Events are listed by city, date, then type. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to glasgowelistcomk, by post or by tax on 0141 353 2803. Listings are compiled by Jane Hamilton.

Glasgow Thursdays


Giggle Mercury lounge. I42 Bath Lane. 248 I777. 9pm~l Iptn. £4. Weekly. Alan Anderson comperes the weekly comedy club and introduces Des Clarke on Thu I6 Jan.

Glasgow Saturdays


Litebuoy Mercury Lounge. I42 Bath Lane. 248 I777. 10pm-3am. Free before I Ipm: £8 after. Weekly. That Fri feeling

: is celebrated weekly with guest DJs and

drag acts on Sat I8 Jan. and Kylie Fever hits the lounge with a choice selection of guest DJs providing down-under glamour on Sat 25 Jan.

Theatre Calamity Jane Tue 2 I—Sat 25 Jan. See'Thu.

: Glasgow Sundays ;

Beau Travail Cameo. 38 Home



Calamity Jane King's Theatre. Bath Street. 240 Illl.Tue 2I-Sat 25 Jan. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £8—£20.5(). Toyah Wilcox takes the title I role as the ever popular cross dressing cow-gal looking for love.

Glasgow Fridays


Madame Sata OFF. 12 Rose Street. 332 8I28. Fri l7 Jan. 6pm. £4.90 (£3.50). Lazaro Ramos plays Madame Sata. bandit. transvestite. street fighter. cook. hero. convict and father to seven adopted children as he tells the story of this amazing gay performer's life.


Lick lt Mercury Lounge. 142 Bath Lane. 248 I777. 10pm—3am. Free before IIpm; £5 after. Weekly. Fri 24 Jan sees the weekly club celebrating Attstralia Day with a themed party night featuring a bevy of dancers and strippers while on Fri 3I Jan DJ Dale maintains the fiesta atmosphere.

Theatre Calamity Jane Tue 2I—Sat 25 Jan. See Thu.


Bennet’s 9t) Glassford Street. 552 5761. I Ipm—3.30am. £3—£6 (£2-£5). Excellent dance action Wed—Sun and a student night on Thu.

Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 8990.

I I.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Cheesy chart gay nights on Mon (Passionality) and Tue (F.U.N.). Mercury Lounge 142 Bath Lane. 248 I777. Bar open from 5pm: Club I0pm—3am. Free. Glasgow‘s newest gay venue is open late Tue-Sun with resident and regular guest DJs. drag acts and theme nights providing the entertainment. There is also a weekly comedy club hosted by Alan Anderson every Thu. Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 l22I. l0pm- 3am. £5. Downstairs in the Polo is the place to be for dancing with clth nights Fresh. Lush and Carry on Polo. Fri-Sun.


Candle Bar 20 (Tandleriggs. 564 I285. 9pm. Free. Lively bar which is a disco delight on Wed. Fri and Sat. AngieO hosts an outrageous cabaret karaoke on Sun while Chris Miller takes the reigns on a Thu.

Court Bar 69 Hutcheson Street. 552 2463. 6.30—~I0pm. Free. Popular traditional bar where you can chill all week. listen to live music on at Sat aftemoon and join in the karaoke on Sun.

Delmonica’s 68 Virginia Street. 552 4803. 9pm. Free. DJs on Fri. Sat. Mon. Tue and Wed. qttiz on Thu and karaoke on Sttn.

LGBT Centre II Dixon Street. 22I 7203. Ham-midnight. Free. The LGBT cafe/bar is not only perfect for coffees. food and drink bttt also has karaoke from


64 THE LIST 16—30 Jan 2003

Bennet’s 90 Glassford St. 552 576].

Sun 26 Jan. I [pm—3.30am. £3-£6 . (£2—£5). Live PA from the Ones. no doubt featuring their hit Hairless.

2 Glasgow Tuesdays


Pink Pound Mercury Lounge. I42 Bath Lane. 248 I777. l()pm—-3am. £I. Weekly. £l drink promos and D]

Michelle on the decks.


