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1990

1990 Glasgow was the European City of Culture and its International Street Performance festival, Street Biz presented 233 free shows over 15 days featuring guests from as far afield as Russia, Australia, Brazil and France.

Meanwhile, the Zap Club (which had always gone in for adventurous programming) aimed to extend the classical theatre audience by introducing drama, dance and visual artworks into nightclubs during the Brighton Festival. As Neil Butler explained: “In the Eighties we presented performance arts in a cabaret format, for the Nineties we feel we should be addressing the large number of young people who go to night clubs.”

The vehicle for this venture was Zap Art, a new, independent body launched in 1989 primarily to oversee the adaptation of the Zap Club facilities to cope with the performance needs of young audiences, a project made possible by £76,000 in Arts Council incentive funding.

FEATURED EVENTS

January
Zap Club January Listings

February
Zap Club February / March Listings

April
Zap Club April Listings
The Cutting Edge

May
Zap Club May / June Listings
Tizer Zap Club Tour

July
Zap Club July Listings
Archaos

August
Gusto House Cabaret
Club Shame
StreetBiz ’90

September
Fru Fru
Club Shame

October
October / November Listings
Archaos

November
Major Cabaret Award Winners of 1990

December
What’s up Doctor Jekyll?
Club Shame

ZAP Art Archive
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