Negative influence: Victor Eadie (right) confronts his alter ego Desmond Hamilton in Strathclyde Theatre Group’s Beast

at the Bamshorn Theatre, Mon 20—Sat 25

Centenary Week. .»\ screening ol'cutting edge experimental llllll and \ ideo work by Scottish filmmakers past and present.

I Sebastiane (18) (ilasgovv Film Theatre. 3pm; 8.30pm. See under ( ilt'l‘ 111 Film listings.

I Seaward The Creatshipsfrhe Bowler and The Bunnet (PC) (ilitsgmv Film Theatre. Spin. See under (il’l~ in l‘lllll listings.

I The Seventh Veil (PC) (ilil'sgtiu‘ l-ilm Theatre. 4.45pm. See under (il’l‘ in Film listings.

I The Wicker Man (18) (ilasgovy l-ilm 'l‘heatre. (t. 15pm See under (ll-'1' in Film



I Club Ecosse Caledoniaii Princess. Spin—~1am (doors close lam). £o. Sec Fri


I Mayfest Club ()ld lt’i‘uitmarket. 10.15pm. £5. See Fri 17. Tonight: The Malia.


I The Big Ceilidh Renfrew Ferry. 10.30pmlate. £5. Part of'l’he Big Fringe. See Fri 17.



I Beast Ramshorn Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Mon 20.

I Beauty And The Beast The old .-\thenaeum. 7pm. £6 ( £3); family ticket £15. See Fri 17.

I Blood And Water The Arches. Rpm. £7 (£4). See Sat IS and review on page ()4. I The Glasgow Cirls ()ld I-‘ruitmarket. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). See Wed 15.

I A Greek Scots Anthology St l.uke's Greek Orthodox Cathedral. 7.30pm. £1.50 (50p). A miscellany of stories about Greece's relationship with Scotland. told by young (ireek-Scots and their friends. I The Last Adieu Citizens" 'I‘heatre. Rpm. £7.50 (£5). See Tue 21 and prev iew.

I Laundry The Arches. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Fri 17.

I No Expense Spared (‘iti/ens‘ Theatre. 7.30pm. £7.50 -£l()t£2.50-£5 1. See Fri 17 and review on page ()4.

I Sex, Lies And Poetry Pearce Institute. 7.30prii. £2 (£1). See Wed 22.

I The Trick Is To Keep Breathing ‘t‘rott Theatre. 7.30pm. £10.50; £8.50. See Fri 17 and review on page (M.

I Witch Doctor Citizens“ Theatre. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). See Fri 17.


I Carmen King's Theatre. 5pm; ‘lpm. £5—£20 (£5--£l5). See Tue 21 and preview.

I La Tristeza Complice Tramway. 8pm. £10 (£5). See Thurs 23.


I Bruce Morton The Old Athenaeum.

9.30pm. £8 (£5). See Fri 24 and preview. I Ardal O’Hanlon and Sean Cullen A lot Of People Ask Me . . . An Hour With Dame Sybille Tron Theatre. 1 lpiii. £8 (£5.50). See Fri 24 and Frontlines.


I BBC Invitation Concert Studio One. BBC Broadcasting House. 2.30—3.30pm. Free. The Chamber Group Of Scotland play Iidgard Varese's [)ensirv 21.5 for solo flute. and two UK premieres: Tan Dun's (Lt (1‘15 for piano. and Chou Wen Chung's ll’irir/sit‘ept Pea/ex. See preview. I BBC Invitation Concert Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 8pm. Free.The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra‘s associate cotnposer/conductor Tan Dun conducts three pieces as the culmination of an intensive day at the very end of Mayfest. Two of his own pieces. Circle and l)etitli stilt] Fire Dialogue Wit/t Paul Klee (which features projected images of Klees paintings) are preceded by apiece composed by his teacher Chou Wen Chung. lie/Ines Front The (huge. See preview.

I BBC Open Workshop Studio One. BBC Broadcasting House. I lam-~lpin. Free. Tan Dun leads students from the Royal Scottiin Academy of Music and Dratna's composition department in an exploratory masterclass.

I Cello Recital St Mary’s lipiscopal Cathedral. 1 pm. £4 (£3). Three works of Bach for cello: No1 ii1(j.No2 in 1) Minor arid No3 in C. performed by Gary McBretney.

I Dr Parkin’s Travelling Country Rock Medicine Show Renfrew Ferry. XpllF-IZIIC. £-1(£.‘t). See Sat 18.

I La Traviata Theatre Royal. 7.15pm. £3.50—£~15. See Wed 22.


I Closing Night Premier: The Confessional/I Confess Glasgow Film Theatre. 7.15pm. £5. See under GFT in Film listings.

