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Your guide to some of what’s available in Mayo this weekend on the entertainment scene.
A round-up of some of what’s happening around the county this weekend including Russian opera, alien abductions, music circles, a year in the life of a willow tree and onstage comedy.
Castlebar grow it yourself meeting
For centuries the art of Chen-style tai chi was a very closely-guarded secret of just a small number of families in China. Almost exclusively, parents and teachers alike passed this secret knowledge on to their children. Only in the last century has Chen style tai chi been taught and practised more widely. Tai chi or taijiquan has found its way into major spas, fitness studios, sports training, and performing-arts schools, as well as in community centres all over the world. It has evolved through the ages as a highly refined system of exercise and personal development combined for the body and the mind.
Mayo County Council’s Excel 11 is a developmental programme of arts events for teenagers and young adults across county Mayo. The programme focuses on supporting and developing the skills of young people with specific arts interests, while also providing opportunities for young Mayo people to get involved in quality arts events during the month of November.
As part of the Residencies Revisited series, writer, broadcaster, and former Mayo writer in residence Vincent Woods returns to Mayo on October 6 at 8pm, in the Charlestown Arts Centre, for a reading followed by an informal discussion.
Charlestown Arts Centre continues its August programme with Drumming It Up, a percussion workshop for five to 12-year-olds. The workshop will take place on Thursday August 25 from 2pm to 4pm in Charlestown Arts Centre, and will be followed by a short performance.
Documentary premiere in Castlebar
The true spirit of Meitheal support in Mayo has brought together musicians from the Charlestown community as they launch a CD to raise funds to help neighbour Rob McNichol regain his sight.
THOMAS MOORE is a man torn. He is celebrated in Britain and on the continent for his songs and lyrics about his native Ireland. Yet his country is a colony of the fast growing British empire. As he reaches his autumn years he ponders on his life’s work. Has he been a patriot or is he just an entertainer for his colonial overlords?