What’s On In Scotland: Five things to do tonight

Billy Connolly's artwork is currently being displaying at the People's Palace in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

Billy Connolly's artwork is currently being displaying at the People's Palace in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

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OUR daily briefing gives you the run-down on the most exciting cultural events going on in Scotland this evening

MUSIC: MAJOR LAZER

Electronic music powerhouse Major Lazer will have Glasgow bouncing this evening, as they play the O2 Academy. The concept project, put together by American producer Diplo, combines elements of dance, drum n’ bass, jungle, reggae and hip-hop into a heart-racing, blood-pumping mix.

O2 Academy, Glasgow / more info

THEATRE: DRAGON

After a hugely successful run at the Edinburgh International Festival, Oliver Emanuel’s ‘Dragon’ makes its way north to the Dundee Rep theatre. Praised for its innovative stage design as much as it’s poignant story - this is a must-see piece of family theatre on these cold autumn nights.

Dundee Rep, Dundee / more info

FILM: THE LAST: NARUTO THE MOVIE

Based on an internationally best-selling Manga comic series and part of the ‘Scotland Loves Anime’ film season, the Filmhouse Edinburgh will be screening the trials and tribulations of Naruto - as he attempts to save the Earth from a disastrous collision with the moon.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh / more info

COMEDY: KEVIN BRIDGES

When a modern comedy behemoth is in town, it’s hard to look at any other options. Continuing his sell-out tour, Clydebank’s own Kevin Bridges is playing a handful of dates at the Playhouse in Edinburgh. If you’re seeing the words ‘sell-out’ as a challenge more than a definitive statement - then keep your eyes peeled to Twitter for possible late news of extra tickets.

Playhouse, Edinburgh / more info

EXHIBITION: ART OF BILLY CONNOLLY

From one Glasgow funny-man to another. Maybe best known for his side-splitting routines about the one slipper for the whole family - Billy Connolly is also an accomplished artist who uses drawing as a way to relax. If you’re looking to delve into the mind of a true national treasure, then this is a good place to start.

People’s Palace, Glasgow / more info

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