Queen Street. 229 1996.

A Cultural Journey Thu 21 & Fri 22 Aug. 6.30pm. £2. Muslim. Scottish and Asian cultures fuse in these two performances by professional and amateur dancers. artists and musicians. The show is the culmination of a series of workshops with women antl young people in the north of Glasgow.

Glasgow listings

Drama and dance are listed alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Drama 8: dance listings compiled by Ellie Carr. For Edinburgh events see our Festival coverage on pages 2-82 and Festival listings supplement.


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pro-Arranged. l. = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to tie votiate.

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. H = lnduction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = Catering Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone.

Help: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in Advance.


Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available frotn the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 0141 227 5511. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287551 I. [Access: P. PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H.

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Dances Of India Sun 17 Aug. 7pm. £3 (£10 family ticket). Colourful celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Indian independence with local Indian dance groups and London's Saraswati Academy of Indian dance. Host for the night is Zee TV presenter. Satita Sabharwal.



Comedy is listed by date. Shows will be listed, providing that details reach our offices at least ten days in advance of publication. Comedy listin scom iled b Ellie Carr. For detai s of E inburg events. see our Festival coverage on ages 2-82 and Festival listings supp ement.


The Funhouse Media Aritl Press Club. 94 West Regent Street. 9pm (doors 8pm). £3. Fortnightly. Escape the big comedy cheeses swarming about the Festival with some down-to-earth stand-up Glasgow- style at this brand-new fortnightly club. Hosted by Raymond Mearns (recently seen on Jonathan Ross's Big Big 72ilenr Show) the tiight will feature stand-tip from both established and new talent.


Cosy Comedy Cafe Java Internet Cafe. 152 Park Road. 337 6814. 830—1 1.30pm. £4. Fortnightly. The Cosy Comedy Cafe is taking a break. Watch this space for



QUEEN'S PARK RECREATION GROUND Booking: 0131 477 8222 or circus ticket office 0141 423 1172.

ll Florilegio Until Sun 31 Aug (not Mon 18). Tue—Sun 8pm; Wed 8; Fri 5pm; Sat & Sun 11am & 4pm; Mon 25 Aug 1 lam & 4pm & 8pm. Pre-show zoo 10am till showtime each day. £6—£ 13.50. Please note all l lam shows are one hour only with a special kitls' price of £5. If you like your circus old-fashioned. complete with lion-tamers. strongtnen and pretty girls hanging from ropes by their teeth. this show could be the one for you. Massively popular in its native Italy. it is run by a fifth-generation circus family who still travel with hand-carved wooden caravans atitl an incredible Italian opera house-style top. A word of warning though. Anyone who feels strongly about animal-free circuses should prepare for the fact that half of II Flori/emu employees are big hairy beasts. And we don't tnean the strongtnen either.

The Comic Club Blackfr'iars Underground. Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. The Comic Club is taking a break. Back on a weekly basis from Sun 31 Aug. Watch this space for details.


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Glasgow listings

Exhibitions are listed by category, then alphabetically b venue. Please send details to our 0 ice at least ten days before publication. Art Listings compiled by Helen Monaghan. See pages 97-102 for details of Edinburgh art.



19 Parnie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat

l lam—6pm.

The Summer Show Until Tue 26 Aug. Annual mixed exhibition featuring landscapes by new and regular exhibitors. work by recent graduates.


Regent House. 113 West Regent Street. 226 5413. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Glasgow Style Until Tue 30 Sep. A mixed show featuring work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Tomie M. King anti Norman Kirkham.

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10 Mitchell Lane. 221 8353. Mon-Sat Ham—midnight; Sun 6pm—midnight. Club Culture Until Sun 31 Aug. A multi- media exhibition featuring the people of Glasgow at their very best in images taken froin photoshoots at various club venues in the city. The images are manipulated by artist Barry Priest to create a series of montages.


134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.3()am—5.30pm: Sat 10am—1pm. Contemporary Applied Arts Summer Exhibition Until Fri 5 Sep. Paintings. drawings and watercolours by various artists. all priced under £500. Also ceramics. jewellery and glass by gallery artists.


University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D].

The Language Of Touch Until Sat 23 Aug. An exhibition of work by the 62 Group. whose professional and international membership aims to raise the profile of Textile Art through challenging and dynamic work.


