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o Kaspari Puppet Show Goethe Institut. 7-1 Victoria Crescent Road. 33-16116. 7.3(1pm. A sophisticated style of puppetry. suitable for 15 years plus. and adults. by three puppeteers from Kaspari. a small village near Narnberg. who have had much critical success in Europe. Also Fri 12. Sat 13. Sun 14(two performances).

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Sun 14. Like Glasgow's RSAMD. the Nitrnberg Academy of Music trains young musicians up to a high. professional orchestral standard. The Brass Ensemble gives three programmes including works by Niirnberg composers.

o Percussion Ensemble Concert McLeIlan Galleries. 27(15auchiehall Street.3321132.1pm. Also on Sat 13. Sun 14. An all-percussion programme illustrating just some of the breadth and variety of instrumental teaching at Nitrnberg‘s Meistersinger Conservatoire. Music to


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some by Niirnherg's own composers. o Cave Cantum Folk Group

Briggait. 72 Clyde Street.

552 3971). 1pm. Two guitarists. one doubling on mandolinc. one exceptional female vocalist. and a fourth character who plays a large basket of instruments of all sorts. Their music ranges through German history from classical. art nationalist to modern political. Also Sat l3and Sun14.

o Kaspari Puppet Show Garret Mask Theatre Trust. 39b Otago Street,


o Glasgow/Nilrnberg Writers Book Launch Third Eye Centre. 35() Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Noon. Partner. a booklet celebrating the twinning of ( ilasgow and Nurnberg is launched at this event. ltcontains work. translated into both languages. from writers. artists and photographers front the two cities. From Niirnberg writers Reinhardt Knodt. Ludwig Fels. Michael Keller. Friedhelm Sikora and Ii.F. Weidemann will contrast with the work of Glasgow‘s Robert Calder.

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Ten of Glasgow‘s galleries are hosting exhibitions by artists from Nurnberg. the German twin on a ten-day visit. Work by that city’s most celebrated artist, Albrecht Diirer, has been

Moira Burgess. Alasdair Gray. Matt Ewart. Tom .‘vchrath and Jack Withers. Combinations of these writers will be taking part in the literary discussions and seminars to be held later today and on 1-1. 15and161une(see below). Entertainment will be on hand from the Nurnberg folk group Cave Cantum at this launch.

o Percussion Ensemble Concert Burrell Collection. 21161) l’ollokshaws Road. 64‘) 7151. 12.3llpm. Also Sun 1-1. See Fri 12 forfull description.

0 Brass Ensemble Concert McLellan Galleries. 271)

Sauchiehall Street. 332 1132. 12.30pm. AlsoSun 1-1. See Fri 12 forfull description.

0 Cave Cantum FolkGroup Bavarian Beer Garden. George Square. Glasgow. 1.3(1pm. See Fri 12.

0 Writers Workshop Third Eye Centre. 3511 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 2.3llpm. Glasgow and Niirnberg authors exchange ideas and opinions in the company ofeditors of literary magazines.

0 Kaspari PuppetTheatre McLellan Galleries. 271) Sauchiehall Street. 332 1132. 4pm. See Thurs l 1.

. .. m osm- selected lrom a G asgow collection at the Hunterian Art Gallery for the occasion. ‘The Northern Renaissance Print’ provides the ideal starting point for the viewing of more contemporary work.

The McLellan Galleries, their Rose Street entrance almost luminous in red and yellow stripy awnings, otter past and present. Using theatrical displays ‘lmages of A German City‘ shows a contrasting history of Nazi tribunals and medieval art treasures while next door contemporary graphic art by 73 living Niirnberg artists aims to show thatthere is life in the city alter Diirer.

Galleries like Main Fine Art, Compass, and Glasgow Print Studio concentrate on the work of one or two contemporary artists, a good number of whom will be new to most Glasgow art followers. (Alice Bain)

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The List 12- 25 June 9