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Bobby Niven

Your Own Your Very Own Old Time Music Hall VISUAL ART THEATRE Celebration of the Golden Age of Music Hall from the Strathclyde Theatre Group. See preview, page 84. Ramshorn Theatre, Glasgow, Thu 9–Sat 11 Dec. Pitch perfect documentary diptych featuring idiosyncratic architectural structures from Glasgow-based filmmaker Niven. See review, page 89. Sierra Metro, Edinburgh, until Sun 6 Feb.


Scissor Sisters MUSIC / LGBT The most flamboyant band in showbiz tour their Night Work album in the only venue big enough to contain the glitz. See caption, page 77. SECC, Glasgow, Wed 8 Dec.

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Children’s Classic Concerts KIDS Owen and Olly return with a Christmassy line-up of classical hits, ballet dancers and Santa himself. See preview, page 60. Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Sat 11 Dec; Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Sun 12 Dec. Godspeed You! Black Emperor MUSIC The notoriously photo-shy Quebecois post-rockers embark on their first tour since 2003. See preview, page 63. Barrowlands, Glasgow, Wed 8 Dec.

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Whistler and the Thames VISUAL ART Exhibition based around James McNeill Whistler’s depiction of the old Battersea Bridge as it stands against the night-time skyline of the river. See review, page 89. Hunterian Gallery, Glasgow, until Sat 8 Jan. Santa Dash / Great Scottish Santa Run AROUND TOWN You know the drill by now: run around in Santa clobber, for charity. See preview, page 32. George Square, Glasgow, and Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, Sun 12 Dec.

Divine CLUBS The long-running retro club night celebrates an astounding 20 years in operation, with live guests The Privates Hammond Orchestra. See preview, page 37. Glasgow School of Art, Sat 4 Dec. 2–16 Dec 2010 THE LIST 5