chart sounds. £1 lager. 50p vodka. Pitched as the only gay night in town tonight.
I Shimmy Club at Bennet's. 10.30pm-3am. £2. Legendary. drunken. ‘mixed', longest-running club night in town with Craig Davis. Mainstream dance and chart. £1.10 promo beers.
I The Tardis at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £1. ‘A journey through space and time that takes you from the 60s to the 90s and back via rock/pop and soul'.
I Trading Post at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm-2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). Chart. mainstream and 60s ‘for the pub/club staffcrowd'.
I Bennet’s l 1pm—3am. £1. Gay. 70p vodka and gin! DJ Sara. I Blue Print at The Volcano. llpm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Soul. jazz. funk and boombashin‘ beats. Sace and Easi plus regular guest appearances by DJ A1 (Mo Wax) using four tumtables. Beck‘s £1. Look out for special events in the side alcove: 30 Aug. skate display; 6 Sept. table tennis challenge. I Chopper at Club Xchange. 10.30pm-3.30am. £3.50 (£2). Garage. house. 90s disco and pop in the new look Club X. I Excursion at The Halt Bar. 7pm—l 1pm. Free. DJs Scott and Kev (Upsettin‘. Goodfoot) playing classic soul. funk and dub along with more modern tunes and beats. I Fab at Reds. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Club classics. funk. soul and disco. Miller £1. vodka-mix £ 1. I Go West at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). A mainly 'student-orientated‘ bill of fare. I love Train at Cafe Cini. 9pm—midnight. Free. Selected beers for £1. Joe Deacon playing the best in classic soul. funk and piano house. I Planet Earth at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £1. An 80s revival night for all you Wham and Duran Duran fans. I Prefab Tab at Nice 'n' Sleazy (downstairs). 9pm-close. Free. Deep dub with a taste of garage. Vodka £ 1. I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. 10.30pm-3am. £2 (£1). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos. I Wednesday Night Fever at Cotton Club. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with matric card). Positively a towering inferno of rekindled kitsch. Busy? You betcha. Drinks promos. I Wheelie Dnedertul Wednesdays at R.G.’s. 8pm—close. Free. New pre- Chopper event with dancey choons.
I Bar 10 Spin—close. Free. Paul Cawley from Phar Out with a weird. eclectic. underground pre-club experience. I Bar 91 8pm—close. Free. Michael Kilkie of Tunnel and M‘Boza fame for pre- Tunnel sounds. I Bloomers at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket). Mainstream pop and dance. I Club Xchange 1 lpm—3am. £2 (£1). Gay. DJ Morgan and £1 lager. £1 vodka. I The Corner 9pm—close. Free. Reggae beats pre-club with Stevie Donaldson. I Dee Jays in Disguise at Variety. 8pm—close. Free. J’ilkes and Ha‘t‘ch with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. I Disco lntemo at Reds. 1 lpm—3am. £2. Seventies disco. pop and glam with DJ Michelle plus Bud and vodka for £1.30 all night. I Donkey at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1). Studenty mix of grunge rock. indie dance and pop. I loveshack at Fury Murry's. 10.30pm—3am. £2. ‘Super cool sounds of the 70s-dance stompers and student classics abound. I Rage at Strathclyde University Student Union. 9pm—2am. Free. The Level 8 barn once more ﬁlls up with the bright young things letting their cardigans slip off their ‘shoulders as they gaze at the floor.
I Bumble at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with a very busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic!
I Shindig at Cotton Club. I lpm-3am. £3 (£2). lain Fitzpatrick with an indie/disco club. All drinks 99p.
I Soul Kitchen at Maxaluna. 8pm—close. Free. A soulful vibe provided by DJ Kevin McPharland plus real soul food from the Maxaluna kitchens.
I Spangles at Reds Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. 9pm—2am. Free. Gordon Tennant of Helter Skelter with soul. dance and pop. ()pen throughout the summer.
