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CHICAGO BANDS Dowsing and Ratboys come to Galway next week as part of a European tour, playing the Róisín Dubh, where the bill also includes Irish trio Shrug Life.
Chicago’s Irish American community is gearing up to support the development of the Mary Robinson Centre. The prospect of developing the Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina as a world-class centre for research and education on human rights, equality, women’s empowerment, and climate, recognising Mary Robinson’s stellar reputation has captured the imagination of the local Irish American community, who are preparing a series of events in Chicago in September, including a lunch in the Hilton Chicago on September 15 to support fundraising efforts for the centre in the US.
A city council spokesperson says Galway will unfortunately not be in a position to develop any sister city agreements in the forseeable future, despite the wishes of a Santa Monica public representative.
DEEP, SOULFUL house and techno cuts, with heavy Detroit, Chicago, and African influences will be heard tonight at Electric when DJ Tamo Sumo hits the decks.
This summer sees something new come to Westport in the Westport Rhythm Roots and Blues Weekender, taking place on August Bank Holiday weekend - Friday July 29 to Sunday July 31.
BANK HOLIDAY Sunday at Electric, Abbeygate Street, will be an all-day and night affair, starting with the Disco Brunch from midday, featuring an extended brunch menu, Disco Brunch Cocktails, and a DJ set from Anthony Collins.
Writer Joshua Ferris, who reads at Cúirt this Saturday, has been variously described as "one of America’s sharpest observers of 21st century life" (Daily Express), a "Virgil of the disaffected" (LA Times) and "a gifted satirist very much in touch with the fear and paranoia that undercuts US society" (The Irish Times).
Custom House Studios is hosting a gallery talk with Mary Kelly on Friday April 15 at 2.30pm.
GALWAY-MAYO folk, trad, and roots band We Banjo 3 perform for the president of the USA, Barack Obama, in Washington DC tomorrow. The audience will also include vice-president Joe Biden, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan.
CLUB LONELY, a night of serious disco, house, "love and plenty of dancing", takes place in The Blue Note this Sunday, with DJ sets from P.Disconaut, Mitch, Byron B Yeates, and Nuff' Said.