The sound of success
Scotland's newest radio station, Beat 106 has romped home in the latest round of RAJAR listener figures. After only six months on air, the station already has 334,000 listeners, representing a 13% share of the market.
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The List has been hogging the headlines thanks to the flattering coincidence of two TV dramas being broadcast called lSaw You. Taking an interest in our unique
service have been The
Guardian, The Scotsman, The Times, The Independent, The Sunday Mail, The Sun, Woman’s Own, Radio Two and, er, The Nottingham Evening Post. Full story of the
couple who got married next issue.
Falkirk joins the big
Big In Falkirk, Fri 26—Sun 28 May.
SATURDAY 3 Ericsson© Homelands Don’t be put off by the obscure location, haying Leftfield, Public Enemy, Sister Bliss and DaVid Holmes all in one field is too good an opportunity to miss. See feature, page 17. Dal/eagles, New Cumnock. SUNDAY 4 Droog Design The first major exhibition from the acclaimed Euro design agency exhibits people’s living experiences With everything from doorbells, wrne glasses and pallet beds. See reView, page 85. The Lighthouse, Glasgow.
MONDAY 5 Video Comedy Classics Here is yOur chance to decrde who
4TllELIST 25 May—8 Jun 2000
Not content with being celebrated the world over as the home of Arab Strap, Falkirk is trying to steal the entertainment thunder from its big city neighbours. Branded ’Scotland’s National Street Arts Festival’, Big In Falkirk is a weekend of international street theatre and family events, culminating in a Sunday afternoon Radio 1 roadshow featuring mini-sets from Idlewild (pictured), Honeyz and Hanson.
Star Tl’ek, but an interior 9 control room of the , g ,f __ s; t- _ art of an art project by ‘ _, has spent days in the tunnel 5 ' a fiti-covered walls. The result"; H i
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. undpiece runs from Sun 28 May—Sun 18 Jun. See art preview page 84.
are the kings of classic slapstick: the Marx Brothers or Laurel And Hardy. The former’s magnificently manic A Night At The Opera and At The Circus are 10ined on the shelves by the original dumb and dumber’s Bonnie Scotland and Nothing But Trouble. TUESDAY 6 Everybody's Golf 2 Why not have a night in with the finest PlayStation game dOing the rounds at the moment? Undulating fairways, ball-gobbling trees and wonky greens make for tantalismg and testing gaming. And it's for everybody. See reView, page 124.
WEDNESDAY 7 Wooster Group The long awaited return to Glasgow of the fabulous New York theatre company With the weird and
Can’t decide whether to dance or check your computer for viruses? It’s an all too familiar problem. Well, now you can do both at the same time. ’Badtimes’, the new single from London’s electronic explorers Laika, is a merry jingle about on-line life. And because they mean what they say, they’re giving away a Sophos anti-virus CD to go with it.
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The cast of Absolute/y are performing live together for the first time in over seven years. Moray Hunter, Jack Docherty, Peter Baikie, Gordon Kennedy and Morwenna Banks are part of an all-star fund-raising line-up organised by the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Also on the bill are Arnold Brown, Bruce Morton and Vladimir McTavish.
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Sat 3 Jun.
wonderful House/Lights, a high- tech amalgam of Gertrude Stein and trash cinema. See feature, page 21. Tramway, Glasgow. THURSDAY 8 Andrea Dworkin Having already torn into misogyny and pornography, she now turns her blazing intellect in i the direction of the current state of Israel. Scapegoat is her fierce attack on militarism, zealotry and male Jewry.
Saturday 3 Sister Bliss