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Maria Callas Presented by George Fleeton

 

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Bray Arts Show

November 2015

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MC for the Evening

was Julie-Rose McCormick

Chair Bray Arts

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The Zoryanna entertain the attendance at November Bray Arts Show with their TRIBAL STYLE BELLY DANCE.
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About Us

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MC for the evening Julie-Rose McCormick, Chair of Bray Arts
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First Presentation of the Evening Shirley McClure, Poet

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Second Presentation of the Evening was Grace Hall, Photographer
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Mairin O’Donovan took time during the break to look at one of Grace Hall’s books on photography

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Frank Gallagher performed from his great repetoire of Blues Music

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The

GREAT HANK WILLIAMS

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This is the poster of Hank Williams last Concert.

Unfortunately he didn’t get to perform this one as he died in the back of the taxi en route

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Brian Whelan performed a tribute to Hank Williams

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Shane Harrison taking notes for his October review for Bray Arts bulletin
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Launch of New Novel

by Author

Liz McManus

” A Shadow in the Yard “

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launches Author Liz McManus’s New Novel

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speaking at the Launch of her New Novel

” A Shadow in the Yard”

Thursday, 12th, February, 2015

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February, 2nd, 2015

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MC for the Evening, Julie-Rose McCormick,
Chairperson Bray Arts
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PERFORM OR PRESENT YOUR WORK AT THE
BRAY ARTS PLEASE CONTACT JULIE ROSE McCORMICK
AT 0872486751: ALL ART FORMS WELCOME, FILM, DANCE, ART,
LITERARY, MIXED MEDIA, MUSIC, SONG, PUPPETRY, EXPERIMENTAL,
SHOWCASE NEW WORK.
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First Presentation of the Evening was
Thabi Madide
Author
A Zebra in my Lounge
for ages 8 to12.
Set in Delgany/Greystones.
Available at
Dubray Books, Bray
Village Bookshop, Greystones
Bridge Street Books, Wicklow Town
Footprints, Dunlaoghaire
Village Bookshop, Terenure
Dubray Books, Blackrock
Village Bookshop, Rathgar
Price € 8

— at The Martello.

Thabi took questions from ahe floor

after her Presentation

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Second Presentation of the Evening:
John Walshe, Writer.
John was Education Corrospondant for the Irish Independent for many years and then became special adviser to Education minister, Ruari Quinn. His new book ” An Education” was written about his times in that post.

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Third performance of the Evening was Singer, Denis McArdle.
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Shane Harrison taking notes for his review which you can read in the March Bray Arts Bulletin.

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BrayArts Show

January 2015

 

 

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Bray Arts Show

GLAMOROUS

MEET and GREET LADY

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Julie-Rose McCormick

Chairperson of Bray Arts

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First Presentation of the Evening

Alison Kay

Ceramic Artist

 

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Three of Alison’s Creations

which were on view at

The Bray Arts Show

 

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Alison Kay’s website here

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Lisa Hynes

 

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on guitar

by Sean Whelan

 

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Final Act of the Evening

Ronan O’Snodaigh

and the

Gallery Drummers

 

 

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Katie Brightwater

of

Prelude Arts

introduces

Ronan O’Snodaigh

and the

Gallery Drummers

to

The Bray Arts Show

 

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Ronan O’Snodaigh

and the

Gallery Drummers

rehearse at

Prelude Arts

on Tuesday nights

 

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 Dermot McCabe

taking notes for his Bray Arts Show review

which you can read in the February

Bray Arts Bulletin

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Bray Arts Show

October 2014

 

Artist Mark Lawlor

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Dan Roddy reads from his new book
A Wanderer Out of Time

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Music from Tim Dolye and Friends

 

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Bray Arts Show

9 September 2014

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Julie-Rose opens the show

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Artist John Dunne discusses his work

“Dream of Gerontius”

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Music from Bray group “Harbour”

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Rosy Wilson reads from her new book

“Bright Water Over Greystones”

 

