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October 2018

Global kitchen

Clash of the “Jollof Rice” Sligo Global Kitchen

October 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Generously Sponsored by the Irish Food Writers Guild, The Model Sligo and Hawthorn Hill Farm North Roscomon... All Around the World people from a few different countries have built a myth around a particular meal called "jollof rice" originally "wollof rice". Born from Senegal and spread to many West African countries and now there is an "English" Jollof rice, we will bring all those tastes to our table this October in a grand Sligo War of jollof rice with a…

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Artist Talk | Anna Spearman

October 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Anna Spearman, the recipient of The Model Cara Award 2017, will deliver an artist talk on Thu. 25 Oct. in The Foyer Gallery as part of her residency at The Model. All welcome. https://www.facebook.com/events/1857119567710809/

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November 2018

Mindfulness and Creativity for Creative Practitioners

November 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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A 3-hour workshop, led by artist Chris Doris for artists, writers and other creative practitioners introducing mindfulness and its applications and benefits in creative life and work.Admission: €10https://www.facebook.com/events/287882905346433/

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December 2018

Cian Nugent & Sean Carpio December 8th

December 8, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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SATURDAY DECEMBER 8THRising Tide present..Cian Nugent & Sean Carpio18+ Doors 8:30pm. Music 9pm.Tickets €8 (advance) / €10 (€6 concession) at the door.Cian Nugent is a guitar player and composer from Dublin, Ireland who combines personal passions, such as suburban/coastal blues, traditional musics, late 1960s & '70s singer-songwriters, jazz ambitions, 20th century composition and the Takoma school into a deeply personal style. His music boasts an orchestrated and fully instrumented sound that is playful and eerie at the same time.ciannugent.bandcamp.com"patient music…

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Christmas Flavors from El Salvador and our winning Jollof rice

December 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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We are closing yet another year with another BIG BANG Brand christmas flavours from El Salvador (Central America) A first time for us and our winning Jollof rice from Senegal. An information Session by Akidwa and IOM on "Reaching out, Becoming Inclussive" will be held from 12pm to 3 (drop in at any time) Music by The Sligo Gospel Choir, Dj Magictunez and the Syrians, a Poem from Jessamine O'Connor and food food food.There is no protocol, Come with your…

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February 2019

Informal Music Afternoon

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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€5

The Kobe Trio have kindly been invited back the to the Model Informal Afternoon as they prepare to go into the studio to record their first tracks. They perform original, contemporary and classic jazz with an adventurous and passionate interplay. With Mark Murphy on piano, Jaimie Carswell on bass and Con Schmaucks on drums in an intimate setting that only the Informal Afternoons can offer.

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Exhibition Opening – The Keeper

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The KeeperSat 9 Feb. – Sun 14 Apr. 2019On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of The Niland Collection, The Model proudly presents a major exhibition that considers art collections as living repositories of thoughts and ideas. The Keeper is an ambitious show that features over 150 artworks by over 70 Irish and international artists, including Ed Atkins, Susan Hiller, Taus Makhacheva and Elizabeth Price, and the biggest showcase of The Niland Collection to date. https://www.facebook.com/events/330764571109345/

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Mike Nielsen solo guitar tour

February 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Guitarist, composer, educator and author, Mike Nielsen is noted for his innovative performances and research. His solo music, which includes original compositions is performed on a classical guitar and is influenced by an eclectic musical taste, including, jazz, classical, flamenco, Latin, African, rock and Indian music. Featured on 19 CDs as leader and sideman, his new solo CD was released by modalcitizenrecords.com to critical acclaim.Mike is fearless, endlessly innovative, and gifted with a boundless musical curiosity. (Galway Jazz.ie, 2017)Guitarist Mike…

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March 2019

Sligo Global Kitchen – From Sligo to Morocco

March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Sligo Global Kitchen

We will have a Moroccan dinner accompanied by some Congolese, Sierra Leonian and Zimbabwean dinner to prepare us for the Big Paddy's day festivities the next day. Sligo's DJ Tony promises to keep the ambiance alive on the day and we are promised a treat. Let's come out and welcome our new friends, share a meal and a dance and show them Sligo solidarity in culture. Over 50 new people have come to the Sligo direct provision center between when…

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May 2019

Musicians and the Digital World with Nick Roth

May 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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€10

