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      Community Arts Weekly - 15 April 2014
      Community Arts Weekly. All your community arts news - every week!


      15th April 2014


      CAP projects are open – apply today

      Community Arts Partnership is opening up its project application & consultation process today. We have a limited number of places on our in-demand programme for this year. So, if you are a community group or community organisation and you would like to get involved in a fully-supported community arts project, download the application either asread more>>

      CAP’s Community Artist of the Week – Cyril Kelly

      1. Can you recall your first artistic experience? When I was very young, a friend of my Mum’s bought me crayons and sheets of paper to draw .....read more>>

      Seedhead Arts – The Open Source – 1st - 11th May – call for artists/performers

      The Open Source is a performance space, music venue, workshop hub and tea room bringing life back into an empty space in Belfast, through the course of the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festivalread more>>

      Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival – 1st May – 11th May

      Northern Ireland’s most dynamic and exciting arts festival returns in May to transform Belfast’s city centre with a beguiling riot of live music, comedy, spoken word, visual arts and a host of other eclectic treats. View the The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival full programme now: ... read more>>

      NI Assembly – Culture, Arts and Leisure Committee – Inquiry Submissions

      Community Arts Partnership’s Submission to the Assembly Committee for Culture, Arts and leisure – the CAL Inquiry into Inclusion in the Arts of Working Class Communities can be found alongside other submissions at …..read more>>

      Here and Now Festival – Arts Care looking for volunteer bloggers

      Arts Care are planning and programming this years Here & Now Festival of arts and ageing... read more>>

      Youthaction NI’s Rainbow Factory – Sunshine On Leith! – Auditions – 26th and 27th April

      Auditions to become a member of the cast will take place on: Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th April 2014 To book your audition contact diane@... or call Diane on 02890 240551. read more>>

      MAC International Art Prize – submissions close 30th April

      The MAC International 2014, a major open submission arts prize which aims to present the very best of contemporary visual art practice across all disciplines is now open for submissions. MAC International will be judged by a jury of respected international curators and comes with a £20,000 prize to the winning artist. See link belowread more>>

      Belfast Waterfront – Community Access Ticketing Scheme

      Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall are dedicated to engaging with local charities, community groups and youth groups... read more>>

      Festival of Fools – 2nd May – 5th May

      This year’s Festival of Fools will feature comedy street shows and walkabout performances free of charge right across Belfast’s City Centre and Cathedral Quarter over the Bank Holiday weekend 2-5th May. The Festival of Fools is set to deliver some of the finest and funniest shows you will see all year and as always thereread more>>

      Voluntary Arts Week - 9th May - 18th May

      Voluntary Arts Week is an annual, week-long celebration of amateur arts & crafts activity across the UK & Republic of Ireland. Voluntary Arts Week 2014 will take place from 9-18 May 2014. There are lots of ways you can take part, whether you’re an arts and/or craft group looking to promote your activities or an individual looking toread more>>

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      Belfast City Council – Late Night Art – ongoing

      Late Night Art returns to Belfast on Thursday, March 6, with public galleries staying open until 9pm to host exhibitions, events and artist talks... read more>>

      North Down Borough Council – Community Arts Events – ongoing

      For bookings visit www.northdown.gov.uk/bookings - See full programme at link below read more>>

      Late Night Art Tour – Golden Thread Gallery – ongoing

      First Thursdays  - The late night art coach tour resumes this Thursday 3rd April. Departing at 6.30pm from the Golden Thread Gallery in Great Patrick Street and visiting galleries, public art, studios and creative happenings in and around Belfast. read more>>

      An Creagan – Poetry and Photography Exhibition – 17th April

      Professional photographer Sarah Fyffe mentored amateur photographers across an 8 week period. Participants who took part developed their creative thinking, technical ability and embraced the opportunity to take their photography skills to a different level. ...read more>>

      Young at Art – Free Easter Events – 19th – 22nd April

      From the 19th – 22nd April, Young at Art will be at Belfast City Hall with a fantastic range of Easter events. Join Young at Art on one of the hilarious Nearly True Tours... read more>>

      An Creagan – Easter Monday - The Big Family Picnic – 21st April

      It’s Spring at last! The frogs have spawned, the daffodils are blooming. An Creagan will kick start the season on Easter Monday with The BIG Family Picnic....read more>>

      Building Peace through the ARTISTS – ACNI meeting – Derry/L,Derry  - 22nd April

      Arts Council of Northern Ireland The Building Peace through the Arts – Re-Imaging Communities Programme aims to tackle sectarianism and racism in throughout Northern Ireland and the Border Region of the Republic. read more>>

