I Potterrow 8pm—1am (Happy Hour 8.30—9.30pm). Wide range of dance sounds making for an enjoyable mid-week jaunt. [S]
I The Whirlpool at Shady Ladies. lOpm-3am. £1 . Leans towards the psychedelic but plays some early punk as well. Recommended.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8—12pm. Free. Party Night.
I Bonnets 11pm—3am. £1. Mainly gay. mainly Eurobcat.
I Bloomers at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with student matric card). New night speciﬁcally aimed at keeping students off their studies.
I Chesters at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm till late. £2 (50p with ticket). Featuring 2 disco levels. a diner and a moving dance ﬂoor. Gay night.
I Disco Viva 10.30pm—3am. £2. Birthday File Party Night with George Mac.
I Fury Murrys 11pm—3.30am. The live music night (run in conjunction with Dance Factory) finally starts up. Check rock listings for band details.
I Heller Shelter at the Mayfair (upstairs in the Cameo Suite). 10pm—2am. £1.50. Led Zeppelin. Cream. Doors. etc will be on the menu. but this will be more of a rock night than psychedelic.
I Mayfair 1 1pm-3am. £1 . Over 255 night disco.
I Mr D's 10pm-2am. £3 on door (£1 .50 with ticket). The promotions night with cheap drink.
I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £2. See Fri.
I Haw at Tin Pan Alley 10.30pm—late. £1. This has become one of the most popular clubs on a Thursday after a slow start.
I Rooftops £2.50. Over 255‘ night with general dance music. Look out for the complimentary tickets on Fri, Sat and Sun. I Savoy 11pm—3am. £2. Lager 85p. vodka 65p. The longest running Over 255‘ night around town. [A]
I Seventies’ Night at Henry Afrikas. 10pm—3.30am. £1 before 11pm;£2.50 after. I think the name is self-explanatory. I Streetbeal at Cleopatras. 11pm—2.30am. £3 (£1 .50 with ticket). David Walters ‘streetbeat‘ club: mixed dance music.
I Sub Club 11pm—3.30am. The live music continues. . .checkthe rock listings for band details.
I Unity Reggae Club at 46 West. 10pm—3am. £2. Calling Every Posse— Live. and Direct ail-night reggae.
I The Venue 11pm—late. The reggae club.
I The Amphitheatre lOpm-3am. £2. Half price before 11pm. Disco inferno lights up Lothian Road. in a trial run forthe weekend.
I Cate St James 8pm—1am. Free. Something slightly different from your usual discotheque. Good atmosphere and choice soul and chart music.
I Clnderellas Bockertellas 9.30pm—3am. £1.50 before 11pm; £2 after. Well worth a visit in this increasingly imaginative full scale disco. [A] [ND] [NT]
I Edgars Under 185. 615—10. 15pm. £1 .
I Edgars lOpm—3am. £2. Alldrinks tonight and Sunday are 60p. [A]
I Hades at the Waterloo Bar. Free. A wide range of music advertised, with a Glam Rock/alternative feel to it. The venue itself is pretty small but has some potential.
I Duentin’s 9pm—3am. £1 . See Fri.
I Revolution at Wilkie House. 11pm—3am. £2. Emphasis on rare groove, hip-hop. house, soul and funk. with all profits going to the Edinburgh University Nicaraguan Society — sounds good.
I Rock Night at Chambers Street House. 8pm-lam (Happy Hour 8—9pm). Standard rock fare on the whole but undeniably popular. 
I Shag at the Mission. 11pm—3am. £1.
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Expect plenty of the kitsch sounds that featured in the film and free sweets too! I The Soular System at Shady Ladies. 10pm—3am. £1.50. Exquisitcly bad name but plays all types ofsoul. so could be worth a visit.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260.
I Bonnets 90 Glassford Street. 552 5761. I Cleopatras Belmont Lane. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.
I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 3320712.
I Disco Viva 15 Union Street. 221 2426.
I Follies 193 Pitt Street. 332 7322/7522. I 46 West 46 West George Street. 332 3000.
