As one of Glasgow 1990’s two official publications, The List will offer comprehensive, up-to-date guides to what’s on throughout the year. In this month’s preview, we look ahead to events beginning on or before Monday 30 Apr. Events which begin before Thursday 5 Apr are described in greater detail in the appropriate listings sections.
THEATRE AND DANCE
I Will Ye Dance At My Wedding Clyde Unity Theatre tour Glasgow communities with the second part of Aileen Ritchie‘s Ma Mammy '5 Story trilogy. Touring until Sun 22, including the first theatre performance in Glasgow‘s Glasgow on Tue 17 Apr. See Panel and Theatre listings. For full tour details phone 041339 8655.
I Single Spies Anna Carteret and Neil Stacey star in this National Theatre Alan Bennett double-bill. An Englishman Abroad, adapted by Bennett from his own ﬁlm about Guy Burgess in Moscow, is accompanied by A Question of Attribution, about Anthony Blunt. Mon 2—Sat 7 Apr, Theatre Royal.
I Brigadoon The Apollo Players present the musical fantasy. Mon 2—Sat 7 Apr. Pavilion Theatre.
I To Kill A Mockingbird Jack Hediey stars in this adaptation of the Harper Lee story, coming to Glasgow after a successful run in London. Mon 2-Sat 7 Apr, RSAMD. I Kiss ol the Spiderwoman Theatre Workshop bring their touring production to Glasgow. Tue 3—Sat 7 Apr, Mitchell Theatre.
I Ariadne Gloria‘s own idiosyncratic response to Richard Strauss‘ AriadneAuf Naxos, which they juxtapose with music by Gershwin and other popular melodies. Wed 4—Sun 8 Apr. Tron.
I Antony Alexandre Dumas‘ play about a foundling hero who confounds the social order by running off with an aristocrat‘s wife. Directed and translated by Robert David MacDonald. Fri 6—Sat 21 Apr, Citizens‘ Theatre.
I Prisoner: Cell Block ii Addicts swear by it , but the curious may end up feelinglike Prisoner: Stalls Row C if they don‘t know what they‘re letting themselves in for. Mon 9hSat 14 Apr, King’s Theatre.
I ll Elvis Lived in Meikle Eamock Peter Nardini's new play looks at how a young man copes after his father dies in an industrial accident while performing his renowned Elvis impersonation. Thurs 12—Sat 14 Apr, Cumbcrnauld Theatre; Thurs 19—Fri 20 Apr. Crawfurd Theatre. I Crow The Tron company in their own adaptation of Ted Hughes' poem sequence. Sat 14 Apr-Sun l3 May,Tron. I Fireman Sam Show for children starring the popular TV character. Tue l7—Sat 21 Apr, Pavilion Theatre.
I The Lone Rangers A group of single parents produce and act in the trilogy From Here to Haddow's, which deals with
the problems of being a single male parent, isolation, and, of course, Haddow‘s. Wed 18—Sat 28 Apr, community venues. For full tour details phone 041 2217150.
I Dinner Jonathan Stone directs this Ralf Ralf work in progress, about the conflicts which arise when six people from different countries, with no language in common, meet for dinner. A fuller version of the work will return to Glasgow in October. Thurs l9—Sat 21 Apr, Third Eye Centre. I It’s Friday- And They Don't Send Flowers Anymore Pat Trevor's'play for one actress, examining Alzheimer‘s disease. Open discussions will follow each performance. Thurs 19—Sat 21 Apr, RSAMD.
ART AND EXHIBITIONS
I Nova Scotia Folk Art: Canada’s Cultural Heritage A selection from the contemporary and historical collections of the Art Gallery and Museum of Nova Scotia. Until Sun 8 Apr, Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove.
I Glasgow's Great British Art Exhibition A strong contingent of Glasgow artists- Stephen Conroy, Ken Currie and Peter Howson — complement works by other well-known names such as David Hockney, in this second part of the inaugural season at the revamped McLelIan Galleries. Tue 27 Mar—Wed 9 May, McLelIan Galleries.