Lesbians and Sexual Health Sandyford Initiative. 2—6 Sandyford

. Place. 2| l 6700. Ttte 2] Jan. 7--8.30pm. Weekly. Series of women only discussions. Topics include Lesbians and

Sexual Health (Tue 2l Jan) and Lesbians and Violence and Abuse (Tue 28 Jan).

Theatre Calamity Jane Tue 2l«--Sat 25 .lan.


Glasgow Wednesdays


; Strictly Ballroom GIT I2 Rose Street. 332 8I28. Wed 29 Dec & Sun 2

Mercury Lounge I42 Bath Lane. 248 I777. Bar open from 5pm. Free. See Clubs.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 I221. IOpm—Iam. Free. Entertainment from Mon-Thu with laid back sounds and live music from Tom and Marj at the beginning of the week and fttnk. disco and requests nearer the weekend. Revolver 6a John Street. 553 2456. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly. Popular bar with DJs on the first Fri of the month. a free jukebox cratntned with over 7000 top tunes. a well priced pool table and popular quiz on Sat afternoon.

Sadie Frosts 8— 10 West George Street. 332 8005. Noon—midnight. Free. DJs (Fri and Sat). karaoke (Thu) and quiz (Wed). Tue combines the lot and comes up with quizoke.

Waterloo Waterloo Street. 229 589l . Ntmnanidnight. Well known gay bar with DJs Thu-Sun.


Clone Zone 45 Virginia Street. 553 2666. Mon-Sat I Iain—9pm: Sun noon—9pm. Brand spanking new premises stocking a wide range of clothing. videos. magazines and toys.


Beyond Barriers LGBT. Dixon Street. 574 0242. Challenging homophobia through training. information and education. More information info(a> or www.beyondbarriers

Body Positive 3 Park Quadrant. 332 50I0. Sttpport for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Centre for Women’s Health 2 Sandyford Place. 2| l 6700. Information for women and specific services for lesbians.

Feb. Ipm (Wed): 7pm (Sun). £4.90 (£3.50). Baz Luhrmann's sequin

extravaganza: campness incarnate.

i Theatre 3 Calamity Jane Tue 2l—Sat 25 Jan.

See Thu.

Edinburgh Thursdays


8 Women Filmhouse. 88 Lothian , Road. 228 2688. Thu I6 Jan. 3.30 & 8.30pm. £3.50—£5.50 (£2~£4). French

gay wiinderkind Francois Ozon directs a dazzling cast of great Gallic actresses in this camp murder-mystery musical.

Street. 228 4I4l . Thu 16 & Fri I7 Jan. Time tbc. £5.20 (£3.50). Homo-erotic tensions charge the desert air between French Foreign Legion soldiers stuck in an east African outpost.

a Theatre

Calamity Jane Festival Theatre. 13—29 Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. Tue 28 Jan-—Sat I Feb. 7.30pm (Thu & Sat

3 mat 2.30pm). £I5—£23 (£I2.5()—£20). = See Glasgow Thu.

Edinburgh Fridays

Cinema Beau Travail Thu 16 & Fri 17 Jan. See Thu.

Theatre Calamity Jane Tue 28 Jan—Sat I Feb. See Thu.

Edinburgh Saturdays


Eye Candy Massa. 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224. I lpm—3am. £I0 (£8). Weekly. Residents Graeme Popstar. Nejat Barton and Neil (‘rookston host their infamous. glam house party.

Glasgow Lesbian Line PO Box 686. G3 7TL. 552 3355. Advice and sttpport. Please note that from Mon 20 Jan the Lesbian Line phone number will be 847 0547.

Glasgow Women’s Library 109 Trongate. 552 8345. Open Tue—Fri

l—6pm: Sat 2—5pm. Women's literature and the lesbian archive.

Phace West 49 Bath Street. 332 3838. The main service in the West of Scotland for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

l Steve Retson Project 2 Sandyford

Place. 2] I 860]. Open Tue & Thu

5.30~8.30pm. Sexual health advice and counselling for gay men.

Strathclyde Lesbian & Gay

Switchboard PO Box 38. G2 20E. 332 8372. Open 7--I0pm daily. Advice.


' Clubs CC Blooms 23-~24 Greenside Place. . 556 933 l. I0.30pm—3am; bar from 6pm.

