WEDNESDAY 24 Glasgow

I Just Me and Her Riverside Club. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 9pm. £5. Terry Neason. still with bags ofenergy after her excellent performance in Cumbernauld Theatre's Frankie and

Johnny in the Clair de Lune. returns to the l stage in her other role as singer. joining forces with pianist Ililary Brooks. .Iazz. blues. country and contemporary songs in . acabaretatmosphere.


I Just Me and Her Riverside Club. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 9pm. £5. See Wed 24.




I Vice Vice Baby Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). First try-out ofa brand new set from Bruce Morton. back on the scene after writing


Bruce Morton

and starring in the Tron Theatre pantomime. The leading light in the current wave of young Glasgow comics is well worth checking out.


I The Counting House Upstairs. 32 ’2 West Nicolson Street. 662 0781. 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Bar/restaurant open allday. serving until 9.30pm diners can claim £1 reduction on their cabaret tickets. This

Trio Bros Troupe i i

weekend's double bill of comedy features Jeff Green and So You Think You're

Funny winners. the Trio Bros Troupe with their lively three-man multi-national routine.

I The Salamander Club Live at Young’s Hotel 12/14 Leamington Terrace. 228 1838. 9.30pm. Free. Local performers and special guests from the Salamander stable. I Theatresports Bedlam Theatre. 2 Forrest Road. 225 9873. 10pm. More improvised student comedy.

SATURDAY 27 Glasgow

I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50(£3.50). Bar open 8.30pm-midnight. Glasgow‘s comics turn out for another evening ofwisecracks.


I The Counting House Upstairs. 32/2 West Nicolson Street. 662 0781. 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Bar/restaurant open all day. serving until 9.30pm diners can claim£1 reduction on their cabaret tickets. See Fri 26.

SUNDAY 28 Glasgow

I They're Making That Up Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5942. 8.30pm for 9pm. £4. See Sun 21.


I The Salamander Club Upstairs. Cafe Royal. West Register Street. 228 1838. 8pm. £3 (£2). Another evening ofcomedy and music from the Salamander regulars featuring Tony Mendoza (Rebel Without a Giro).


Dance ls listed by citytirst, then byvenue. running in alphabetical order. Prices in brackets are the concessionary price. Long running shows, unless specified otherwise. do not run on Sundays. Please send detailsto Dance Listings not later than ten days before publication date.



I POLLOKSHAWS BURGH HALL 2025 Pollokshaws Road. Details 882 6127. 17th and 18th Century Dance Tue 23 Apr.

7 7.30pm.The Glasgowllarpsichord

1 Society presents a demonstration of 17th

and 18th century dance (including Scottish) given by the Edinburgh Early Dancers in full historical costume with live music played by Edinburgh Baroque.

Classes I DANCE FACTORY 142 Calder Street.423

Monday 61h May

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Tickets: 031 668 2019 & TOCTA Agents around Scotland Tel: 031 557 6969


9430. Two studios providing a wide range of classes for adults and children at around £1 .50—£2.50 per session. Classes include jazz. Callanctics. aerobics. yoga. tap. ballet. rock‘n'roll and belly dancing. Phone for details.


Contemporary Mon 7—8.30pm with Jane Simpson. £2. Phone 334 3349 for details. Callanellcs and Dancercise Thurs 8pm with Karen Pasi. Phone 339 4777 for details. Jazz Thurs 6.45pm with Karen Pasi. Phone 3394777 for details.



I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street. 220 4349.

Motional Preciplces Sat 20 Apr. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). Some of the foremost exponents of Scottish dance theatre led by Elaine MacDonald. explore the insecurity within each of us. See Feet Firstpreview. Shobana Jeyasingh and Company Sun 21 Apr. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). Scoring points for the most unwieldy title of the Feet First festival Correspondences: The Work and Imagination of Mathematician Strinivasa Ramanujan (1887—1920) - Shobana Jeyasingh‘s choreography is directed by Steve Shill and features original music by


Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company Kevin Volans. As a celebration ofa neglected genius. it blends Western traditions with the precision of the Eastern Bharatha Natyam dance.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590.

Swan Lake Until Sat 20 Apr. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2pm. £5—£22.50. The Scottish Ballet

once again mounts Peter Darnell‘s 1977

version of the classical Tchaikovsky ballet.

Some spirited performances. bold sets

and. ofcourse. a magnificent score.

Rudolph Hureyev Tue 3()Apr. 7.30pm.

£10—£30. Fairwell tounfrom the

celebrated Russian defector helped along

by stars of the Russian ballet. Repeating

Nureyev‘s two most famous performances

The Lesson and The Songs of the Wayfarer— the evening also features

_ extracts from The Nutcracker, Sleeping

Beauty, Don Quixote and The Dying

; Swan. See preview.

Dance Factory in Association with Phil McIntyre


Grassmarket. 226 2633.

Glasshouse: Until Fri 19 Apr, 7.30pm. £6

(£3). Two pieces. An Air ofLove and

Patience. based on the close partnership of

the characters concerned. See Feet First preview. Rhona Simpson/Alex Rigg Sat 20 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Collectively known as Life Dance. Rhona Simpson and Alex Rigg present an expressive and instinctive piece called Yesterday and Tomorrow that combines movement. music and film.

Classes I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street.

phone Dance r-in-Reside nce Tamsin Grainger on 2204348 for details. An impressive range of classes for beginners. intermediate and advanced pupils in jazz. tap. contemporary. mime. belly dance and dance improvisation. £2—£3 (£1—£2). Find out also about a number of classes run by Edinburgh Dance Projects all over the city.

Feel First Until Sun 21 Apr. Contact Tamsin Grainger on 220 4348 for detailsof the extensive series of workshops being led by the performers in the current Feet First dance festival.

I CRAIGLOCKHART SPORTS CENTRE 177 Colinton Road. 443 0101.

A variety of adult coaching sessions are available. including women‘s activity mornings. aerobics. fitness training and yoga. Phone the centre for more information.

I ELCHAT A variety ofclasses and workshops in creative and contemporary dance. for all ages and abilities. are available throughout East Lothian. Phone Stephanie Selley on 665 3711 ext 244 for details.

I EPWORTH HALLS Nicolson Square. phone 229 1071 forinformation.

Spanish. jazz. tap and ballet classes taught by Tracy I'lawkes. director of Spring and a member of Khorous Dance Theatre. £2.50 (£2). Find out also about her adult performance group which meets and performs regularly.

I GRACEMOUNT LEISURE CENTRE 22 Gracemount Drive. 658 1940. Classesare held in ballet. tap and modern dance. yoga. fitness weights. aerobics. self-defence. gymnastics. and stretch and tone gentle exercise for beginners. intermediates and over 40s. There is a free creche available during some ofthe sessions. All classes are held on acasual basis for£1 .60(£1 ).

I ST PHILIP'S CENTRE Logic Green Road. phone Viv Brett 556 4743 for details. Creative Dance for Adults Thurs 8—9.3()pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Open to anyone interested in exploring movement.

I ST NINIAN’S CHURCH HALL Comely Bank. phone Viv Brett 5564743 for details.

Creative Dance for Children Singing.

stories. invention. relaxation. circle dancing and movement games.


Clerk St, Edinburgh

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