I Mary Gallagher Recent paintings by the Glasgow artist. Fri 30 Mar-Thurs 12 Apr, Barclay Lennie Fine Art.
I The Art oi the Print ll Covering the 19th and 20th centuries, this show features work by Turner, Constable, Degas, Lautrec, Picasso, Matisse, Klee and Kandinsky. Until Sat 28 Apr, Hunterian Art Gallery.
I David Mach - Here To Stay Sculptures made out of 100 tons of old magazines from the wacko experimentalist. Until Sun 29 Apr, Tramway.
I Steven Campbell: 0n Form and Fiction The first one-man show in his native city by Campbell, one of the most successful Scottish painters of the past decade, including many new and recent works replete with heavily symbolic, almost religious imagery. Sat 31 Mar, 2.30pm: a free, informal guided tour of the exhibition with critic Euan McArthur. Sat 7 Apr, 2.30pm: free, informal guided tour with Third Eye exhibiton organiser, Andrew Nairne. Until Sun 29 Apr,Third Eye Centre.
I Group 81 A selection of paintings and sculpture from six members of the
Glasgow group. Until Thurs 3 May, Hillhead Library.
I Henry Moore Bronzes Nine works by the famous British sculptor, dating from 1948 to 1984, in the perfect setting. Until 14 Oct , Pollok Country Park.
I Femand Leger's Circus Lithographs from the 19205, when the artist was experimenting with forms derived from the cinema. Sat 24 Mar-Sun 22 Apr, Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove.
I Glasgow Society ol Women Artists The annual exhibition of paintings, sculpture, photography and more, including a number of works by selected artists from San Francisco. Until Sat 21 Apr, Mitchell Library.
I Steel Sculptures Work by the Irish artist Patrick O’Flaherty. Until Sat 7 Apr, Gatehouse Gallery.
I See Glasgow, See Culture The work of more than twenty Scottish cartoonists, including such luminaries as MacConnick, Gall and Rod , and the creator of Anode Enzyme, John Glashan. Sun 1 Apr-Mon 14 May, Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove;Tue l—Mon 14 May, Parkhead Forge.
I Made In Maryhill Sculpture, drawing, painting, photography and more from users of the centre. Mon 2-Fri 27 Apr, Maryhill Arts Centre.
I The Sugared Imagination Can anything so ephemeral as cake icing really have any social or artistic significance? See the exhibition and judge for yourself. Mon 2 Apr—Tue 10 May, People’s Palace.
I Sir James lawson Wingate, PRSA, 1846-1924 Wingate‘s early realism later gave way to a more impressionistic approach to landscape painting. This exhibition includes work from both these chief periods of his career. Mon 2-Tue 24 Apr, Fine Art Society.
I Did Shettleston Compiled from the People‘s Palace photography collection. Mon 2—Mon 30 Apr, Provand‘s Lordship. I 56 Group Wales Mixed exhibition by Welsh artists. Mon 2—Mon 23 Apr, Glasgow Group Gallery.
I Giants, Gems and Jewels Drawings and prints by the science fantasy illustrator Moebius, growing crystals, and sculptured lava from Mount Etna - with a background of specially commissioned ambient music. Tue 3 Apr-Sun 2 Sept, Hunterian Museum.
I James Morrison: The Glasgow Paintings A series of portraits of the old Glasgow tenements from the 19605, reassembled from private collections. Wed 4—Fri 27 Apr, William Hardie Ltd, Washington
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Opening on Fri 13 Apr, in the arches underneath Central Station. Glasgow's Glasgow promises to be one of the local
events at the entire year. Its layout, a model of which is shown here, follows the geography of the city, with the central
walkway dividing the exhibition as the River Clyde does Glasgow. See leature next issue.
The List 23 March - 5 April 199011