Free. A bar and club with a playlist of high camp and disco classics.


Blue Moon Cate I Barony Street. 557 09I I. Mon-Fri Ilam—I I .30pm. Sat-Sun 9pm~ I 2.30am. Free. Edinburgh‘s longest running gay cafe. Nexus 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069. I lam-l Iptn. Free.

The LGB Centre's cafe.

CC Blooms 23-— 24 Greenside Place. 556 933l . I0.30pm~-3am; bar from 6pm. Free. See Clubs.

Habana Greenside Place. 558 I270. Noon lam. Free. Popular drinking and mingling spot with DJs every Fri and Sat and quizoke on Thu.

Flashback 9 Hope Street. 226 090l. 4pm~ lam. 70s and 80s feel with cheesy disco and pop Mon—Sun.

5 Call 620 5I38/620 5 I40 if you want a f chat with your community officer.

Switchboard 556 4049. 7.30-~|0pm every day. Helpline.

(Youthline). Events for LGBT under 26.

Men Only (.‘laremont. l33—l35

[East (‘laremont Street. 556 5662. Sat 18 Jan. 8pm. Free. Fortnightly. MSC and the Bears organise the men only night with a dress code as wild as you like.

Mingin’ Studio 24 (upstairs). Calton Road. 558 3758. Sat 25 Jan. 10.30pm—3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. Fortnightly. Gay-friendly clubbing with residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy. MsDemeanour Phoenix Cellar Bar. 48 Broughton Street. 557 0234. Sat 18 Jan. 8.30pm-2.30am. £5 (£4 for T- girls). Monthly. Evening exclusively for transvestites and transsexuals.

Theatre Calamity Jane Tue 28 Jan—Sat I Feb. See Thu.

Edinburgh Sundays


Taste The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. I lpm—3am. £10 (£8). Weekly. Tasty brew of house and garage.

Tackno Massa. 36-39 Market Street. 226 4224. Sun 29 Dec. 10.30pm—3am. £3-‘£6. Monthly. With Trendy Wendy.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


Vibe Iigo. Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I Ipm-—3am. £2. Weekly. James Longworth provides the sounds at this popular. sparkly. charty party.

Theatre Calamity Jane Tue 28 Jan- Sat I Feb. See Thu.

Edinburgh Wednesdays

Theatre Calamity Jane Tue 28 Jan—Sat I Feb. See Thu.

Frenchies Rose Street. 225 765 l. Ipm—Iam. Free. Popular chill'n'chat spot. The Laughing Duck 24 Howe Street. 220 2376. Mon—Thu I lam-l Ipm. Fri & Sat I lam—lam. Sun ll.30am»-I Ipm. Stylish. comfy bar. conducive to chatting and merrymaking. hosts the goth'n’S&M night. Velvet Chains. every six weeks. New Town Bar Dublin Street. 538

7775. Mon—Thu noon—lam. Fri—Sat

noon—2am. Sun 12.30pmH-Iam. Cray cruise bar attracting a slightly older crowd. Sexy underground club at weekends.

Planet Out Greenside Place. 524 006i. Mon-Fri 4pm—Iam. Sat—Sun 2pm-—Iam. Free. Fine bar with DJs every Mon night. a quiz on Tue and Trendy Wendy (Tackno) doing her stuff every Mon and bingo hosted by lma Hoore every Wed.


Out of the Blue Barony Street. 478 7048. Mon—Fri I lam~7pm. Sat

I lam—6pm. Sun l2pm~-6pm. Books. mags. toys and videos.

Bobbie’s Bookshop 220 Morrison Street. 538 7069. Mon—Sat l()am~5.30pm. i Stocks a wide selection of gay magazines. I


AD Contact 556 4049. For lesbians over 40. Meets monthly to plan social events. Dykes Night Out PO Box 169. Iilll l 3LU. Social evenings for women. Lesbian Line 557 ()75l. Mon & Thu 7.30—10pm. Helpline.

LGBT Police Link [.08 Centre. 60 Broughton Street. Mon 6—7pm. Weekly.

Lothian Gay and Lesbian

Stonewall Youth Project Contact 622 2266 (Office) or 0845 I I30 005