GLASGOW ART LISTINGS CONTINUED
Charles Rennie Mackintosh Until 30 Sept. The largest ever collection of works by Scotland's most celebrated architect and designer. featuring over 300 exhibits including paintings. drawings. furniture. large-scale rrrodels and a re-construction of a turn of the century Ladies Luncheon Room.
I 1999 INFORMATION CENTRE Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 227 I999. Mon—Sat 10am—7pm; Sun noon—5pm. The innoPACli Awards Exhibition Sat 3! Aug—28 Sept. The work of entrants who thought rrp new ways to 'Stop Traslring The Iinvironment'. Part of the Glasgow International Festival of Design.
I ORIGINAL PRINT SNOP 25 King Street. 552 I394. Mon—Sat ”him—5.30pm. Twelve Flags Until l4 Sept. Twelve huge flags designed by Adrian Wiszniewski. commissioned for Glasgow’s Year ()f The Visual Arts. accompanied by related screenprints and drawings.
I PEARCE INSTITUTE 840 Govan Road. 445 l94l. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm.
Solo Time Until 24 Aug. Three site- specific solo exhibitions by Lucy Byatt. Shiona McCubbin and Christina McBride. I POST OFFICE BUILDING George Square. Info: 204 44l l. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm: Sat l0am--5pm; Sun Ham—5pm.
The temporary venue plays host to four exhibitions to mark the Glasgow lrrterrrational Festival of Design. Exhibitions run from Mon 2—27 Sept: Objects OI Desire Ten celebrities. ten international designers and ten Glaswegiarrs were asked to choose their three favourite design objects. with the resulting show featuring a vacuum cleaner. cameras. beer cans. Zippo lighters and a whole host of other oddities. olasgow Makes It: Reinventing The City A celebration of the range. diversity and standard achieved by Glasgow's contemporary designers. including graphic design. textiles. furniture. architecture and Iii-Ii equipment.
Fly On The Wall A look at Glasgow companies working in the field of design. Paul Smith, True Brit A look at the work of one of the British fashion industries biggest success stories (in terms of high street sales). Paul Smith.
I PRACTICE GALLERY 58 Virginia Street. 552 7722. Tue—Sat 9am—6pm (Thurs
Blair Millen Until 6 Sept. New paintings by this young Glasgow artist.
I PROJECT ABILITY l8 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm. Voksenskolen Lysbro Until l3 Sept. Paintings and prints by students of the arts programme at the Voksetrskolerr Lysbro in Silkeborg. Denmark. Also on show. Self Image. work by members of Project Ability.
T' x 7" Thtrrs 5 Sept—2 ()ct. An exhibition of miniature works by artists at the Trongate Studios.
I STREET LEVEL 26 King Street. 552
2 IS I. Mon—Sat l0am—5.30pm.
Street Level Open Tue 3 Sept—5 Oct. The first of what promises to be an annual opportunity for Scottish artists working in photography and lens-based media to show their wares. Work is also on show at Java exhibition space.
I ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM, NELVINGROVE 287 2699. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm; Sun llam-5pm. Cafe. [D]. A wonderful permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Monet and Van Gogh. plus numerous historical artefacts. animal displays. ‘Wee Beasties' and an interactive display featuring a plethora of invertebrate animals. See galleries guide for current temporary exhibitions.
I TIIE DURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 715 l. Mon—Sat
10am—5pm; Sun I lam—5pm.
lynne Curran Until 6 Oct. Work by contemporary tapestry weaver Lynne Curran. highlighting tapestry techniques over the past 2000 years. The artist will also be on hand to demonstrate and discuss the skills involved in the craft.
I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 22l 9600. Mon—Sat l0am-5pm; Sun I lam—5pm. A museum crammed with buses. trams. fire engines. ships and other transportation. devoted to the history of transport. Also on show. a display of motorcycles dating from the early part of the century to present day. including the recently acquired Art Motorcycle.
Scottish Football Association Museum Trust Until I997. Taster exhibitions of text. photographs and football memorabilia. leading up to the planned National Museum of Football at Harrrpden Park.
I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 22l 9600. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun Ham—5pm. [D]. Cafe. This well- loved institution is currently undergoing a facelift and is due to re-open irr time for its centenary in I998. The first stage of the work has reached completion. and the new top floor features a |930s single-end house and a celebration of Glasgow‘s great visionaries.
I PROVAND’S LORDSIIIP 3 Castle Street. 22l 9600. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Still
I lam—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in l47l. Period room displays range from |500— l9l8.
I ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street. 22l 9600. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun Ham—5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faith. featuring a zen garden. priceless art works from the world‘s six major religions. Dali's C/tris'r ufSut'nt Juli/r oft/re Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures.
The Prophecy or Peace Until l7 Nov. A set of 30 framed prints depicting Violet Oakley's famous murals set in the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg. USA. Also on show. Quaker clothing. household items. photographs and text from the l9th and early 20th centuries. I SCOTLAND STREET SCNOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from l872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and l960s school days.
Maisie The Cat Until 25 Aug. Aileen Paterson‘s kilt-wearing cat decorates the museum walls.
