June fun at The Back Loft studio

June 7, 2011 § Leave a comment

by Antonella Scanu
Music/Live art Performances
RAWCLASSICO by Frances Marshall soprano & John Feeley classical guitar

Two outstanding classical musicians are joining forces to bring you an intimate programme of Italian Baroque music complemented with a selection of Celtic repertoire to serenade you with some of the most beautiful Italian arias by Caccini, Monteverdi, Porpora and Handel, all of which have been arranged by Feeley for the Classical guitar.

Also, MAMUSKA DUBLIN returns on Friday 10th June, featuring a packed line-up of exploratory performance and film to challenge and inspire. Audience and artists mingle in an atmosphere of play and discovery. Free Admission

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Movement of Sound seeks to combine movement and sound in a way that will speak across a number of artistic platforms, attracting fresh and untried audiences and creating new and more complete experiences of movement, sound, movement through sound and sound through movement. Featuring Karen Power (Composer / Live Electronics), Mary Nunan (Dancer and Choreographer), Deirdre O’Leary (Clarinettist) and Kate Ellis (Cellist), Saariaho, Tiensuu and Hyla. SUNDAY 19 th JUNE, Doors open 7.30, € 10/8 admission

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 In the city of Vienna sin has run rampant

Dark and surprisingly modern, Measure for Measure is one of Shakespeare’s least performed and most fascinating plays. Mixing dark humour with pathos and passion, it examined the ambiguity of the human condition and the fragility of goodness in a world without grace.  MONDAY 13th- SATURDAY18th June, 8pm € 10 admission

Ireland’s Creative Expo 2012 RDS

June 3, 2011 § Leave a comment

Yes, I know it’s next year n’all, but this expo sounds so exciting I had to write about it NOW. It’s on from January 22-25 in the RDS and this is the line-up:Fashion accessories, textiles, fashion, fragrance, cosmetics, gift food, cosmetics, musical instruments, stationery, wall art, lovely irish giftware, childrens’ toys/items and more. there are also free retail advise clinics, and a retail clinic with James Burke (advisor on Feargal Quinn’s TV show).

Nifty Culturefox app tells you where it’s at

June 2, 2011 § Leave a comment

Culturefox have come up with a handy culture app that tells you what’s going on, culturally, near you. It’s available for iPhone, Android and Blackberry, FREE.  I duly downloaded it and have to say after clicking on the ‘nearby’ icon, got a plethora of events to choose from. Woo woo.

Apparently Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan said “It’s an exciting new initiative for Ireland’s arts and tourism sectors.”

Philip Lynott exhibition finishes up June 12th

June 2, 2011 § Leave a comment

Still in Love with Philip? The wonderful Phil Lynott will always be immortalized in statue  right beside Bruxelles and of course across from McDaid’s pub (local of Patrick Kavangh et al) but in the meantime if you havent seen it yet,  due to phenomenal public demand, Still In Love With You (the Thin Lizzy star exhibition) has extended its run at Stephens Green Shopping Centre in Dublin for a further six weeks. The exhibition, which has been garnering rave reviews, will now run until Sunday, June 12th 2011.

Handel’s Day in Temple Bar

April 2, 2011 § Leave a comment

On the 13th April 1742, Handel premiered The Messiah on Fishamble Street in Temple Bar. This April 13th (Wednesday) Temple Bar Cultural Trust are hosting  Handel’s Day, with day-long free cultural events-such as recitals and tours- for all the family. For more info see Temple Bar Cultural Trust

Dylan Haskins Campaign Fundraiser Gig

February 10, 2011 § Leave a comment

‘It Starts Here’, says the founder of the popular Exchange in Dublin’s Temple Bar, Dylan Haskins who is contesting the General Election 2011 as an Independent candidate for Dublin South East.


WHERE: The Button Factory, Temple Bar,
WHEN: Saturday February 19th, 7pm
+ ADEBISI SHANK (DJ SET) Tickets €10 + optional donation on the door.
Bookings & Info : www.dylanhaskins.ie

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