Passion & Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints

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March 2015
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Passion & Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints

March 5 - May 31
National Gallery of Ireland,
Clare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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In the early 1520s, St Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order, wrote the ‘Spiritual Exercises’ to instruct followers in using their senses to imagine events and to experience for themselves the passion of Christ and the suffering and ecstasy of the saints. This philosophy appealed to artists who sought to move away from the overly mannerist style of the time as it allowed for a greater emphasis on naturalism. The exhibition brings together a select number of paintings from…

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Once Upon a Picture Exhibition

March 28 @ 10:00 am - May 2 @ 5:00 pm
The Ark,
11a Eustace Street , Dublin , Dublin 2 Ireland
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Every artwork has a story to tell! Sometimes worlds cross over and strange things happen – humans take on animal form, objects shrink or grow, people dream enchanted dreams and little bit mysterious, alluring and perhaps magical. These artworks suggest themes that have fascinated artists, writers, thinkers and dreamers across history. Have fun imagining what the artworks are about and what stories they tell. This exhibition will spark your imagination and get you creating stories of your own! During your…

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April 2015

‘Compassion, Meditation at Fishtree’

April 9 - May 2
Graphic Studio Gallery,
Through the Arch off Cope Street , Dublin, Dublin 2 Ireland
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‘Compassion, Meditation at Fishtree’ is the title of my show, which is the combined titles of two multi-plate etchings and aquatints featuring in this exhibition. These two works contain some of the elements of my visual language that I developed as poetry that tries to touch the essence of the heart, and the core of moods and atmospheres. While each etching and aquatint in this body of work has its own unique content and story to tell, I chose the…

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Music Town

April 10 - May 19
Dublin City

A Symphony of Sounds The Capital’s Inaugural MusicTown Festival Arrives The symphonic sounds of the city will reverberate in a celebration of the Capital’s music and music-makers this April in the inaugural ten day MusicTown festival. Tapping into our lyrical, musical and storytelling culture, this eclectic programme, brought to you by Dublin City Council, will host over 50 musical events for all ages and all tastes in a diverse, entertaining and compelling production inspired by the Capital’s musical heritage and…

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A BREATHCRYSTAL

April 24 @ 11:00 am - May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Project Arts Centre,
39 East Essex Street, Dublin 2,
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What happens when a group of unrelated artworks live in close proximity to each other? Is there potential for contamination and what would the effect of that be? Guest curated by Mihnea Mircan from Extra City Kunsthal. Artists Names: Jean-Luc Moulène (FR), Lonnie van Brummelen and Siebren de Haan (NL), Katerina Undo (BE), Miklos Onucsan (RO), Tom Nicholson (AU), Phillip Warnell (UK), Jonas Staal (NL), Fabio Mauri (IT), Jacqueline Mesmaeker (BE), Lawrence Abu Hamdan (UK)

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In Search of Mr B

April 27 @ 8:00 pm - May 2 @ 10:00 pm
Smock Alley Theatre,
Temple Bar, Dublin 2,
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After an 18 month absence from the Irish stage, former artistic director of the Focus Theatre Joe Devlin unveils his new theatre company with the first of two new productions – ‘In Search of Mr B’ by Brian Mc Avera. Brian Mc Avera’s  new comedy is an unconventional and irreverent look at one of Ireland’s most iconic writers. This new work opens with Samuel Beckett waking up in the after-life to find he is challenged by his conscience about his…

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LIVE COLLISION INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

April 29 @ 8:00 pm - May 2 @ 12:00 am
Project Arts Centre,
39 East Essex Street, Dublin 2,
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Live Collision International Festival creates extraordinary experiences across the city. Ireland’s leading festival of live art, with a vast international programme of live performance, digital interactions, dialogues, exhibitions and publications never before shown in Ireland. There is no other festival like this. The full programme of events will be announced in early March.

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May 2015
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BEFORE MONSTERS WERE MADE

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - June 14 @ 12:00 am
Project Arts Centre,
39 East Essex Street, Dublin 2,
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Acclaimed playwright Ross Dungan (The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle, Reckoners) teams up with director Ben Kidd (Lippy, Best Production Irish Times Theatre Awards 2013) for Before Monsters Were Made, a new thriller about loyalty, lies and love. Before Monsters Were Made is the story of how a few small words can have a very big impact. When suspicion and old stories start to spread like a virus, how well do we know the people we trust the most?

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Talk: The Making of Song of The Sea

May 2 @ 2:00 pm
The Ark,
11a Eustace Street , Dublin , Dublin 2 Ireland
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Don’t miss your chance to discover the story behind Song of The Sea, the animated feature film by Kilkenny’s Cartoon Saloon, in this special talk with Director Tomm Moore and Assistant Director Fabian Erlinghauser. Nominated for an Academy Award this year, this enchanting story is based around tale of the mythical seal creature the selkie and follows the adventures of Saoirse and her brother Ben. Tomm & Fabian will reveal the secrets behind the making of the film and talk…

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International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

May 4 - May 17
Dublin City

The Dublin Gay Theatre Festival is an annual event, celebrating contribution of gay people to theatre, past and present. The Festival was founded in 2004 to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Oscar Wilde, in his native city.  With an emphasis on new or recent international and Irish works with a broadly gay theme or relevance, the Festival has grown to become the largest event of its type in the world. The Festival creates new opportunities for visibility…

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