      The Squat Pen – No Alibis – 24th April

      You are warmly invited to The Squat Pen organised by poets Ray Givans and Paul Jeffcutt. The Squat Pen are delighted to be featuring Chris Agee, David Braziel, Natasha Cuddington, Sheila Llewellyn, Martha McGonigle, Patrick Ramsey and Stephen Sexton. ...read more>>

      Arts and Disability Forum – “May Cause Shortening” by Jayne Cherry – closing 25th April

      On Thursday 20th March, 5-7pm, there will be an exhibition preview at the Arts & Disability Forum of an installation by Jayne Cherry. The artist explains the motivations of this exhibition: "Examining the origin of pain and discomfort and our perception and attitude towards it brought to my attention how our bodies function under the stress of disease. read more>>

      ISLAND Music Club – Ronnie Greer – 25th April

      Ronnie Greer has been at the centre of the Irish Blues and Jazz scene for over 40 years. His distinctive guitar style has been acclaimed as world class and has led to him being referred to as a Blues Guitar Legend. Island Arts Centre - Fri 25 Apr - Cost: £9 -  read more>>

      Inishowan Gospel Choir – A Night of Soul and Motown – Nerve Centre – 26th April

      The Inishowen Gospel Choir present a night of Soul and Motown Classics with special guests Saturday 26th April | The Nerve Centre, Magazine Street, Derry. Doors open 7.30pm | Tickets £8 read more>>

      Down Arts Centre – Exhibition – All That Remains of Soldiers’ Dreams – closing 26th April

      The title derives from a Haiku by the Japanese poet Basho: “Mountain Grasses, All that remains of soldiers’ dreams”... read more>>

      An Creagan – Thai Festival – T13 – Titanic Quarter – Belfast – 27th April

      This event is a family day-out activity, for all ages, where visitors will experience the fascinating and entertaining diversity of the Thai culture and its people.  read more>>

      Ulster Hall – Lunchtime Concerts - closing 29th April

      The Ulster Hall Organic Lunches represent four unmissable opportunities to enjoy lunchtime concerts by popular organists playing the Mulholland Grand Organ - for just £5 per concert! read more>>

      The Art of Cycling – Titanic Belfast – 29th April – 5th May

      This show will form part of the Giro D'Italia 2014, Big Start (Grande Partenza) celebrations when it takes place in Belfast from 9-11 May 2014. The official opening for the exhibition where you can "Meet The Artist" takes place on Friday 2 May 2014 from 7-9pm. … read more>>

      Seacourt Print Workshop – Exhibition – "Global" – closing 2nd May

      An exhibition celebrating SPW's international links. Includes editioned works by Turner Prize winner Martin Boyce, Turner nominee Christine Borland, John Mackechnie,read more>>

      Arts and Business NI – “Cultural Philanthropy” – 8th May

      How can the cultural sector build a relationship with its attendees and audiences and convert them into loyal members and regular donors? This seminar will look at profiling your audience,understanding your data, and identifying the tools that will help you convert audiences to donors.....read more>>

      Echo Echo Dance Theatre – The Cove – 14th – 17th May

      Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company remount their production of ‘The Cove’, the result of a creative collaboration between Echo Echo Artistic Director Steve Batts and acclaimed Belfast-based artist Dan Shipsides. … read more>>

      Combating Homophobia in a Sectarian Society – The MAC – 17th May

      TheatreofplucK and Outburst Arts present a free event to mark International Anti-Homophobia day. Combating Homophobia in a Sectarian Society is a lively panel discussion dealing with the issues of homophobia. read more>>

      Belfast Exposed – How we learn exhibition –closing 22nd May

      Exhibition Opening: Thursday 3 April from 7pm to 9pm Exhibition continues until Sunday 25 May Belfast Exposed is pleased to present How We Learn, a major new group exhibition that seeks to open up and explore the contexts in which children learn. read more>>

      Centre for Contemporary Art – Sara Browne’s Hand to Mouth Exhibition – closing 24th May

      CCA Derry~Londonderry and IMA are pleased to present a solo exhibition by Dublin-based artist Sarah Browne, opening on Saturday, March 29th at 7pm at CCA. … read more>>

      Smashing Times Theatre – Uprising – Belfast – 31st May

      Smashing Times is pleased to announced the nationwide tour of Uprising, a new large scale, multi-disciplinary theatre dance performance scripted by Tara McKevitt, devised by Smashing Times Theatre Company and directed by Mary Moynihan.. read more>>

      Stendhal goes fourth – 8th - 9th August

      Stendhal Festival of Art - one of Northern Ireland’s premier music and arts festivals has announced that the fourth instalment of the event will take place on August 8 and 9, 2014. read more>>

      Belfast Festival at Queens – 16th October – 1st November

      www.belfastfestival.com  - Please find full press statement here - Festival release… read more>>

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