and radical Californian poet. La Lorca. who combines social criticism with autobiography. Realities and fantasies of the modern woman growing up with a background of acid and sex.

I Pride of the Forth King‘s Theatre. 2 Leven Street. Edinburgh 229 1201. Bar. 5pm & 8pm. £3—£4.50. See Fri 10.

I The Mstits Calton Centre. Montgomery Street. 7.30pm. See Fri 10.


I Craig Ferguson Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow 332 1846. Bar. 7.30pm. £4.50—£6.50. The last date of Ferguson‘s national tour and he promises it‘s going to be a wild affair. A veryspecial guest is expected. See Preview.


I The MsFiis Netherbow Arts Centre. 43 High Street. Edinburgh 556 9579. 9.30pm. £2.50(£I .50). See Fri 10.


I The MsFlts Netherbow Arts Centre. 43 High Street. Edinburgh 556 9579. 9.30pm. £2.50(£I.50). See Fri 10.


I Peter Zemner Glasgow University Union. 32 University Avenue. 3398697. Settle back in the Union‘s lounge bar and prepare to by hypnotised by Peter Zemner.

I Robert Halpern Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow 332 1846. Bar. 7.30pm. £4. A choice ofhypnotists in Glasgow tonight.

lJudy Pascoe and Robert Llewelyn Gilded Balloon Theatre. 233 Cowgate. Edinburgh 225 4463. 9.30pm £4.50 (£3.50). The Gilded Balloon got off to a flying start with Norman Lovett a couple of weeks back. so get your tickets early for this weekend‘s comedy. Topping the bill are Judy Pascoe. List Festival cover-star


and ex-Ra Ra Zoo. and Robert Llewelyn who teamed up with John McKay for Fringe anti-porn hit comedy Onan. They are supported by Funny Farmers. Gordon Robertson. who has a cute line in panda talk. and Fred McAulay who doesn‘t.

I The Mslits Netherbow Arts Centre.43 High Street. Edinburgh 556 9579. 9.30pm. £2.50(£1.50). See Fri 10.


I Robert Halpern Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow 332 1846. Bar. 7.30pm. £4 and midnight. £5. See Fri 17. l Judy Pascoe and Robert Llewelyn Gilded Balloon Theatre. 233 Cowgate. Edinburgh 225 4463. 9.30pm £4.50 (£3.50). See Fri 17.

I The M81118 Netherbow Arts (.‘entre.43 High Street. Edinburgh 556 9579. 9.30pm. £2.50(£1.50). See Fri 10.


I Phil Cool Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow 332 1846. Bar. 7.30pm. £6.50—£8.50. The man of many faces lands in Glasgow for two nights ofcomedy. music and impressions. See Preview.

I The 1989 Scout and Guide Gang Show King’s Theatre. 2 Leven Street. Edinburgh 2291201. Bar. 7.15pm.

£3—£4.50. The annual entertainment jamboree from Edinburgh Scouts and Guides.


I Phil Cool Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Bar. 7.30pm. £6.50—£8.50. See Mon 20 and Preview.


LASGDW Performance


College. 76 Southbrae Drive. 950


Dance Alive Sat 18 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2).

Alison Macbeth and Mary Niblett

perform four contemporary dance pieces.

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I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Petrushka/T he Prisoners/Divertissements Thurs 16—Sat 18 Nov. 7.15pm; Sat 18Nov. 2.15pm. £3—£24 (£2—£14)Oleg Vinogradov. artistic Director of Leningrad‘s Kirov Ballet. created this new version of Perrushka for the Scottish Ballet. who also perform Divertt’ssements from the Kirov Ballet repertoire and The Prisoners choreographed by Scottish Ballet's founder. Peter Darrell. La Sylphide/Symphony in D Fri lO—Sat 11

