Ex­plore art and sci­ence at the High­lanes Gallery

Drogheda Independent - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

‘ART in Mind’ – Ex­plore the In­ter­play be­tween the Arts and Sci­ence takes place at High­lanes Gallery, on Sat­ur­day 18 Novem­ber from 3.00pm-4.30pm

Art seems to im­pact us all dif­fer­ently. But how does it do that? How does art im­pact our minds? Can it in­flu­ence our men­tal state? And does sci­ence af­fect the process of art mak­ing?

Join the crew at ‘Art in Mind’ at High­lanes Gallery to ex­plore more about the pos­i­tive im­pact that art can have on our minds. There will be a fas­ci­nat­ing panel of artists, psy­chol­o­gists and neu­ro­sci­en­tists, live ex­per­i­ments and lots of con­ver­sa­tion, this event will high­light the con­nec­tions be­tween sci­ence and art, and will give you a deeper ap­pre­ci­a­tion of the value of cre­ativ­ity on our minds.

Con­trib­u­tors for ‘Art in Mind’ Drogheda in­clude Daniel Glaser, Neu­ro­sci­en­tist and Di­rec­tor, Sci­ence Gallery Lon­don and Clara Rose, Mu­sic Ther­a­pist, Singer/ Song­writer. The event will be hosted by Sci­en­tist and Artist, Ni­amh Shaw.

The event is free, but pre-book­ing is re­quired through Eventbrite, or by tele­phon­ing the gallery on 041-9803311.

The Swing Cats

TICK­ETS are now on sale for the band in de­mand, The Swing Cats - The Story of Swing and they per­form in the Bar­bican Cen­tre on Sat­ur­day De­cem­ber 9th at 8pm. This is the ul­ti­mate Christ­mas Party and Tick­ets are €20 from the Ticket Of­fice 041-9807416 or on­line www.tick­etweb.ie

The Swing Cats re­turn to tread the boards in the Bar­bican for the sec­ond time this year. The Swing Cats made their first ap­pear­ance in Drogheda back in March and can’t wait to greet the home crowd again.

The Swing Cats led by Luke Thomas have gone from strength to strength in re­cent years and are the band in de­mand hav­ing sold out the Na­tional Con­cert Hall and the Olympia The­atre.

The Swing Cats per­form a mu­si­cal time­line of swing clas­sics from the 1920’s to the mod­ern day. Fea­tur­ing the mu­sic of Louis Arm­strong, Fred As­taire, Bobby Darin, The Rat Pack, Michael Bu­ble, Paolo Nu­tini and more. This 6-piece band who re­lease their eagerly awaited sec­ond al­bum this Christ­mas have spent the last three years play­ing to sell­out shows all over Ire­land and Eu­rope.

Cof­fee morn­ing

COF­FEE Morn­ing and Cake Sale takes place at Drogheda Com­mu­nity Ser­vices Cen­tre, Scar­let Cres­cent, on Fri­day, 24th Novem­ber 2017 from 10am to 12pm in aid of the Day Care Cen­tre. Ad­mis­sion €2.00. Ev­ery­one wel­come.

St Nick’s quiz

ST NI­CHOLAS GFC an­nual ta­ble quiz takes place on Fri­day 24th Novem­ber at 8pm in the Thatch. Price is €50 a ta­ble with a min­i­mum of 4 peo­ple and max of 6 peo­ple. There will be mu­sic, re­fresh­ments and fun on the night.

Duleek craft fair

THIS year’s Christ­mas Craft Fair, or­gan­ised by Duleek Fair Com­mit­tee, takes place on Sun­day 3rd De­cem­ber in the Court House in Duleek from 11am to 5pm. There will be stalls both down­stairs and up­stairs in the build­ing, fea­tur­ing dif­fer­ent kinds of crafts. Any­one who would like a stall can ring 087 3582562, email duleek­fair­day@gmail.com or visit Duleek Fair­day Meath on Face­book.

TLT pan­tomime

STARS of RTE Ju­nior, hit se­ries Red Rock as well as co­me­dian Karl Spain will head­line a top pro­fes­sional pan­tomime com­ing to the TLT in Drogheda in De­cem­ber.

The show runs at the TLT from Fri­day De­cem­ber 15 to Sat­ur­day De­cem­ber 23 with shows at 6.30pm on Dec 15, 16, 22 and 23 and 2pm on Dec 16 and 23. Per­for­mances at 1pm and 5pm on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 17.

There is a spe­cial sen­sory per­for­mance on Wed­nes­day De­cem­ber 20 at 6.30pm.

Book­ing at the TLT, 041 987 8560

Up­per Room

THE Up­per Room youth group has started back in St Mary’s Parish where all sec­ondary school stu­dents are in­vited to at­tend each Wed­nes­day from 7-8.30pm in the pas­toral cen­tre. Con­tact Sr Kelly Fran­cis at 0419830441.

Ir­ish youth club

AN Ir­ish youth club, run by Co­laiste na bhFinn, takes place each Wed­nes­day from 5-6.30pm in the O’Raghal­laighs. All chil­dren from 3rd class up­wards are wel­come and they learn Ir­ish through games and fun. Drogheda is one of 40 As Gaeilge clubs in Ire­land.

Money­more’s Con­nect FRC cel­e­brate United Na­tions World Poverty Day with Mar­garet Burke, Sinead Kee­han, Mayor Pio Smith, Von­nie Mc Gov­ern and Ali­son Mur­phy at Con­nect Money­more

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