« January 2008 | Main | March 2008 »

February 2008 Archives

February 21, 2008

2008 North Texas Irish Festival

Dallas- The 2008 North Texas Irish Festival, (NTIF) recognizes the need for a eco-friendly way of living with it's theme, "Green its not just for Ireland Anymore" with several corporate sponsors featuring products and services designed to protect and preserve the environment. The annual North Texas Irish Festival, presented by the Southwest Celtic Music Association (SCMA) and sponsored by Bennigan's is one of the largest Celtic cultural events in the nation and will open its 2008 event beginning Friday night. The 26th annual NTIF features many of the top Irish musicians and dancers in the world and a number of cultural presentations on eight stages at Fair Park. Again in 2008, the NTIF will open its festival on Friday night, February 29th, at 6 pm with full festival activities, including performances by national and regional musicians. The festivities will continue throughout the weekend, including Saturday, March 1 through Sunday March 2, and feature some of the very finest in Irish and Celtic entertainment including world famous bands, award-winning dancers, enchanting storytellers at the popular Urchin Street area and educational workshops. As in the past, the festival will also offer a variety of delicious Irish and international food and drink, cultural crafts, and ethnic vendors. The North Texas Irish Festival has been a Dallas tradition since 1983, the three day NTIF is now recognized as the largest single cultural event held in Fair Park and, with attendance of over 45,000 people is second only to that of the State Fair of Texas. The festival has always centered on the music, dance, and culture of Ireland. The four large stages showcase international musicians from the US, Canada, and Europe, plus a great selection of very popular local and regional entertainers. The festival caters to almost every taste from the high energy Irish rock bands to traditional Irish tunes and sing along pub/historical ballads. Equally well represented are the colorful traditional and modern Irish dancers with their hand embroidered dresses and fast foot tapping rhythms. Some of the finest dancers in the country are located in the Metroplex in our local schools and they delight our audiences with continuous performances on our dance stage. In addition there will be dance workshops throughout the weekend and everyone is encouraged to get into the spirit of Ireland at the Saturday night Ceili, or Irish dance party. info call: 972-943-4616 www.ntif.org
Les Marcott

February 28, 2008

The Cartoonists 2008

Chris Beetles Gallery Presents THE CARTOONISTS 2008 The second annual Cartoon Show Chris Beetles has long been regarded as the world's top dealer of illustrative art. Following on from the gallery's highly successful exhibition last year, 'You Havin' a Laugh?' we are proud to present another selling show devoted to the art of British cartooning. We have brought together some of Britain's best-loved cartoonists from publications such as The Times, The Sunday Times, Private Eye, The Spectator, the Daily Express, the Evening Standard, the Telegraph, Punch, and The Economist, representing the best British cartoons of the last 100 years. The great variety and diversity of cartoons are reflected in the range of prices, with works from £50-£5000. Famous names will include: Barry Appleby * H M Bateman * Glen Baxter * George Belcher * Simon Bond * Peter Brookes * Victoria Davidson * Frank Dickens * Simon Drew * Giles * Bill Hewison * Tony Husband * John Jensen * Kal * Larry * Low * Mac * Ed Mclachlan * Matt * Nick Newman * W Heath Robinson * Willie Rushton Ronald * Searle * Vicky * Kipper Williams * Mike Williams * Reg Wootton * Patrick Wright 8 APRIL - 3 MAY 2008 Monday-Saturday 10am - 5.30pm Digital images are available from the gallery All images will be featured on the website www.chrisbeetles.com CHRIS BEETLES GALLERY 8 & 10 Ryder Street, London SW1Y 6QB Tel: 0207 839 7551 Fax: 0207 839 1603 . Contact: gallery@chrisbeetles.com, www.chrisbeetles.com. Nearest tube: Green Park/Piccadilly Circus

About February 2008

This page contains all entries posted to QUE PASA in February 2008. They are listed from oldest to newest.

January 2008 is the previous archive.

March 2008 is the next archive.

Many more can be found on the main index page or by looking through the archives.

To POST a New Article or a Comment to an Existing Article
Click Here