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ConTempo - classical music's Fab Four

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THE CONTEMPO Quartet have firmly established themselves as a Galway institution and one of Ireland's most popular classical groups, and as 2015 comes to a close they play two shows and have a new album.

Pure imagination, based on science-fact

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ART AND science, one based on subjectivity and a response to the emotions and imagination; the other the result of rational inquiry, study, and experiments to proving or disproving; would seem unlikely bedfellows, each requiring different sides of the brain.

Chimera - where art and science meet

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ART AND science - are they complementary disciplines or mutually exclusive? The possible meeting points between the two will be explored in The Chimera Art and Science programme and the exhibition, The Future is Here.

Over The Edge Fiction Slam

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SLAM EVENTS provide an opportunity for poets to read their work in public are plenty, but there are fewer opportunities for fiction writers, so the seventh annual Over The Edge Fiction Slam is a welcome event.

Lunchtime concerts with ConTempo

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THE GALWAY Music Residency continues its monthly lunchtime concerts with shows by the brilliant ConTempo Quartet at the Galway City Museum on Tuesday October 6 at 1.10pm.

Your museum needs your help in telling the story of revolutionary Galway

Galway City Museum needs your help to tell Galway’s revolutionary story in a new exhibition entitled Revolution in Galway, 1913-1923, due to open in Spring 2016.  This exhibition offers Galway people the chance to have their story told alongside the national story that we are already so familiar with.  The Revolutionary years leading up to the Easter Rising of 1916 through to the War of Independence and the Irish Civil War had a major impact on the shaping of modern Ireland. What part did Galway play? What steered ordinary Irish people on the path towards Irish Nationalism? 

What's on during Galway City Culture Night 2015 — Friday September 18

091 Labs, 5-9pm

President Higgins and French Ambassador to be guests as Galway marks four decades of twinning

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Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D Higgins and French Ambassador Jean-Pierre Thébault will be the guests of honour next week when the city opens three days of celebration to mark the fortieth anniversary of its twinning arrangement with Lorient in Brittany.

Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

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GALWAY ADVERTISER arts editor Kernan Andrews, poet Kate Ennals, broadcaster Clara Rose Thornton, and writers Susan Lanigan, and Ruth Aylett, will all read at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in The Kitchen, Galway City Museum, on Friday September 11 at 8pm.

Lunchtimes with ConTempo

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The Galway Music Residency has announced details of the 2015/16 monthly lunchtime concert series with its ensemble in residence, the ConTempo Quartet.

 

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