen discussion.


0 Start of Three Day Exhibition —The Scottish Alternative Medicine and Natural Living Exhibition Scottish Exhibition Centre. Finnieston. Glasgow. 1 lam9pm. £3. ()APs and children £1.50. Lectures. demonstrations and presentations free. Telephone: 031 226 7488 for details.


0 Youth Forum Fashion Show Assembly Rooms. George Street. Edinburgh. 7.30—10pm. £1. Women Only. Contact: Nina Shafl‘i. Youth Forum. RIC. . 4b (iayl'ield Place. Edinburgh.


o Socialist Workers Party Public Meeting - Socialists and Scottish Assembly'l‘rades Council. 12Picardy Place. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. Speaker: Phil Taylor.

0 The Scottish Alternative Medicine and Natural Living Exhibition Scottish Exhibition Centre. l—‘innicston. Glasgow. See Thurs l0.

0 Conference on Women Working Against Violence Against Women Cardonald College. Glasgow. 9.30am—5pm. £3-£8 incl. lunch. Contact: Women’s Support Project. Newlands Centre. 871 Springfield Road. Glasgow. G31 4110. A

two-day conference starting today.


0 Conference on Women Working AgainstViolence Against Women Cardonald College. Glasgow. 9.30am—5pm. See Sat 12.


0 Talk on Polarity Therapy: Healing through the Body's own Energies Alt-u Health Centre at MeGrath’s. 17 ()ucensferry Street. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. Free. Speaker: Keith Farvis. 'l'elephone: 031 220 1987 for details.

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