9 THEATRE A dazzling blend of traditional circus skills, basketball, skateboarding,
street and contemporary dance courtesy of Les 7 Doigts de la Main. Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Mon 1–Wed 3 Feb.
10 MUSIC Celtic Connections celebrates Chemikal Underground’s 15th
birthday, with contributions from Zoey Van Goey (pictured) and The Phantom Band among others. ABC, Glasgow, Sun 31 Jan.
8 MUSIC The other half of The Moldy Peaches showcases his equally oddball, but just as charming solo stuff, and geek girls everywhere swoon. Stereo, Glasgow, Fri 29 Jan.
11 CLUBS The gigantic drum & bass and everything else night celebrates its fifth
birthday with guests Friction and Dillinja. See feature, page 28. Potterrow, Edinburgh, Fri 22 Jan.
12 THEATRE The closure of the Arches throughout January and February provides an
opportunity to stage performances in a variety of unusual spaces. Various locations, Glasgow, starts Tue 2 Feb.
Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival
13 THEATRE The week-long celebration of visual theatre from across the
UK and Europe returns to the Traverse for its second year. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Tue 2–Sat 6 Feb.
14 FILM Utterly gripping prison drama from The Beat That My Heart Skipped
director Jacques Audiard, which last year took the Cannes Grand Jury prize. See feature, page 26. Selected release from Fri 22 Jan.
Martin Boyce: No Reflections
15 VISUAL ART Contemporary artist Boyce brings his abandoned garden to the DCA following its acclaimed run at the Venice Biennale. See review, page 90. Dundee Contemporary Arts, until Sat 14 Feb.
21 Jan–4 Feb 2010 THE LIST 5