I PEOPLE’S STORY I63 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat mam—6pm. Free. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the I8th century onwards.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAIO 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat I()ain-—5pm (Tue until 8pm); Sun
Art 8t Design A brand new gallery dedicated to exploring how and why items are made. featuring such wide-ranging exhibits as art Elton John stage suit. a l970$ Afghan coat. at Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase and a modern oil can transformed into a latnp. There‘s also the chance to step back in time and re-live the fashions. music and pastimes of the I950s. 60s. 70s and 80s. Pride & Passion: The Rational Burns Exhibition Until 15 Sept. £2.50 (£l). The main cultural event iii the calendar of Robert Burns Iii-centenary celebrations. featuring manuscripts. paintings. artefacts. imagery and sound. See review.
I WRITERS MUSEUM Lady Stair’s Close. 529 490]. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. Free. A treasure—house of items relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.
LECTURES & EVENTS mues-
lectures are listed by date.
The Saviour 0i The World Fri 23 Aug. l2.-15pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Michael Cassin looks at the work of lil Greco.
Watercolour Workshop Sat 24 Aug. ItIatn—ipm. £l0 (£6). Howden Park Centre. Livingston. 0I5()6 433634. Artist James Marshall Dickson RSW talks about. and 'demonstrates. his working methods. Ciacometti’s Paintings Mon 26 Aug. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Bill Hare gives an illustrated lecture on the great artists work.
looking For Livingstone Tue 27 Aug. 12.45pm. Free. Royal Scottish Academy. Jcantte Cannizzo gives a talk and slide show on the famous explorer.
Arthur Walton As A Child Wed 28 Aug. l2.45pm. Free. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Ailsa Turner looks at this work by E. A. Walton.
Saints In Spain Thurs 29 Aug. l2.45pm. Free. Royal Scottish Academy. Michael Cassin gives art illustrated talk.
Fabula Fri 30 Aug. I2.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Frances Borzello looks at this work by El Greco. Giacometti: The Sculptor And The Model Mon 2 Sept. l2.45pni. Free. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Frances Borzcllo gives a slide lecture.
George Rodger: The African Photographs Tue 3 Sept. I2.45pm. Free. Royal Scottish Academy. Jinx Rodger gives an illustrated talk on the acclaimed photographer.
lady ilapier Wed 4 Sept. l2.45pm. Free. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Lynda Stephens looks at the painting attributed to Adam tle Colone.
Bonnie Prince Charlie - The Image And The Man Thurs 5 Sept. l2.45pm. Free. Royal Scottish Academy. Rosalind Marshall gives a talk.
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Regular weekly clubs and one oil events are listed by day, then alphabetically by title. Clubs will be listed, provided that up to date details reach our oittces at least seven days before publication. Club listing compiled by Jim Byers. For details of Glasgow clubs see pages 99—101.
I Astrotnotel at The Honeycomb. llpm—4am. £6. 23 Aug. Fortnightly. Johnny Fiasco (Relicffl‘rax. Chicago) guests alongside residents Scott Gallagher. George I. Simone. H and Dr Arjun. Steve Silk Hurley guests soon. Sec preview and Hit List.
I Big Beat at La Belle Angele.
I lpm—4am. £5 (£4) (£2.50 before
I l.30pm). 30 Aug. The Thelonius team present a Festival dancefloorjazz special. The DJs will be playing the best tunes front the last year. .
I Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. 60s and 70s music. Ground ﬂoor only.
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. Ilpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Extremely popular night featuring post- grunge-like rock sounds.
I Century 2000 I lpm—3am. £5. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.
I Club lattno at Assembly. Midnight—3am. £9 (£7). Latino present Cuban singer Pichi Valdes alongside a hand-picked seven-piece band of U K salsa musicians. Valdes will also be appearing on Sat 24. With Latin dance classes every Sat morning at 10.30am. Watch out for the end of Festival party on 31 Aug with special guests. See preview. I oub ‘n’ Dance at The City Cafe. l0.30pm—3am. Free. DJ Gaz Long and guests playing dub. garage and house downstairs in City Two.
I Evol at The Music Box. 10.30pm—4am. £3. Ever popular night of 60s. 70s and 80s pop nonsense. Always busy and guaranteed fun. Early arrival is recommended.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse.
I lpm-3am. £3 (£2 with ﬂyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. 80s and 903 indie dance.
I The lane at The Lane. I lpm-late. £5.
Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley
with a wide. dance-based playlist.
I lltt at The Jaffacake. l0.30pm—5am. £7 (£5). 23 Aug. Residents Euan and Paul with hard house. funky techno and acid trance at their temporary Festival home. Gi7elle (Mizbehaviour. Stay Up Forever) guests. Fri 30 is a residents night with part of the takings going to Crew 2000.
I Loungin’ at Negociants. l0pm—4am. Free. Fridays except the last Friday oftlte month. Yogi Haugliton and assorted guests work their way through funk. soul. swing. rap and hip hop. plus the odd bit of disco. in the recently refurbished Negociants basement.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOpm-«iam. £4 (£3). Every Thurs. Fri. Sat and Sun during Festival. Festival Mambo with Sir Ossie dropping Latin. salsa. soca. calypso. African. reggae. zouk. jazz. funk. rap and hip hop.
