presents, at Glasgow Garden Festival two ’sculptural' performances


Look out for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra‘s musical journey around the

CENTRE OCEAN STREAM (Living colour) Until 31 May

world this summer. FORKBEARD FANTASY A series of popular concerts for all the 'RED STRIMMERS 8! family presented by Sheena McDonald. GARDEN FURNITURE’ (Gadget-laden,

City Hall, Glasgow 7.30-9pm surrealist humour) Wednesday8June 13—19June AMERICAN PIE Wednesday 6Ju|y

A NIGHT IN THE VIENNA WOODS . Wednesday 27ju|y Plus, at Thlrd Eye Centre BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY 2 4 J u ne Wednesday 3 August TEXTURE FRENCH HORN OF PLENTY 'As A PERSON #2' Wednesday 17August Astunning audio-visual BEETHOVEN NIGHT performance work Wednesday 31 August £3.50/C2.50 RUSSIAN SALAD Supported by The Festivals Unit Watch out for further details for a free brochure phone 031 667 7354 or Third Eye Centre; write to the Scottish Chamber contemporary Visual &

Orchestra, I8 Howden Street. Performing Arts & publications

Edinburgh EH8 9HL. Bookshop_ Cam/Bar

Free Brochure Out Now

Tickets from The Ticket Centre, Box Office; 041 332 7521 C“"""”"885' G’WOW ACCESS/VlSA/POSTAL/ phone04l 2275511 0r04l 2275015 TELEPHONE/BOOKINGS

Adults [4, Children £2. Family Ticket [10 (up to 2 adults and 3 children)

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A MUSICZI celebration Of 100 years afCeItic F. C.


Mon 2 May-Sat 25 June 7.30pm Tickets £5, £4 (£2.50 concession) Tel: 041-332 1846

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Wood Workshop - Neil F inlayson Throughout Garden Festival

Workshop - Different artists every week - Covering a whole range of Fine Arts and Crafts of WASP Artists.

IN THE CRAFT VILLAGE near Kingston Entrance Normal Opening Times 10am—7pm Any enquiries to 041 552 0564



I DRAMA CENTRE 126 Ingram Street. ()41 552 5827.

Cabaret Thurs 2-Sat 4 June . 8pm. Comedv from the Wright Sisters. makingtheir ' debutzThree Rivers Walk. seen at the Brecht festival and Hipster the Popster. I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198.

Gerry Sadowitz Sat 4 June. 7.30pm. £4.50. Don‘t go ifyou like your comedyquiet. Gerry Sadowitz has a formidable reputation for being wildly funny and wickedly foul-mouthed (and we're talking really foul-mouthed. here).

I SWAIVE KINOOZIERS 72 ( ‘lyde Street (next to Briggait Centre). 041 3330387. Regular Cabaret/Music Tue 7 onwards. Mon—Sat 6pm— i am; Sun 1 lam—5.30pm. £3.50 per evening; £25 season ticket allows entry any night over the three-month season. Start of a new cabaret and music venue. with acts every night for the next three months. See panel. Acts for the first few daysare: Tue 7: Billie Ibidun. new young Scottish blues/jazz singer: Peggic ()‘Keefe. jazz pianist : ceilidh band Clach-na-Cudden and George Penman‘s Jazzmen. Wed 8: Funk lolk group Dick Broad andthe Fallen Goats; the Zydeco Ceilidh Band and rockabilly singer Rolling Joe.

Thurs 9: Mamie Stirling, young Scottish

country and

western singer and two country and western groups. Trampa and Rodeo.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. Amampondo Thurs 2—Sat 4 June. 8pm. Thurs £3 (£1 .50): Fri/Sat £4 (£2). A surprise flying visit to Edinburgh from the exhilarating African band.

Alternative Cabaret Fri 27 May. 9pm. £3.50 (£3). Part of an evening to raise money for Group Osteoporosis. this cabaret is preceded by a folk concert and followed by a ceilidh. It featuresThc Msfits. a popular female cabaret duo. and local bands.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE l 12 West Bow. (irassmarkci . 226 2633.

