before 1 1pm/£3.50 after.

I Buster Browns l lpm-3.30am. £2.75.

I Cale St James 8pm-2am. £1 members/£2 non members. Prices go up after 11pm.

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park‘s. 1 1 .30—6am. Free before midnight/£2 after.

I Cinderellas nockenellas 9pm-2am. £1 before 10pm/£2 before “pm/£3 after.

I The Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 before 1 1 .30pm/£4 after.

I Madlsons 9pm—3am. £1 before 11pm/£2 after.


I Deadroelt Club The Venue. 9pm-4am. Live rock bands and disco, attract a good crowd to this popular night. Sec rock listings for details.

I Devil Mountain Fruitmarket Gallery. 11pm—5am. £3.00. Goldfinger and Co exercise their license to thrill. Taking over the impressive Fruitmarket Gallery DJs Fred, Peter and Julian supply massive sounds for two dancefloors while Negociants provide food in the upstairs restaurant.

I lnlinity Oblomov‘s. 9pm—lam. FREE. Billed as a prc-club ‘club’ mostly playing House and Techno courtesy of DJ 5 Bootsie, Kasi M and Brainstorm. Mixing it live on a Saturday night, check thisout. I Immigrant Club Shady Lady‘s. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Following in the footsteps of the Backroom, the Immigrant revamps this venue’s history for hosting independent music mixed with classic bands like SLF and the Ramones.

I Kangaroo ltlub The Mission. 10.30pm-3am. £2. Still going after all these years. Youthful crowd with easy dance music.

I Mambo Club Network 3. 10.30pm—3am. £2 members/£2.50 non members. Sir Ossie on the wheels of steel mixingthe best in African dance with calypso and soca around the world stylee.

I Spanish Harlem Wilkie House 10.30pm—3am. £3. See Friday.


I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £2 before 11pml£4 after.

I Buster Browns 11.30pm-3.30am. £3.75. I Cale St James 8pm—2am. See Fri for details.

I Chaplinsat Finsbury Park. 11.30pm-6am. See Fri for details.

I Cinderellas Rockerfellas 9pm—2am. £3, before 10.30pm/£3.50 after.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 before 11pml£4 after.

Sundays DISCOS

I The Amphitheatre 10pm—3am. £1 before 11pml£2 after.

I Buster Browns 10pm—4am. Half price before “pm/£2.75 after.

I Cinderellas Rockerfellas 9.30pm—lam. £1 .50.


I Messenger Reggae Sound System The Venue. 9pm—late. £2 (£1.50). For the first time in Edinburgh a reggae club that plays Ragamuffin, Lovers rock and some massive Dub instead of chart reggae. Having been on the Edinburgh Club scene for a while toasting in various clubs, Papa Zeb I now runs his own club using the 4k PA to its full effect.

I blow Cinderellas Rockerfellas. 7.30-10.30pm. £1 .50 (50p with ticket). Trendy teen disco for 14—18 year olds. 50p tickets should still be in circulation.


I Blubols 1990 Network 1/2/3. Tickets £2 from Ripping Records, Cafe C6$te and Avalanche or £3 on the door. Aimingto raise £1000 for Ethiopian famine victims and Edinburgh Rape Crisis, Blubols will take over the whole of The Network for a Valentines Day celebration on 14 Feb. Network One will groove to independent

dance music, house and hip-hop from Spanish Harlem DJs and DJs Bootsie and A-One, Network Two features latin, soul and jazz from DJ Juan and Network Three will cool out to Sixties music. There should also be some party games in Network One. I Breathless Potterrow. 8pm—lam. Students £1 .50, guest 50p with matric card. Since the last review, Breathless has managed not only to draw a good crowd but also to encompass more up-to-date club sounds, playing tracks from groups such as NWA and Dela Soul, makingthis student club one of the best of its kind. Maybe the fact that they have the cheapest par prices in town helps it retain a sense of I The Deep The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Widely reputed for having one of the

best playlists in town , The Deep supplies a serious rave for the middle of the week.

