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CULT OF THE FORTNIGHT
10 THE LIST ‘
1 The Darkness
Music They believe in a thing called love. And we have faith In the Darkness. But are they the savnours of rock or Will their ‘ioke' tap Itself out? See feature. page 20 Barrow/and. Glasgow.
2 Kill Bill Vol 1
Film The much heralded return of Tarantino won't disappoint his legions of fans. Apart from the ones who want his trademark soliloquies. See Film. page 24 General release.
3 The Complete Maus Comics Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer Prize» Winning masterwork about the Holocaust lS brought together for the first time in one volume. See Buy it this Fortnight, page 103 Penguin.
4 Durex Performa Tour Comedy The likes of Mackenzie Crook. Daniel Kitson and Tommy Tiernan take to the Big Top in the name of condoms and comedy. See feature. page 74 Big Top, Glasgow.
5 Curb Your Enthusiasm
TV The underrated genius. Larry Davud. brings us the second series of his neurotic. blundering, coarse sitcom. It‘s nothing less than a modern day Faw/ty Towers. See Cult of the Fortnight. this page 8804.
Art Dalziel + Scullion continue their exploration of the natural environment in this installation with images that reveals ecological conditions around Scotland. See Art. page 89 Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow.
7 Vincent in Brixton
Theatre There‘s always been plenty of conjecture about Vincent van Gogh’s life. This tremendous piece speculates on the Dutch master‘s time in London as a young man. See Theatre. page 63 King '3 Theatre, Edinburgh.
8 Marc Almond
Clubs The former Soft Cell man breathes life into Death Disco, one third of a night featuring Traxx and Melting Pot. See Clubs. page 78 Arches, Glasgow.
9 Champions’ League
Sport Alex Ferguson returns to Govan bringing his Red Army to meet his protege Alex McLeish's Scottish champs in one of those Battle of Britain-type affairs. See Sport. page 99 Ibrox, Glasgow; Sky Sports.
1 0 Martin Bell
Books The man in the white suit throws an event to mark the launch of his ﬁne memoir, Through Gates of Fire. See Edinburgh Life and Books. pages 101 and 104 Queen's Hall, Edinburgh; Weidenfeld & Nico/son.