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Anne Fitzgerald reads from her new poetry book

“The Map of Everything”

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Jimi Cullen closes the show with songs from his new album

“Life”

 

Photographs courtesy

Joe Melican

Bray Arts Show

June 2014

 

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Julie-Rose McCormick

Chairperson Bray Arts

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Contempory Artist

Jim Mullins

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Writer

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Website

http://www.ormelling.com/Book%20Pages/o.r.mellingbooks.html

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The Cafe Vaudeville Band

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Bray Arts Raffle

on the Evening

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The Annual General Meeting

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Bray Arts

then took place

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Minutes being read

by

Bray Arts Secretary

Ger Thomas

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In charge of sound

was

Sofia Arteaga

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Rosy Wilson

celebrated her

BIRTHDAY

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Bray Arts

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Bray Arts Show

May 2014.

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First Act of the Evening

Rosaleen Power

Botanical Artist

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giving her presentation

at the

May 2014

Bray Arts Show

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Chairperson Bray Arts

speaking

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Rosaleen Power’s Work

 

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Fiona O’Farrell

Artist

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Fiona O’Farrell’s Work

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Final Act

of the Evening

Salvator Andrades Santiago – Gypsey Rumba

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Salvator Andrades Santiago – Gypsey Rumba

filled the floor

with dancers from the audience

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Sofia Arteaga

who is

sound engineer

at

Bray Arts

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Aoife Hester

who produces the fantastic monthly

Bray Arts Poster

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Bray Arts former Chairperson

and

present committee member

Cearbhall O’Meadhra

couldn’t resist

playing one of the guitars

at the end

of the Evening

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and

Julie-Rose McCormick

Chairperson of Bray Arts

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Bray Arts Show

April 2014.

 

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“PVT Wars” One Act Play by John Mclure (Square One)

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Master Gilzelbertus puts Superwoman and Mrs Boru
through their paces in Dungeons and Dragons

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Master Gilzelbertus puts Superwoman and Mrs Boru
through their paces in Dungeons and Dragons

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Master Gilzelbertus puts Superwoman and Mrs Boru
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Master Gilzelbertus puts Superwoman and Mrs Boru
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Master Gilzelbertus puts Superwoman and Mrs Boru
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Master Gilzelbertus puts Superwoman and Mrs Boru
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“Pattanga” (Trevor Ledwidge) Plays music from his albums

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“Pattanga” (Trevor Ledwidge) Plays music from his albums

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“Pattanga” (Trevor Ledwidge) Plays music from his albums

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“Pattanga” (Trevor Ledwidge) Plays music from his albums

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“Pattanga” (Trevor Ledwidge) Plays music from his albums

 

Photos

by

Joe Melican

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Bray Arts Show

March 2014.

 

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Writer and Poet Phil Lynch

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The Raffle

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A happy winner

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Sofia Arteaga Latin American Singer

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Singer Gavin Coleman

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Joe Melican

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Bray Arts Show

February 3rd. 2014

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Author Catherine Brophy read from her new book “Burning Bright”

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Martin Davidson read Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

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Bray Arts Show

January 13th. 2014

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Bray Active Retirement

Creative Writing Group

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Painter and Graphic Artist

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Actor and Writer

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Last Act of the Evening

Music by

John and Mandy O’Loughlin

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Joe Melican

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Bray Arts Show

Monday, December 2nd.

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Julie-Rose McCormick

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First presentation

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Mary MacNeill

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Mary’s crafted silver jewellery

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Next Act of the Evening

Jack Latin- Pop-Punk

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Supporters of  Jack Latin

who came along

to support

this brilliant group

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David Butler

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Final Act

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Evening

Darragh O’Neill

Guitarist

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November 4th

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November, 2013

Bray Arts show

Julie-Rose McCormick

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Aoife Hester

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Aoife Hester is no stranger to Bray Arts. She is the expert eye and talent that has been designing our poster and flyers for a number of years. At her presentation of photographs and video work for our November Bray Arts Show she again displayed her prodigious talent in a stunning display of glorious images.