I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Atlas Square. 557 I405. Mon—Fri l0.30am~5pnr; Sat [Cam—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Springburn Retrospective Until 5 Oct. A nostalgic look at how Springburn. Glasgow and the world has changed over the past ten years.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I ABBOT IIOUSE Maygate. 0l383 733266. Mon—Sun l0am-5pm.
Clay And Canvas Until 2 Sept. A showcase of work by the West Fife potters and painters group Cone 8.
I SMITII ART GALLERY & MUSEUM Dumbarton Road. 0 I 786 471917. Tue-Sat 10.30am-5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
Fe: An Exploration or Iron Through The Senses Until I Sept. Organised by the British Artists Blacksmiths Association. this major interactive exhibition features work by contemporary artists from around the world.
Regular weekly clubs and one on events are listed by day, then alphabetically by title. Clubs will be listed, provided that up to date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Club listings compiled by Rory Weller. For details of Edinburgh clubs see pages 65-68.
Fridays I The Ark at The Tunnel. l0.30pm » 3am. £5 (£3). A dressed-up crowd get down in this award-winning venue to the hardtish) house sounds of D] Michael Kilkie arid Scott Mackay. Duncan Reid and Simon Foy itr Room Two. All drinks £l before l2.30am. 23 Aug. The Ark celebrates half a decade of top class entertainment with the residents playing the best tunes from the last live years. 30 Aug. part two of the birthday celebrations kicks off with a monumental line up of Sister Bliss. Tall Paul and Nicky l-Iolloway joining the residents for a guaranteed housetastic stormer of a night. ()pen until 5am.
I Bar IO 8pm—close. Free. Stevie Donaldson's pub set from mellow to hard house. Pre-club.
I Club Apt at The Apartment. llpm-~3am. £7. DJ Graham Wilson on a ftrnk and soul tip for all you beautiful people out there.
I Club X at Club Xchange. I lprrr 3am. £5 (£3). Gay. Happy house and nu-NRG from D] Amar. £l.25 bottles of Beck's atrd Absolut shots.
I Deepah at R.G.'s. 8pm midnight. Free. Deep house and garage weekend warmer from DJ Mack. Pre-club.
I Exotica at CCA Cafe Bar. 9.30pm-midnight. Andy Divine eases your listening into the weekend. l’re-club. I Flashback at The Sub Club.
I lpm—3am. £tbc. 23 Aug only. New techno night from up and coming young Dls. ‘lt's the heirs to the techno throne.‘ say the Subby.
I Ground Control at The Whisky Bar. Spin—close. Free. DI Norden and Kevin with dub. hip hop and jungle. Pre-club.
I Human Nature at Cotton Club.
I lpm—3am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). Stevie Smith (Viper Room) with garage and uplifting house. Pound drinks promos.
I Katch at The Cathouse. l lpm-3am. £3 (£2/free before I l.30pm). Three ﬂoors of rock with margaritas 50p. Gold Bier and
Club La-la Illts along to the Glasgow School of Art on Thurs 5
vodka tnix £ l. I Love Bug at The Garage. l0.30pm--3am. £3 (£4). DJ Graeme with an eclectic mix of good trnre party tunes. Vodka mix £ l. Gro'sch and Gold Bier £l before l2.30anr. I Moio‘s 9pm~midniglrr Free. DJ Nick bringing you the renowned Mojo vibe. Pre-club. I Mundo Latino at The Corner Bar. 9ptrr-—midnight. Free. Club Havana presents salsa. merengue. lambada and Latin jazz. from tlte award-winning D] Jan. Pre-club. I Parklile at The Arena. l0.30pnr--3am. £4 (£3). Glasgow‘s first and foremost Brilpop night back at The Arena playing classic pop/trrod/indie sounds from the 60s to the 90s. Drinks promos all night: (‘iold Bier £l. vodka mix £ l .50. I Phar Out at Glasgow School of Art. l0pm 2.30am. £3. Deep dub and drum 'rr' bass. Resident DJ Paul Cawley is joined every week by guest DJs. I Phusion at The Volcano. ”pm—2.30am. £5 (£3). New night from Stuart McCorr isken playing acid. house arid techno. I Radio City in The Attic. l0.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). The original retro cltrb. packed out every week. Stax. Motown. Stones. The Who. etc. I Rat Trap I0. lllpm-r 3am. £3. Three floors of rock. Studio One: NlN kinda stuff; Studio 'l‘wo: The Batcave. DI (‘lu'istine goes goth; Studio Three: Flex Your Head. punk and ska from Ross. Paul and Jane, I Reds llpm-3arrr. £5 (£3 for students before midtrrght). liasy-going mix of disco. ftrrrk and chart dance. I Romp at Arclraos. llpm—3.30am. £5 (£4). Big tune party night irr this massive venue playing an Essential Sela-Iron kinda spread from [Ms Geoff. Jason and Mabau/Ja. I Rub a Dub at Blackfriars Underground. 8.3()pm--nridniglrt. Free. R.A.D. with static pre-club vibes. I Shag at Fury M urry's. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Across-'the-board mix of party choons with Craig J. arid James G. I Slam at The Arches. l0.30pm--3am. £7. World fatrrous DJ and production duo Stuart and ()rde together providing the best in deep electronic dance. Considered to be by far the best of its type irt Scotland. if not the whole country. Continues to win awards from all quarters.
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