The Flat Sharps Sat 4 June. 10pm. £3 (£2). A fine a cappella group from Glasgow in cabaret to round offday one ofthe Festival Weekend (See above. Theatre). Whackheadl/Lib and Rene Sun 5 June. 10pm. £3 (£2). A double-bill ofeabaret finishing the Festival Weekend (see above. Theatre). Whackhead! comprises two ex-Merry Mae-ers. one of whom is John McKay whose very funny play. Dead Dad Dog can be seen during the day; Lib and Rene are a pair of irrepressible ladies who help each other through life and love.




I GARNETBANK SCHOOL Renfrew Street. Contemporary Tuesdays 7-8pm with Jane Simpson. £2. 334 3349 forinfo.

I HILLHEAO HIGH SCHOOL Oakfield Ave. Contemporary Dance 8—9.3opm. £2. Thursday evenings with Fiona Alderman. Some experience necessary. Contact 334 1657 for further details.

Jazz Thursday evenings 6.30—8pm. £2. Contact Karen Pasi 334 4777 for further details.

I STEPS OUT 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931.

Tuesday Classes Junior contemporary class ( 12 years and over) at 6—7pm and adult jazz at 7. 15—8.3()pm. Prices below.

Wednesday Class Adult contemporary class at 6—7.30pm.

Adults £2f£l . Juniors £1.50.

See COURSES section after Edinburgh for details ofspecial courses.


For ‘Spring’ and ’Khorus' performance see Spring Fling listings.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street 225 3614. ' Dance AT Assembly Regular classes for all. Mon 30 May: Contemporary with Marilyn Williams. Tue 31 May: Jazz with Sheridan Nicol. Mon 6 June: Contemporary with Marilyn Williams. Tue 7 June: Jazz with Sheridan Nicol.

I EPWORTI'I HALLS Nicols‘on Street (22‘) 1071 forinfo).

Classes with Tracy Hawkes

Wednesday Ballet 6. tS-7.3opm. Adults general beginners welcome.

Monday Jazz 6.30-7.45pm. Adult intermediate.

SatJazz I2.45—2pm. Adult general. beginners welcome.

All classes £2.25 (£2). Reduction for block booking.

Courses, Summer Schools

I DANCE INTO THEATRE English Dance Theatre. Dance City. Peel Lane. Newcastle NEI 4DW. 25 July—6 Aug.

A summer school which promises to be worth the cost. including tuition byJacky Lansley (new director of English Dance Theatre). Rosemary Butcher (one of Britain's leading New Dance choreographers). Laurie Booth (known internationally for his work in movement theatre) and Rose English (a performance artist who has worked from both epicand personal perspectives). £ l 20 (£85) not including accomodation.

I DANCE THIS SUMMER OF PEACE-A FESTIVAL Brunton Hall. Musselburgh. 665 371 1 ext 244. 8-l0JuIy. A festival opento the public which will include classes for experienced and beginners and will focus on an international flavour to dance. Director Tom Yang has organised folk dance from Nicaragua. India. Japan. and Europe taught by a group ofprofessional dancers. Music will be provided in plenty by a number of musicians. A wonderful opportunity to feel the spirit ofother cultures. At a nominal £3 for all three days it is also a bargain. For further details and applications contact ELCI IAT at the Brunton Hall.


Another new cabaret venue opens its doors this month. Swaive Kinooziers (that’s suave connoisseurs in the translation) open ‘Kinooziers Club' in a former warehouse in Glasgow’s Clyde Street on 7th, for three months of events. The club will be open every night Tue-Sat from Gum-1am, hosting a constant stream of music and cabaret acts, which will range from the well-known to the young hopeluls: ‘One at Swaive Kinooziers' aims is to promote new Scottish talent,’ says Judy Sweeney, managing director. The club (not a club in the sense of involving membership) houses two bars, and there will be snacks available. On Sundays it will be a place to go and be civilised. open from 11am for champagne breakfasts and 2.30pm lortea-dances. Entry price is £3.50 per evening or £25 for the season (covers entry any night). For details at acts see Cabaret listings in this and future issues.

22 The List 27 May- 9 June 1988