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Fashion Competition

Responding to themes of Winter Blues and Too Hot To Touch within the context of Club Culture.

Finalists receive exposure on intervention runway, the win- ner gets a media feature and an iMAC computer. Extra £500 to design best incorporating Contemporary Scotland.

Designers Showcase

Giving Designers with a Scottish connection the chance to show their work. Culminating in runway show, high street display and media exposure.

Fashion Photography Exhibition Inviting all up and coming photographers to capture the intervention spirit on film for exhibition.

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WOULD-BE GLASWEGIAN revellers who are unable to call the city’s Hogmanay Hotline (0901 880 8202) should head for George Square, where a temporary box office was

set up on 1 December. Tickets are

: limited to two per person and

5 issued on a first come, first served

; basis. Subject to availability, punters can choose between passes for the George Square arena itself, or the

Radio 1 Dance Party at High Street Car Park, where the platters that matter will be spun by Dave Pearce.

3 Ticketless folk desperate to do their

partying alfresco should join the live bands and street entertainers in Merchant City, where no passes are

I required. Full details of events will

appear in a special feature next



I Council's decision to return a Native

American Ghost Dance shirt to the Lakota tribe in South Dakota. The

move follows months of I ; deliberation which culminated in an ' appeal by Marcella Lebeau of the ; Wounded Knee Survivors

Association to the Council's Arts and

Culture committee. The shirt had

been donated to Kelvingrove

; Museum in 1892 by a member of

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, and is

i thought to have been taken from a

victim of the Wounded Knee massacre, when US Cavalry butchered hundreds of defenceless

; Sioux and Lakota. The repatriation takes place at a ceremony next

spring, and will form part of an

; ongoing cultural exchange

programme between Glasgow and

South Dakota.

THE TINDERBOX EATERY on Byres Road and Highburgh Road in

Glasgow’s West End has been the victim of some over-zealous law enforcement. The coffee shop had carried its design concept onto the pavement outside in the form of two vintage scooters. The owners had reckoned without friendly neighbourhood traffic wardens, however, who deposited parking tickets on the offending vehicles. Result: the area is now a Vespa-free zone.

EDINBURGH'S NEW LUMIERE cinema (opening Friday 4 December within the Royal Museum of Scotland) is in a pretty unique position. ‘There's no other cinema like it in Britain,’ director Richard Mowe told The List. ’We're not relying on distributors, we can programme whatever we feel will attract an audience, whether tied into what's happening at the Museum of Scotland or not. We‘ll be screening a season of Hollywood musicals over Christmas, and some vintage swashbucklers to

tie in with the new Zorro film.’

Exciting prospects certainly, but can

' a niche cinema succeed when so

many film classics are now available on video? Mowe is confident: ‘You can go into any shop and buy Local Hero for a fiver, but there’s nothing quite like seeing it on the big screen.’ (See Film Listings for full details).

THE STAKIS PRIZE for Scottish Writer of the Year was shared by James Kelman for his novel The Good Times and Edwin Morgan for Virtual And Other Realities. Speaking for the judging panel, Dr Alistair Niven said: 'Our decision recognises two

j great writers we use the adjective

deliberately - both working at the peak of their powers.’

KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED . . . for more turmoil at BBC Scotland as demands for independent news coverage continue.