I F' 'K it Red Hot Pepper Club. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 with leaflet and £3 on the door. Backed by Cafe COSte who are holding a pre-club cheap drinks night, DJs Steve, Murray, Martin and Paul presenta Valentine’s Day Party with prizes of Red Stripe and 600 condoms to give away.

I Sexbeat Shady Lady‘s. 10.30pm—3am. £2.00 (£1 .50 before 11pm). Billed with an invitation to sleaze the night away, this new club plays mostly Nu-Beat and Indie dance music. The strong advertising campaign will help this club take off.


I Chateaux Cha Cha Blue Oyster Club. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. A club whose aim is to bring the best of the gay/straight club scene together under one groove. Roxy‘s efforts seem to have succeeded with the crowd sporting designer gear from Richmond to Westwood. Music supplied by the Dreadnought Hi-Fi Sound system and Temple Sounds.

I Freedom Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £2.00. Incorporating a wide spectrum of the dance scene, this club not only plays House and Hip Hop but also a good dose of R‘n’B, soul and ska. Organised by the same crew who run Breathless, the club aims to provide a good night out as well as fundraising once a month.

I Atomic iii-NRC Attack The Penthouse. 8pm—1am. Hi-NRG, UK imports, remixes, chart and dance music.

I Shag The Mission. 10.30pm-3am. £1.50. Youthful night on both floors of this venue , supplying easy dance sounds to a large, if not tall, crowd.


I The Amphitheatre 10pm—3am. Half price before 11pml£2 after.

I Cale St James 8pm—lam. Free.

I Cinderellas ilockerlellas 9.30pm-2am. £2 before 1 1pm/£2.50 after.

I lied Hot Pepper Club 10.3pm-3am. £1.50 before 1 1.30pm/£2.50 after.


I The Amphitheatre 31 Lothian Road, 229 7670.

I Buster Crowns 25—27 Market Street, 226 4224.

I Cate St James 25 St James Centre , 557 2631 .

I Charlie Parker: South Bridge (opp Tron Kirk). 556 6050.

I Cinderellas noelterleIIas 99 St Stephen Street, 556 0266.

I Finsbury Parlt 3—5 South St Andrew Street, 556 1020.

I Liberty's Greenside Place , 557 3807 .

I Madison: Greenside Place, 557 3807.

I Moray House The Pleasance.

I The Network West Tollcross, 228 3252. I The Penthouse Home Street, Tollcross. I lied llot Pepper Club 56 Fountainbridge, 229 7733.

I Shady Lady’s Cowgate, 225 6569.

I Venue Calton Road, 557 3073.


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GLASGOW Activities and fun

I BLAST OFF! Glasgow Arts Centre, 12 Washington Street, 248 4626.

Four days of non-stop activity, from face-painting and circus skills to photography and ballet workshops. 16-19 February. Most events take place in the Glasgow Arts Centre but some are outwith the centre. £1 day ticket/£3 weekend special allows you access to the Centre. To take part in any workshop or see a performance you must book your place, in advance by telephone, or during the Enrolment times each day. There‘s ‘Adult Creche’ throughout each day for grown-ups to relax with a cuppa and a newspaper. For further booking details, contact Centre.

Friday 16 Feb.

11-11.30am Enrolment for workshops. 11am-5pm Exhibition of organisations, activities and events for children and young people.

11am—5pm Glasgow City Libraries: Book Corner. Read some books or attend a storytime session.

11.30am-12.30pm King’s Theatre Backstage Tour. Suitable for 14—18 year-olds. Theatre staff will answer all the questions you ever wanted to ask about life on the other side of the curtain. Numbers limited to 40. Tour begins promptly at 11.30am at the Stage Door of the King’s Theatre, Bath Street. Bookings through Blast Off! only.

11.30am-1.30pm Glasgow School of Circus Arts Circus Skills Workshop. For 10—18 year-olds. Acrobatics, juggling, uni-cycling etc, come and have a go. Wear comfy gear and trainers.