Musicians and the Digital World with Nick Roth               Tuesday 7th May 2019 10.30am-12.30pm  The Model, The Mall, Sligo This session will focus on career development strategies for professional musicians in the age of the internet, exploring ways in which new digital media platforms and enhanced content can generate performance and composition opportunities. Participants will learn how to use new technology to reach wider audiences and develop their communication skills, as well as how to use data to analyse and optimise their practise.…

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The Niland Collection Gallery Tours

May 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join The Model curatorial team for informal discussions on The Niland Collection; To Have and To Hold. This very special exhibition celebrates 60 years of The Niland collection and features works by Jack Butler Yeats, Paul Henry, Norah MacGuinness, Sean McSweeney, Dorothy Cross, Mainie Jellet, Mary Swanzy and many more. https://www.facebook.com/events/1303985986443251/?event_time_id=1303985999776583

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June 2019

The Niland Collection Gallery Tours

June 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join The Model curatorial team for informal discussions on The Niland Collection; To Have and To Hold. This very special exhibition celebrates 60 years of The Niland collection and features works by Jack Butler Yeats, Paul Henry, Norah MacGuinness, Sean McSweeney, Dorothy Cross, Mainie Jellet, Mary Swanzy and many more. https://www.facebook.com/events/1303985986443251/

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Artist Breakfast Club

June 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Are you a practicing artist in the area and interested in meeting other artists? Then join us at The Model for an Artist Breakfast Club to talk about art and what’s happening locally. Tea, coffee, and pastries provided. Admission Free. Please register your interest below to book your place.https://www.facebook.com/events/370661947098279/?event_time_id=395742151256925

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July 2019

Informal Music Afternoons

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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This Sunday's IMA sees Sligo born soprano Orla Shannon perform a programme of mainly French Song (Fauré, Poulenc, Hahn) but also by Enniskillen composer, Joan Trimble. Orla is joined by one of Ireland's finest accompanist, Aileen Cahill who will also perform a Haydn piano sonata.Friedrich Benda's fine early classical flute concerto, elegant, mellifluous and at times virtuosic will be performed by Lorrain Howley with the sbo; and a Vivaldi violin concerto that he wrote for the Dresden virtuoso violinist Georg…

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August 2019

Mabel Chah; EP Launch

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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A long-time member of Sligo Gospel Choir, Cameroonian singer/songwriter and Sligo resident Mabel Chah previously came to international attention with hip-hop band BAAM. Chah will perform her new EP in full including ‘Zero to Hero,’ a powerful anthem of self-belief and empowerment set against a colourful soundscape of bass and drums.Free Admission.https://www.facebook.com/events/1543487295787881/

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September 2019

Artist Breakfast Club

September 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Are you a practicing artist in the area and interested in meeting other artists? Then join us at The Model for an Artist Breakfast Club to talk about art and what’s happening locally. These meetings provide an opportunity to network, participate in art crits, artist talks and much more. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for announcements regarding guest artists.**Leslie Ryan Leslie Ryan of Creative Frame is confirmed as guest speaker on 4th Sep.** http://creativeframe.eu/Tea and coffee provided. Admission…

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Exhibition Opening: Torsten Lauschmann

September 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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The Model is delighted to present '13 September 1752' Torsten Lauschmann’s first solo exhibition in Ireland. Lauschmann’s work is notable for its innovative and idiosyncratic approach across a range of formats including photography, sound, video, online projects, performance and installation.Opening Sat. 7 Sep., 4pmExhibition Preview5pmTorsten Lauschmann in conversation with Declan Long6pmOpening ReceptionAdmission: Freehttps://www.facebook.com/events/2090236494615973/

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The Front Room

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thursdays, 12 Sep., 10 Oct., 14 Nov., 8-10pmVinyl lovers and music fans - join us and a host of artists, musicians, writers and other interesting folk, for a new series of vinyl sharing and discussion on the second Thursday of each month in the relaxed setting of The Model’s Front Room. 12 Sep. Mark Garry takes to the turntable to share his music and discuss Songs and the Soil his up-coming solo show at MAC, Belfast10 Oct. Edel Doherty presents…

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October 2019

Annual International Concert

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sligo Family Resource Centre and their Intercultural Project is running the 4th Annual International Concert here in Sligo. an opportunity to showcasing music, dance, song & poetry from various parts of the world highlighting the wonderful talent and variety of cultures we have on our doorstop, Funded by the Communicating Europe Initiative, this is is an opportunity to help promote understanding of the EU – Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Minister of State for European…

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