Piano OmbreFrançois and the Atlas Mountains
bordersbreakdownMachines in Heaven
Claudio Simonetti's Goblin / Golden Teacher @ Òran Mór, 27 February
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra @ Òran Mór, 25 February
The Shape of Doomjazz to ComeFree Nelson Mandoomjazz
Lost in the DreamThe War on Drugs
The ClassicJoan as Police Woman
Edward Chell: Soft Estate @ The Bluecoat, Liverpool, until 23 Feb
Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences @ Manchester Art Gallery, until 2 Feb
Art Turning Left @ Tate Liverpool, until 2 Feb
Alvin Baltrop and Gordon Matta-Clark: The Piers From Here @ Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, until 9 Feb
The Gifts of the Departed: Alinah Azadeh @ Manchester Craft and Design Centre, until 1 Mar
Collections Show @ Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, until 18 Jan
Time & Motion: Redefining Working Life @ FACT Liverpool, until 9 Mar
Hisachika Takahashi: Antwerp 1967/Brussels 2013/Liverpool 2013 @ LJMU Exhibition Research Centre, Liverpool
Emily Shepherd @ WASPS, Hanson Street, until 10 Jan
Man of the Year @ CCA, until 26 Jan
New Writing: From Scottish Book Trust’s Writer Development ProgrammeScottish Book Trust
Mrs HemingwayNaomi Wood
The Insufferable GauchoRoberto Bolaño
Other People's Countries: A Journey into MemoryPatrick McGuinness
The Telling Room: A Tale of Passion, Revenge and the World’s Finest CheesMichael Paterniti
Asterix and the PictsJean-Yves Ferri and Didier Conrad
Adrift @ Summerhall
Les Amis D'Onno's Vintage Cabaret @ Summerhall
Scottish Dance Theatre @ Dundee Rep
Blackbird @ Summerhall
Bestiaires @ Traverse
Away From Home @ The Lowry, Salford, 30 Jan
Blindsided @ Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, until 15 Feb
1933: Eine Nacht Im Kabarett @ Summerhall
West Side Story @ The King's Theatre, Glasgow
David Baddiel: Fame, Not The Musical @ The Lowry, 31 Jan
Enterteasement @ The Admiral
Norris & Parker @ The Lowry, Salford, 28 Jan
The Colour Ham @ The Stand, Glasgow
Mike Wozniak: Take the Hit @ The Lowry, Salford, 19 Jan
Trevor Noah: The Racist @ The Lowry, Salford, 11 January
Jason Manford: First World Problems @ Phones 4u Arena, Manchester, 6 Dec
Adam Buxton: Kernel Panic @ Gorilla, Manchester, 30 Nov
The New Wave @ The Dancehouse, 22 Nov
Opinion: Vince Hase is funny. Somewhere.
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