I The Funny Farm The Arches Theatre. Glasgow's Glasgow. Midland Street. 10pm. £3. Final two helpingsofcabaret before Glasgow’s Glasgow closes — the local comedy collective struts its stuff. The very last gig is tomorrow.
I Robert Halpem Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 041 3321846. 7.30pm. £4. Regular helping ofhypnotism from the popular entertainer.
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. Glasgow. ()41 552 5924. 9pm.£4.50(£3.50). Baropen 8.30pm—midnight. Regular weeklysupply of Glasgow stand-up.
I The Funny Farm The ArchesTheatre. Glasgow's Glasgow. Midland Street. 10pm. £3. See Fri 26.
I Roberl Halpern Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renﬁeld Street. Glasgow. ()41 3321846. 7.30pm & midnight. £455. See Fri 26.
I The Salamander Club Cafe Royal. West Register Street. Edinburgh. 8—1 1pm. 228 1838. Phone in advance for disabled access. (‘ompere Arnold introduces regular band The Immortals. poet Gill Peacock.The Scatter Band and guests.
I Belladonna! Third Eye Centre. 350 Sauchiehall Street. Glasgow. 041 332 7521 . £4 (£2). Women 2000 presents an evening of music. song. poetry and performance starring Meg Bateman. Jeanette Burns. Julia Dow. Eurydicc.
Mary Ann Kennedy. Liz Lochhead and Gordeanna McCulloch.
I Stu Who's Pure Shi’ite Strathclyde University Union. John Street. Glasgow. 041 552 1895. 9pm. £3 (students and guests only). The hardest working stand-up in Scotland revives his Edinburgh Fringe act.
I Bernard Manning Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renﬁeld Street. 041 332 1846. 8pm.
£5.50—£6.50. Traditional mother-in-law 5 comedy from the big man ofstand-up.
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I The Gold Bler Core The Counting l louse. Upstairs. 32/2 West Nicolson Street. Edinburgh. 031 6620781. 9.30pm. (Restaurant/bar open all day). £4.50 (£3.50). Return ofthe popular stand-up night. this time playing Edinburgh‘s newest comedy venue (see Fri 2 below) and also the Riverside Club in Glasgow
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(see Thurs 1 below). On the excellent bill tonight is sometime Alexander Sister and soon to be panto star Lynn Ferguson. fast talking cx-Tube poet Mark llurst. socially conscious Phil Cornwall and polemical guitarist Neil Robert Herd. Should be a good night.
I The Gold Bier Core Riverside Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. 041 242 3144.
Candleriggs. Doors open 8pm for9pm. £4.50(£3.50). See Wed 31 for details.
I The Comedy Shop The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. Renfrew Chambers. Glasgow. 041 332 6231. Doorsopen 8.30pm for 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). A strong evening of local comedy tonight featuring Funny Farmer David Cosgrove. double act Take Two and excellent Edinburgh newcomer Ken Harris.
I Gerry Sadowltz Strathclydc University Union. John Street. Glasgow. 04] 552 1895. 8pm. £3 (students and guestsonly). Arguably the funniest man on the planet— and you will argue about it — Sadowitz should not be missed. Challenging. hard-hitting. furiously fast and genuinely funny. Make friends with a student and be there.
I Robert Halpern Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 04] 332 1846. 7.30pm. £4. See Fri 26.
I Hallowe'en Cabaret Maryhill Arts Centre. Maryhill Burgh l1all.Gairbraid Avenue. Glasgow. 041 945 3995. Doors open 8pm for 9pm. £3 (£2). Discount with fancy dress. Hallowe'en is postponed for two days. so that the people ofMarybill can make the most ofthe weekend. As
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well as a live band. ghost stories and a fancy dress competition. there is stand-up comedy from Halfway To Paradise star Bruce Morton and his pal Ford Keirnan. Recommended.
I The Counting House Upstairs. 322 West Nicolson Street. Edinburgh. 031 662 (1781 . 10pm. £4 (£3). Promising new venue above The Pear Tree pub brought to you by the people who set up the Gilded Balloon. The bar/restaurant is open all day. so you can comfortably get a meal in before the entertainment starts at 10pm (and on the strength ofthe openingnight the food looks good). There will be stand-up comedy every Friday from now on and tonight‘s bout is hosted by ‘baldy bastard‘ Fred McAulay.
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. Glasgow. 041 552 5924. 9pm.£4.50 (£3.50). Baropen 8.30pm—midnight. Regular weeklysupply of Glasgow stand-up.
I Robert Halpern Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 041 3321846. 7.30pm & midnight. £5. See Fri 26.
I The Salamander Club Cafe Royal. West Register Street. Edinburgh. 8—1 lpm. 228 1838. Phone in advance for disabled access. Tony Mandosa is amongst Arnold‘s guests tonight.
; I CRAWFURD THEATRE Jordanhill
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llelen Bryce 041 887 3726 for tickets. Phoenix Dance Company Fri 2 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Bytouring extensively this ten-strong. youthful and energetic dance company have built up a solid reputation. Most of the dancers were born in Leeds and have performed and trained with an impressive list ofBritish choreographers. Phoenix perform work by guest choreographers as well as their
I DANCE FACTORY 142 Calder Street. 423 9430. Due to popular demand. the dance factory have opened a second studio. providing a wide range ofclasses for adults and children; teenage class £1 .50(£2.50 for 2). adult class £2.50 (£4.50 for2). senior citizen class£1.50.
Dance Exercise Mon 6pm at 8.15pm. Wed 6pm.
Jazz Mon 6.45pm (level 2). 7.30pm (level 1). Thursdays 7pm (for beginners). Callanetics Mon 6.45pm. Wed 6.45pm Aerobics Tue 6pm (level 1). 6.45pm (lev. l 2).Thurs 7pm.
Tap Tue 6.45pm (beginners). Wed 7.45pm (level 3). Thurs 6. 15pm (level 2). 8pm (level 1).
BallelTue 7.45pm (beginners). Wed 6.45pm (level 1).
Ballroom and Latin Fri 7.30pm.
I GLASGOW ACADEMY OF DANCE 2/6. 19 Queen Street. 221 0750.
Classes are held throughout the week in a mirrored and barred studio 1000feet square. £2—£2.80. Phone for detailsof daily classes.
Open Elementary Ballet Mondays 7.30—9pm.
Lunchtime Stretch Tuesdays
12.30— 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 HILLHEAD HIGH SCHOOL Oakfield Avenue. phone 339 4777 for details. Contemporary Dance Class Mon 7-8.30pm with Jane Simpson. £2. Phone 334 3349 for details.
Callanetics and Dancercise Thursdays 6.45pm with Karen Pasi.
Jazz Dance Thursdays 8pm with Karen Pasi.
I SCOTTISH BALLET STUDIOS 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931.
Open to all ages and abilities. Steps Out classes are £2 (£1.50).
Jazz Tuesdays 6.30pm-7.45pm.
Contact Improvisation Wednesdays 6.30-7.45pm.
Contemporary Thursdays 6. 30pm—7.45pm.
I GEORGE SOUARE THEATRE George Square. 667 101 1.
Shakti Mon 5 Nov. 7.30pm. Performed by one of India's top classical dancers Mallika Sarabhai -- famed also for her part in Peter Brook‘s Mahabharata — Shaka is inspired by ancient and modern Indian culture and mythology. The six pieces are based on images of women suppressed by a male-dominated society. See preview on theatre preview pages.
I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place.
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