March 24, 1997Footing formwork for the Unit 6 of the East Crescent.
January 11, 2010 To continue our report from 1/8/10, the group of art students from the Kansas City Art Institute met with Paolo Soleri for the weekly SCHOOL OF THOUGHT philosophy session. [photo & text: sue] The theme for discussion last week was THE LEAN LINEAR CITY [see a series of postings about the Lean Linear City from Nov. 27. to Dec. 14. 2009]. School of Thought occurs almost every Wednesday at 3 pm and is open to the public and visiting groups. If you plan to attend, please call our visitors center at 928 632-6217 for confirmation. [photo & text: sue] The Kansas City Art Institute group. This photo speaks for itself. [photo: & text: sue]
Admission to the performance is free but donations are welcome to the Mayor’s Charity, Foyle Search and Rescue. Looking ahead to the event Mayor Boyle encouraged as many members of the public as possible to get involved.“I am delighted and proud to have the opportunity to host and celebrate the outstanding jazz talent in our locality in the stunning surroundings of the Guildhall’s Main Hall,” he said.“What better way to get yourself in the mood for the weekend by starting your Jazz and Big Band Festival experience in the company of some genuine local jazz legends? BISHOP’S GATE HOTELCITY OF DERRY JAZZ FESTIVALDerry and Strabane CouncilDERRY JAZZ FESTIVALMayor John BoyleMayor’s opening Jazz event to celebrate the best of local talentThe Swinging Starlets The Swingtime Starlets will be performing at the Bishop’s Gate hotel in The Northern Counties Ballroom on Sunday 5th MayMAYOR of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor John Boyle, will mark the start of the 2019 City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival by hosting a special gathering of the cream of local jazz musicians in the Guildhall’s Main Hall on Thursday, May 2.The event will feature Derry jazz legend Gay McIntyre with the Paul McIntyre trio and a selection of performances from Derry jazz artists including George Hasson, John and Fiona Trotter, Jim Whiteside, Jim McDermott, Joe Quigley and Johnny Quigley. “Over the years we have welcomed some of the biggest names in world jazz to the city over the May Bank Holiday weekend but the festival programme has always had a strong local element who have proved equally popular with the public.”The City of Derry Jazz Festival takes place from Thursday 2nd – Monday 6th May 2019 with over 200 artists performing across 70 venues.The popular Jazz Hubs return this year to Bennigans Bar, The Playhouse and The Great Hall in Magee where you can relax, unwind and enjoy the authentic jazz experience.The Swingtime Starlets will be performing Bishiop’s Gat hotel in The Northern Counties Ballroom on Sunday, May 5. Tickets priced £12.Headline acts include Marc Almond, George Colligan, Kitty LaRoar, Ryan Quigley and Michael Janisch’s Trilateral, full details at www.cityofderryjazzfestival.comMayor’s opening Jazz event to celebrate the best of local talent was last modified: April 3rd, 2019 by John2John2 Tags: ShareTweet
THREE wards at Altnagelvin Hospital have been closed to admissions because of a vomiting bug.Wards 3, 41 and 42 are not taking new patients because of the norovirus.A small number of patients in the hospital were affected. ShareTweet The Trust said in a statement: “Ward 41 (Acute Medical Unit) at Altnagelvin Hospital remains closed to admissions as a result of an outbreak of Norovirus (known as the vomiting bug). “Ward 42 (Acute Elderly Medicine) and Ward 3 ( Respiratory) are also now temporarily closed to admissions as of this afternoon. This is also due to a vomiting bug. “The Trust’s Infection Prevention and Control team is continuing to provide advice to staff and increased infection control measures have been put in place in these wards.“Those who are visiting the hospital are asked to: – Thoroughly wash their hands before and after visiting;– Visitors should visit only one patient whilst at the hospital;– Refrain from sitting on hospital beds– Do not move from ward to ward when visiting.People should also avoid visiting the hospital if they are feeling unwell.The situation is being reviewed daily.Vomiting bug outbreak closes three wards at Altnagelvin hospital was last modified: June 13th, 2018 by John2John2 Tags: healthNOROVIRUSVomiting bug outbreak closes three wards at Altnagelvin hospitalWESTERN TRUST