I The Tunnel 10pm—3atn. £4 (£2 with matric card). If you've ever been to this student night in the last live years. then it‘s still exactly the same as you remember it. Cheesy music. mobbed dancelloor and regrets in the morning.
I UK Gold at Sub Club. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Martin and Mark's underground club night with a strong following amongst
Sub Club regulars.
All clubs listed above take place at one of the following venues, which can be contacted for further details.
I The 13th Note 80 Glassford Street. 553 1638.
I The Arches Midland Street (offJamaica Street). 221 9736.
I The Arena 15-27 ()swald Street. 221 3010.
I The Attic (enter through The Garage). 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.
I Bar 10 10 Mitchell Lane (off Mitchell Street). 221 8353.
I Bar9191 Candleriggs. 552 5211.
I Bennet’s 80—90 Glassford Street. 552 5761.
I Blacklriars Underground (below Blackfriars). 36 Bell Street. 552 5924.
I Cate Cinl 81 Renﬁeld Street. 353 2807. I The Cathouse 9 Brown Street. 248 6606.
I Cleopatra’s. 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.
I Club Xchange 25 Royal Exchange Square. 204 4599.
I The Corner 2 St George's Road. 332 1625.
I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 332 0712. I Fury Murry’s 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 1.
I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120.
I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street. 332 0691.
I Maxaluna 410 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1003.
I Nico’s 375 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5736.
I October Cale Top floor. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 221 0303.
I Beds 379 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1635. I Renlrew Ferry Clyde Place. 885 2123. I B.G.’s 73 Queen Street. 221 2200.
I Rhapsody 240 Bath Street. 353 2306. I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.
I Strathclyde University Student Union 90 John Street. 552 1895.
I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600. I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.
I The Tuxedo Princess Anderston Quay. Broomielaw. 204 1150.
I The Venue 474 Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927.
I The Volcano 15 Benalder Street. 337
I The Voodoo Room Cambridge Street. 332 3437.
I The Woodside Club 329 North Woodside Road. 337 1643.
A selection of television highlights,
Television Listings compiled by Eddie
listed by day, in chronological order.
I The Gamekeeper (BBC 1) 7.30—8pm. Charlie Pirie and his family are celebrating Hogtnanay at Forest Lodge. while trainee Paul is taken out to shoot his first hind.
I Punt and Dennis (BBC 1) 8—8.3()pm. More sketch-based comedy including popular characters like Milky Milky.
I The Baldy Man (Scottish) 8.30—9pm. Gregor Fisher returns for another of the occasional series of Naked l’irlt'u spiri- offs.
I Rab C. Nesbitt (BBC2) 9—930pm. iilla wants a baby. but Jamesie‘s firing blanks: enter the gallant Rab.
I Ellen (Channel 4) ‘)—9.3()pm. lillen is arrested for breach of the peace and is received into the custody of her parents. I Chandler and Co (BBCI) ‘).3()—10.25pm. [ﬁlly goes undercover among the homeless iii an attempt to expose a philandering care worker.
I Comic Asides (BBC2) 9.30—10pm. i Another from the season of comedy pilots is this sitcom by Nick Revell about a guy whose house burns down on the day his girlfriend leaves him.
I Friends (Channel 4) 9.30—10pm. The girls lose to the boys at poker. but there's a suspicion that the game was rigged.
I Frasier (Channel 4) 1()—I().3()pm. Frasier is convinced he's met the woman of his dreams. but when he wliisks her off to a remote cottage the trouble starts.
I Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Channel 4) 1030—] 1.05pm. Clive Anderson introduces another session of itnprov fun. I Pulp Fictions (BBC2) midnight—12.35am. Gary ()1dman is a cop investigating his ex-wife‘s murder in this crime short based on a story by William Campbell Gault.
I On Dangerous Ground (BBC2) 12.35—2am. Nicholas Ray film about a hard-bitten cop who gets results by mistreating suspects. until a case involving a blind woman changes his life.
