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As Galway prepares its bid for the glittering prize of European Capital of Culture 2020 Galway Culture Night showcases just a fraction of the year in culture in our beloved city and county. Friday September 18th brings a cornucopia of cultural treasures as our arts, heritage and community venues throw open their doors, joining Ireland’s national culture party. Hundreds of Galway’s finest artists and creative citizens will showcase their work for free in endlessly imaginative ways, joyfully presenting a super showcase of work made by Galway for Galway and the world. Galway was recently awarded UNESCO City of Film status and has joined the international Creative Cities network; this Culture Night programme shows our city and county at their creative best.
WORLD RENOWNED sitar player Surajit Das, accompanied by tabla player Subrata Paul, will give a concert of Indian classical music at the Nun's Island Theatre on Wednesday September 16 at 8pm.
GALWEGIANS THINKING of taking up a new creative endeavour for the autumn should check out the upcoming classes in the Galway Art Centre, Dominick Street, which include storytelling via comics, photography, and writing poetry.
FOR THOSE of us blessed with kids, or who can borrow kids, a highlight of the year is the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children. So it was with great delight that your trusty correspondent attended the Monday evening launch for this year’s festival where details of the 2015 programme were unveiled.
STEPHEN SONDHEIM, one of the greatest songwriters and lyricists of modern times, responsible for 'Send in the Clowns', 'I Feel Pretty' and the Oscar-winning 'Sooner or Later', as well as musicals such as West Side Story and Sweeney Todd, is 85 this year.
Starting in September, Galway Arts Centre presents a daytime class for beginner and continuing creative writing students, facilitated by poetry and fiction writer Susan Millar DuMars.
This September, Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets a choice of three poetry workshops facilitated by renowned poet Kevin Higgins.
The first Over The Edge Open Reading after the summer break takes place in Galway City Library on Thursday August 27, from 6.30pm to 8.00pm. The featured readers are Jessica Traynor, Matt Flesk, and Aoife Reilly.