The McHenry County Heart Theatre group are arriving in Carlow on the 9th of June. Two members of the group, Lauryn Lugo and Andrew Nuño will participate in a Spoken Word masterclass with Emmet Kirwan, as part of the Carlow Arts Festival 2017, in Carlow College/St Patrick's.
The McHenry County Heart Theatre will also deliver Spoken Word workshops in Carlow's Educate Together primary school, and in The Vault, Carlow's youth community centre. All very exciting.
They will also perform with the Carlow Writers' Co-Operative in Carlow Town Library on Thursday the 15th of June at 7.30. They will also participate in a writing class with Dr Derek Coyle in Carlow College/St Patrick's called 'Surreal Encounters'.
In addition, they will also perform with the Carlow Writer's Co-Operative in Wexford Arts Centre on Tuesday the 13th of June at 8.00 p.m. After a writing workshop in Cafe Fusion with Denis Collins.
In Dublin, the troupe will attend a writing workshop in the Dillon Room of the Irish Writers' Centre led by Maurice Devitt of the Hibernian Writers' group. And later that evening, Friday the 16th of June, they will perform alongside the Carlow Writers' Co-Operative and the Hiberian Writers in the Teachers' Club in Parnell Square at 7.30.
All very exciting! We look forward to the visit to Carlow of this dynamic and energetic troupe. ... See MoreSee Less
Here is a link to the 'Fool for Poetry' competition, run each year by the Munster Literature Centre. The deadline is the 30th of June. This competition is growing in stature year on year, and it confirms Cork's place as one of Ireland's most dynamic contemporary centres for poetry. ... See MoreSee Less
This international poetry competition gives TWO winners chapbook publications and cash prizes. Winning poets will be considered as potential readers at the Munster Literature Centre's annual poetry festival.
The Carlow Writers' Co-Operative look forward with anticipation to their first engagement in the country's capital, as they read in the Teachers' Club in Dublin with members of the Hibernian Writers' group under the able direction of Maurice Devitt. We are happy to bring along our friends and colleagues in the Spoken Word, the U.S. based McHenry County Heart Theatre group. A lively evening is on the cards... ... See MoreSee Less
A date for the diary for the good folk of Carlow. The U.S. based McHenry County Heart Theatre group are performing in Carlow with the Carlow Writers' Co-Operative. We are in the Carlow Town library on Thursday the 15th of June at 7.30.
This is your chance to see this award winning team of U.S. based performers deliver an engaging show that will speak to Carlow experience and history, alongside pressing social and political concerns from the U.S. The Carlow Writers' Co-Operative have been busy too in creating material that explores the question: what does the U.S. mean to Ireland and the Irish? ... See MoreSee Less
You can catch the award winning spoken word performers from the McHenry County Heart Theatre troupe in a lively and dramatic performance at the Wexford Arts Centre. They are performing there with the Carlow Writers' Co-Operative on Tuesday the 13th of June at 8.00 p.m. Entrance fee: 5 euro. ... See MoreSee Less
The Carlow Writers' Co-Operative are delighted to announce a varied and exciting programme of summer readings and performances with our U.S. partners, the Heart Theatre group from McHenry Community College, Illinois, U.S.A.
We are looking forward to the return to Irish shores of this dynamic troupe of spoken word performers and interpreters. And they have explored, and will tackle, material that will speak to Irish audiences , as well as exploring pressing social and political issues from their home soil. They are not revealing their hand (as of yet), but an engaging show is promised.
You can catch the Co-Operative and the McHenry Heart Theatre group in Wexford, Dublin and Carlow in the second week of June 2017. The group will also explore new directions in writing through a series of workshops with Denis Collins in Wexford, Dr Derek Coyle in Carlow College, and Maurice Devitt in the Irish Writers' Centre in Dublin.
Silver Streams Issue 1 I am delighted to see Carlow Writers' Co-Operative member, Clifton Redmond, has had his poem 'Leaving Dubno' published in this very colourful and ambitious new journal on the Irish scene, 'Silver Streams'. Well done to you, Clifton. ... See MoreSee Less
Silver Streams is a literary journal which publishes Modernist and Post-Modernist literature, visual art and academic essays. The journal is based in Ireland and accepts national and international submissions in both literary genres. The aim of the journal is to provide further analysis of celebrate...