53 High Street. ()tieensferry. 331 5545. Mon. Thu. Fri & Sat 10am 1pm 8; 2.15 5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Free. Food for Thought A look at children’s diet and eating habits over the past 150 years.
2 (‘hambers Street. 247 4219. Mon Sat 10am 5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon- 5pm. Free.
Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor liduard Bersudsky's millennium clock. a kinetic sculpture. measuring 9m high. Ecurie Ecosse, Scotland’s Motor Racing Team Until Thu 31 ()ct. An exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Scotland's most successful motor racing team. Iictirie licosse. Founded in 1952. they went on to win the Les Mans 24-hour and again in 1957. Top drivers included Ron Flockhart. lnnes Ireland. .\'inian Sanderson and Jackie Stewart.
Roots - Unexpected Origins of Ordinary Things lTntil Sun 3 .‘s'ov. An exhibition demonstrating how everyday things have been influenced by exotic and ancient cultures from around the world.
Roots, Unexpected Origins of Ordinary Things Tue 24 Sep. 7pm. £3. l'lrike al Khamis gives a talk inspired by the ('rafts (iallery exhibition.
Mediating with Spirits, Shamans in Korea t'niil Fri 31 Jan. An exhibition exploring shamanism. an important element of the Altaic culture that came to Korea in the 13th century B(‘. The show features dioramas and ritual objects used by shamans. many of which have been donated to the National Museums of Scotland by the Korean government. Illustrating Scotland’s Past Sat 28 Sep Sun 26 Jan. An exhibition highlighting the work of archaeological illustrator. Marion ()‘Neil. including exact representations of original objects such as the 6000-year-old bow from Rotten Bottom in Diimfriesshire.
ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITOR CENTRE
Blackfot'd Hill. 668 8404. Mon Sat 10am 5pm: Sun noon 5pm.
World in a Spin l7ntil Mon 30 Sep. £3.50 (£2.50). lixhibition and activities looking at how the spinning earth creates night. day and the changing
DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE
University of Dundee
13 Perth Road. 01382 345330. P. W('. WA.
Band in Crisis Mon 30 Sep Fri 1 Nov. Mon—Fri 9am-~8.30pm; Sat 10amm4.30pm. Murals. promo videos and the first single to promote the career and resolve the identity of Skill 7 Stamina l2/7.ebra Zebra.
Student of Life Mon 30 Sep ~Fri I Nov. .\'1on~Fri 9am 8.30pm: Sat 10am 4.30pm. Diverse narratives addressing life's big questions.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
I52 Nethergate. 01382 909900. Tue Wed. Sat 8; Sun
10.30am 5.30pm; 'l'hti & Fri 10.30am 8pm.
Miroslaw Balka: tiedtothetoe lintil Stiii 20 Oct. The l)('A hosts the ﬁrst major solo l7K exhibition for the renowned Polish artist. Miroslaw Balka. Working with content and material from the immediate environment of his sttidio at ()twock. near Warsaw. Balka explores notions of memory and loss iii a selection of sculptures. installations.
drawings and video works. See review. Gallery Talk: Rudy Van Kemenade Sat 21 Sep. 2pm. Rudy Van Kemenade. member of the Narrative and Memory (iroup and senior lecturer in social theory. gives a talk on the work of Miroslaw Balka and its associations with myth. religion. identity and the body. Gallery Talk: Gareth Fisher Sat 28 Sep. 2pm. (iareth Fisher. head of undergraduate studies in fine art at Duncan of Jordanstone (‘ollege of Art and Design looks at the sculptural aspect of Balka‘s work.
A Guide for the Perplexed: Little Poetry Magazines Until Sun 20 ()ct ((‘entre for Artist Books). An exhibition looking at poetry and art magazines of the 20th century.
Loss 8: Longing: Poetry Prints l'ntil Sun 20 ()ct. A selection of poetry prints by Don Paterson in response to Miroslaw Balka's exhibition.
Albert Square. 0| 382 432084.
Mon Sat 10.30am 5pm ('l’hu 10.30am 7pm): Stiii 12.30 4pm.
BG Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition llntil Sun 22 Sep. Now in its eighth year. the popular wildlife photography exhibition featuring the winning and commended entries.
West Henderson Wynd. 01382 225282. Mon-Sat 10am 4pm: Sun 11am 4pm. Wonderful Mechanical Genius Until Sun 3 Nov. £2. Popular exhibition focusing on the textile heritage of 'l‘ayside.
VISUAL RESEARCH CENTRE Dundee (‘ontemporary Arts. 152 Nethergate. 01382 348(160. Wed -Fri 10.30am 5.30pm: Sat & Stiti
Paul Rooney: Common Culture Wed 25 Sun 29 Sep. Recent VR(‘/l)(‘A fellow returns to \’R(’ with a new project. Mobile Disco. Dundee.