Aoife began off by explaining how she does photography in her spare time. Working in a photographic studio in her first job she became fascinated by the possibilities the dark room allowed to trick around with images. She began to experiment  by producing films where the photograph was exposed on the other side of the film. We were shown the result in a display of highly coloured scenes drawing the eye and forcing the observer to sit up and take notice. Aoife is not afraid to take chances with her work and the results are striking. An eerie atmosphere is created by an observation of a big wheel, taken from an oblique angle, or by the silhouette of two people against a highly coloured sky. Always the viewer is compelled to stay and look as this expert photographer draws us into her vision of the world, one where nature predominates and originality is prized. Photography is fun, Aoife says. She loves cheap plastic cameras just as much as her new and much cherished digital one. She is dedicated to her art and determined to stretch conventional boundaries. One of the most striking pieces I saw was of the night sky from her bedroom window. This was using a technique of rapidly taken multiple photographs that give the impression a video is being made. The effect is startlingly simple yet beautiful, giving the pieces a feeling of peace and oneness with nature that could not otherwise be produced. We saw Aoife’s award winning photographs as well as those she takes on a daily basis, and all were stunning. Her love of Bray and her capacity for following her instincts and taking that shot others would miss are always to the fore. We saw a sunrise on Bray Head and stars on the Sugarloaf. There was a striking single tree on the Sally Gap and another standing alone in the snow. Photographs poured in our direction in a consummate display of ability and artistic sensibility. Congratulations to Aoife for her dedication, determination and ability to produce images and work that stay in the mind for long afterwards.

Review by Carmen Cullen

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Second Act

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Helen Harrison

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Helen Harrison’s poetry is a celebration of the ordinary. She, as she says herself, loves that mid-air feeling,’ and somehow the line sums up what is good about her verse. We are brought for long moments into the mid-stream of other worlds, of the lives of country people of Monaghan. We meet the poet’ mother, potato peelings blocking sink, no time to think. A farmer tills fields, another cuts wood, engaged in the necessary activities that create the rituals of life from which Helen’s poetry, in the likeness of Patrick Kavanagh’s, is drawn. Just as Helen has freed herself from the realm of her childhood peers, in their neat clipped lives, she releases us to contemplate wonder through the beauty of her lines. In dappled light my speckled thoughts take flight. Helen’s voice clear and lucid, and her poetic vision is profound. Her love of nature is ever present as well as a passionate need to preserve it from human depredations. Wildlife doesn’t mind absence of human-kind, she assures us.  She shows her capacity to mine deep feeling, to empathise with loss, in her poem to a recently passed-away father. You smelt the lane before you saw the edge,- aromas of a time before,- you absorbed the tears of a broken mother, while they put wet clay over your father. Balanced thought combined with strong emotion and perfectly wrought original lines lead us to believe we will hear much more from Helen Harrison in the future.

Review by

Carmen Cullen.

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Serendipity

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The award-winning ladies barbershop chorus, Serendipity, directed by Pauline Edmondson took the floor to loud cheers of welcome. The Fifteen members of this fun loving group of women were dressed in bright colourful  outfits clearly enjoying every moment as they opened up with “Thunder away my Lord” singing & performing in the Barbershop Style. With voices ranging from deep contralto to high soprano they delivered a full, rich sound as they moved into “My troubles roll away Lord” and “Little dream”. The remarkable bass sound added power to their rendition combined with the classic tight harmony of the barber shop style. Since they are singing a capella, they made use of some of the voices to deliver a rhythmic accompaniment with staccato vocal sounds as the lead singers brought out the song words and melody.  Two numbers were delivered by their own prize-winning barber shop Quartet who sang “I can’t run away if you love me!” in intriguingly close harmony that must be very difficult to maintain. They added a touch of humour with “Don’t sit under the apple tree” as they returned to the full Serendippity choral group to close with “One fine day” to loud acclaim from everyone.

