an international reputation. Hutchison played with the late John Ogdon. and his recording of Saint-Sae'ns' Carnival oftheAnimals was selected by Gramophone magazine as one ofthe finest oflast year. Tonight. he plays Mozart. Ravel and Chopin.
I Donegal Night City Hall. 8pm. £6 (£3). With Glasgow‘s strong Donegal connections. this is always a very popular event. A strong line-up ofsingers. musicians. storytellers and poets from Ireland‘s north-west.
I The Realm otthe Shopping TrolleyThe llalt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 9pm-midnight. Free. Spikcy indie guitar sounds from this Edinburgh band.
I Ronnie and the Rex Moir Hall. 11.30pm. £5(£2.50). A highly diverse dance band fronted by ex-Fabulous Poodle Ronnie Golden. playing R&B. soul. funk and even Texan polkas.
I Senior Serenade King‘s Theatre. 12.30pm. Free. See Wed 22.
I Jimmy Tingle Moir Hall. 8pm. £6 (£3). Satirical US stand-up brings his challenging act back to Scotland. See preview. Film
I Purple Rain (15) (Albert Magnoli. US. 1984). GET. 6pm. £3 (£2/£1.5()). See Film Index.
I VISTA: A Video Showcase Third Eye Centre. 7.30pm. Free. See Film Index.
FRIDAY. 24 Theatre
I Sexual Perverslty In Chicago Arches Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Tue 21.
I Carmen: The Play Tramway. 8pm. £6 (£3). Sec Wed 22.
I Rag Woman Rich Woman Old Athenaeum Theatre. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Thurs 23.
I Man and Superman Citizens‘ Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1/Free). See Fri 17.
I A Girl Skipping Third Eye Centre. 9.30pm. £5 (£3). See Thurs 23.
I The Noise and Smoky Breath Show Arches Theatre. 9.45pm. £5 (£2.50). See Fri 17.
I Drowning King‘s Theatre. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £8—£3.5() (£4—£2). See Mon 20.
I Ra-Ra Zoo New Athenaeum. RSAMD. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm). £6 (£3). See Thurs 23.
I The Real Wurld T'on Theatre. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3). See Fri 17.
I Hosanna Tron Theatre.
10.15pm. £5 (£2.50). See Fri 17.
I Cappella Nova Glasgow Cathedral. 7.30pm. £6 (£3.50). Two world premieres tonight. from John Maxwell Geddes and Vivienne Olive. and the Scottish premiere of Arvo Part ‘s Berliner Messe. There is a theme of freedom and oppression running through tonight‘s selections by the Scottish a capella group.
I Ceilidh City Hall. 9pm. £5 (£2.50). With Mod Gold Medallist Eilidh MacKenzie. singer Arthur Cormack with accordion
and keyboard player Blair :
Douglas. Piping from Angus MacDonald. and as always. host for the evening is Gaelic broadcaster John Carmichael.
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IRonnie and the Rex Moir Hall.11.30pm.£5(£2.50). '
See Thurs 23.
I Drool and Drivel They Care an La Petite Soupe Third Eye Centre.
and the Divas company in adark. experimental. witty. post-punk perfomanee with electronic and Bangra music to boot.
I Jimmy Tingle Moir Hall. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Fri24.
I Dpen Circle Hillhead Library. 348 Byres Road. 7pm. £2 (£1.50). Poetry readings from Alan Spence, Alistair Paterson and Tom Lamb.
l SATURDAY 25 ;
I Carmen Tramway. 8pm.
£6 (£3). See Thurs 23. I Rag Woman Rich Woman
Old Athenacum Theatre.
7.30pm. £6 (£3). Sec Thurs 23.
I Men and Superman Citiz'ei-s‘ Theatre.
Fri l7. I A Girl Skipping Third Eye Centre. 9.30pm. £5
(£3).SceThurs23. I Drowning King's
Theatre. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). iii—£3.50 (£1—£2). Sec Mon 20.