Outside the Cities
(‘allendar Park. 01324 503770.
Mon Sat 10am 5pm.
2001: an Architectural Odyssey Until Sun 22 Sep. A selection of lottery funded projects including the Millennium Wheel. Images 26 Sat 28 Sep-Sat 9 Nov. A touring exhibition from the Association of Illustrators. showcasing the best of contemporary British illustration. NEW SHOW.
CHATELHERAULT COUNTRY PARK
(‘arlisle Road. 01698 426213.
Mon Sat 9.30am 5pm: Sun
Robert Koenig lintil Sun 19 Jan. A retrospective exhibition presenting 30 years’ work of sculptor Robert Koenig.
SMITH ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM
Dumbarton Road. 01786 471917.
'l‘ue Sat 10.30am 5pm: Sun 2 5pm. The Stirling Story tliitil Wed 3| Dec. An insight into Stirling‘s history through objects. paititiiigs. sculpture. poetry and performance.
A Journey in Space and Time llntil Siiti 10 Nov. From ftill si/e Daleks to the Tardis. this exhibition of memorabilia celebrates the popular TV series I)m'!ur ll’lm.
Drawn Together lltitil Sun 24 Nov. An exhibition of drawings and etchings from the Smith collections, presented as part of "l‘he Big Draw'. a nationwide celebration of drawing.
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James and the Giant Peach Until Sat 21 Sep. Wed 8 Sat 2pm 8 7pm; Thu 8 Fri 10am 8 7pm. £9 (£7); family ticket $7.25. Adam Smith Theatre. Bennochy Road. Kirkcaldy. 01592 (112929. Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker threaten to burst .James' fantastic giant peach. Follows. his adventures with the Birmingham Stage Company in its adaptation of Roald Dahl's masterpiece.
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Activities 8 Fun
Eastfield Junior Art Group Sat 21 Sep. 10am-noon. £36 per term. liastfield Community Centre. Dukes Road. (‘ambuslang 641 8319. Advance booking required. Ftin weekly arts and craft class for ages
Spittal Junior Art Group Sat 2i & 28 Sep. 10am noon. £36 per term. Spittal (‘ommunity ('entre. (’arrick Road. Rutherglen. 01355 261000. Advance booking required. Ages 8 l2. (iet your creative juices flowing with this fun art and craft class.
Stories and Secrets Drama Sat 21 Sep. Free. Ilunterian Mtiseum. t'niversity Avenue. 330 4221. Ages
3 5. Let your imagination run wild at this four-week storytelling and drama
Children’s Pottery Classes Sat 21 & 28 Sep. llam lpiii. £8. Fireworks Studio. 35a Dalhousie Street. 332 4969. Potting lor nippers in this new weekly workshop. Colourstrings Music Classes Tue 24 Sep. Free. lltintei'iaii Miisetim. l'niversity Avenue. 330 4221. A four- week music course for parents and toddlers.
Back to School for Summer! Sun 29 Sep. 2 3pm. Free. Scotland Street School Mtisetini. Mtiseuni of lidllctitloil. 225 Scotland Street. 287 0500. Join teacher Miss Baxter for a living history class set in Victorian times. Arrive 15 minutes early to dress
up in period costume before seeing props. a genuine gas mask and the dreaded belt.
Men in Black 2 tl’(i) Sat 21 Sep. 2pm: Sun 22 Sep. 11.30am. £2.25. (ilasgow Film 'I‘heatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. See Film index.
Human Body (PU): Everest (t'); Dolphins (1'); Into The Deep (l'). times vary. check Film listings for showing times. £5 (£3.50). [MAX 'I'heatre. (ilasgow Science Centre. 50 Pacilic Quay. 420 5000.
Theatre 8 Dance
Can’t you Sleep Little Bear? and The Three Wishes Sat 31 Sep. 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask & Puppet 'l‘heatrc ('entre. 8 I0 Balcarres Avenue. Kely indalc. 339 6185. A double bill of marionette ftiii from l’avla's Puppets.
Magic Bob Sat 28 Sep. 12.30pm S 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask & Puppet 'l'heatre ('entre. «’ l0 Balcarrcs Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185. A dotible bill of close tip magic from the master of tricks. Magic Bob. Rapunzel Stin 29 Sep. 2pm. Free. Buri'ell Collection. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Ages 5 9. When a beautiful young maiden is imprisoned in a hiin tower. a handsome prince embarks on a quest to save her. lidinbiii'gh Puppet |.ab (formerly lidinburgh Puppet ('onipaiiy ) brings this classic fairytale to life iisiiig exuberant storytelling. beatitiful masks and colourful puppetry. See preview.
Children’s Storytime Sat 21 is Sat 28 Sep. 1 lam. Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. Happy respite from all that shopping. Suitable lot" 3 8 year olds.
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