Charlie’s latest column is now online where he talks about Brexit and having the flu!
Phill Jupitus and Allan Cavanagh. Photo by Dean Kelly
Phill Jupitus was in Galway for the Galway Comedy Carnival and spent several mornings in the Kenny Gallery. Phill was putting his own spin on existing works using his iPad and the public was invited to join in. I went up on the last day and took part. It was a lot of fun, Phill creates very accomplished pieces in a short time.
I’m giving a FREE caricature workshop tomorrow at 4pm in the Black Gate Cultural Centre Galway as part of the Galway Cartoon Festival. Just bring yourself! I’ll supply materials. Be prepared to draw and be drawn. Don’t be shy about making a mark on the page. There are no mistakes. There is only drawing. Come and have fun!
2017 Macnas Parade Route: It’s always an exciting time when the Macnas Parade route is announced. Families can get planning on their parking and public transport to get that special vantage point. This year’s parade promises to be a blinder! An interactive route map is […]
Druid Theatre FUEL Programme’s 2017 participants have been announced. FUEL is Druid’s artist residencey programme for ambitious artists on the cusp of developing a significant piece of original work and was instigated in 2014. It offers a 9 month training opportunity to the successful applicants including workshops with theatre professionals and showcases of their work in the Mick Lally Theatre.
The artists for 2017 are:
Mairéad Folan: Mairéad is a bilingual freelance theatre practitioner and founded No Ropes Theatre company in 2005.
Jacinta Sheerin: Jacinta is an actor, playwright and theatre maker originally from Dublin, living in Co.Clare.
James Ríordan: James trained in physical theatre at LISPA in London and the ATP in Berlin.
Sarah O’Toole: Sarah trained as a theatre director at Middlesex University in London, Russian Academy of Theatre Arts in Moscow (GITIS) and ISI, Denpasar in Bali.
Their full bios cant be found here. Congrats to all!