. Nov; Mon 13—Tue 14 Nov. 7.15pm; Sat 11 Nov. 2.15pm. £3—£24 (£2—£14) Bournonville‘s classic. created for the Scottish Ballet by Hans Brenaa. is accompanied by a humorous piece which takes a wry look at the conventions of ballet. Ukrainian State Dance Company Sun 19 Nov. 5pm & 8pm. £4—£15. Founded by Pavel Virisky fifty years ago. the 120-strong company combine classical ballet techniques with traditional Cossack dance. This is their first visit to Britain. though back home they are regarded as a national treasure. I TRAMWAY THEATRE Old Museum of Transport. Albert Drive. Tickets are available from Virgin Records in Glasgow and Edinburgh. 041 221 0103/03] 225 4583. Alien Arts Company Sat 18 Nov. 8pm. £5.50. This multicultural music and dance charity event is in aid ofSENSE. acharity which cares for the deaf and blind in Scotland. The varied programme includes on the dance side. Abusindi. eight Pan-African drummers and dancers. the Chinese Folk Dancers and Nachda Charm. a group of seven Punjab folk dancers. See rock listings. I PALACE THEATRE 9 Green Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 23590. iiinls of Africa and Cease 'n's Settle Wed 15 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50(£2.50). Contemporary and Caribbean dance from London‘s innovative black dance



I DANCE FACTORY 142 Calder Street. 423 9430. The Dance Factory is open for a variety of classes during the week. both evening and daytime. For example. Jazz (Beginners) at 6.45pm on Mondays. Ballet at 6.45pm on Wednesdays and Ballroom and Latin at 7.30pm on Fridays. There is also a variety of classes for children from pre-school age in ballet. tap. modern theatre dance. Highland dance. baton twirling and RAD Ballet. Phone for more details.

I GLASGOW ACADEMY OF DANCE 2/6.19 Queen Street.2210750.

Classes are held throughout the week in a mirrored and barred studio 1000 feet square and cost from £2—£2.80. Phone for details of daily classes.

Open Elementary Ballet Mondays 7.30—9pm.

Lunchtime Stretch Tuesdays 12.30pm—1.15pm. Good for city centre workers.

Beginners Jazz Wednesdays 6.30—8pm. Beginners Tap Thursdays 5. 30—6.30pm. Contemporary Beginners Thursdays 6.30—8pm.

Ballroom Fridays 7—8pm.

I SCOTTISH BALLET STUDIO 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931. Steps Outclasses

are run on a casual basis; adults £2 (£1 .50).

juniors 1.50.

Contemporary Tuesdays 6—7pm.

Adult Jazz Tuesdays 7.15—8.30pm. Beginners Contemporary Thursdays 6—7.15pm.

Beginners Ballet 14 yrs and above. Saturdays 10—11.15am. l4 yrs—adult. Beginners Jazz 14 years and above. Saturdays 11.30am—lpm.

I T’Al CHI CLASSES Beginners. lunchtime and children‘s classes available plus residential weekends. Phone Larry Butler on 334 3507 for details.

I HILLHEAD SECONDARY SCHOOL Oakfield Avenue. nearest tube Kelvin Bridge.

Contemporary Dance with Jane Simpson. Mondays 7—8.30pm. £2. Phone 334 3349 for details.

Jazz Dance with Karen Pasi. Thursdays 6.30—8pm. £2.50. Phone 339 4777 for details.

Dance Aerobics with Joanne Borthwick. Thursdays 8—9pm, £2.

I WORKSHOP WITH LLOYD NEWSON from the vastly energetic DV8 Physical Theatre. The advanced/professional classes will take place on 25 and 26 Nov. 10am—5pm at the Glasgow Academy of Dance costing £20 (£15). Numbers are limited so contact Sheila McCubbin on 334 4836 to book in advance.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Rambert Dance Company Workshop Wed 29 & Thurs 30 Nov. 10am—noon. £3 (£2). A rare opportunity to work with the Rambert on a piece from their repertoire. open to those of 13 years and above with some dance experience. Book direct through the Rambert; phone 01 995 3996 for details.