I Fury Murry: 96 Maxwell Street. 221
I Henry Airiitas 13/15 York Street. 221 6111.
I Hollywood Studios 9 Brown Street. 248 6606
I Joe Paparazzi 520 Sauchiehall Street. 331 211 1.
I Knightsbridge SW1 48 Carlton Place. 429 5559.
I Mardi Gras 73 Dunlop Street. 221 3623. I Maylair474 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872.
I Mr D’s Kilmarnock Road. 632 2411.
I Palomino Club 51 West Regent Street. 332 6223.
I Panama Jax Custom House Quay. 22] 0865.
I Peggy Sue’s 46 West George Street. 332 3(X)0.
I Pzazz 21 Royal Exchange Square. 221 5323.
I Rallies 15 Benalder Street. Partick Cross. 334 5321.
I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.
I Savoy Savoy Centre. Sauchiehall Street. 3320751.
I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600. I Tin Pan Alley 39 Mitchell Street. 221 5275.
I Tuxedo Princess Custom House Quay. 204 1 150.
I Venue 474 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. I Warehouse 85 Dunlop Street. 221 3623. I Zico's 178a Ingram Street. 552 6995.
I The Amphitheatre 31 Lothian Road. 229 - 7670.
I Bermuda Triangle in Coasters Complex. I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street. 226 4224.
I Cate Royal West Register Street. 556 1884.
I Cate St James 25 St James Centre. 557 2631.
I Calton Studios 26 Calton Road. 556 7066.
I Chambers Street House 16Chambers Street.
I Cinderellas Bockerlellas 99 St Stephen Street. 5560266.
I Coasters Complex 3 West Tollcross. 228 3252.
I Edgars 96a Rose Street North Lane.
I Finsbury Park 3—5 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.
I The Kasbar 71 Cowgate.
I Aladlsons Greenside Place . 557 3807. I Millionaires Niddrie Street. 5566050. I The Mission Victoria Street. 225 6569. I Outer Limits in Coasters Complex.
I Potterrow Student Centre House . Bristo Street.
I Duentin's 23 Lothian Road. 2298291. I Shady Ladies Cowgate. 225 6569.
I Teviot Bow House Bristo Square.
I Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.
I Waterloo Bar Waterloo Place.
I White Swan Haymarket. 2281949.
I Wilkie House Cowgate.
I Zenatec 56 Fountainbridge . 229 7733.
I The Open listings are designed to listany event that would not lit in to one 01 the other sections. You‘re invited to send information on talks. walks. political meetings etcto. The List. 14 High Street. Edinburgh EH11TE. to arrive at least seven days beiore
. publication date.
I Fourth Annual Scottish Boat, Caravan. Camping and Leisure Show SECC. Finnieston. Glasgow. info: 3330557. 1lam—10pm.£2.50(OAP/Student£].25; Child 50p; Family £6) More than 200 companies offering the latest in equipment and services to active holidaymakers. There will be a variety of demonstrations on the Clyde waterfront. including air-sea rescue. parachuting. waterskiing and an attempt on the power boat speed record. There are also competitions. with one prize worth £8000.
I Conierence: 301h Anniversary 01 the Cuban Revolution The College Club. University Avenue. Glasgow. info: 227 5432. £3(£1.50). 10.30am—5.30pm. Organised by the institute of Latin American Studies. Glasgow and the Britain-Cuba Resource Centre. Topics to be covered include The Sugar Economy. Perestroika. Cuba's international Situation and The Revolution and Latin America. Following Cuban Conference. Cuban Social Evening Research Students' Club. Hetherington House. 13 University Gardens. 8.30pm—1am. £2. Features Latin music. (‘uban cocktails and Chilean food.
I Edinburgh Peace Festival University Societies Centre. The Pleasance. Edinburgh. info: 556 1083/2284129. 10.30am—6.30-pm. Free. Followed by Traditional Scottish Evening with Drumalban 8—10pm. £2.50/£i .50. See panel below.
