I I Cover the Waterfront Arches Theatre. CANCELLED.


I The City of London Sintonia Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 8pm. £14—£6 (£7-£3). An all-Mozart programme in celebration of his bicentenary year includes the ever-popular Eine kleine Nachtmusik and the Piano Concert No 24 with Olli Mustonene as soloist.


I Ceilidh City Hall. 9pm. £5 (£2.50). Highland music from Fergle MacDonald and the Sherry Vore Highland Ceilidh Band , with superb singing from Cathy Anne MacPhee and Paul MacCailum with innovative pipe majorRobert Mathieson. Order kept by John Cannlchael.

I Plano Circus Third Eye Centre. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). An unconventional sextet of pianists, specialising in works by composers like Steve Reich, Michael Nyman and Terry Riley. See preview.

I Eddl Reader Moir Hall. 11.30pm. £6 (£3). See Thursday 9.


I The Cutting Edge Moir Hall. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Thurs 9.

I Ruby Wax Pavilion Theatre. 8pm. £7/£6 (£3.50/£3). Loudmouth

a ioumallst and a goldsmith

Featuring a trampoline disguised as a sofa and afootballer,

Classical I Hebrides Ensemble City Hall. 7.30pm. £6 (£3).

Recently formed from top Scottish instrumentalists.

chat-show host and exiled American, Ruby Wax. calls into Mayfest for one night as part of a national tour. See feature.

Literary Events .hc mm... I up.“ cm], Hillhcad concentrates mainly on Library, 348 gyms Road. music from this century.

Their Mayfest programme

7 m.£2 £1.50 .Poet p ( ) ry combines Mozart.

readings by Tim Cloudsley.

Jack Wither: and Tom Schnittke. Poulenc and Ransford, Britten with the premiere of a new piece by R 1 1 Stirling-based composer Thea'fe Sally Beamish. I Man and Superman MUSIC

Citizens‘ Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£l/Free). See

I Will Downing Pavilion Theatre. 8pm. £7.5()/£6.5()

Fri 3. (£4/£3). The celebrated I SDIIIIIIOIISB - 008mm“ American soul discovery Di "'8 Ufldfllhe Table of the 80s makes a rare

Mabel Third Eye Centre.

appearance. 9.30pm. £5 (£3). See Wed 8

I Said Florence. Bartryi Bartry. Zoom and Free Airwaves Radio Glasgow School of Art. 167 Renfrew Street. 8pm—2am. £4 (from Just the Ticket. Virgin Records. Union Street). Four intensely groovy bands brought together for Mayfest. Pride of Cumbernauld. the wild

I Glad Arches Theatre. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Tue


I Over the Bridge King’s Theatre. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £8—£3.50 (£4—£2). See Tue 7.

I Field Trips Tron Theatre. 10.15pm. £5 (£2.50). See Thurs 9.

I Trouble in Paradise Old and wonderful Barkyt Athenaeum Theatre. Barky‘ come especially 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Fri I recommended.

10- I Tocltolotoc Moir I lall. I The Real Wurid Tron

11.30pm. £6 (£3). Czech fiddles on fire in this wild eight-piece outfit who transform their native and gypsy styles into a very

Theatre. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3). See Fri 3.

I The Evil Doers Mitchell Theatre. 7.30pm. £6 (£3).

Sec Tue contemporary sound. I I Cover the Waterfront

Arches Theatre. Dance CANCELLED. I Tri-Entanglement and

disguised as dancers, Le Divan

by The Sofa Trio is perhaps l-lungary’s most unusual export. Off-beat fun at the Mitchell Theatre, Sun 12 May. 1.30pm.


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1 Past Noted Third Eye

Centre. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Glasgow-based Rosina Bonsu choreographs Tri-entaglement a piece about two women's relationship to one man. and a new solo piece Past Noted.


I The Untouchables(15) (Brian DePalma. US. 1987) & Scarface ( 18) (Brian De Palma. US. 1983). OFT. 6pm. £3 (£2./£1.30). See Film Index.

