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A concert later this month will raise much-needed funds for Tomorrow for Tomás, a charity set up to assist Tomás, a bright chatty boy originally from Renmore and now living in Corofin, who has faced some major challenges in his first seven years.
TOM FRENCH'S fifth collection, The Last Straw (The Gallery Press) exudes a deep sense of warmth even before it is opened. The painting illustrating the cover, Sunset, by Sadie Mackie, invites the reader to open the book and to revel in its content.
BEETHOVEN'S SEVENTH Symphony, referred to by Wagner as "the apotheosis of dance", and which received a new lease of life via its inclusion in the soundtrack to The King's Speech, will be performed in Galway.
VLADIMIR AND Anton, the Slovakian violinist brothers described as “the Nigel Kennedy’s of their nation”, by the London Evening Standard, will give a concert in Galway at the end of this month.
GALWEGIANS LOOKING for jazz music during their lunchtime break can head down to the Black Gate Cultural Centre on St Francis Street, during the Galway Jazz Festival.
IMAGINE AN opera where the main character is not allowed to sing, nor allowed have any lines. He may not even utter the slightest sound. Such an opera has just opened at the Galway International Arts Festival.
He will play the role of a silent man in an opera at the Galway International Arts Festival. He will appear as an IRA volunteer determined to break out of the Maze prison in the Galway Film Fleadh. He is an essential part of the Druid Ensemble team of actors. Yet Aaron Monaghan admits acting was something he came into “at the very last minute”.
TRACY BRUEN is something of a modern day Renaissance woman - singer, songwriter, pianist, guitarist, band leader, theatre director and actor, teacher at a special needs school, and a Galway Advertiser Solo Artist of the Year winner. Next week opens a new chapter in her creative life when she launches her debut album Mirror.
“IF EVER you go to Dublin Town/In a hundred years or so/Inquire for me in Baggot Street/And what I was like to know” wrote the poet Patrick Kavanagh, but you do not have to go to Dublin to find out about him.
JOHANN SEBASTIAN Bach's Overture in the French Style will be performed on harpsichord by the acclaimed Irish musician, Malcolm Proud, in a lunchtime concert for Music For Galway.