This Week’s Highlights: 9 -16 February 2013

  • Monoprinting Workshop

  • 9th Feb 2013 (Sat) – 16th Feb 2013 (Sat) from 11:00 – 03:00

  • Lorg Printmakers

  • A creative and fun way to begin learning about printmaking. Suitable for beginners and also those more experienced.

  • Joyced

  • 12th Feb 2013 (Tue) at 20:00

  • Town Hall Theatre

  • Joyced! is a tour-de-force tour of Joycean Dublin. It is an exciting whirlwind odyssey through people, personalities, places and events in the year 1904, which Joyce would make famous in Ulysses

  • Cosi Fan Tutte

  • 14th Feb 2013 (Thu) at 19:30

  • Town Hall Theatre

  • In Mozart’s tale of temptation and seduction, two young men make the mistake of boasting about their perfect lovers.

  • Così fan tutte

  • 14th Feb 2013 (Thu) from 19:30 – 22:30

  • Town Hall Theatre

  • In Mozart’s tale of love and temptation, two young lovers bet that their fiancées will remain true, and cannot be seduced. Convinced they will win the wager they decide to prove their true loves’ fidelity by tempting them themselves. Charming, witty and provocative, and filled with beguiling arias and iconic ensembles, Così fan tutte exposes and explores the vagaries and vacillations of young love.


  • 14th Feb 2013 (Thu) from 20:00 – 22:00

  • Aula Maxima, NUI Galway

  • Alessandro Taverna, piano Italy Chopin: Les Sylphides (Chopiniana) Liszt: Tarantella di Bravura from Auber’s The Mute Girl of Portici, S. 386 De Falla: Three Dances from The Three Cornered Hat Satie: Jack in the Box, Part 1 Stravinsky: Three movements from Pétrouchka[…]dazzlingly done, yet mining the music’s emotional depths. His encores brought the already enraptured audience to its feet.”.’ ­- The Guardian

  • The Circus of Lir

  • 15th Feb 2013 (Fri) – 16th Feb 2013 (Sat)

  • Black Box Theatre

  • Following from their sold-out shows last year, Ireland’s premiere youth circus, Galway Community Circus is continuing its successful collaboration with Ireland’s foremost Aerial Dance Theatre Company, Fidget Feet for this contemporary circus spectacle. Combining gravity defying aerial dance, daring vertical dance on harnesses and stunning visual images through video projections, this is a show not to be missed. The Circus of Lir is a show created and performed by approximately 150 young Galway Community Circus members between 5-20 years of age with the support of the Arts Council Young Ensemble Scheme, Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre, Fanzini Brothers and storyteller Clare Murphy.

  • 2013 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase Reading

  • 15th Feb 2013 (Fri) from 20:00 – 22:00

  • The Kitchen @ The Musuem

  • The 2013 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase featuring Mary O’Rourke, Sarah Clancy, Máire Holmes, Kevin O’Shea, The Tuesday Knights poets, James Lawless, The Abandoned Darlings writers, Elaine Feeney, Micheál Ó’Coinn, Away With Words writers, Michael Faherty, Merlin Park Hospital Writers & Amit Mediratta will take place at The Kitchen @ The Museum, Spanish Arch, Galway on Friday, February, 15th at 8pm.

  • Follow

  • 15th Feb 2013 (Fri) – 16th Feb 2013 (Sat) at 20:00

  • Town Hall Theatre

  • Follow him. To a place where sound is a feeling and signs are all around. Shane O’Reilly is a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults). Shane’s parents are deaf. He grew up in a house with doorbell lights and subtitles on the TV. A house where to be heard, you had to be seen.

  • .Oxford Women’s Chorale & Oxford Voices

  • 15th Feb 2013 (Fri) from 20:00 – 21:00

  • St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church

  • The Oxford Women’s Chorale and Oxford Voices are visiting Galway as part of an 8-day tour of Ireland. The two choirs are all students from Oxford High School, Oxford, Michigan, USA a town located 40 miles south of Detroit. The talented young performers have won many awards for the high standard and quality of their singing and in 2011 were invited to perform at New York’s famed Carnegie Hall. The choirs sing all genres of chorale music but specialise in American traditional music. For the concert at St Nicholas, the programme will feature Native American folk songs, African American spirituals, Quaker hymns and American traditional folk tunes.


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