Literary Events

I Poetry Readings Old Athenaeum Theatre. 10.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Michael Hulse (Eating Strawberries in the Necropolis) and Denny

' O'Rourke (Second Cities)

read from their collections

of verse.

; SUNDAY 12 ; Theatre

: I Man and Superman

Citizens' Theatre.

7.30pm.£5(£l/Frce).See Fri3.

I Glad Arches Theatre.

7.30pm. £6(£3). See Tue


ITheReaqurldTron : Theatre. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3)SeeFri3..

I Field Trips Tron Theatre. 1015an £5 (£2.50). See Thurs 9. I I Coverthe Waterfront Arches Theatre. CANCELLED.


I The Barely Works Moir

Hall. 11.30pm. £5(£2.5()). Now established as one of the biggest draws on the folk festival circuit down south. the Works enjoyably fuse brass and banjos. fiddle and horn in

{ an accessible. ' up-to-the-minute English

country rock and skiffle.

I Tocltolotoc Moir i fall.

8pm. £6(£3). See Sat 11.


I Tri-Entanglement and Past Noted Third Eye Centre. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Sat 11.

I Le Divan Mitchell

Theatre. 7.30pm. £6(£3).

First visit to Britain by Hungary‘s The Sofa Trio a company that comprises a professional footballer. an author and an artist. The show won a Mobil Pegasus prize and uses music as diverse as Mozart and Tom Waits.


I The Comedy Store Players Pavilion Theatre. 8pm. £7/£6 (£3.5()/£3). Smug bastards playing rehearsal room theatre games or genius comedians with highly-tuned inventive skills? Here's your chance to decide in the flesh.

Film I Breaking Glass(15)


With nearly twenty albums to his name and still going

strong. John Martyn brings his personal mix of jazz. foiitand blues for two nights at the Pavilion Theatre. Mon 134% 14

May. 8pm.

(Brian Gibson. UK.

1 1980). GET. 6pm. £3

(£2/£l .30). See Film Index.



I Man and Superman

Citizens‘ Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£l/Free). See Fri 3.

I The Surrogate Old Athenaeum Theatre. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Glasgow‘s Annexe Theatre. a company dedicated to new writing. presents (.‘harles Barron‘s emotional play about a childless couple who opt for surrogacy. See review in Theatre section.

I Glad ArchesTheatre.

7.30pm. £6(£3). See Tue 7.

I Sanctuary Mitchell Theatre. 7.30pm. £6 (£3).

Rita Wolfdirects RukhsanaAhmadinthis

challenging play set in a London refuge where women on the run from male brutality try to get by on limited resources.


I The Bach Ensemble Henry Wood Hall. 8pm. £8 (£4). Acclaimed group from the USA in a typically all-Bach evening under their director Joshua Rifkin. Concerto for Flute. Violin and Harpsichord and the D minor Violin Concerto are highlights of their programme.


I Fat Sam’s Band 11.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Mon 6.

I John Martyn Pavilion Theatre. 8pm. £7/£6 (man/£3). An

appearance bylohn Martyn at an event like Mayfest is so predictable that it would be easy to overlook him completely. That would be a mistake indeed. Martyn's performances— just his voice. a guitar and a set of effects pedals can shift gear from lulling. dreamy ballads to tortured

, exorcisms. Breathtaking.


I Different Trains and ~ White Man Sleeps

Tramway. 8pm. £6 (£3). The Siobhan Davies Dance Company returns to Mayfest with Different 'I‘rains. which uses original music by Steve Reich and has been hailed throughout Europe. and White Man Sleeps. a

second chance to see the company‘sMayfcst 1989 hit.See preview.

; Literary Events

: IPoetryReading Moir j Hall.8pm.£6(£3).As

part of a nationwide tour organised by The Poetry Society. Roger McGough will read his own work and introduce two of America‘s most exciting contemporary poets. C.K. Williams and Sharon Dlds.


I Revolting Peasants King‘s Theatre. 7.30pm. £8—£3.5()(£4—£2). Una McLean and Russell Hunter star in what is surprisingly the first Scottish production of

Patrick Prior‘s anti-Poll

Tax comedy. Gerard

; Kelly directs for 7:84. See preview.

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