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The critical response to John Squire's latest project, The Seahorses, has been pretty underwhelming, but their first album, Do It Yourself has still been the biggest selling UK debut album this year and tickets will be scarce for this national tour. They've spent November supporting Oasis (the band Squire originally inspired) in Europe but whatever The Seahorses do it's hard not to recall their guitarist's previous career. A Rose by any other name ...

Middlesbrough Town Hall, pounds 11.50, (01642) 242561.

A rare chance to catch a double bill of Japanese Noh Theatre, The Resonances of Passion. WB Yeats brought the ancient, ritualistic combination of music, poetry, dance and drama to western audiences and Workshop 5 are performing modern interpretations of Yeats's own 1919 Noh-inspired play, The Dreaming Of The Bones, plus a classic from the Japanese medieval canon, Zeami's The Well-Stone.

To Saturday at The Place Theatre, 17 Duke's Road, London WC1. All tickets this evening pounds 6, otherwise pounds 10 (concs pounds 7). 0171-387 0031.

The peerless Traverse Theatre couldn't put a foot wrong at this year's Edinburgh Festival and the prospect of a premiere is a theatrical event to savour. The eponymous protagonist of Greta once tended to the sartorial whims of swinging Sixties London, but now he's looking after his mother. Burdened with his family's secrets, Greta takes us into the shadows behind the net curtains of ordinary homes.

pounds 7 (concs pounds 3.50). To 20 December. Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh EH1 2ED. 0131-228 1404.

Carbuncle-watcher Prince Charles may want to keep a close eye on this one: architects of the future will be showcasing their finest work as part of the President's Medals for Architecture 1997 exhibition. Each year, the RIBA showcases the best work produced by architecture students across the UK.

To 23 December. Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, London W1. 0171- 307 3699.

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