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In Focus: CORNERS

Thursday 25th July 2013 at 10am

Damian Smyth and Paula McFetridge talk about the CORNERS programme and offer their advice on why interested artists should apply now.

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One City One Book 2013

Wednesday 12th June 2013 at 4pm

All the Beggars Riding (Faber), the latest novel by Belfast-born author Lucy Caldwell, featured as Belfast’s 'One City One Book' choice for 2013. This Arts Council reading initiative promotes local contemporary writing by encouraging everyone across the city to read and discuss the same book during the month of May.  

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Author Lucy Caldwell with Damian Smyth - Head of Literature and Drama, Arts Council and writer Peter Sheridan at the opening event

Arts Venues - If you build it they will come

Tuesday 4th June 2013 at 11am

With the advent of National Lottery funding for the arts in 1994, the Arts Council established a Capital Build Programme. Nearly 20 years on and the region can boast a dedicated arts facility within 20 miles of every citizen of Northern Ireland.

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Verbal Arts Centre, Derry~Londonderry

Interculturalism – leading by example

Tuesday 4th June 2013 at 11am

As Northern Ireland’s social and cultural landscape changes, the arts respond with pioneering initiatives to tackle racism and promote cultural pluralism within and between communities and their cultures. 

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Thomas Annang set up ‘Community Cohesion through Ghanaian Culture' to bring Ghanaian music, dance and culture to Hydebank Young Offenders Ce

Brendan Jamison - Sweet Smell of Success

Friday 24th May 2013 at 3pm

Brendan Jamison is carving quite a name for himself as a young Northern Ireland sculptor to watch, following commissions to build large-scale sugar cube constructions of Tate Modern and No.10 Downing Street.

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North Down Borough Council commissioned this model of Bangor Castle Town Hall in 2011

Building Peace through the Arts

Friday 24th May 2013 at 2pm

By unlocking the creative potential of our local communities, artists have found new creative solutions to the issues of life experienced at neighbourhood level. 

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Students from Kesh Primary School, Co Fermanagh and St Mary's National School, Pettigo, Co Donegal have joined forces on public art proposal

Creative Industries Innovation Fund – transforming creative ideas into commercial success

Friday 24th May 2013 at 2pm

Since opening in 2008 with an investment of £4.5m, the seed funding provided by the Creative Industries Innovation Fund has helped more than 195 businesses in Northern Ireland introduce new products to the market.

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The Creative Industries Innovation Fund has enabled Kabosh Theatre Company to create the Belfast Bred walking tour application

Ripe and Ready - Open Arts launch Celebration of Age Week 2013 with Stormont Performance

Thursday 7th March 2013 at 1pm

A group of fiftysomethings from Open Arts brought the Great Hall at Parliament Buildings to a stand-still with a live music and drama performance, entitled ‘Ripe and Ready’, to launch the Arts Council’s Celebration of Age Week.

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