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Africa Day celebrations begin next Monday

Africa Day celebrations begin next Monday

| May 17, 2017

Limerick’s annual Africa Day celebrations will commence this Monday, May 22 running all the way through to the following Sunday. The week long Irish Aid supported and Limerick City and County Council led programme is now in its twelfth year and is a celebration of the wonderful fusion of African cultures that have merged into and become […]

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Spring burst of beauty from Anthology III

Spring burst of beauty from Anthology III

| May 17, 2017

The Spring edition of ‘Anthology; a collection of beautiful experiences’ is on retail shelves now, graced by Ken Coleman’s art work. Limerick based, this LSAD graduate in sculpture uses photography, painting and CGI to create stunning portrait and iconography. Published by Edel Cassidy, Anthology 111 features Comme Des Garcons (Met Ball theme); the Beyond Carvaggio […]

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May dates for Killaloe Chamber Music Festival

May dates for Killaloe Chamber Music Festival

| May 16, 2017

THREE days of Mozart, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Beethoven and Shostakovich open out for music lovers of every age, mostly in Killaloe’s St Flannan’s Cathedral, www.killaloemusicfestival.com The 5th annual Killaloe Chamber Music Festival begins on Friday May 26 with the Vanbrugh Quartet performing Borodin’s String Quartet op.111. Look forward to Hugh Tinney also, playing Beethoven’s Piano Sonata […]

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Technicolour Tea Party – deck out for ADAPT

Technicolour Tea Party – deck out for ADAPT

| May 16, 2017

CECILIAN Musical Society is doing another fundraiser for ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services, this one under the banner ‘Technicolor Tea Party’. So called because this year’s production by the 98 year-old troupe will be ‘Joseph and his Technicolor Dreamcoat’. We are invited to support this novel event, an afternoon tea party with Cecilians and what ever […]

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To and from Cannes: screening Irish Women in Film

To and from Cannes: screening Irish Women in Film

| May 13, 2017

LIMERICK based film makers and actors were a vibrant presence at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, collecting under the auspices of Richard Harris International Film Festival (RHIFF). Likewise for 2017, a contingent will journey to the Riviera for the French festival May 17 to 28, working the circuit and screening their films at Morrison’s Irish […]

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Limerick acts lineup for anti-racism fundraiser

Limerick acts lineup for anti-racism fundraiser

| May 12, 2017

An eclectic and vibrant line-up is set to take part in a fundraising show for ENAR Ireland this Saturday. The gig will feature Emma Langford, Elaine Mai, Moley O’Suillebheain, DJ Peter Curtin and producer LF|83. aka Kevin Walsh who organised the night. The producer and Emma Langford have recorded a track called ‘Harmonise’for the occasion.   Harmonise will […]

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Giselle’s redemptive power of forgiveness

Giselle’s redemptive power of forgiveness

| May 12, 2017

DEEMED to be an all time classic in the art form of ballet, ‘Giselle’ is a haunting story of love and betrayal. Ballet Ireland tours again to Lime Tree Theatre to frame our fragile heroine in contemporary context, giving her fresh resonance to 21st century generations. “Our modern re-telling of this romantic classic is a […]

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Remarkable day in the life of Maz and Bricks

Remarkable day in the life of Maz and Bricks

| May 8, 2017

AS PART of its commitment to new work that engages in public debates of national import, Fishamble: The New Play Company has premiered ‘Maz and Bricks’ – and won strong reviews.  The production is coming to Belltable from Wednesday May 17 to Saturday 20, 8pm, after the run at Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Written by […]

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Open 0’s Bealtaine invitation is yours

Open 0’s Bealtaine invitation is yours

| May 6, 2017

WHEN the tagline to an event for Bealtaine, the May festival celebrating creativity and age, reads: “‘Open O: Performing Silence’, a reflective space that provides for a simple encounter involving people, silence, chairs, movement and stillness”, there’s an impulse to head to that beautiful place. Co-ordinated by two dance/ arts professionals in Limerick, ‘Open O: […]

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Handel opera to premier at Lime Tree

Handel opera to premier at Lime Tree

| May 4, 2017

LOOK forward to the bold collaboration between Irish Chamber Orchestra and Northern Ireland Opera for Handel’s ‘Radamisto’ this Saturday May 6pm. An 8pm call to Lime Tree Theatre, the orchestra’s Charlotte Eglington outlines the power behind this story of neighbouring countries set against each other to satisfy an adulterous craving [I am not making this […]

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