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“SHE’S SOME woman for one woman” is a phrase that can very easily be applied to Macnas artistic director Noeline Kavanagh, who also embodies that old adage, “The show must go on.”
A BEARDED man with wild, unkempt hair, pulling a cart behind him, was spotted on the streets of Galway this week, the same man whose face adorns a mural that appeared on the corner of Bridge Street and Dominick Street.
President Michael D. Higgins has led tributes to well-known arts figure Seán Stafford who has died at the age of 96. For some 60 years, Mr Stafford served as an actor, director and board member at The National Irish Language Theatre based in Galway, ‘An Taibhdhearc’.
Macnas announce its most ambitious project to date – the world’s first ever hero’s journey – the legend of Gilgamesh. The epic will be staged as four individual events throughout the year, comissioned by Galway 2020 for the European Captial of Culture celebrations.
Located at 10 William Street West, the Massimo Winter Wonderland sees Galway’s best 'catch-up with pals pub' undergo a total metamorphosis as the entire venue is transformed into a cosy Scandinavian lodge complete with oak beams, a roaring wood-log fire, gingerbread house and a forest of up-cycled trees under the creative direction of artist and under the creative direction of artist and designer Pete Casby. The Massimo Winter Wonderland encompasses a beer garden where magic elves will make it snow at different times throughout the day when Dean Martin is heard singing ‘Let It Snow’, while also housing a special ‘wishing well’ from which the funds will go to the Galway Samaritans, a not-for-profit mental health support organisation.
A GROUP of Macnas artists will hold their second visual art exhibition on Inis Oírr, with An Criú, a "theme-less, aim-less, point-less cross-disciplinary" show of sculpture, painting, video, and sound.
OUT OF The Wild Sky, the 2018 Macnas Halloween parade, celebrating the act of transformation, creating in its wake, a hypnotic, intoxicating, glittering, mysterious world, filled with shadow and nobility, takes place next week.
Galway City Council has approved funding for 75 arts groups throughout the city.
In Sight is an exhibition of cross-disciplinary art work at Charlestown Arts Centre by artists associated with renowned Galway-based performance company, Macnas. The exhibition opens on Sunday, December 3 and runs until Friday, December 22.