Karl Spain. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Interviews

Karl Spain - comedy as a vocation and way to survive Christmas

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

KARL SPAIN can afford to wear that trademark mischievous smile. The last two years have seen the Limerick comedian enjoying the form of his life and truly hit his stride as anyone who has seen him at either this, or last year’s, Galway comedy festivals will testify.

Theatre

When the party goes wrong for Dave...

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

DAVE IS an underachiever and general slacker. His girlfriend Sabine is a high-achiever. Their relationship is somewhat frayed, and throwing a party for their friends is not going to help.

So Cow.

Music

Galway Advertiser’s Galway Musicians of the Year 2014

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

GALWAY BAND OF THE YEAR: So Cow

Cinema

The Nutcracker @ The Eye Cinema

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

THE NUTCRACKER, one of ballet’s greatest and best loved works, will be performed in Moscow by Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet, but Galway audiences can see it as well.

Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Readings & Events

Creative writing classes at GTI

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

CREATIVE WRITING classes for beginners and intermediate levels take place in the Galway Technical Institute in January and bookings are now being accepted.

Lucius. Photo:- Peter Larson.

Reviews

2014 - THE MUSICAL YEAR IN REVIEW

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

BEST ALBUMS OF 2014:

Aindrais de Staic. Photo:- Darius Ivan

Comedy

Aindrias De Stac - Christmas show of The Man From Mogaga

Wed, Dec 17, 2014

HE IS the rapper and fiddle player on The Rolling Tax Revue’s ‘No Privatisation, Irish Water, Irish Nation!’ song which has gone viral on YouTube. He is also The Man From Mogaga who went Around The World On 80 Quid.

Exhibitions

Pearly Painters exhibition

Thu, Dec 11, 2014

PEARLY PAINTERS, a group founded by GMIT fine art graduate Pearl O’Kennedy, is holding an exhibition in the Providence Market Kitchen.

Mark Lanegan. Photo:- Steve Gullick.

Essential Playlist

Mark Lanegan - Essential Songs Playlist

Wed, Dec 03, 2014

“You don’t wanna mess with that dude. Give him the microphone, let him sing, then get the f**k out of his way.” So said Dave Grohl about singer-songwriter Mark Lanegan who is coming to Galway in the New Year.

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