L-__ . . .. 5 The List l4--27 January 199-1

While Scottish arts v JANUARY

administrators are still juggling dates in their week- to-view diaries, we put down a few markers for 1994’s biggie events. The festivals are fixed points in the cultural calendar but dates for some of the other 3 events, particularly films, are still to be confirmed. ? You’lljust have to keep ' reading The list throughout the year for full ' details.

I Bad Girls Six-week season of female 1 . trouble at Glasgow‘s CCA. featuring


I If it’s on, it’s in You're already holding the best guide to what’s happening in Glasgow and Edinburgh up to January 27 with The List's first issue of 1994. See listings sections throughout the magazine.


exhibitions. talks. videos and

performances by- women engaged in the

debate about sexuality. Highlights include the return of Penny Arcade and the outrageous post-pom modemist Annie Sprinkle. From Sat 29 Jan.

I Robert louis Stevenson Centenary 1994 marks 100 years since Stevenson‘s death in Samoa at the age of 4-1. and the National Library of Scotland is coordinating a packed programme of events throughout the year to celebrate his life and work. including a BBC documentary. three major exhibitions in Edinburgh. a musical based on the author‘s life, the

issue of a commemorative bank note and a tribute during the Edinburgh Film Festival. (For more details. contact Helen Lawson at the NLS on 03l 226 4531 x441 l.)


I New Moves Across Europe No longer in its old CCA base. Nikki Milican‘s festival of innovative young dance goes Glasgow-wide and focuses particularly on the latest work coming out of Portugal and Quebec. Fri 28 Jan—Sat 19 Mar.


I Kenny 6 Smooth jazz-pop saxophonist much beloved of Bill Clinton and others who like their sax solos sweet and melodic. Fri 28 at Barrowland. Glasgow.



= I Irish Festival at the Arches i Glasgow‘s subterranean theatre - celebrates all things lrish with a Sean

O'Casey play. a new musical and a

' women's ‘ceilidh ofideas'. More things ._ lrish at Paisley Arts Centre and the

3 Traverse. Thurs l7 Feb—Sat 12 Mar.

I Febtest Student run ten-day festival

of young Edinburgh performing arts talent based at the Bedlam. See the pick

, of the crop at the Traverse in March.

i Fri ll—Sun 20.


I In The Name Of The Father Daniel Day-Lewis again. this time as Gerry Conlan. imprisoned and then freed for the Guildford pub bombings. With

f Emma Thompson as his crusading

. lawyer. it‘s sure to ruffle a few

; Government feathers.

3 I Philadelphia Tom Hanks excels in

Hollywood‘s first attempt to come to term with AIDS in a big budget. big name movie. Breaking from his funnyman image, Hanks plays a gay lawyer and delivers the performance of his career.

j I The Age at Innocence Martin

Scorsese swaps New York's mean

5 streets for the city‘s tum-of—the-century j salons in this sumptuous adaptation of

Edith Wharton‘s novel. Daniel Day- Lewis is engaged to Winona Ryder. but is in love with Michelle Pfeiffer. as passions boil beneath corsets and stiff collars. Expect ()scars galore.

world the phenomenal box office hit of Jurassic Park. Steven Spielberg changes direction for his greatest critical success to date. an account of the German industrialist ()skar Schindler (Liam Neeson) who saved hundreds of Jews from the gas chambers in wartime Poland.