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Somatic Distortions

Somatic Distortions brings together the finest exponents of Performance Art in Ireland to the Leitrim Sculpture Centre and The Glens Centre on the 4th and 5th of October.

It is a celebration of the history of Performance Art and will include talks, documentaries artist QnA’s and some extraordinary performances from home and abroad. Contributors include Alistair McLennan, Nigel Rolfe, Meredith Monk and Bruce Nauman.

Curated by Sandra Corrigan Breathnach

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The Silent Movie Summer Camp is back!

After last years highly successful Silent Movie Summer Camp (check out a snippet of the amazing work from last year!), Tori Lee with the help of Treasa Nealon are running a camp for 8 to 13 year olds from the 15th to the 19th July from 10am to 2pm. €60 per child. Running in The Glens Centre, New Line, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Phone (071) 9855833 for more information.

Tori Lee is a drama facilitator for young people, an actor and playwright.

I’m really looking forward to the Summer Camps. Working with children for years, they have never ceased to delight me with the fabulous ideas they come up with or the performances they give when they are having fun with a group of their peers. I haven’t laughed as much as when they get their comedic heads on and it is all great belly laugh stuff.

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May at The Glens!

With music, comedy and drama, there is nowhere else like The Glens this may!

Johnny Duhan – The Voyage

€20/17, 8pm, 3rd May

Following the launch of his autobiography The Voyage, Johnny is set to perform a series of solo shows around Ireland, bases on some of his most intimate songs and stories, dealing with the highs and lows of family history and married life. After seventeen years of working on and off on his life story, between writing songs and studying religion and spirituality, Johnny has come to believe that his greatest achievement in his calling, as in his most popular song “The Voyage”, is the treasure that he and his first mate attained at the shores of the heart.

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Finish off February with Honor Heffernan, Jazz Guitarist Mike Nielsen & a hilarious production of ‘Don’t Tell the Wife’!

January may have been a drag (it sure felt like 31 months, not days!) but February is already going by so quick! But don’t worry, we have some fantastic gigs coming up, just for you!

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The Glens Centre seeks a Technical Manager

The Glens Centre is one of Ireland’s premier, provincial arts centres, serving North Leitrim and its surrounds. Since its founding in the early 1990’s The Glens has garnered a national reputation for its high quality programming and its resourcing of the large arts practice community in the area. Our 130 seat auditorium is a listed building, being an old Methodist church converted to a theatre space, acclaimed for its outstanding acoustics, wherein we also offer top quality recording facilities.

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