I KING'S THEATRE Leven Street. 229 1201. Ramon Villar's Flamenco Playa Dance Company Wed 15 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50—£5.50; boxes (to seat 4) £22. Classical and flamenco dance and a wide range of songs from Spain and Latin America from the London-based company.

I USHER HALL Lothian Road. 228 1 155. Ukrainian State Dance Ensemble Mon 20—Tue 21 Nov. 7.30pm. £7—£10.50. See Theatre Royal. Glasgow.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS The Dance Base. George Street, phone 557 2480 for details.

Dance Base Dance classes for all ages and abilities with various teachers. including the engaging Sheridan Nicol (Edinburgh‘s Dancer-in-Residence). Turn up fifteen minutes before each class in comfortable. unrestrictive clothing. All classes are run on an informal basis and cost £2 (£1 ) per session.

Lunchtime Jazz with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 1pm.

Children's Jazz 9 yrs and above. with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 5pm.

Open Jazz (Level 2) with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 6. 15pm; Wednesdays 6pm. Adult Tap (Beginners) with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 7.30pm.

Jazz (Advanced/Pro) with Sheridan Nicol. Wednesdays 11am.

Lunchtime Tap with Sheridan Nicol. Wednesdays 1pm.

Children's Tap 9 yrs and above. with Sheridan Nicol. Wednesdays 5pm. Contemporary with various teachers. (no experience necessary). Wednesdays 7.30pm.

Absolute Beginners Jazz with Raymond

Kaye. Thursdays 5.30pm.

Contemporary (lnterrnediate) with Marilyn Williams. Fridays 12.30pm.

Jazz (Elementary) 14 yrs and above. with Sheridan Nicol. Fridays noon. JuniorYoulh Dance Company with Sheridan Nicol. Fridays 5pm. Experlmentailimprovisatlonal Dance with Alan Grieg. Saturdays 11am.

I EPWORTH HALLS Nicolson Square. phone 229 1071 for info.

All classes are taught by Tracy Hawkes. director ofSPRlNG and a memberof Khorous Dance Theatre. and are £2.50 (£2) per session.

Contemporary/Jazz for Adults Mondays 6.30pm.

Tap for Adults Tuesdays 6. 30pm.

Jazz iorTeenagers Wednesdays 5.30pm. Ballet lorAdults (Beginners) Wednesdays 6.30pm.

I MARCOS LEISURE CENTRE Grove Street. phone 229 1071 for furtherinformation. These classes are also taught by Tracy Hawkes (see above). £2.50 (£2).children £1.75 per session.

Chlidrens Ballet Sat 9.30am.

Chlldrens Tap Sat 10.30am.

Childrens Modern Jazz Sat 11.15am.

Adult Ballet Sat noon.

AdultJazz Sat 1.15pm.

I SPRING LOTHIAN DANCE COMPANY St Bernard‘s Church Hall. Dean Street. Phone 229 1071 or 336 2316 for details. Spring is looking for new members tojoin their dance company which meets every Thursday 8pm—10pm. Using all forms of dance the company works towards performing in and around Edinburgh and the Lothian region. No experience is necessary. so if you are over thirteen and interested phone or just turn up any Thursday.

I ELCHAT A variety ofclasses and workshops in creative and contemporary dance. for all ages and abilities. are available throughout East Lothian. Phone Stephanie Sellie on 031 665 3711 ext244 for details.

I ARTS CONNEXION Wilkie House. Guthrie Street. Anyone interested in contemporary jazszanee and movement improvisation for the next season should phone Cathy on 228 I I 19 for details. The classes will be open to beginners.

I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street. Phone Sheridan Nicol on 220 4348 for details.

Bambert Dance Company Workshop Fri 1 Dec. 12.30pm—2.30pm. £3. A rare opportunity to work with the leading British contemporary dance company. Anyone interested should phone Sheridan at the above number. Xmas Dance Fast with Stuart Arnold and other guest teachers. Phone Sheridan at the above number for details. Jazz Course 28—30 Dec. Classical Ballet Course with Deirdre O'Donnell. 5—6Jan.

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