Private thoughts: over the last twenty years William Yang has documented gay life in Sydney. The work in on show at Edinburgh's Traverse Theatrr
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41 Lothian Road. 220 4288. Daily 9—lam.
Hustlers Thu 9 Oct-Sun 9 Nov. Photographs by Brad Smith of Cincinnati prostitutes revealing the harsh reality of their street life existence.
7 Charlotte Lane. 220 5603. Daily 8.30—1am.
La Noche Sat ll ()ct—Sun 9 Nov. Black and white prints by Costa Rican artist Fernando Acuna. documenting backstage and dressing-room scenarios of a local night club featuring erotic dancers and strip-tease.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE
13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon-Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 10am-1.30pm.
Les Corps Etrangers Sat 1 I Oct—Sat 8 Nov. Taking fragments of pornographic itnages from Internet sites. Carol Dallaire has created enlarged prints which tell the story of the highs and lows in the lives of IL and 13.1.. fictional characters created by the artist in earlier works.
MANSFIELD PLACE CHURCH
Corner of East London Street & Broughton Street. 557 8003. Wed—Sun noon—7pm. Contact Fotofeis for further details on 555 5205.
Interference Sun 12 Oct—Sun 9 Nov. Queensland-based aboriginal artists‘ collective Campﬁre Group. tackle the sensitive subject of child abuse in aboriginal communities in a multi- media installation.
Motel Vilina Vlas Sun 12 ()ct—Stiii 9 Nov. Large ph0tographic images combine with short extracts of text taken frotn testimonials made by both Victims and perpetrators of rape at a Bosnian internment camp. by Dennish Del Favero.
Virtue And Vice: Derivations Of Allegory In Contemporary Photography Sun 12 Oct—Sun 9 Nov. An exhibition of installations by seven contemporary artists featuring Sorel
Cohen. Karen Knorr. Dany Leriche. Paloma Navares. Bernard Prinz, ()livier Richon and the late Helen Chadwick.
KJP Gallery. 61 Marchmont Road. 455 2487. Mon—Thu 9am—8pm; Fri 9am—5pm.
Sex And Desire Sun 190ct—Sun 30 Nov. A group show of photographs by students at the Department of Photography exploring themes of sex. gender and power in photography and society.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921 Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Eve Arnold: In Retrospect Until Sun 16 Nov. An exhibition of photography by one of the 20th century's most acclaimed photographers. which broke all attendance records at The Barbican last year. Subjects in the show range from political figures such as Malcolm X and Joe McCarthy to movie stars Marilyn Monroe and Joan Crawford. Women In White: Photographs 8y Lady Hawarden Until Sun to Nov. A rare example of work by a woman photographer from the l860s. including 42 photographs. mainly of her daughters.
43 Candlemaker Row. 220 I91 1. Tue—Sat noon—5.30 m.
In Other ords Until Sat 8 Nov. Roger Palmer's black and white photographs created during visits to South Africa. Scotland and Newfoundland encourage the viewer to think about the history. politics and habitations of those places. See review.
TRAVERSE THEATRE GALLERY Cambridge Street. 228 I404. Mon 10.30am—l 1pm; Tue—Sat 10.30am—midnight. Sun 6-l 1pm. Stolen Moments Until Sun 9 Nov. This show is part of a larger selection created over the last twenty years by William Yang. documenting the gay atid lesbian subculture of Sydney.
GLASGOW LECTURES & EVENTS
I Licked A Slag's Deodorant Wed l5-Sat 18 ()ct & Wed 22—Sat 25 Oct. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). The Arches. 221 9736. Provocative physical theatre from The Arches Theatre Company. See Theatre preview.
Rites Sat 25 ()ct. 11am. £10 (£6) full day; £5 (£3) individual performances. Tron Theatre. 552 4267. A day of performance and discussion exploring sexuality. ritual and marginalisation. featuring appearances and performances from eX de Medici. Lise True. William Yang. and Ron Athey 8: Co.
EDINBURGH LECTURES & EVENTS
Representations Of The Female Body Fri 17 ()ct. 1—5pm. £10 (£7.50). Fruitmarket Gallery. 225 2383. Advance booking necessary. A distinguished panel of contributors join the forum to examine issues of sex and gender. centring on representations of the female body. Speakers include Rosemary Betteiton. Alison Rowley. Francis McKee. Roberta McGrath and Alison Watt.
Women On Women Sat 18 Oct, 11am. Free. National Portrait Gallery. 556 8921. An informal discussion on whether photographs made by women differ to those by men.
Allegory And Vice Sat 18 Oct. 2.30pm. Free. Mansfield Place Church. 555 5205. Informal gallery talk.
Sadness Sat 18 & Sun 19 Oct. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Traverse Theatre. 228 1404. William Yang searches for his ethnic roots with intimate recollection of his friends and lovers. through words and photographs.
Eve Arnold Sun 19 Oct. 2.30pm. £4 (£2). Traverse Theatre, 228 I404. The acclaimed 20th century photographer in conversation with Brigitte Lardinois. Cocktails With April Ashley Sun 19 Oct. 6.30pm. £4 (£2). Point Hotel. 221 9919. Call Fotofeis on 555 5205 to book a place. The nationally renowned transsexual wili be telling her story. Late Night With Wrangler Sun 19 ()et. 9.30pm. £4 (£2). Point Hotel. 221 9919. Call Fotofeis on 555 5205 to book a place. Front being a child star of the 50s to the leading star in porn films. Jack Wrangler talks about his career.
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actor and writer Frank Kelly. aka father Jack Hackett. the dnnk and women-obsessed pnest in the award Winning TV series. Father led. on Thursday 23rd October at 7pm. He Wlil be reading from and Signing copies of Twelve Days of Chaos (published in paperback by O'Brien Press). This hilarious ver3ion of the here for time in book form, followmg its huge success there. Ol4| 248 48M to reserve yOur Signed copy. 1...
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