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London Classic Theatre and a Godot ‘light on its feet’

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A COUNTRY road. A tree. Evening. Vladimir and Estragon meet as dusk approaches. Estragon tries to remove his boot. Vladimir examines his hat. A conversation begins, a joke is interrupted. A carrot is eaten. They quarrel, then embrace. A pair of eccentric travellers arrive - seemingly master and servant - one stands weighed down at the end of a long rope, the other carries a whip.

Silent Moves - a modern silent comedy film

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SILENT MOVES, a film inspired by the silent comedies of Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, and Harold Lloyd, and starring actors with intellectual disabilities, will be shown in the Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday October 20 at 8pm.

Baboró children's festival starts today

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TODAY SEES the opening of the 19th Baboró International Arts Festival for Children opens in Galway, and for the next seven days, children and families can enjoy a creative extravaganza of theatre, puppetry, dance, music, animation, exhibitions and workshops.

Love conquers all in How to Keep an Alien

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HOW TO Keep An Alien, written and performed by Sonya Kelly, and which comes to the Town Hall Theatre next week in a staging by Rough Magic, is a hilarious, yet tender, autobiographical tale, recounting how Sonya and her Australian partner Kate had to prove to the Department of Immigration they had the right to live together in Ireland.

'I am a shameless liberal'

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IN 1961, a young singer-songwriter, originally from Seattle, but now part of the thriving folk community in New York's Greenwich Village, released her debut album, A Maid Of Constant Sorrow. The closing track was 'The Rising Of The Moon', an Irish ballad inspired by the 1798 Rebellion. The choice of that song was both a confirmation of deep Irish roots, and of a long association with Ireland that continues to this day.

Lucinda Sly – love, lust, and murder

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IN MARCH 1835, 10,000 people crammed the streets of Carlow to see the public hanging of Lucinda Sly and John Dempsey, who had been convicted of the murder of Lucinda’s husband Walter.

Gemma Bovery to open new GFS season

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GEMMA BOVERY, the French film starring English actress Gemma Arterton, opens the Galway Film Society's Winter Season 2015, when it is screened in the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday September 20 at 8pm.

Kicking Oscar’s Corpse

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A FASCINATING story connected to Oscar Wilde arrives at the Town Hall Theatre next week with Brendan Murphy’s Kicking Oscar’s Corpse. Set against the backdrop of WWI, the play centres on a libel case brought about by the dancer Maud Allan against the right wing British MP Noel Pemberton-Billing in 1918.

 

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