I Far From The Madding Crowd (U) Glasgow Film Theatre. 3.30pm. See under GFT in Film listings.

I Open Day/CFT The Movie Glasgow Film Theatre. 1 lain—3.30pm. Free.

I The Seventh Veil (PC) Glasgow Film 'l‘heatre. 1pm. See under GFT in Film listings.

I The Wicker Man (18) Glasgow Film Theatre. lpiti. See under Gl-T in Film listings.


I Club Ecosse Caledonian Princess. Rpm—4am (doors close lam). £6. See Fri


I Mayfest Club ()ld Fruitmarket. 10.15pm. £5. Sec Fri 17. Tonight: Bombshell. Icon and 911.

I Slam Bock-da-boat Renfrew Ferry. ()pm—late. Stuart and ()rde with a Scottish launch party for their Hear/stares album. Look out for special after-club event.


I Mose Scarlett Pizza Express. 9pm. £5. Canadian folk crooner and ‘dealer in songs of the heart‘ returns to follow up his success at the Glasgow Folk Festival. supported by bottleneck guitarist Jim Condie and guitar/harp man Al Black.

Kids I Looking After Norman Ramshom

Theatre. 11am; 2pm. £3 (£1.50). See Sat 18.


I Beyond Art and Shopping Hillhead Library. Noon. £2. An open forum focusing on young people in the city; and examining the implications of urban regeneration. with special reference to architecture. design. public space. surveillance and order.


Mayfest shows which tour city venues are listed alphabetically. Please note that some shows are not performed every day between the dates given. For venues, times and ticket prices see Mayfest programme or call 0141 552 8000.

I Blackhill Family Album t‘ntil Sat :5. The life and times of the residents of Blackhill. charted in a visual arts project by members of community groups. Writer Maggie Graham and photographer Thomas ()‘Donnell joined forces with local people to create a pictorial documentation of a neiglibourltood.

I Culture Within Culture l’ntil Sat 25. Sighlhill Textile Protect present an exhibition of banners made by women from a variety of ethnic lMCIs'gl'UlllltlS. led by photographer Kate ()rummond and textile artist Sandi Keilinan.

I Council For Music In Hospitals t‘ntil Thurs 23. The council. with sponsorship from l‘iiison Scotland. is supporting eight

groups of musicians. who will perform for

long term patients in eight hospitals and hospices.

I Dunbartonshire Concert Band l'ntil Thurs 25. led by Peter Sliand. local woodwind. brass and percussion players have rehearsed for a series of concerts with the l)unbai‘tonshire Band.

I From Mourning To Merry l'ntil Mon 1.). l)evised by the l)uiiterlie 50* Drama Group. this show looks at bereavement and recovery among the elderly.

I In Sight Art Exhibition t'nttl sat 25. Paisley-born John Rankin shows paintings inspired by technology. From Renee v


scotland’s youth arts centre


Scottish Youth Theatre

Beauty and theBeasl

by Stuart Paterson

17-25 May (except Sunday) 7pm (£6/£3) Family ticket £15

Directed by Mary McCluskey


17 May 9.15pm £8/£5

box office - 0141-3322333

179 Buchanan Street, Glasgow

.-\i'n.swald( and Sheila Faber there are collages that mix the poetry of Duncan Brown with everyday throwaway objects. I Let’s Play ‘Murder’ l'ntil Fri 17. Rona Munro and Fiona Knowles otherwise known as the MsFits. lollovv tip their nosy neighbour show lS/iv .llrx l’eerv with another comic monologue (performed by Knowles) about Michelle Morrison. an eight-year—oltl who stumbles on her uncle dead in his ai'iiichaii'.

I Bed Road Young Uns Are Naughty Boys And Girls llntil Tue 2 1. Kate McColl directs the not-necessariIy-so-young folks of Red Road in a iitischievous miscellany of song and dance.

I Carol and Bobby Silver ('ntil Fri 17. .~\w;ii'd—winning cabaret couple. promising 'top class music and a whole lot moref

I Storytelling Project t'ntil Wed 23. Traditional storytellers liwan Mc\'icar and Michael Kerins mastermind a developing series of inter-related stories about riddles and people. with help from violinist Kate Kramer and pupils froin Bishoplocli and Craigton primary schools. I When The Lights Come On Again Wed 22 Sat 25. 'l'heatrebox Youth Theatre. made up from five young local women. present a devised show with songs and music about woman factory workers during World War II. The script is based on true stories unearthed by Castlemilk reminiscence groups.

I Wilting Willows I'ntil Thurs 23. Kate McColl directs local company the (’ai'mylites 111 a new show about the lively characters who inhabit a Glaswegian old lolks" home.



24/25 May 9.30pm £8/£5

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