Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to glasgow®list.co.uk. Listings are compiled by Robin Lee.
I Quiz Night & Killer Kitty l)elmonica's. ()8 Virginia Street. 552 4803. ‘)pm. Free. Regular qui/ night. with party games and bingo to kick oil your weekend.
I Burly The Arches. Midland Street. 5(i5 I023. l0.30pm 3am. £8 £l0. lt's llui'ly‘s third birthday. and liars are promised an industrial-strength night. ltielled by DJ llil'i Sean.
I Blaze ligo. l4 Picardy Place. 478 7434. llpm 3am. £4 £5. D] James l.ongwonh ignites the gay weekend with a chart and ltinky house soundtrack.
I Heroes (’i'y pt Bar. Jekyll and Hyde. ll2 illillUVL‘l' Street. 225 2022. ‘)pm lain. £3. The perl'ormance collective helps launch the new l'ran/ l-‘erdinand opus.
I Wiggle ligo. l4 Picardy' Place. 478' 7434. l lpm 3am. £8 before midnight; £l0 alter. 'l‘rendy' Wendy and lain (iibson play a housey gt‘ooyc lor Wiggle's third birthday.
I Karaoke at Delmonica’s l)elmonica's. ()8 Virginia Street. 552 4803. ‘)pm. Free. With your hosts John and Scott.
I BootyLUSHous Medina. 45 47 l.othian Street. 225 (i3l3. l0pm 3am. £2 bel‘ore midnight: £3 alter. l)J Dale l.ush. Simmone Black and guest supastars mi\ tip Rtkll. hip hop. sotil and lttnk.
I Taste The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 25(i4. l lpm 3am. £5 bel'ore
l l.30pm; £8 alter (£0 members). l‘isher & Price supply a mix of liouse and garage.
I Passionality ('nbe. 34 Queen Street. 22b 8‘)‘)(). l l.30pm 3am. £2 £3. Pleasing chartisti'y from D] Shawn Roberts. who does his best to i'cstlscilalc the \s‘ccktnd for the gay/mi\ed crowd.
I Karma Mood. ()ltinl. (irccnsidc Place. 550 l(s40. llpm 3am. £2 bel'ore iiiitliiiglit; £3 alter ('heap booze and cheesy tunes at this gay-friendly night.
I FUN (‘ube. 34 Queen Street. 226 8‘)‘)(). l l.30pm 3am. £2 £3. Run by the same crew as Passionality. l)J Shana llalliwell mixes older classics and Inn tunes.
I Vibe ligo. l4 Picardy Place. 478 7434. llpm 5am. £3. (iay night with James Longworth on the decks. plus the Dancing Stud Mullins and the Singing llairy Bloke.
I Allure The Tunnel. 84 Mitchell Street. 204 I000. l l.30pm 3am. £3. ('heesy pop l'rom the l)Js behind Passionality.
I Changes: A Look at Us in the Media (ilasgtm \Vollicn's Library. lll‘) 'l‘rongate. 552 8345. 7pm. Free. Talk on how the media has portrayed the change
towards equality oyer the past 30 years.
I Gossip Miller's Bar. l'niyersity of Strathclyde Students‘ l'nion. ‘)0 John Street. 507 5067. 8pm late. Free for SI' students; otherwise £2 alter l0pm. The first gay night in a Scottish students' union.
I Quiz Night 8. Killer Kitty l)elmonica's. ()8 Virginia Street. 552 4803. ‘)pm. l-‘ree. Sec Thu (1.
I Fur Burger ligo. l4 Picardy Place. 478 7434. llpm 3am. £3. Night for girls who like girls and dirty jokes. Boys please remember you need a leinale escort.
I Assertiveness Course The Sandyl‘ord lnitiatiye. 2 (i Sandyl'ord Place. Sauchiehall Street. ‘).30am 4pm. Two-day course for lesbian and bise\ual women.
I Fever ligo. l4 l’icai‘dy Place. 478 7434. l lpm 3am. £l0 t£5 to time members bel‘ore l l.l5pm; £8 l'or members alter). \Vith 'l'aste l)Js liisher & Price and Martin Valentine on the main lloor.
I Mingin’ The Venue. l7 2| (‘alton Road. 557 3073. llpm 3am. £5 lk‘ltH'L‘ midnight; £(i alter. Alan Joy and Brian l)empster are the l)Js behind this small. friendly and predominantly gay club.
I Karaoke at Delmonica’s l)elmonica's. ()8 Virginia Street. 552 4803. ‘)pm. iii-CC. SL‘L‘ Sun ‘J.
I BootyLUSHous Medina. 45 47 l.othian Street. 225 (i3l3. l0pm 3am. £2 before midnight: £3 alter. See Sun 0.
I Taste The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2504. l lpm 3am. £5 bel'orc
l l.30pm; £8 alter l£(i membersi. See Sun 0.
I Bodyshots ()3 (iallery. 87 8‘) Saltmarket. 552 7578. Portrait photography l‘rom ('ilasgow -based artist ('hristopher Bowen.
I Passionality ('ube. 34 Queen Street. 22b 8‘)‘)(). l l.30pm 3am. £2 £3. See Mon I0.
I Sticky Moments 'I‘he (ilasgow' |.(ili'l‘ (‘enti'e. ll l)i\on Street. 22l 7203. 7 9pm. l‘ree. Seyen~week training course l‘or gay and bise\ua| men aged tip to 24.
I Karma Mood. ()mni. (ii‘eenside Place. 550 l(\4(l. l lpm 3am. £2 bel‘ore midnight; £3 alter. See Mon l0.
