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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…

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…

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…

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,

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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,

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

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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

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

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

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

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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…

Days Out Hitlist

7 Aug 2009

The best books, talks and LGBT

Fringe in the Park, Alien Wars, Bratchy and the Wee Man’s Comedy Pub Quiz, Anja Kirschner and David Panos ‘in conversation’ with Francis McKee, Critical Applause 6: Will Holder.

Music hitlist

6 Aug 2009

The best music from the festival

The Bang Bang Club, David Byrne, Dub Syndicate, The Edge, Rough Cut Nation, Rough Cut Nation, Shooglenifty, The Stranglers, Time(less) Machine

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Clubs Hit List - Glasgow

30 Jul 2009

Edinburgh too busy for you? Here's our pick of the best nights to be had out in Glasgow

Kids Hitlist

30 Jul 2009

Our pick of shows for the little festival goer to enjoy

Andy and Mike's Big Box of Bananas, Giraffes Can't Dance,Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom, Room on the Broom, Wind in the Willows, Patrick Monahan's Stories and Fables for Kids that like to sit at Tables!

Dance Hitlist

30 Jul 2009

All the shows that have got The List moving

Capoeira Knights: The Boys from Brazil, Circa, Flhip Flhop: Everything Happens on the Break, Still Breathing, Tap Kids

Theatre Hitlist

29 Jul 2009

Our recommends on the pick of the festival's theatre

Barflies, Beachy Head, Girls of Slender Means, Orphans, Precious Little Talent, Tartuffe, Trial, Trilogy, White Tea

Comedy Hitlist

29 Jul 2009

Who's making us laugh at the Fringe?

Die Roten Punkte - Robot/Lion Tour, Janeane Garofalo, Laura Solon: Rabbit Faced Story Soup, Mark Thomas: The Manifesto, Rhys Darby: It's Rhys Darby Night, WitTank