Contents 8 22 OCTOBER

Around Town

Books Clubs

Comedy Film



Cover story: Technology special Digital books. Music streams. File-sharing. 3D TV. The way we access culture is changing my friend. Luckily, The List’s crack squadron of technophiles are on hand to lead you gently into a brave new world of multi-platform artworks, with a blow-by-blow guide to everything from Spotify to the all-singing Nick Cave iPhone app. Features 28 The F-word As women from all over Scotland gather in Edinburgh for the 100th anniversary of a landmark Suffragette march, Kirstin Innes looks at the state of contemporary feminism.


Visual Art Classified

30 LuckyMe We profile Scotland’s most talented collective of designers, musicians, DJs and artists. Offers

Benedict Allen The Big Draw The best talks

Carol Ann Duffy Frankie Boyle John Harris Kevin Jackson Ray Bradbury

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Telefunken & Ultragroove 39

DJ Moneyshot Sensu Adventures in Sound / Beat Control

Tim Minchin Alastair McGowan


Up The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus Triangle Thirst Katalin Varga DVDs One Thousand Paper Cranes

Events Del la Grace Volcano


The Big Pink Dead Weather Mudhoney Richard Hawley Fiery Furnaces Scarce Scottish Opera Records Jazz & Folk Classical

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Confessions of a Justified Sinner 83

Othello The Grapes of Wrath Bright Black Scottish Ballet An Argument About Sex

Running Time Alex Dordoy Lilah Fowler Dani Marti

Recruitment Courses & Tuition Property I Saw You Dating

Reader Offers

2 for 1 entry at Motherfunk

Win tickets for Stiff Little Fingers at Edinburgh HMV Picture House Win Tickets for Groove Armada at Edinburgh Corn Exchange

Win tickets for Kevin Smith at Glasgow RCH A bottle of Famous Grouse for the Letter of the Issue

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Regulars 2 First Word David Shrigley on Partick Thistle and fancying cartoon characters

7 Noticeboard The campaign to save Falkirk’s Park Gallery

13 Get Stuffed The Blind Pig: We review the new Byres Road gastropub Festive Food: Where to go for your office Christmas dinner

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