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The music of Miles Davis in Galway

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THE CAREER of Miles Davis is almost the history of post-war American jazz, with the trumpeter exploring, and often pioneering, such genres as cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, as well as fusion through his embrace of rock, funk, and hip hop.

Niwel Tsumbu and Éamonn Cagney - an Afro-Irish fusion

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A CONGOLESE guitarist and an Irish percussionist, who together create "redemptive music" that delivers "a cataclysm of moods and moves to share", according to The Irish Times, are coming to Galway.

'There is a connection between girls and surrealism'

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AUGUST IN Galway is usually a quiet spell, arts-wise, as folk wind down or bale out after the hectic festival season. However, city arts aficionados this month can look forward to a vibrant new exhibition by Tom Mathews.

'It is not good for a human being to live in direct provision centres a long time'

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Currently running at the Black Gate Cultural Centre is Failte Africa, an exhibition of paintings by Nasir El Safi, a Sudanese journalist and artist who came to Ireland two years ago and has been living in the direct provision system.

New Galway jazz session starts tonight

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THE MUSIC of jazz visionary Thelonious Monk will be celebrated in Galway this evening in what will be the first of a new series of jazz nights taking place each Thursday throughout August.

Tough times for Karl Marx

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LIFE IS tough for Karl Marx. He is on his uppers with a family to support, he is ravaged by boils, and writing The Communist Manifesto is proving much harder than anticipated. He has a lot on his plate.

Maija Sofia and A Lilac Decline in concert

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MAIJA SOFIA, and A Lilac Decline, two Galway indie singer-songwriters, play the next Eclectics night at The Black Gate Cultural Centre, St Francis Street, on Wednesday July 3 at 9pm.

Rodney Owl - new single, Galway gig

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THE GALWAY singer-songwriter Rodney Owl is about to release his new single, '12 years', which will be available to download from Bandcamp on Tuesday May 28.

Elephant to play new Citóg night

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ELEPHANT, THE stage name of Dundalk musician Shane Clarke, will play the next instalment of the new music nights run by Citóg Records.

'You cannot legitimise the Eurovision by saying it is just about art'

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One of the most famous visual artists in the Arab world, Palestinian cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh, last week at the Black Gate Cultural Centre in St Francis Street, hosted a talk and exhibition on his work and the realities of life for Palestinians today under Israeli occupation.

 

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