I Bum deal: these guys are on The Road to Wellville in Alan Parker’s new film about cornilake king J. H. Kellogg, who had some pretty odd ideas of his own about men’s health. You can’t beat a daily mud bath followed by a good hose down, he reckoned. And maybe he was right, at that. See Film listings for details.
I Morrissey, aka the Greatest living Englishman, takes on the seething Mozz-pits of
Motherwell, Glasgow and Edinburgh - expect a
Wilde night out. See Rock listing for details.
I Meet Lisa Germano, an American musician whose songs delve deep into memories of her own painful past (more than a few hints of sexual abuse are evident). She has suffered so you don’t have to — go listen when she plays King Tut’s. See Bock listings for details.
V PROBABLY THE BEST
The List’s at-a-glance guide to the highlights of the fortnight ahead.
\ I Music: Siouxsie and the Banshees Barrowland. Glasgow. Sat 28 Jan. After years in the critical wildemess. the new Banshees album The Rapture has been getting a thumbs-up in the most unlikely quarters. Expect a more diverse audience than the usual fully— embalmed goths. I Comedy: The Umbilical Brothers and Phil Kay Paisley Arts Centre. Wed 8 Feb; Glasgow Concert Hall. Thurs 9 Feb; Gilded Balloon Theatre. Edinburgh, Sun 12 Feb. Relaunched for 1995. the Gilded Balloon‘s comedy circuit will bring some of the biggest comics to Scotland and show them a good time. It kicks off with Aussie slapstick duo the Umbilical Brothers. plus Britain's best comedian (and that‘s ofﬁcial). I Film: Grant Morrison meets Captain America Filmhouse. Edinburgh, Sun 29 Jan. A screening ofthe 1989 film version of Marvel's patriotic superhero is followed by a Q&A session with graphic novelist Grant Morrison, whose new comic book The lnvisibles was launched recently. I Sport: Scotland v Ireland Murrayfield. Edinburgh. Sat 4 Feb. The green machine invades Edinburgh for Scotland‘s opening gambit in the Five Nations. followed by an almighty drink-up. Book your table early in Irish theme bars around town. I Art: 'lurner Watercolours National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh. until Tue 31 Jan. Still a couple of days left to catch the Tumers before they‘re packed away for another year. ' I Film: Eat Drink Man Woman GF‘T. Glasgow until Thurs 2 Feb; Edinburgh Filmhouse, Fri 27 Jan—Tue 7 Feb. After the unexpected success of The Wedding Banquet. Taiwanese director Ang Lee continues the food-themed titles with this film about a master chef whose family life lacks ﬂavour. Men women go see.
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