Thursday 15 Thursday 29 April 2004

The guide to events in central Scotland

he Front

Why voting in the European elections can help Scotland

. . Channel 4 and the . . . Plus letters on the legal status of Jaffa Cakes and moaning minnies

shed its ‘dirty man of Europe’ tag . silly telly tendency . . . Nazi fashion


12 Derren Brown He's the man who held a loaded gun to his head on live TV and pulled the trigger. Now he’s bringing his illusionistic stage act to Scotland. Brian Donaldson meets him for some mind games.

14 Richard W An artist who paints directly onto the wall, Wright gets his biggest show in Scotland to date at DCA this fortnight. Graham Domke


16 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind He had his first big hit with Being John Malkovich, and now Charlie Kaufman’s

penned an even better. even stranger film that stars Kate Winslet. Paul Dale talks to both writer and actress.

20 Triptych It’s Scotland’s hippest music festival, putting the up-and-coming talent

alongside music legends. Mark Robertson navigates a path from

Sons and Daughters to T—model Ford.

26 Uncie Varick Brian Cox has returned from Hollywood to star in a

Scottish adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Steve Cramer gets an audience "

with the X-Man.

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Alright on DVD

I Events

26 Film 34 Film index 46 Film listings

52 Music

56 Rock 8 Pop listings

65 Jazz listings

66 Folk & World listings

68 Classical & Opera listings

70 Theatre 76 Theatre 8 Dance listings

80 Comedy 80 Comedy listings

82 Gay

83 Clubs 84 Clubs listings 92 Venues

93 Art 95 Gallery listings

101 Kids 1% Sport 104 City Life

I The Goods

107 Buy it this fortnight 108 Books

1 10 Comics

110 Records

113 Games

114 DVD

115 TV

1 16 Travel

118 Food & Drink

I Classified

1 19 Recruitment 122 Flatshare 124 I Saw You

I Rear View

128 Frank Black & The Bureau of Oddities

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