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Cafe L’Amore

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The final act was Cafe L’Amore, in the persons of Geraldine Mangan and Joe Domican Beattie. Dressed beautifully in trim black and white evening dress, they charmed their audience with soft vocals blending beautifully with the accompanying backing track of the traditional café orchestra. Their sound equipment was equally elegant and of such good quality that the orchestra might well have been live in the room. They took turns to perform a mixture of Jazz, Bossa Nova, Swing and Pop with such delightful numbers as “I’ve got you under my skin” in the Crooning voice of Joe to Geraldine’s gentle “Sweethearts and the summer wind”. Their easy, professional style delivered with cool confidence eased the evening to a close as the audience applauded the charming performance.

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Bray Arts Show

October 7th

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The evening began with a lovely introduction from our Chairperson,

Julie-Rose freshly returned from a week-long working tour in Italy.

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Grace Downes O’Reilly

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Grace Downes O’Reilly appeared as our “Young Writer”, starting with “Ben” – a poem about her new-born baby.  The beginning of the poem set the tone for the remainder of the piece. We immediately see a tiny little creature cocooned in the love of his mother and his family. The mix of adoration, delight and love is well expressed in the lines: “his head as furry as a peach

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And dainty little feet” reflecting the innocence of childhood. Grace followed with her own short story entitled: “Private No. Calling”. This cleverly crafted piece effectively led the reader/listener into the mistaken conviction that the husband was having an affair. Juxtaposition of suspicious incidents invited sympathy for his distressed wife. The surprising truth, when it was revealed at the end of the story, had the effect of relieving the ugliness of the potential marital breakdown. Grace skilfully generated feelings of concern for the very serious medical trauma that was the real worry on the husband’s mind and the switch to relief when the medics reported the “All Clear”. We look forward to further writings from Grace in the future.

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 Grace photographed with

her father Oliver after her performance

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Two of Grace’s friends came along

to support her

Katie Seville and Caria King

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Grace with three friends

who came to the Show

Jamie Richardson ,Kate O’Meara

and

Patrick Doran

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Grace’s website

wordweaver007.blogspot.ie/2013/0…

 

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Second Act of the Evening

Christien Van Bussel

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Christien Van Bussel, potter and wood-turner, presented the art of slip-casting pottery. Originally from the Nederlands, she is now living in the countryside, just outside Aughrim, where she keeps herself fit looking after four stubborn donkeys! Christian gave a brilliant demonstration that made the process look simple and straight-forward as she explained how she uses plaster of Paris to make a mould for a cup. The Plaster moulds have to be made on a wheel in her workshop so she brought the completed moulds in for the demonstration. It was interesting to here how water plays an important role in first soaking the  clay for pouring into the mould but must then be drawn off in a controlled way so that the clay bakes as hard as stone. This is achieved by lining the mould with layers of soda ash and plastic which also help to make it easier to keep the fired clay separated from the mould. Christian demonstrated how the clay needs to harden in the air before firing. The thickness of the vessel wall is controlled by the length of time the clay is allowed to dry out. She then demonstrated how to make the handle in a separate process with its own mould. Paint cannot be used to colour the pottery as it will not survive the great heat of firing so coloured clay is used by mixing in metal oxides to achieve specific tones such as rust for brown and other metals for green, blue and yellow effects. Additional coloured clay decoration is layered or painted inside the mould. This is the artist’s opportunity to go wild with the decoration and a variety of textures. The final glaze is made from flint like a layer of glass on top of the pot. From this demonstration, Christian must be a very welcome visitor to the Schools and workshop sessions that she conducts. More information on Christian’s wonderful work can be seen on www.turningthistle.com

 

