15DAYStolive The things to catch this fortnight
2 FILM Brilliant, honest Japanese film about the modern family, directed by the ever-excellent filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda (Afterlife). See review, page 49. Selected release from Fri 22 Jan.
Hidden Door Festival
1 MUSIC/ART Filmmakers, poets, artists and bands including The Pineapple Chunks and Broken Records come together in this weekend-long arts festival. See preview, page 63. Roxy Art House, Edinburgh, Sat 30–Sun 31 Jan.
3 THEATRE Douglas Maxwell’s new monologue for the Tron features Joanna Tope as a
retired, disgraced teacher. Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Wed 3–Sat 6 Feb, then touring.
4 Stereotype CLUBS It’s Stereotype’s seventh birthday . . . and its last! Wipe away the tears with Huggy and the gang. See preview, page 37. Berlin, Edinburgh, Sat 30 Jan.
5 AROUND TOWN Just when you’d recovered from the Year of Homecoming it’s time to crack out the haggis for Rabbie’s 251st birthday. Ceilidhs, whisky- tastings and many more tenously Burns-linked events abound. See preview, page 31.
4 THE LIST 21 Jan–4 Feb 2010
Stephen K Amos
6 COMEDY The relentlessly charismatic and utterly lovely comic is taking time off from all that
telly to go on tour with a sly wink and a DVD to promote. See preview, page 44. Perth Concert Hall, Sun 24 Jan; Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Mon 1 Feb.
Duncan Campbell: Make It New John
7 VISUAL ART Glasgow-based Campbell has created a film documentary exploration of the life of American automobile innovator John DeLorean. See preview, page 89. Tramway, Glasgow, Fri 22 Jan–Sun 14 Mar.