SATURDAY 26 l
I The Edinburgh Military Tattoo (BBC I) 5.50—6.50pm. All the pomp and ceremony of Edinburgh‘s most popular Festival show. without having to sit on a draugth grandstand.
I Love and Marriage (Channel 4) 6.30-7pm. The six couples continue to prepare for their impending nuptials. but will all the runners and riders make it past the finishing post‘.’
I Summer Dance (BBC2) 6.50-9pm. Kenneth MacMillan‘s production of Liszt‘s Muyerling which was recorded at the Royal Opera House last year.
I Apache Goes Indian (Channel 4) 7--7.35pm. Apache Indian continues his travels in India anti tonight he visits Bombay's red light district.
I Sci-Fi Weekend (Channel 4) 8.30pm—3.40am. To coincide with the international science fiction convention Worldcon in Glasgow. Channel 4 is devoting a weekend of programming to all things sci-fr. The running order looks this
way: Faster Than light (8.30-9.20pm).
Newsllashes from the future will be beamed down throughout the weekend. Find ottt what‘s happening in 2145Al). In Advance of the Landing (9.20-10.25pm). Documentary about the kind of people who believe the little green men are out
‘ there and are trying to make contact. THX ; 1138 ( l0.25pm-midnight). George Lucas'
excellent ()rwellian nightmare set on a space station where love is forbidden. Takeover TV — The Sci-Fi Experience (midnight—12.35am). Highlights frotn the recent amateur video clips series which had a sci-1i flavour. including the inevitable Star Trek spoofs. 1 Married a
Monster from Outer Space
(12.35—2.()5am). Movie from 1958 about a man who is taken over by aliens.
' Destroy All Monsters (2.05—3.40am). Japanese monster movie from 1968 about ‘ evil aliens trying to co-opt earth's creatures in a bid for world domination.
; I Message to Love (BBC2) 9—1 1pm.
Rarely seen footage taken at the Isle of
l Wight rock festival 25 years ago. which
featured the last iiuropean performance by
f Jitni Hendrix. plus Jim Morrison and The \Vlto.
I Good Morning Vietnam (Scottish)
i 9.45pin—midnight. Robiit Williams is the show stealer as a fast-talking [)J i entertaining the Forces in Vietnam in
Barry Levinson's war comedy.
I 4 Goes to Glyndebourne (Channel 4) 510—9an Full-length transmission of Deborah Warner's controversial. modern dress version of [)UII (iiut'mmi.
I Birds of a Feather ( BBC I) 7.5()»—8.2()pm. Sharon is developing an interest in football. while l)orien has consulted a medium.
I The Utterly Worst of Alright on the
, Night (Scottish) Svr-‘me. Denis Norden recycles more out-takes and cock-ups
from film and television.
I Preston Front (BBCI ) 8.20—9. 10pm.
1.1oydy announces that he's unloaded his collection of second-hand motors in the last espisode of this TA comedy drama
I Sci-Fi Weekend (Channel 4)
9pm—4. 10am. More sci-ii frolics starting with: Equinox Special (‘)»—l()pm). in ‘The Real X-Files' this documentary looks at unexplained phenomena. including the US military's use of psychics as part of their intelligence-gathering programme. Outland ( l()pm--12.()5am). Sean Connery is the marshall on a mining colony on one ofJupiter's moons who lights the good light in the face ofcorporatc Corruption. The Man Who Fell to Earth (12.()5—2.4()am). David Bowie is the spacey alien in Nic Roeg's excellent sci-ii classic. Metropolis (2.40—4. 10am). Giorgio Moroder provided the soundtrack and had some of the sequences coloured
in the 1984 re-release of Fritz Lang‘s
classic movie about workers in a totalitarian state.
I Prime Suspect 11 (Scottish)
9.15—1 1.15pm. Another repeated two- parter with Helen Mirren as DCI Tennison. who is trying to balance police race relations with a murder inquiry.
I Runway Dne (BBC I) 9.25—10.55pm. Peter Capaldi stars as a small-time Irish
98 The List 25 Aug-7 Sept 1995