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THE NEW EDINBURGH International Festival Centre will open in July 1999. Appropriately christened the Hub, the former Highland Tolbooth will undergo a {7.5 million refurbishment, and will feature a ticket centre, shop, information centre, the Festival offices and a cafe. The eaterie will be run by Andrew Radford, mastermind behind the multi award-winning Atrium and Blue at the Traverse.

THE LIST EXTENDS all good wishes to Scotland’s newest publication, the Sunday Herald. The sister paper to the Glasgow based daily will be on sale from Sunday 7 February, although at time of going to press a cover price had yet to be decided - or at any rate made public (it’s not uncommon for a new paper to play



the price card close to its chest for fear of being undercut by a rival). This latest addition to the Scottish Media Group roster is edited by Andrew Jaspan, formerly of the Sunday Times, and Scotland on Sunday.

ORGANISERS OF THE 'save the Partick Market building' campaign are running a poetry competition designed to draw attention to the Victorian edifice on Dumbarton Road. The long term aim of the activists is to transform the building into a centre for Scottish and celtic culture which will serve as a community hub and attract artists from across the world. Those of you with rhyme on your hands should send up to three poems to Poetry Competition, 206 Dumbarton Road, G11 6AA. Include your name and address on each page submitted. Closing date is 28 February.

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CELTIC FC ARE guaranteed at least one trophy this season, having picked up an award for its website. Beating off competition from across Scotland, the Parkhead outfit took first prize in the Winners at the Web contest. As well as the usual team news, transfer speculation and official merchandise offers, the site also offers fans the chance to swap stories and opinions in 'the bootroom'. Interested surfers should look it up at www.celticfc.co.uk

GLASGOW'S HOME OF all things culturally cutting edge, the Centre for Contemporary Arts, will make the short trip up Sauchiehall Street to its temporary home in the McLellan galleries this April. The existing CCA will undergo a £75

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million lottery funded facelift over the next two years, re-opening in 2001 with five spaces, two bars, two retail concessions, a restaurant and office facilities. Director Graham MacKenzie stressed that the short term change of address would not diminish the centre’s artistic role. 'We have a full programme of work planned until 2001. It's business as usual.’ First show will be a Marc Newson retrospective, but keep reading The List for details of celebrations to mark the closure of the current venue.

KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR. . . Edinburgh band ldlewild to break the top 30 and make their Top Of The Pops debut with new single When IArgue I See Shapes.

intervention 6-27 feb

In association with Tennent‘s Lager

love boutique - masquerade ball

sat 6 feb 11pm £12

IOOO/o scottish talk

tue 9 ieb 8.15pm £3

morphogenesis '99

wed 10 ieb 8pm. thu 11 7.30pm 8 9.30pm 210/25

violates valentines fetish partg

sun 14 feb 8pm £5

modern dress in history talk

tue 16 feb 8.15pm £3

fashion in business talk

wed 17 feb 8.15pm £3

let there be fashion may art perish talk

tue 23 teb 8.15pm £3

bret easton ellis. glamorama

wed 24 teb 6pm SIB/£4

the sauza runway wed 24 feb 8.30pm 535/5510

intervention after show party

wed 24 ieb 10pm

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date 8 prices tbc

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4—18 Feb 1999 THE UST19