I Ra-Ra Zoo New Athenacum. RSAMD. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm). £6 (£3). See Thurs 23.
IThB RaaqurldTron Theatre. 7.30pm. £5.50
(£3). Sec Fri 17. I Hosanna Tron Theatre. 10.15pm. £5 (£2.50). See
Fri 17. Classical
I SCD withihe Whistlebinkies Pearce Institute. 7.30pm. £3.50
! 7.30pm.£5(£3). LizAggis
(£1.50). Folk meets classical in the musical play When the Tide Turns with the children of Govan‘s primary and secondary schools.
I The Alternative Final Fling Glasgow School of Art. 167 Renfrew Street. Rpm—2am. £5 (from Just the Ticket. Virgin Records. Union Street). A cornucopia of rock bands. comprising Electric Daisies. Barky! Barky. A Chocolate Morning. Solomon Flynn. Lost. Capone And The Bullets. Babel. The Corleones. Supergroovelistics. Eyes Of Rita. Whirling Pig Dervish. The Last Minute and The Hemingways. Phewd
I Ronnie and the Rex Moir Hall. 11.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Thurs 23.
I These Women oi the Vaudeville Blues Glasgow Arts Centre. Washington Street. 10pm. £3 (£2). Marilyn Middleton Pollock sings the great songs ofthc between-the-wars period of Chicago’s blues/jazz boom. Written by Danny Kyle. with piano player Andy Thorburn.
I John Surman Henry Wood Hall. 8pm. £6 (£3). Surrnan remains one of the magisterial instrumental voices in contemporary European jazz. even if much ofwhat he plays these days is barely classifiable as such. His haunting. evocative solo baritone saxophone and bass clarinet explorations draw on English folk music in an analogous way to Jan Garbarek’s use of Norwegian themes, set against largely unobtrusive synthesizer patterns. See preview.
I Tam Tamu Third Eye Centre. 10pm. £5(£3). London-based band of African musicians play the contemporary electric sounds of Mitoba. Shikuta and Benga. and defy you to sit still.
IWoltstone City Hall. 8pm. £6 (£3). Popular dance-oriented band of Scottish electric-driven folk and rock musicians and singers. create an enjoyable anarchic ceilidh dance with electric guitars. bass. fiddle. pipes and keyboards.
I Drool and DrivelThey Care and La Petite Soupe Third Eye Centre. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Fri ‘4.
I Best 01 Scottish Stand-up Moir Hall. 8pm. £6 (£3). Funny Farm wits welcome the winner of the So You Think You 're Funny contest in a final night of Mayfest mirth.
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Tron Theatre Company THE REAL WURLD? By Michel Tremblay With Forbes Masson, John Stahl & Jan Wilson
a iewel 01 a play Scotland on Sunday ‘ . Michael Boyd 5 white - hot production The Guardian
Tickets 2550/2300 conc. Until Sun 2 June 7.30pm (No part 28 May)
23 May - Audio description 29 May - Signed pertormance
Tron Theatre Company presents the Scottish premiere of
By Michel Tremblay
With Peter Mullan 5. Benny Young Tremblay's brilliant dialogue reveals a story of love. loneliness and a tear of growing old that everyone can
understand Until Sun 26 May 10.15pm Tickets £5.00/£2.50 conc.
Childrens Events Sats at 1.30pm May 18 - Mr Bones
May 25 - Alakazam Puppets Tickets £1.00
TRON BAR/CAFE Late bar lor Maylest
LP Thurs 16 - Sat 18 May
winged horse THE EVIL DOERS
by Chris Hannah
"a gritty, uproariously funny
play" - TELEGRAPH
Tickets Thurs £3.00/150 Fri/Sat £4.50/225
Thurs 23 - Sat 25 May
THE GOLDEN AGE
by Louis Nowra British premiere
Tickets: Thurs £3.00/1.50 Fri/Sat £4.50/2.25
Wed 29 May
DICK GAUGHAN in concert
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