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Hollywood came to Galway

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The renowned film actor, and patron of the Galway Huston School of Film, Anjelica Huston, was born in Los Angeles on July 8 1951. The news of her arrival was promptly cabled to the post office of Butiaba, in western Uganda. Two days later a barefoot runner bearing a telegram finally arrived at Murchison Falls, on the Nile, deep in the heart of the Belgian Congo, where The African Queen was being filmed.

Vinnie’s TV @ Monroe’s Live

LED BY New Jersey singer-songwriter Wade Lynch, Vinnie’s TV play folk/roots rock inspired by Gram Parsons, Bob Dylan, and Nick Drake.

Heaney and O’Brien head impressive list as Cuirt 2013 promises to be best ever

Edna O’Brien, Seamus Heaney, and Michael Longley, three of the titans of contemporary Irish literature, are coming to Galway for the 2013 Cúirt International Festival of Literature from April 23 to 28.

New story collection from Fred Johnston

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DANCING IN The Asylum is a new collection of short stories from long-time Galway-based author, Fred Johnston. It is the second story collection from Johnston who has also published four novels, eight volumes of poetry, and had three plays performed in a writing career that spans more than 30 years.

The book collector

BOOK COLLECTORS tend to be strange animals who will resort to any device in order to acquire their prey.

James Vincent McMorrow - the benefits of the DIY approach

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IF YOU want something done properly, do it yourself. Sometimes it is the only feasible approach. It certainly was for James Vincent McMorrow as it saved him from artistic frustration and inertia, and helped him create a starling debut album and launch him on a potentially exciting musical journey.

Proust Questionnaire

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

James Vincent McMorrow - the noises that move soft and low

BY THE sea, in a house full of beat up instruments, only one microphone, very little engineering knowledge, and plenty of patience, was where James Vincent McMorrow recorded his songs.

Champions Estuary fail to qualify for drama festival

RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival’s reigning champions are out of this year’s competition and hopes of being the first group to win three in a row are dashed. The festival, which takes place at the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone from Friday April 30 to Saturday May 8, will be an open contest comprising nine groups.

Proust Questionnaire:

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