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McCourt and Angela’s Ashes – The Musical

McCourt and Angela’s Ashes – The Musical

| June 23, 2017

WHAT would the McCourt men make of ‘Angela’s Ashes – The Musical’? Opening in Lime Tree Theatre on July 6 into July 15, it prompted Limerick Post to get on to writer Malachy McCourt. He is Frank’s little brother. Based in New York, this octogenarian has a big spirit, a big well of stories and […]

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Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

| June 22, 2017

THE Project Motive, a visual artist grouping, has got behind Contact Studios in its 20th year to stage the glory of local artists in a bold new venue, Mother Mac’s Bar on High Street. Ongoing, we have a daily chance to view mixed media works by Kathleen Bartlett – Julie Brazil – Ann Daly – […]

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Dan Mooney: Me,  Myself and Them

Dan Mooney: Me, Myself and Them

| June 20, 2017

“BEAUTIFUL. Dark. Funny.” That’s how novelist Dan Mooney would like his work to be perceived by a weighty critic. Meeting in a local, this Limerick man is there first with a Stephen King in hand and he is disappointed. Mooney loves King for his sense of menace but this latest from the horror King, he […]

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Choral songs of The Orthodox Spirit

Choral songs of The Orthodox Spirit

| June 19, 2017

Composer Igor Stravinsky: “Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church in all its decoration; it is the church’s greatest ornament.” CHAMBER Choir Ireland’s new concert series, ‘The Orthodox Spirit’ is a hauntingly beautiful programme that traverses centuries, countries and composers. It connects at its […]

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Newsreel for arts….

Newsreel for arts….

| June 19, 2017

Screendance’s Light Moves call out  LIGHT Moves Festival of Screendance Symposium has announced its open call for papers and presentations. The symposium encourages artistic and scholarly exchange and debate in screendance and related disciplines – performance, dance, film, visual arts, sound and text. Organised by Dance Limerick, it invites screendance makers, spectators, advocates and academics […]

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Anúna workshop for Limerick Sings choral festival

Anúna workshop for Limerick Sings choral festival

| June 17, 2017

THE enchanting chanted strains of Anúna delighted all at University Concert Hall when this choral group celebrated 30 years with an amped-up concert in April. Not ‘amped’ in the sense of expanded orchestra and soaring violins. No, because Anúna’s spare beauty is achieved through intricate harmonies, voices of ethereal command bringing us original composition in […]

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Taking a PUNT on gambling fever

Taking a PUNT on gambling fever

| June 16, 2017

HONEST Arts Theatre Company merited an Irish Times Theatre Award nomination for its 2014 show ‘Waiting in Line’. Know that they rate with the best. Set up by life and artistic partners Tara Doolan and Pius McGrath, these two pack a formidable  skillset that combines technical production for hire, at home and abroad, and the […]

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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

| June 15, 2017

A FAMILIAR and glamorous host to theatre, the upstairs salon to No. 1 Pery Square is venue for an Oscar Wilde classic, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’. Meet Miss Prism, Lady Bracknell, Algernon, Jack, Gwendolen and Cecily through a hot new company, Tiger’s Eye Theatre. Described as a young theatre collective, Tiger’s Eye will stage […]

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Wav Mastering founder celebrates 30 vibrant years in music industry

Wav Mastering founder celebrates 30 vibrant years in music industry

| June 14, 2017

THIS year the founder of Wav Mastering, a mastering studio based in Limerick, is celebrating 30 years in the music industry. Richard Dowling learned his trade as a studio engineer in London in the late 1980’s. Based in those Marble Arch and Borough studios for the following 20 years, Richard would use his studio skills […]

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News reel for arts…..

News reel for arts…..

| June 13, 2017

Call out for Culture Night THE date is announced for Culture Night 2017, now falling on Friday September 22. Last year, Limerick hosted 118 events in 76 locations and drew in an impressive 18,500 people as passive or interactive audience. Limerick Arts Office is about to do a public call out for participants who would […]

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