9 FESTIVAL Electronic heaven as the bi- annual mini-fest has its May outing. Beats are courtesy of
Âme and Dixon, Mark E and Tensnake. See profile, page 24. Queen’s Park Glasshouse, Glasgow, Sat 29 May.
10 COMEDY Clydebank’s favourite son (unless your boy’s surname happens to be Bannatyne or Pellow) continues his meteoric rise to certain massive fame with his biggest show to date. See 5 Things, page 52. SECC, Fri 28 May.
Mhairi Killin: Absent Voices
8 VISUAL ART Iona-based artist Killin explores the landscape of the Hebridean island through textiles and silversmithing. See preview, page 97. Collins Gallery, Glasgow, Sat 29 May–Sat 26 Jun.
11 FILM Oddly affecting docudrama about a factory closure in
modern-day China from Zhang Ke Jia. See review in Film. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Fri 4–Tue 8 Jun.
12 MUSIC The indie-poppers that Kurt Cobain once hailed as ‘the best band in the world’ are back. See preview, page 71. 02 ABC, Glasgow, Wed 2 Jun; Picture House, Edinburgh, Thu 3 Jun.
Any Given Day
13 THEATRE The Traverse assembles an impressive cast and crew for Linda McLean’s
new play exploring love and the importance of forgiveness. See preview, page 90. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Tue 1–Sat 19 Jun.
14 CLUBS Chicago house night Fiasco are once again hosting one of their secret location parties in Glasgow. Where is it? No telling until the night. See preview, page 44. Glasgow, Sun 30 May.
Northern Ballet Theatre: Dangerous Liaisons
15 DANCE One of the UK’s leading ballet companies sets Choderlos de Laclos’ masterpiece of sexual intrigue to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. See preview, page 92. Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Wed 2–Sat 5 Jun.
27 May–10 Jun 2010 THE LIST 5