Dance perlormances and classes are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days betore publication. Dance Listings compiled by Ellie Carr.

I COTTIER THEATRE 935 H yndland Street. 357 3868.

The launch Pad Sun 17 Nov. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). Glasgow-based street-dance team Projekt 1 1:92 joins forces with young people's arts initiative Big Hands to launch a new dance theatre youth company for the city.

I GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT “All. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. [Access: P. PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G.


Spirit Of The Dance Sun 24 Nov. 5pm; 8pm. £I2.50»-£16.50. A round-the-world trip of traditional dance styles featuring much fancy footwork from the Irish International Dance Company. the how- lt)\\'-Cilll-_\'Oll-g0 Russian Cossacks. the Mongolian State Dancers. the Tap Battle Boys and the Streetwise Dance Ensemble. I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 287 5511. [.Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. G. C].

Transatlantic Fri 15—Sat 16 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£3). London-based new dance choreographer Javier De Frutos on a rare v isit to Scotland with his latest work —- a movement travelogue inspired by his years in America and set to the full score of Styne and Sondheim‘s musical comedy (iv/m: See preview. page 64.

15/17 Thurs 21 Sat 23 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£3). Sparky Glasgow-based dancer Marissa lanotti returns with her company Anatomy and a new piece for three dancers reflecting the fast-shifting landscape of our times. For her 1996 Mayfest hit Runner [anotti was a prisoner (inspired by the story of hostage Brian Keenan) rutming for her life in a tiny cell. In I6/l7 she pits a movement language of resistance and survival against a backdrop of slowed down demolitions and the \()lllltl ofcollapsing buildings. See preview. page 64.

CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 52‘) 3993.

lllo Indian Classical Dance And Sitar Sat 16 Nov. I lam-12.20pm. Free. The Indian Music And Dance Collective introduce us to the elaborate gestures of Kathak dance set to the sounds of the Sitar. Part of the Peoples ()f Edinburgh exhibition.

Polish Dance 2. Sat to Nov. 2.30—3pm. Free. Foot-stomping half-hour demo from Polish song and dance ensemble ()cc/y/ua, Part of the Peoples ()f Itdmbtugh exhibition.

Brazilian Dance Sat to Nov.

3.15 3.30pm. Free. Fifteen minutes with the exquisite Edinburgh-based Brazilian dancer Lucia Figtteira Faulkner. Part of the Peoples ()1 Edinburgh exhibition. South Indian Classical Dance Sat 16 Nov. 3.30—4.30pm. Free. Priya Sreekumar. director of Edinburgh's South Indian Dance School with a taste of this ancient dance tradition. Part of the Peoples Of Edinburgh exhibition.

Indian Bengali Cultural Association Sat 23 Nov. 2—3pm. Free. Dance. recitation and songs based on the works of world poet Rabindranath Tagore and other melodies of Bengal. Part of the Peoples Of Edinburgh exhibition.

Spanish Flamenco Dance Wed 27 Nov. 2.30-3.30pm. Free. Popular Edinburgh-

based flamenco teacher/performer Tracey Hawkes and dancers with a taste of something hot and Latin. Part of the Peoples Of Edinburgh exhibition.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C]

Scottish Dance Theatre Fri lS—Sat to Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.

I USNER NALI. Lothian Road. 228 1155. Spirit Of The Dance Mon 25 Nov. 7.30pm. £I4—£16(£14—£12). See Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

I MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 461081. [Accessz P. PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C]

Reflections Fri I5 Nov. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). West African/Caribbean/contemporary dance outfit Kokuma inject sunshine into long dark nights with this celebratory reflection of an evolving culture. mixing thundering drums with vocal chants. lyrical movement and sheer energy.



Comedy is listed by date, then by city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days belore publication. Comedy Listings compiled by lleil Cooper.


I lee And Honing live Glasgow Pavilion. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. 8pm. £10 (£8).The stars of BBC2's hit series Fist 0fth are back with their double-act of boysie stand-up.


I The Stand Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8pm. £5 (£4 benefit only. no student concessions). Ta-daaa! Fanfares a go-go for the opening night of The Stand‘s new Friday night affair. which follows a flit from its previous premises in The Moscow Bar. Five acts guaranteed for £5. The outrageous Martin BigPig headlines. with Justine Clay and Mark Bratchpiece supporting. latte Mackay comperes. Let battle commence.



I ltieman and leach Tron Theatre. ()3 Trongate. 552 4267. 10.30pm. £8 (£5.50). The popular Scottish double-act in what will probably be their final appearance together; as Leach departs for Liverpool to train as a neurologist. No. really.


I Jimeoin Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 7776. 8pm. £8 (£6). The Irish- Australian comic with the daft name is back with his wry and very funny observations on everyday life. Goseeim. I Club Brouhaha! Gilded Balloon. Cowgate. Edinburgh. 226 6550. 9pm. £4 (£3). A mystery bill tonight at this new fortnightly club promising the best in established and up-and-coming talent.



I The Stand Sunday Comedy Work-Dot Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 1pm. Free. Think you‘re funny? Those enterprising Stand types have introduced this chance for new and established acts to try out their material in a risk-free zone. Wait and see how long it takes to turn into a bear-pit type scenario. though . . . Dave Williams comperes.

“the darker it gets the funnier it becomes" The Guardian "a superbly constructed comedy” The Daily Telegraph

Strathclyde Theatre Group presents

ftcltementre out 227 5511 or Ramshorn Theatre 0141 552 3489



RAMSHORN THEATRE 7.30PM TICKETS MON - WED ‘24 (£1 .50); THU - SAT . ) Ramshom Theatre, 98 Ingram Street, Glasgow, 61

by Alan Ayckboum, Directed by Bonita Beach


SURFING THE UNIVERSE 1998 ' University of Strathclyde Bicentenary Drama Et Science Festival


at the COTTIER 37.53

Contemporary Jewellery & Crafts Mon 18 Nov - 1 Dec from 12 noon daily


Theatre Babel Scottish

HAMLET Chamber

Tues 19 - Sat 23 Nov O’Chet'a 7.30 pm £6 (£4) MUS'C Poetry

"...such claflty...outstanding... ' Readings

Sun 15 Dec 1.30 pm


For Tinies and Grannies MR. BONES'


Fablevision Theatre present Mary Norton's classic tale of little people who live under the floor Mon 16 Dec to Sat 4 Jan


Mon 16 to Fri 20 Dec 10.30 am & 1.30 pm

(no show Suns. 25 Dec. Jan. 1.2) 4-00 pm daily Shows at 2.30 pm or 7.00 pm 531 21 11-00 am and . Tickets £6 (£4) 2.00 pm All seats £2.50

All tickets and information from: Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. Glasgow Gl 1

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0141 357 3868 - Open daily from 12 noon.

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