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Mayo Movie World

Moneen, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. E-mail: mayomovieworld7@eircom.net  Web: www.mayomovieworld.net     

Blog: www.mayomovieworldcinema.com Line: 1520-927010   Information

FELA!

LIVE FROM THE NATIONAL THEATRE LONDON ON JANUARY 13th   2011

TIME:  7.00PM AT MAYO MOVIE WORLD, CASTLEBAR

A provocative and wholly unique hybrid of dance, theatre and music, FELA! explores the world of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. 

 Winner of three 2010 Tony Awards including Best Choreography (Bill T. Jones)

Using his pioneering music (a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies), FELA! reveals Kuti’s controversial life as an artist and political activist.

Featuring many of Fela Kuti’s most captivating songs and Bill T. Jones’ visionary staging, FELA! – an original new creation – comes via Broadway to London and the National Theatre.

Press Quotes

“There should be dancing in the streets. There has never been anything like this.” Ben Brantley, New York Times

“An ecstatic phenomenon.” Time Out, New York

 “Radiates joy.” Entertainment Weekly

 “Top 10 Shows of 2009. It’s a work of total theatre and a party where the power of the people is unleashed with a contagious jiggle.” Los Angeles TimesLa Fanciulla Del West (Puccini)

LIVE FROM THE MET, NEW YORK, 6.00pm ON SATURDAY JANUARY 8th AT MAYO MOVIE WORLD, CASTLEBAR

Puccini’s wild-west opera had its world premiere in 1910 at the Met. Now, on the occasion of its centennial, all-American diva Deborah Voigt sings the title role of the “girl of the golden west,” starring opposite Marcello Giordani. Nicola Luisotti conducts.

Nicola Luisotti; Deborah Voigt, Marcello Giordani, Lucio Gallo

Expected Running time: 3 hours, 30 minutes

Ride, Rise, Roar.  Mayo Movie World, Castlebar January 20th at 8.45pm

 Ride, Rise, Roar is a David Byrne concert film that blends riveting onstage performances with intimate details of the creative collaborations that make the music and performance happen. Shot with multiple cameras over several concerts during the 08/09 tour, the film blends the energy and charisma of classic Talking Heads with the heartfelt pathos of David Byrne and Brian Eno’s most recent collaboration. Between the songs, the film achieves an unprecedented intimacy with David Byrne and the band, documenting behind-the-scenes auditions, rehearsals, and interviews with key players while revealing the creative process that led to the show's unique fusion of pop music and modern dance. RIDE, RISE, ROAR celebrates Byrne’s extensive career as a musician and testifies to the creativity that keeps him going today.


Selected Programmes:

excel 2016

Mayo County Council's Youth Arts Programme  2016

 

Bealtaine 2016

Celebrating Creatibity as we Age – May 2016

Bealtaine 2016 cover 

 

John F. Deane

Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2015

John F. Deane Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2015

 

Culture Night 2016

Countywide programme of cultural events – 16th September

Facebook: Mayo Culture Night

 http://www.culturenight.ie/tax_regional_events/mayo/

Culture Night 2016

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