11.30am-1.30pm Cathy Barnes - Face and hand painting for 7—1 1 year-olds. 11.30am-5pm Photography Workshop Day 1. Two-day workshop for 14-18 year-olds, suitable for beginners. If you have a 35mm camera, bring it along.

11 .30am45pm Design your own T-Shirt Workshop Day 1 . Two-day workshop in designing and printing. Bring a plain white T-shirt.

Noon-12.30pm Book Corner Storytelling session for 7—10 year-olds.

1-2pm Hullaballoo Children‘s Theatre Tinkers’ Tango. Two storytellers in a yarn-spinning contest.

24pm Mike Travis Percussion Workshop. Learn about percussion intruments and sounds and take part in a short performance. For 12-18 year-olds. Crawfurd Theatre

(J ordanhill College) - Backstage Tour. Try your hand at the lighting, haul upthe curtain, don’t fall off the stage! For 12—18 year-olds. Bus will depart Glasgow Arts Centre at 2pm and will return there immediately after the tour. (You can make your own way to the theatre if you prefer). Book via Blast Off!

2.30-4.30pm Fablevision - Mixed Ability Workshop. All ages. Fablevision offer theatre for and by mixed ability community groups. Join in this workshop of games, movement and improvisation skills. Wear comfy clothes.

34.30pm Book Corner Storytelling

session for 7-10 year-olds.

3-5pm Cathy Barnes Fun Jewellery Making Workshop with an Italian angle for 7—12 year-olds.

4—5prn Hullaballo Children’s Theatre Tinkers’ Tango (see above). Performance which includes signing for those with hearing difficulties.

Saturday 17 Feb.

9.30-1oam Enrolment for Workshops. 10am-5pm The Exhibition, Book Corner. loam-noon TAG Theatre Company— Memory into Drama. Pupils from Strathclyde secondary schools have taken part in a two-day workshop as part of TAG‘s tour of‘Sailmaker‘ by Alan Spence, exploring ways of turning family

memories into drama. Join them as they

look at links between history, memory and

drama. Be prepared to participate.

mam-noon Cathy Barnes Make-up for stage/fantasy for 12-17 year-olds. 10am-5pm Photography Workshop Day 2. 10am-5pm Scottish Mask & Puppet Centre in collaboration with Slide Workshop Transformers. Learn all about the art of puppet making and presentation. Make your own puppets and give a performance for friends and family at 4.30pm. Bring a packed lunch. For 11-16 year-olds.

10am—5pm Welfare State International Lantern Project Workshop. For 10-18 year-olds. Make lanterns from willow covered tissue paper and glue. Completed lanterns will be lit and paraded with percussion supplied by workshop participants.

Noon-12.30pm Book Corner— Storytelling session for 7— 10 year-olds.

Noon—2pm CITY Performance Workshop. Get involved in all aspects of a theatrical production - from stage management to publicity. Wear comfy gear. Suitable for 13—18 year-olds.

12.30-1 pm Mitchell Theatre for Youth- Lunchtime cabaret.

12.30-1.15pm Steps Out (Scottish Ballet) Workshop. Suitable for 3—5 year-olds and their parents. Fun and movement led by Jane Summerville. Wear comfy clothing.

12.30-2.30pm Steps Out (Scottish Ballet) Workshop. For 14— 18 year-olds. contempory dance. N 0 previous dance experience necessary.

24.30pm. The Tramway (25 Albert Drive) Backstage Tour. First part of the tour will explain the history and development of the building. This will be followed by members of Communicado who will give a tour and explanation of their production ‘Jock Tamson’s Bairns. Bus will leave Glasgow Arts Centre at 1.30pm and return immediately after the tour, or you can make your own way. 2.30-4.30pm Cathy Barnes Face and hand painting for 7-1 1 year-olds. 34.30pm Book Comer - Storytelling session for 7— 10 year-olds. 3—5pm Scottish Youth Theatre; Workshop. Make your own play. For 10-14 year-olds. 34pm Magic Bob. Bob will perform some nifty magic followed by a demonstration on how its done. Don‘t blink. (Performance lasts 50 mins;

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