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Comedy Hitlist

17 Sep 2009

The events bound to raise a smile

Billy Connolly, Daliso Chaponda, Fred MacAulay, Iain Heggie, Mark Nelson, Miles Jupp, Scott Agnew, Scottish Comedian of the Year Grand Final, Stand Up For Myeloma,

Hitlist: Comedy

3 Sep 2009

Billy Connolly The legend that is the Big Yin drops by to do a sold-out tour taking in several dates in the capital before doing his thing in Glasgow come October. He once did a joke about jojoba sounding a bit like October. Brilliant, it was. Usher…

Around Town Hitlist

14 Aug 2009

Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School, Late Summer Yard Sale and Cafe Aww, Philippa Gregory, The Peat Cutter’s Ball, Liam McIlvanney

Hitlist: Around Town

17 Sep 2009

Glasgow Festival of DIY Culture, Be Creative, Ladyfest, GCM Social, Craft Guerrilla DIY Craft Evening, Cafe Improv, Suffragism

Hitlist: Classical Music

17 Sep 2009

ERCU 150th Anniversary Gala Concert, Scottish Opera: The Elixir of Love, Artisan Trio

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Music hitlist

10 Sep 2009

Cocoon Counter Culture Weekender, Steel Panther, Coldplay, Jay-Z and White Lies, Gang of Four, Stereo Open Day, Tinchy Stryder, Islay Jazz Festival.

Hitlist: Around Town

3 Sep 2009

Festivals, fashion, frolicking

Amazing Zipslide, Blackford Hill Festival, Cachín Cachán Cachunga!, Salvation Army Fashion Show, The Sunday Social with Rumble in the Jumble, Trongate 103, Usurper Workshop

Hitlist: Books

3 Sep 2009

Mary Brennan As Scottish Ballet opens a new chapter on its story with a move to Glasgow’s Tramway, The Herald dance critic celebrates the company’s many successes as she talks about her lavishly illustrated book, Scottish Ballet: Forty Years.

Visual Art hitlist

3 Sep 2009

Agnes Martin, Alan Davie, Cerith Wyn Evans with Throbbing Gristle, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Henry Coombes, Agnes Martin, Dani Marti, Thomas Hirschhorn

Theatre hitlist

3 Sep 2009

Arches Live! The Arches continues to push performance boundaries with a mouth-watering season of shows, many of them by non-traditional theatre-makers. Arches, Glasgow, Thu 17–Sat 26 Sep. The Cherry Orchard Dundee Rep ensemble turns its…

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Classical hitlist

3 Sep 2009

RSNO: Hollywood Classics Bringing a busy summer season to its close, the RSNO and their conductor David Danzmayr present a popular mix of music from the movies. Lawrence of Arabia, Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Wars are all there in radiant…

Comedy Hitlist

26 Aug 2009

Brendon Burns In years gone by this mouthy Aussie could have started an almighty battle in an empty room. He doesn’t have that problem anymore given the number of dates he’s added to this sold-out run. Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 25–29 Aug…

Comedy hitlist

23 Aug 2009

Alun Cochrane, Anna & Katy, Brendon Burns, Jonny Sweet, Kim Noble, Pappy's Fun Club, Phil Nichol, Richard Herring,

Kids hitlist

23 Aug 2009

Room on the Broom Julia Donaldson’s popular storybook is transformed into a wonderful stage production by Tall Stories, complete with catchy songs, superb acting and a truly magnificent broom. Five stars. Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 31…

Music hitlist

21 Aug 2009

Belle Orchestre, Bronto Skylift, Fleet Foxes, Hank Williams III, Retrofest, Tenniscoats, Terry Reid, The Fortunate Sons, The Pastels, Tori Amos,

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Hitlist: Books

21 Aug 2009

The best of the literary fest

Suhayl Saadi, Frank Gardner, Steve Toltz, Tobias Hill, Susie Orbach, Mark Millar, Douglas Coupland

Hitlist: Theatre

20 Aug 2009

Our pick of the week's theatre

Faith Healer, The Yalta Game, Afterplay, The Overcoat, Controlled Falling Project, The Hotel, The Tartuffe/The Trial, Trilogy

Hitlist: Visual art

20 Aug 2009

Our pick of visual art for the week

Scottish Paintings: Old Masters to Contemporary. Milestone, The Creative World of Alan Davie, Jane and Louis Wilson: Unfolding the Aryan Papers, The Enlightenments, The Discovery of Spain, Eva Hesse: Studiowork

Music hitlist

16 Aug 2009

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, A Band Called Quinn, Bill Callahan, Katy Perry, Soulsavers featuring Mark Lanegan, Trembling Bells and Ben Reynolds, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Broken Records, Sparrow and the Workshop, Some Young Pedro, Woodenbox with a…

Fest: Around Town Hitlist

14 Aug 2009

The Best Books, Events and LGBT

The Red Bus Beach Trips, Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace 2009, Big Red Door Festival, Festival of Politics, Votes for Women, Famous Scots Exhibition

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Visual Art Hitlist

14 Aug 2009

Our pick of the week's exhibitions

Self-Made Cavalcade, Milestone, Jane and Louise Wilson: Unfolding the Aryan Papers, The Creative World of Alan Davie, The Enlightenments, The Discovery of Spain, Eva Hesse: Studiowork

Theatre Hitlist

12 Aug 2009

As the EIF joins the Fringe, we choose our pick of Festival theatre.

Diaspora, Sea Wall, The Tartuffe, Trilogy, The Hotel, Party, White Tea, Optimism, Faust

Music Hitlist

10 Aug 2009

What to go see this week

GRV three-day music festival, The Juan McLean, Young Fathers and Unicorn Kid, Scotland at Night, St Kilda, Broken Records

Dance Hitlist

10 Aug 2009

Shows that have got The List moving

Spectrum, Dance Base – Give Dance a Chance, Tap Kids, Flhip Flhop: Everything Happens on the Break, Four Quarters, Venezuela Viva

Comedy Hitlist

9 Aug 2009

The best comedy from the festival

Pappy’s Fun Club A supersonic jaunt through a ludicrous yet hilarious number of sketches in a mere 60 minutes. Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 31 Aug (not 17), 7.20pm, £12-£14 (£10.50-£12.50). Hans Teeuwen The Dutch comic-actor breaks…