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The guide to events in central Scotland

New director for Scotland's National Theatre, a fresh 21m dance space for Scottish Dance Theatre, plus letters on Tchai Ovna, the meaning of ‘trannie' and an appreciation of poet Gael Turnbull.


6 Steve Buscemi The good news is that The Sopranos is back for its fifth and penultimate series.

The better news is that it features Steve Buscemi, the weasel-featured actor who made his name in Reservoir Dogs and Fargo.

10 Now we are 500 Remember 1985? That‘s when the first issue of The List hit the streets. Five hundred issues later, we take a look back at 19 years of publishing Scotland’s number one guide to

the arts and entertainment.

42 Goma’s new dawn Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art has been transformed from a haven of tacky populism into a champion of the kind of art that has catapulted Glasgow to the international forefront.

i We celebrate the age of enlightenment.

55 The heart of Paris Ever tried to ‘do' Paris in a weekend, and spent the whole time hurrying from one tourist trap to another? We look at an alternative way to enjoy the delights of la vie metropolitaine.


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Edinburgh Festival Supplement

The madness is upon us. The Edinburgh Festival has kicked off with its usual mixture of the highbrow and the low-rent. But how do you separate the big hits from the misfits? Read our supplement packed with previews of the shows that really matter. Throughout August The List is published weekly, bringing unrivalled coverage of the Festival. Next issue published 12 August.

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I Events

12 Film 16 Film index 23 Film listings

28 Music

29 Rock & Pop listings 33 Jazz listings

34 Folk & World listings 35 Classical & Opera listings

35 Theatre 35 Theatre & Dance listings

36 Comedy 37 Gay

38 Clubs 68 Clubs listings 75 Venues

42 Art 43 Gallery listings

46 Kids 46 Sport

47 Glasgow Life 47 Glasgow Life listings

I The Goods

49 Buy it this week 50 Books and comics 50 Records

53 Games

54 DVD

54 TV

55 Travel

I Classified

56 Recruitment 58 Flatshare 60 I Saw You

I Rear View 64 Robin Hodge


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