I Bodyshots Q! Gallery. 87 8‘) Saltmarkct. 552 7578. See Mon I7.
I FUN ('ube. 34 Queen Street. 226 8‘)‘)0. l l.30pm 3am. £2 £3. Run by the same crew as Passionality. l)J Sha/la llalliwell mixes older classics and lint tunes.
Edinburgh I Vibe ligt). l-l l’lL‘al‘dy Place. 478 7434. l lpm 5am. £3. See 'l‘ue l l.
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I Allure The Tunnel. 34 \lllL‘llcll Street. 204 “Hill. ll.3(lpnt 3am. £3. ('hccsy pop iron) the l)Js behind Passionality.
I Bodyshots ()7 Gallery. 87 8‘) Saltmarkct. 552 7578. See Mon I7.
I Gossip Miller's liar. l'niyersity ol Strathclyde Sltidents' l'nion. ‘)0 John
out in run Q! GALLERY
87—89 Saltmarket, Glasgow; Mon—Sat 11am—5pm. www.qga|lery.org
Situated next to an old-fashioned barber shop in a dishevelled part of town (estate agents would call Saltmarket ‘emerging’), the 0! Gallery is the first queer visual arts space in Scotland. It also doubles up as the headquarters of Glasgay!, the annual queer arts festival that opens on 20 October, and Glasgay!’s producer, Steven Thomson, is the manager of the gallery too.
There’s no rainbow flag or pink triangle hanging outside the venue, because Thomson believes the gallery should entice all, and allow them to step inside and be brought closer to queer culture. The space itself is simply decorated, and mindful of the need to develop a commercial side in the absence of Arts Council funding. Two bookshelves house volumes provided by Borders, from lesbian fiction to Tom of Finland, and there’s a showcase of pottery homewares by a gay Egyptian artist.
0! Gallery’s inaugural exhibition is by Brighton queer arts collective PopChoc. Paul Griffin presents scintillations of light and neon glows across a black background, while Kitty Finegan combines the weighty (a boxer being counted out and Las Vegas’ strip) with the furry (dice and slippers). ISOPOD’s paintings of faces in goggles and strange glasses are, like Finegan’s work, predominantly in black, red, white and yellow. Jose Antonio Benabarre’s work is more muted, with collaged human forms linked by threads to letter, clocks and boxes on a beige, untouched canvas.
PopChoc is followed by Christopher Bowen’s Bodyshots photos, and a cartoon~cum-seaside-hoarding rendering of Healthy Gay Scotland’s Cock Tales magazine later in the autumn. (Robin Lee)
Sll'L‘L‘l. .567 5007. See \VL‘tl l2.
I Lesbian Fiction: Making a Difference to Women’s Lives (ilasgow \Vomen's library. l0‘) 'lt'ongate. 552 8345. 7pm. lice. Should the public library system support the deyelopment ol' lesbian liction'.’
I Bodyshots ()7 (iallery. 87 8‘) Saltmarket. 552 7578. See Mon I7.
I Quiz Night 8. Killer Kitty l)elmonica's. ()8 Virginia Street. 552 4803. ‘)pm. l‘ree. See 'l‘hu (i.
I Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? A Chamber Musical (‘iti/ens' theatre. I l‘) (itit‘litlls Street. 42‘) 0022. 7.30pm. £2 £l2 (£3 £7). The ('it/ kick oil their autumn season with this musical tale ol' the tales that belall loriner child star Jane and her sister Blanche. l’uri u/ (i/meur.’ 2005.
I PopChoc Q! Gallery. 8" 8‘) Saltmarket. 552 7578. This inaugural e\hibition l'or ()3 includes retro work lrom Ben :\llen and Kitty l-innegan. plus
paintings li'oiii lS()P()l) and photography ll'ottt (il'lllt).
I Bennets 80 ‘)l) (ilassl'ord Street. 552 57(il. Wed 'l'hti & Sim ll.30pm 3am. l‘ri Sat l l.30piit 3.30am. l’i'iendly. down to earth late night disco \emie recently reltirbished and rising limit the ashes alter a minor lire.
I Pink Devotion ('lub l)eyolion. l8 Jamaica Street. 84" 0820. 'llni Stilt
llpin 3am. £3 tl‘i'ec passes .iyailable lit)!“ the nearby l.(ili'l' ('enli’et. llappy gay action with l)Js .'\nine and .«\ndy Perry,
I The Polo Lounge 84 \Vilson Street. 553 I221. Mon 'l'hu 5pm lam. in Sun 5pm 3am. Spacious. swanky. gay/tuned club. with \L‘\Cl‘;ll rooms and a downstairs tlilllk‘t‘liltltﬂ’ open at lllc‘ \\ t‘t‘kclitl USS ;Illt‘l‘ llpiiii. l‘ridays see l‘l'L‘\ll. with l)Js Michelle aitd .v\ndy. Saturdays are l.ush. lealtn'ing .\ndy III the Trophy Room with 00s. 20s and 80s hits.
I CC Blooms ('(' lilooins. 23 24 (il‘L‘t'lhltlt' Place. 550 q.“ l. \lHll l‘Il‘l l0.30pm 3am. Sun bpm 3am. l‘ree. 'l'hc east coast scene queen pumps otit dance and cheese delights any night. 'l'hei'e's a disco underneath the main bar. loo. liliSlL‘\l at the weekends and Inn in the week. Sunday secs karaoke take centre stage.
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