Classifieds

Theatre

Peter and The Wolf - from Wolf's point of view

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

DAVID BOWIE did it. Dudley Moore did it, Sir John Gielgud did it. They have all been narrators for the magical Peter and The Wolf, Prokofiev's story designed to introduce children to classical music and the instruments of the orchestra.

Stewart Lee.

Comedy

Stewart Lee and Patrick Kielty for Vodafone Comedy Carnival, Galway

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

STEWART LEE will bring his new show, A Room With A Stew to the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway in October, while Northern Irish comedian Patrick Kielty will also stage his show during the festival.

Detail from Deep Space (2015). Colour photograph by Martin Healy.

Exhibitions

Sci-fi novels inspire environmentally themed exhibition

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

THE BEST science-fiction writers do not just write about fantastical worlds in far flung galaxies, their work, be it that of HG Wells, Philip K Dick, or Arthur C Clarke, reflects on the contemporary world, and looks deeply at how technology and society may develop in the future.

Shir Madness.

Readings & Events

Galway's Shir Madness in Miss Burlesque Ireland final

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

SHIR MADNESS, the Galway based burlesque performer, who describes herself as a "curvy, fiery circus freak who likes to tease", will be a finalist at Miss Burlesque Ireland, which takes place in Dublin on July 18.

The Priests.

Music

The Priests to perform in Galway Cathedral

Mon, Jun 29, 2015

THE PRIESTS, the classical music vocal trio of Roman Catholic priests from Northern Ireland, will perform a concert in the Galway Cathedral to mark the cathedral's jubilee celebrations.

Reviews

Cinema review: Minions

Mon, Jun 29, 2015

SEQUELS TO hit childrens movies rarely go well. There are a lot more Madagascar 2s than Toy Story 3s. The fact that, rather than going down the traditional path of a third Despicable Me, a spin off of the film's most popualr characters, the minions, was planned, this reviewer was surprised but pleased.

Olwen Fouére.

Interviews

‘Beckett was the first who spoke to my interior landscape’

Thu, Jun 25, 2015

OLWEN FOUÉRÉ returns to the Galway International Arts Festival with Samuel Beckett’s evocative short prose work, Lessness, fresh from a sold out run at the Barbican’s International Beckett Season.

Gar O'Brien programmer of Galway Film Fleadh and Eibh Collins at the launch of the 27th Galway Film Fleadh programme in the Radisson Hotel on Tuesday evening. Photo:-Mike ShaughnessyGar O'Brien programmer of Galway Film Fleadh and Eibh Collins at the launch of the 27th Galway Film Fleadh programme in the Radisson Hotel on Tuesday evening. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Cinema

Up producer and director to attend Galway Film Fleadh

Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Disney Pixar’s Pete Docter, the man who directed Up, and Jonas Rivera, the man who produced that already classic, animated film, will attend the Galway Film Fleadh to screen their new movie Inside/Out.

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