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1. TIIE IJST 8—22 Jul 1999'

News that keeps to the point


DRIVERS ON THE Edinburgh City Bypass will be able to enjoy a new piece of art as they approach the new Edinburgh Park offices of El. Scotland. Standing at five metres and weighing two tonnes, the stainless steel abstract sculpture Questor was commissioned by the business technology and change , management services company i from artist Keith McCarter. Proof

that it's not just the M8 that

provides an open air roadside


SHARING STORIES, THE international film production

. conference held annually in

Scotland, has a new director in the shape of Ros Borland, who takes up the post immediately. Borland is director of Glasgow-based independent production company Gabriel Films and previously worked with BBC Drama and BBC Scotland. This year's Sharing Stories takes place in Edinburgh on 12—14 November, and details will be announced in September issues of The List.

GLASGOW’S VIRGINIA GALLERIES are Undergoing internal and external repairs following an application for listed building consent by Marks and Spencer. Last October the building sank ten inches, allegedly due to construction work being done during M&S's Argyle Street extension, although this has never been verified. All of the 39 traders forced to leave the Galleries will have first option on returning to the site, but no date has yet been fixed for re-entry.

MUSICIAN MARTYN BENNETT will feature in a new six-date tour later this year which aims to take the

: traditional Scottish ceilidh into the

21st century. The Glenfiddich , Distillery of Sound Tour will stop off i in Inverness (15 Sep), Skye (17 Sep), Dumfries (18 Sep) and Perth (23

Sep) before coming to Glasgow's Central Hotel (24 Sep) and The Hub

in Edinburgh (25 Sep). Bennett and l

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his group Cuillin will play their unique blend of folk music and dance beats, and will be supported by the more traditional sounds of Daimh. 'Cuillin are extremely excited to be the centrepiece of the Glenfiddich Distillery of Sound,’ says Bennett, who last year won the music award at the inaugral Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards. ‘We feel it is the first club aimed at highbrow Scottish dance. Dress to perspire.’ Tickets for the tour are on sale now, priced £10, on 0870 7300247 (24 hour credit card hotline).

WORKERS AID FOR KOSOVO is preparing to take a convoy of educational supplies to children in the war-torn region. Pencils, paper, jotters, paints, computers and other educational supplies are desperately needed, and donations of goods or money can be handed in to the Edinburgh Trade Union Council at 26 Albany Street in Edinburgh during office hours. For further information, call Hilary Horrocks on 0131556 3111.

SCOTLAND HAS BEEN chosen by the Council of Europe to host the launch of European Heritage Days 1999 in September. The event will take place in Glasgow due to its status as UK City of Architecture and Design. European Heritage Days incorporates Scottish Archaeology Month and Doors Open Day, which this year promises the public access to Hugh MacDiarmid's restored home in Brownsbank near Biggar (12 Sep) and Glasgow’s St Aloysius School (18 & 19 Sep).

CORRECTION: LAST ISSUE'S Edinburgh International Book Festival preview erroneously listed The Spiegeltent at the Scott Monument as a Book Festival venue. Book Festival events will take place at The Spiegeltent in Charlotte Square, whereas the Famous Beck’s Spiegeltent at the Scott Monument will host Fringe events (having shifted across the road from its former site on top of the Waverley Market). Apologies for the confusion.