Cearbhall E. O’Meadhra

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A selection of

Christien Van Bussell’s

beautiful creations

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Third Act of the Evening

Dancer

Antje O’Toole

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Antje O’ Toole – ‘From Far Away’ Dance Solo The dancer waited until the music was right and the n she came out from amongst her audience and made her dance diagonally across the performance area. Ante’s slight, slim body, stretched and twisted as she held herself on her small socked feet with concentration and balance. Making her movements across the floor in one unseen continuous line, she reached forward turned lowered down to a squat, then upwards rising and undulating. Her gaze of intense concentration always directed to the far reaches of this unseen imaginary diagonal line. Orchestral music echoed in the air, her arms moving circularly, then reaching up with arms and fingers extended. The folds of her dancer’s skirt often catching her knees flicked back to glimpse strong white legs, cascading like some of nature’s landscapes made real in front of our eyes. In the centre of the floor Antje uncurled her thick woolly shawl from around her neck, perhaps it was a sign of the spring which is to come? She almost stopped dancing and started to play…yes, I remember twirling my own scarf in a whirling corkscrew from top to bottom winding and winding. I could almost see her quivering, then she leapt up with the music which was by now solely piano. Becoming mesmerised Antje lost her shawl, threw her weight from foot to toot then finished right down to the floor. I could indeed see the unseen, the grassy meadow, the running river, the winds and changes of season. This is why I am regular at Bray Arts, to see fresh individual artists sharing their expressions for just the joy of communication with an interest audience.By Fiona O’ Farrell

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Antje O’Toole’s Website

http://rockinghorsedance.wordpress.com/tag/antje-otoole/

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Final Act of the Evening

Wyvern Lingo

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We’re here at Bray Arts in the Martello of a dark October Monday evening- about to be enlivened (radiated even) by a trio of highly talented local girls Wyvern Lingo. I understand they have been playing together for about five years now, evolving from rock anthems, on to Aretha Franklin covers and now into……… well, a sound so original that its almost impossible to compare them with any contemporary band and the task of defining their music is not easy either.
While I’m musing over the interesting name (nice one for a pub quiz) they’re kicking off immediately in high vocal harmony, spearheaded by the powerful bluesey voice of Caoimhe Barry who fairly lifts up the percussion sitting aloft her ‘box drum’ (a definite first for yours truely) followed up now by the beautiful soulful voice of Karen Cowley on keyboard and backing all of this is the gentle voice of Saoirse Duane, who with perfect timing produces the most marvellous base runs on her guitar. is she the quiet one ?  Wish I could play like that ! I’m so wrapped around by the diverse sounds and styles that the actual song titles pass me by in a mystery- did they mention them ?  A bit of background to a song can be nice or maybe no need- what with ear-catching opening lyrics such as “All along the Western Front…………”  or “Dark Days, lonely nights”  I’m there…………..or perhaps I’ve been there before.

Working through about six songs in succession, as far as I can gather, the common theme seems to be the standard twenty-something angst and romantic woes, reminiscent of Laura Marling (in her ‘Mumford’ days) On hearing anyone’s music for the first time, this old sixty-something longs for the odd cover, maybe a Joni Mitchell number thrown in somewhere in the middle just to give me an anchor. but hey, that’s a small quibble on what was a completely engaging performance from this talented trio of songsters who gave it their all in the best performing ‘girl band’ I have ever heard live. Epic !  Watch out for ‘Wyvern Lingo’ – they’re going places fast !

Review by

Michael Doorley.

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Caoimhe Barry

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Saoirse Duane

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Karen Cawley

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 “” Wyvern Lingo” all girl band from Greystones, Co. Wicklow were fantastic on Monday Arts Nite in Martello Upstairs, Bray. They write their own material, beautiful songs & harmonies. Watch out for them……..they’re gonna be HUGE !!”

Harriett Ledwidge, Bray Arts committee.

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A fantastic performance by Wyvern Lingo

was really appreciated by the audience

at the

October

Bray Arts Show

at the

Martello

Bray Seafront

October 7th. 2013.

WL

Listen to

Wyvern Lingo

https://soundcloud.com/wyvernlingo

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In charge of sound

for the SHOW

Niall Cloak

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Photos: Peter Growney.

