What you can’t afford to miss in the weeks ahead

Music: Beastie Boys Hlp hop's orrgrnal fly whrte guys are performing 'rn the round’, whrch means that everyone wrll get a good look at those natty Janrtors unrforms as they bust rhymes and throw shapes. Support comes from The Jungle Brothers and Bentley Rhythm Ace. Glasgow: SECC, Mon 3 May.

Theatre: Stiff! Even In the month of the electrons, thrs rs the only member that matters. Get along to

Forbes Masson's hugely entertarnrng bid to brrng West End standards to the Scottrsh musrcal, and you“ frnd yourself cock-a-hoop. See revrew, page SBEd/hburgh; Royal Lyceum. Stir/mg; lt/lacRobert.

Film: Happiness A paedophile, his family, his nerghbburs rn the New Jersey suburbs Todd Solondz's frlm captures the moral darkness and tenSIons of modern lrfe Amerrcan crnema at rts most strngrngly acute. See prevrew and revrew, pagesl9 & 22. Glasgow: GFT Edrnburgh: Cameo.

TV: Psychos Set rn a Glasgow psychratrrc hosprtal, Channel 4's latest tablord headlrne grabber rs a funny but rmportant take on mental health rsSues, starring Douglas Henshall and Neve lvlclntosh. See feature, page 10 Channel 4, from Thu 6 May, 70pm

Music: Mercury Rev/ Flaming Lips Two Amerzcan bands makrng the greatest mus:c of therr careers come to Scotland m an astonrshrng double-header. See prevrew, page 37. Ed/hburgh' Potterrow, Mon 3 May Politics: Scottish Parliament Hrstory rs made as Scotland grabs back part of the dernocratrc process Do y0ur best to ensure that Holyrood doesn't become a tartanrsed gravy Iran by mak'ng you-r vote (bunt at the pollrng booth See Agenda, page 17 Thu 6 May.

29 Apr 13 Ma; l999 THE LISTS