Special Events Three Artists Discuss Thu. 6 Jul., 6pm, Free On the occasion of Cairde Visual three artists are invited to talk about their practice. Culture Night Sligo Fri. 22 Sep., 5pm, Free The Model presents a dazzling array of colourful events for children and families. See the Culture Night Sligo brochure for more details. Community Sligo Global Kitchen Sligo Global Kitchen is a collaborative arts project between The Model and residents of Globe House. The project is a gesture of solidarity, celebrating the everyday rituals of cooking and eating as a way of making connections between people and communities. Sligo Global Kitchen is generously funded by the Community Foundation of Ireland and the Communities Integration Fund. Cinema The Model Cinema in partnership with Sligo Film Society Thursdays, 8pm from September The Model is delighted to present the best in international and independent cinema in partnership with Sligo Film Society. Membership and tickets for individual screenings are available through Sligo Film Society prior to each screening. Music Kíla Family Concert Tue. 11 Jul., 3pm €12 Adults / €6 u18’s Cairde Sligo Arts Festival presents Kíla Kids Show in association with The Model. This special concert allows children to engage with the music in fun, interactive and unusual ways, and is sure to enthrall audiences with its lively musical acrobatics. Children will also have the opportunity to hear music Kila composed for the film, The Song of the Sea, performed live along with this beautifully animated film. Bottlenote Music’s The Walls Have Ears Fri. 14 Jul. & Sat. 15 Jul., 6pm & 8pm, €15 / €7.50 u18’s Venue: No. 2 John Street Commissioned by Cairde Sligo Arts Festival, with support from The Model. The Model is delighted to partner with Cairde Sligo Arts Festival on this magical, experiential evening of new and improvised music. The Walls Have Ears will take place in ‘Breda Murphy’s House’ on No. 2 John Street, where audiences will be led from one room to another to experience a series of quiet improvisations, explosive sets and moments of magic. Performers: Seán MacErlaine, Shane Latimer, Claudia Schwab, Phil Minton and Jennifer Walshe. Supported by The Arts Council of Ireland Music Project Award. Informal Music Afternoon Monthly every first Sunday 2 Jul., 6 Aug., 3 Sep. 1pm - 3pm, €5 / children free Presented jointly by The Model and Sligo Baroque Orchestra, the IMA is an ideal way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Musicians play classical pieces in addition to an eclectic mix of folk, traditional and jazz in the relaxed setting of The Model’s atrium. Con Brio at The Model Con Brio presents a programme embracing music from the baroque to the contemporary, performed by ensembles and soloists of the highest calibre. Sligo Baroque Festival Fri. 6 - Sun. 8 Oct. A celebration of Georg Philipp Telemann on the 250th anniversary of his death. The festival also features masterclasses in Viola da Gamba, Baroque ensemble classes, and an introduction to the music and instruments of the Baroque Period. Ensemble in residence: Camerata Bachiensis of Leipzig. Booking / info: sligobaroquefestival.com Tine Thing Helseth Fri. 13 Oct., 8pm, €20 / €10 (students) Irish Chamber Orchestra Sun. 22 Oct., 3pm, €20 / €10 (students) Undercurrents, Divergent Paths in Contemporary Folk The Model is delighted to announce a new series of music curated by composer and musician Emer Mayock, which will run throughout autumn and winter 2017. The series features a distinct range of contemporary folk artists each exploring their contrasting influences and approaches to song, dance or music; while also challenging audiences’ perceptions of the genre. The Murphy Beds Sat. 19 Aug., 8pm, €15 / €12 (conc.) The Murphy Beds (Jefferson Hamer and Eamon O’Leary) present original and traditional folk songs with close harmonies and deft instrumental arrangements on bouzouki, guitar, and mandolin. They have performed and collaborated with artists across the folk spectrum including Beth Orton, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Anais Mitchell, and Sam Amidon. this is an Irish dance: studio series 1 Jean Butler and Neil Martin Sun. 1 Oct., 5pm & 7pm, €25 / €20 (conc.) Specially re-imagined for The Model’s East Gallery, this is an Irish dance: studio series 1 is a duet for dancer and cello that explores the ofteninvisible interplay between dancer and musician in live performance. The movement and music created simultaneously through improvisation raises questions about who is leading and who is following. Choreographed by Jean Butler and composed by Neil Martin with design by Frank Conway, the piece reveals an intimate, playful and dramatic dialogue between body and instrument, cello and cellist, cellist and dancer, and ultimately a man and woman.