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Around the Globe: News and Events: October 9-15, 2017

By Claire Hammond

Mark your calendars and save the dates, check out these live entertainment and theatre events and news occurring around the globe this week.

October 9-15, 2017

International Stage Manager Day, October 10, 2017

Since its inception in 2013, this day celebrates stage managers working around the globe.  Honor your favorite stage manger today by using the hashtag #StageMgrs17

Yunlin International Puppets Arts Festival, Taiwan, October 7 – 14, 2017

The Yunlin International Puppet Arts Festival was founded in 1999, and Yunlin becomes puppets’ hometown in Taiwan, creating a variety of performing schools. To establish the International Puppet Arts Festival is to realize Yunlin as a cultural county, carrying forward the traditions of fine art, and promoting international cultural exchanges. The festival activities include inviting international puppet teams to perform, and sponsoring the Golden Palm Award to encourage skill contests and competitive performances of classic and innovative plays.









Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival, UK, October 14 – 21, 2017

The Bournemouth Arts By The Sea Festival features a rich mix of some of the best regional, national and international arts across dance, film, theatre, performance, visual arts, spoken word, literature and music. Now in it’s seventh year, the Arts By The Sea Festival brings together spectacular UK premieres, new commissions and international artists and takes place at a number of various locations across the the town, some of which are free events whilst others are ticketed.

Belfast International Arts Festival, UK, October 6 – 28, 2017

Featuring artists and performers from across the globe, enjoy world-class theatre, music and visual arts.
Soul sensation and singer-songwriter Paul Carrack will hit the stage at the Grand Opera House on Saturday 21 October.
The festival will also see the Irish Premiere of Celui Qui Tombe (He Who Falls) presented by Compagnie Yoann Bourgeois. The circus-influenced spectacle swings into action at the Grand Opera House on 19 and 20 October.

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