Dave Gorman

9 COMEDY The original Gorman, of Are You Dave Gorman? and Googlewhack fame, arrives

in Edinburgh to talk cycling, even though he’s now adandoned his bike. Perhaps in a canal? See preview, page 44. Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Mon 15 Feb.

Youth In Revolt

10 FILM Eternal softly-spoken geek Michael Cera actually turns in a pretty

stunning performance in this new coming of age drama from director Miguel Arteta. See review, page 49. General release from Fri 5 Feb.



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The Ching Room / The Moira Monologues

8 THEATRE Double bill of two works by novelist-turned-playwright Alan Bissett, featuring the writer himself as ‘Falkirk’s hardest woman’, Moira Bell. See preview, page 87. Citizens Theatre, Tue 9–Sat 13 Feb.

Toby Paterson

11 VISUAL ART An enjoyable career retrospective from the acclaimed Scottish artist and GSA alumnus. See review, page 89. Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sun 28 Mar.

Hot Chip

12 MUSIC More grown-up these days but Hot Chip have still got the Prince-funk. See feature, page 28. O2 Academy, Glasgow, Fri 12 Feb; Picture House, Edinburgh, Sat 13 Feb.


13 MUSIC The NYC act look a lot less hairier and beardier than they did two years

ago, and new album Odd Blood sounds much clearer, more exuberant and dancier too. See preview, page 63. Oran Mor, Glasgow, Wed 17 Feb.

Central Station Dundee Pop-Up

14 AROUND TOWN Scotland’s online creative community offer a day- long tour of the creative world of Dundee. See Big Picture, page 9. Duncan of Jordanstone College, Dundee, Sat 6 Feb.

Rambert Dance Company: The Comedy of Change

15 DANCE Wonderfully uplifting new work, A Linha Curva (A Curved Line) choreographed by Itzik Galili for Rambert’s current tour. See preview, page 83. Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Thu 11–Sat 13 Feb;

Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Wed 17–Fri 19 Feb.

4–18 Feb 2010 THE LIST 5