I Manga at La Belle Angele. I lpm—4am. £7 (£5). 23 Aug. Fortnightly. High quality drutn 'n' bass (spanning the lighterjazzy. funky side right through the rougher hardstep. jump-up and techstep) from resident George Mac. He's joined by Scotland‘s highly respected Kid and London‘s Aphrodite. who‘s been on the scene since I991 as a performer and producer. See preview and Hit List.
I Marley's Reggae Klub at Cavendish. lOpm-«iam. £4. The city‘s longest- running reggae night (situated on the middle floor ofCavendish) with a playlist ranging through roots. ragga. lovers. heavywci ’ht dub and daneehall.
I Minus ﬁne at The Carlton Highland Hotel. lOpm—3am. £3.50 (free before
I L30pm for members). A relaxed. plush venue for the tnore mature seekers of night life.
I Mischief Round Midnight at Asbach Private Club. Beck’s Spiegeltent.
l 1.30pm -3am. £6 (£4). Mon-Sat (except 24 and 29 Aug). A late-night emporium of stylish and varied programmes to tempt twilight revellers. Live bands. speciality acts. and even audience members will perform at this beautiful venue. With various special guests.
I Planet Earth at The Citrus. I lpm—4am. £4. Happy Hour cocktails Ilpm- midnight. Long running 70s/80s night veering happily from funk and new wave to Romo sounds.
I Pure at The Venue. lt).30pm—4am. £4 members. £6 guests. £5 members. £7 guests with a guest on two ﬂoors. £8 members. £ to guests with a guest on three ﬂoors. Middle and bottom floors every week except every fourth week when it’s on three ﬂoors with guest DJs. 23 Aug. Sixth birthday with Marshall Jefferson and Dave Clarke alongside residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. See preview and Hit List.
I Reaction at The Subway. llpm-4am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.
I Silky at Royal Chimes. lOpm—Sam. £l0 guest nights; £6 members. £8 non- members residents nights. Clive Henry (Club UK. Cream) guests on 23 Aug. Usual residents on 30 Aug. Dress to dance. Pre-club parties at Chesterﬁelds (below Chimes).
I Soul Train at The Venue. 10.30pnt—3am. £5. 30 Aug. Fortnightly. Disco Inferno residents MC Otis. DJ Nick Silver and DJ Love with classics from Motown. Philly. etc.
I TILE. at Club Mercado. 5- 10pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour (5-6.30pm). £I
drinks. £10 bottles of champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy who manages to get the danceﬂoor packed and jumping as early as 6pm.
I Utopia at The Demarco Foundation.
I Ipm—3atn. £5. Festival clubbing every night until 3! Aug with DJ Bootsy and guests playing anything from easy- listening to funk and garage with occasional live acts.
I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse.
I lpm—3am. £3 £2 with ﬂyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys (and girls) headbanging to classic heavy metal.
I Zodiac at The Honeycomb. I lpm-Aarn. £6. 30 Aug. Monthly. Mixture of underground garage and slammin‘ house with Yogi Haughton. Murray Richardson. Huggy and Scott Gallagher.
I RPM at The Music Box. 7-l0pm. £5. Under- I8s night playing a wide range of chart and dance sounds.
I Burger direct: at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 (£7). 31 Aug. Fortnightly. Craig. Huggy and Stella at one of the premier glam house nights in the UK. Dress up and get there very early to avoid disappointment.
I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 I Ipm--3am. £5. See Fri. I Clouds at The Venue. 6.30-10pm. £3 (£2 members). New under-I8s night. Strictly unlicensed. Membership guarantees entry.
I Club latlno at Assembly. Midnight-late. £9 (£7). See Fri.
I Cm 2000 Party on Cockbum Street. 2—6pm. 3| Aug. Free. but donations welcome. Local DJs (dub. house. techno and jungle) are joined by various performers. jugglers and face painters for a fundraising street party. Call Crew 2000 on 220 3404 for more details. See preview.
I Disco Intern at The Venue. lOpm—late. £5. 24 Aug. Fortnightly. lmmensely popular night of disco on three ﬂoors.
I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Happy Hour until l2.30am. Goth and industrial sounds.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. lI.30pm-4am. £3. Drinks promos. Indie. 605. new wave and soul.
I Energise at Subway. I lpm—3am. £2. Various party sounds. '
I Erotica at Royal Chimes. iOpm—Sam. £6 before midnight. £7 after. No trainers. Pre-club party at Chesterﬁeld’s (below Chimes). Residents Darren Daze and Murray Richardson with house.
I Extra Width at The Jaffacake. llpm—Sam. £4. New club running downstairs. in conjunction with FBI upstairs. Expect harder. more alternative sounds.
I FRI at The Jaffacake. l I pm-Sam. £4. Exceptionally popular indie club with a temporary new home during the Festival. Check separate club Extra Mdth downstairs playing harder sounds.
I to PM at The Attic. 10.30pm—5am. £4. 3l Aug. Fortnightly. Please note change of venue. Classic disco frolics in the refurbished Attic.
I Joy at Royal Chimes. I lpm—Sam. £6 members. £7 non members. 31 Aug. Fortnightly. Alan and Maggie pump it up downstairs. while Trendy Wendy chills in the disco room upstairs. Scotland's biggest and best gay club.
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