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Bray Arts Show

September 9th

2013

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MC for the Evening

Julie-Rose McCormick

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Dermot McCabe

paid a moving tribute to

Seamus Heaney

and read many

of his poems

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Dermot McCabe

remembering the late Poet

Seamus Heaney

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Second Act of the Evening

was

Nicole Keating – Rejuv designs

Nicole set up her own business in 2011

She designs  bags, hats

from old garments and vintage cloths.

She sells her creations at local markets

and online.

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An example of some of Nicole’s materials

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One of Nicole’s bags

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A leather bag by

Nicole Keating-Rejuv designs

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Rejuv designs

http://www.rejuvdesigns.com

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Third Act of the Evening

was

Jane Stanford

Historian and Author

” That Irishman”

is her biography of

John O’Connor Power

the nineteenth century

Nationalist leader

She read excerpts from her book

and you can get more information

by visiting

Jane Stanford’s blog

http://thatirishman.com/

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A two page spread in the Irish Post

about John O’Connor Power, the Irish Fenian Leader

and the subject of a book by

Historian and Author Jane Stanford.

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Final Act of the Evening

were

Sonny Condell and Robbie Overson

Singers,  Songwriters and Guitarists

and a brilliant act

to finish off

a very memorable Evening.

They performed from a varied repertoire

and at the end left the Bray Arts audience

shouting for more and they

responded generously.

Robbie and  Sonny

are members of the well known group

Scullion.

https://myspace.com/scullionband

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Sonny Condell

Performing at

The Bray Arts Show

at the Martello, Bray,

9th., September, 2013.

http://www.sonnycondell.com/

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Robbie Overson

gave a virtuoso performance at

The Bray Arts Show

September 9th., 2013  at

The Martello

Bray Seafront.

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Sound Engineer

Bray Arts Show,

September 9th.,

Niall Cloak.

Sound Engineer

Bray Arts Show,

September 9th., 2013,

Niall Cloak.

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Brigid and Cora

enjoying

The Bray Arts Show,

September, 9th.,

2013.

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Official opening of

Darren Nesbitt’s

Art Exhibition

at the

Barracuda Restaurant

Bray Seafront

on

Friday, 2nd. August, 2013.

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Artist, Darren Nesbitt
speaking at the opening
of his
Art Exhibition.

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Paul Finnegan of the Barracuda Restaurant, Seafront Bray,
speaking at the Launch of Darren Nesbitt’s Art Exhibition.

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Cllr. Tracy O’Brien, Cathaoirleach, Bray Town Council
officially opens artist, Darren Nesbitt’s Art Exhibition
at the Barracuda Restaurant,
Seafront, Bray, Co. Wicklow.
(2nd. August, 2013.)

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Artist Darren listens as Cllr. Tracy O’Brien
officially opens his Exhibition
at The Barracuda Restaurant,
Seafront, Bray. ( 2nd. August, 2013.)

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Paul Finnegan of the Barracuda Restaurant,
Artist, Darrin Nesbitt,
Cllr. Tracy O’Brien
and Kieran O’Brien.

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Artist Darren Nesbitt,
Cllr. Tracy O’Brien, Cathaoirleach, Bray Town Council,
Kieran O’Brien and
Anne Ferris, TD.

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Artist Darren Nesbitt with
Liz and Paul Finnegan of the Barracuda Restaurant,
Seafront, Bray, Co. Wicklow,
at the opening of his Exhibition.

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Darren photographed with his brother Peter
and his mother Mary
at the opening of his Art Exhibition.
(2nd. August, 2013)

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Marian and Ray
watching a timelapse presentation
by photographer Aoife Hester
of  Darren painting the self portrait.
You can view this presentation
when you visit Darren’s Exhibition
at the
Barracuda Restaurant
on
Bray Seafront.

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A small section of the
very large attendance
who came along to
the opening of
Darren Nesbitt’s
Art Exhibition
at
 The Barracuda Restaurant
on Friday 2nd. August, 2013.

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to see a larger version. )

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