Grizzly Bear

9 MUSIC Psychedelic folky pop from the Brooklyn-based ursine quartet as they tour their excellent new album Veckatimest with St Vincent in tow. A first class indie double bill. See preview, page 64. ABC, Glasgow, Mon 2 Nov.

Curse of the Demeter

10 THEATRE Visible Fictions gently slides you to the edge of your seat with this

spookily enjoyable tale based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula. See review, page 86. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Fri 23 & Sat 24 Oct.

Simon Amstell

8 COMEDY Everyone’s favourite ever Buzzcocks presenter and all-round genius makes it back up to Scotland. See preview, page 47. Pavilion, Glasgow, Sun 1 Nov.

Citizen Kane

11 FILM Digital reissue of Orson Welles’ seminal William Randolph Hearst fictional biopic. An must for any cinema buff. See Also Released, page 51. Filmhouse, Edinburgh and selected release from Fri 30 Oct.

Lara Favaretto

12 VISUAL ART The Italian artist, who refers to her mischievous carnivalesque works as ‘fun machines’, brings new work to Glasgow. See preview, page 89. Tramway, Glasgow, Fri 23 Oct–Sun 13 Dec.

Torsten Lauschmann

13 VISUAL ART This brand new, mesmerising film and installation work

represents another small triumph for the Glasgow-based artist. See review, page 90. Mary Mary, Glasgow, until Sat 21 Nov.

David Austen

14 VISUAL ART Striking, otherworldly collection of watercolour figures, bold text

paintings and a silent film study of artist Enzo Cucchi smoking. See review, page 90. Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sat 14 Nov.


15 LGBT Scotland’s marathon celebration of queer culture continues with choreographer Tom Sapsford’s new work exploring the life of Elizabeth I, Regina, as well as new theatre writing from Jo Clifford

(pictured), Jackie Kay, Helen Cuinn and Wendy Miller. Various venues, dates and times. See listings, page 88 for more information.

22 Oct–5 Nov 2009 THE LIST 5