178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon~Sat 10am-5.30pm.

New Generation Artists Until Sun 31 Aug. A selection of work from this year‘s graduates from the various Scottish Art Colleges iii Glasgow. Edinburgh. Dundee. Aberdeen and Cardonald College.


Queen Street. 229 1996. Mon—Sat lOam-Spm (closed Tue); Sun

1 lam—5pm. Glasgow’s newest gallery. with four thematic floors based on the elements: Earth. Air. Fire and Water. Featured artists include Howson. Hockney. Campbell. Bellany and Byrne as well as interactive exhibits and a swish cafe decorated by Adrian Wiszniewski. The Process Of Animation Until Tue 28 Oct. An exhibition tracing the production of an animated film. from story ideas through to drawing. filming. sound tracking and final printing. Also on loan froin the Animation Art Archives in California. the original storyboards and artwork from the new live action film Batman Aml Rubin. Out Of The Blue Until Sun 21 Sep. An exhibition of sculpture and installations giving a personal insight into the way three artists' work has been influenced by different Muslim groups. The featured artists are Sher Rajah. Faisal Abdu' Allah and Zineb Sedira. Part of the city-wide Salaam festival.

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4 Parnie Street. 552 4585. Tue—Sat 10am—5 m; Sun noon—4pm.

The Da ousie Pottery Retrospective Until Sat 30 Aug. Ceramics by potters who have worked at this pottery since its establishment in the early 80s.


148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30ain—5.30pm.

Recent Acquisitions Until mid Aug. On display are new works by Eardley. Fergusson. Lesley Banks. Knox. Vaughan and others.


Kibble Palace. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. Daily 10am—4.45pm. Elements Of Grace Until Sun 24 Aug. An exhibition of work by Dorel Raymond inspired by Glasgow's Botanic Gardens.


The Terrace. Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 227 1999. Mon—Sat lOam—7pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Land Arch Until Sat 23 Aug. Recent projects by internationally renowned architect Massimiliano Ftiksas. featuring paintings. models. video material and original drawings.


22 King Street. 552 ()704. Mon—Sat lOam—5.30pm.

Dreaming Of Jerusalem Until Sat 6 Sep. Rich and velvety mezzotints by Stuart Duffin inspired by his travels to Jerusalem.

Barbara Rae Until Sat 6 Sep. An exhibition of new work which has evolved front her recent visits to South Africa. Ireland and the Highlands of Scotland.


167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5pm; Sat l()am~<noon.

Sutra: The Thread That Binds Until Sat 13 Sep. A three-part exhibition celebrating 50 years of independence in 1ndia. which pays tribute to the 16 million textile master craftsmen and women. Kalamkari: For The Gods And Mam/nan focuses on the evolution of Kalarnkaris (Persian word for cotton painted with vegetable dyes); Zardozi: India '5‘ Cloths OfGnId looks at the grandeur of royal Indian textiles and A Thousand Dialects In Stitches: Enihmirleries From The Northit'est Quadrant features Nomadic costume and shows a range of historical and contemporary pieces from adult and children‘s costumes to household furnishings and accessories. Contemporary Indian Painting Until Sat 30 Aug. Abstract paintings by Sunil Gawde.

Sandra Petrillo: India 1993—1996 Until Sat 30 Aug. Petrillo’s photographs reflect her rich and varied experience of the East. Peter Bevan: Sculpture 1989-1997, Between Visits To India Until Sat 30 Aug. Sculpture and drawings influenced by architectural and religious forms experienced during his visits to 1ndia.


348 Byres Road. 339 7223. Mon. Tue & Thu 11am-7pm; Wed. Fri & Sat 9—5pm. Ich Dien Until Mon 18 Aug. Photographs and paintings by The 100 Group.


Art Lovers' cafe. Bellahouston Park. 10 Durnbreck Road. 353 4449. Cafe and design shop. Mon-Sun 10am—5pm. William Johnstone Centenary Exhibition (1897-1981) Until Strn 14 Sep. An exhibition of work presented by Duncan R. Miller Fine Arts. which looks at the work of ‘the father of Scottish Modernism‘. The display includes striking canvasses as well as calligraphic works on paper. See Glasgow Museums for permanent Mackintosh exhibition opening times.

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