I Fourth Annual Scottish Boat, Caravan. Camping and Leisure Show SECC. Finnieston. Glasgow. Info: 3330557. 11am—10pm. Continues today. See above. Fri 10 for details.
I Norwegian Week: Swing Dance Course James Weir Building. University of Strathclyde. Glasgow. Info: 3349113. Noon. £7.50. Norwegian Week (actually a Nordic invasion lasting just over two weeks) begins today to the strains of Glenn (or should that be Fjord?) Miller.
I Bike Ride Starts Usher Hall. Lothian Road. Edinburgh. 10am. Details 229 1962. Organised by Spokes. the Lothian Cycle Campaign. this is a regular. social event. The ride covers about 30 miles. which is ‘fairly gentle‘. apparently. Cyclists are shown the way. helped with punctures and kept amused. Stragglers are waited for. and heavy rain stops play (not. one hopes. 15 miles from home). All good. healthy fun.
I Fourth Annual Scottish Boat. Caravan, Camping and Leisure Show SECC. Finnieston. Glasgow. info: 3330557. 11am—7pm. Last of four days. See above. Fri 10 for details.
I Percussion Workshop Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road. Edinburgh. 667 5438. 6—8.30pm. £15(£8) for three weekly sessions. Jim Sutherland is back with his
popular workshops. which involve stamping. hitting and shaking whatever you can lay your hands on to develop exciting rhythmic patterns.
I Scottish Poetry Library 51h Birthday Party 14 High Street. Edinburgh (next door to The List). 557 2876. 6.30— 10pm. Admission by donation: at least £10 requested. as the aim is to raise fundsfor an extension. Guests include Norman McCaig. Sorley MacLean and Naomi Mitchison.
I Talk: Xian: Empire to Industry Lecture Theatre. National Museum ()fScotiand. Chambers Street. info: 225 7534. 12.45pm. Free. though seats may be reserved for 50p. The Year ()f'I'he Snake sessions continue. with Jenni Calder speaking.
I Lecture: The Completion DlThe European Market by 1992 Boyd ()rr Building. University Avenue. Glasgow. info: 339 8855 ext 4240. 1.15pm. Free. Dr W. Balekjian of the European Law Department gives this week‘s public lecture. dealing with events which will concern us all long after the City ()f Culture goes back to being a large commercial and industrial centre in the west of Scotland.
I Saint Valentine’s Day (‘heek 'I‘he Li‘s-1‘s- Classified columns for special messages. I Talk: Birds 01 Prey Lecture Theatre. National Museum Of Scotland. Chambers Street. info: 225 7534. 2pm. Free. though seats may be reserved for 50p.
I Action Against Student Loans For details. contact the National Union OfStudents. Scotland on 031 556 6598. Student Unions around Scotland occupied in protest at the Government‘s proposals to begin replacing maintenance grants with loans. A rally will take place this afternoon in Aberdeen.
I Lecture: Printed and Woven Textiles Lecture Theatre. Hunter Building. College of Art. Lauriston Place. Edinburgh. info: 225 7534/557 2323. 7.30pm. £1 .50(Member of Oriental Rug and Textile Group in Scotland Free — Annual membership £7). Jeremy Hooker ofthe College's Woven Textiles Section discusses textile types and techniques from the Middle East with examples from Eastern Turkey.
I Lunch At The Library: Visual China Central Library. George [V Bridge. Edinburgh. Info: 557 2480. Noon. Free. Bring packed lunch or buy filled rolls. etc. at the cafeteria. In the first of a newseries of lunches with informative entertainment. Alec Neilson presents a show of Chinese slides.
I Tallt: Beijing: City of Ming Emperors Lecture Theatre. National Museum ()f Scotland. Chambers Street. info: 225 7534. 12.45pm. Free. though seats may be reserved for 50p. Jenni (‘aldcr gives this. the fifth talk in the Year of the Snake sen'eson China. I Tallt: Reich and Laich Scots Poetry Association of Scotland. 27 George
Square. Edinburgh. info: 334 5241.