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A new event in the Athlone calendar is set to take place later this year - The Far Side Festival. Described as a boutique festival celebrating culture, creativity, and community in Athlone, it takes its name from the well-known local term for the Connacht side of the town.
Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is to hold a ground-breaking conference entitled Opening the Door to Creative Teaching and Learning. The conference will take place in NUI Galway on Thursday May 28 and is aimed at anyone interested in improving levels of confidence, creative and critical thinking and problem solving in primary school children, and in finding new ways of exploring the curriculum using creativity and active learning.
ARTWORKS MIMICKING 12” vinyl on a record player, a man with an ever growing beard, a giraffe crossing the Salmon Weir bridge - all of these can be seen in a new exhibition in the Galway Arts Centre.
Thought leaders from the seemingly disparate worlds of human rights and the arts will come together for the Galway International Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights from 9-11 July. This landmark event, a world-first, is hosted by NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights, and will take place in the days immediately before the Galway International Arts Festival.
Galway was one of the few places outside Dublin to take significant action in the 1916 Rising, so it only right that Galway should play a major role in the centenary celebrations.
ON THURSDAY March 23 at 6pm, Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop hosts the launch of Performance Art in Ireland: a History, edited by west of Ireland artist Áine Phillips, the first book devoted to past and contemporary forms of performance art in both the North and the Republic.
For a blast of live music to brighten up the weekend, it is well worth going along to see the WhistleBlast Quartet, who are performing a free, family concert in Mulranny Church at 6pm this evening (Friday March 20).
Some weeks ago Little John Nee captivated the Town Hall studio with his autobiographical show The Galway Years, and he returns to the venue next weekend with more engrossing memoirs in The Glasgow Years in which he will revisit his 1960s childhood.
The Arts Council is to invest €2.6 million in Galway based arts organisations in 2015, with the Galway county and city council also to receive a grant of more than €76,000 for their arts services.
For a blast of live music to brighten up the New Year, the WhistleBlast Quartet is hosting a free family concert at Ballina Arts Centre on Thursday next (January 15) at 6.30pm.