15DAYStolive The things to catch this fortnight
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N O B B Y C L A R K
2 THEATRE Iain Softley adapts his own screenplay about the life and tragic early death of ‘fifth Beatle’ Stuart Sutcliffe for the stage. See preview, page 82. Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, Tue 9 Feb–Sat 6 Mar.
Alexis Marguerite Teplin
1 VISUAL ART Teplin’s exhibition 5cm Higher showcases her characteristic blend of art history and pop culture to explore notions of desire and the feminine. See preview, page 88.
Mary Mary, Glasgow, Sat 6 Feb–Sat 27 Mar.
Food, Inc. FILM Brave Oscar-nominated food industry documentary. See Side Dishes, page 11 and 3
review, page 47. GFT, Glasgow from Tue 16–Thu 18 Feb. Filmhouse, Edinburgh from Fri 12–Thu 18 Feb.
4 THEATRE / LGBT A trailer event for Rachel Jury and Andrew Cruickshank’s sizzling new musical about the famous London club. Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Fri 5 & Sat 6 Feb.
Glasgow Film Festival
5 FILM The GFF is go! With an opening gala screening of Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s latest
film, a Cary Grant retrospective, and Zombie Zombie’s tribute to the music of John Carpenter. See feature, page 24. Various locations, Glasgow, from Thu 18 Feb.
4 THE LIST 4–18 Feb 2010
The Government Inspector
6 THEATRE A new adaptation of Gogol’s classic study of municipal corruption, directed by Gerry
Mulgrew of Communicado. See preview, page 84. Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Thu 11–Sat 27 Feb.
7 MUSIC The preppy New York kids bring their ‘Upper West Side Soweto’ sound to East End Glasgow. Those loving new album Contra (think Paul Simon in a pink polo shirt) can expect to have their socks art-
rocked off. See preview, page 62. Barrowland, Glasgow, Sat 13 Feb; Picture House, Edinburgh, Sun 14 Feb.