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Dates: 14 Jun - 14 Jun
At its best, the short story form is an elegant and precise distillation of the human experience. This exclusive double-header sees two of its most celebrated exponents come together in one unmissable event. For Tobias Wolff – one of the great masters of the form – its challenges are its own rewards – for both writer and reader: ‘The reader really has to step up to the plate and read a short story.’ Best known on this side of the Atlantic for his dazzling memoirs This Boy’s Life and In Pharaoh’s Army, Wolff made his name – alongside Raymond Carver – for his short stories, many now contemporary American classics. Like Wolff, Dublin-born novelist Anne Enright cut her teeth on the short story form – from the New Yorker and the Paris Review to her Rooney Prize -winning first collection The Portable Virgin (1991). The follow-up to her Booker-winning novel The Gathering, Taking Pictures reveals a short story specialist at the top of her game, providing vivid snapshots of fractured lives with trademark subversive wit.
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February 10 2020, at 05:04pm
Project Arts Centre is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Marketing, Communications & Engagement team. We are delighted to welcome Veronica Dyas (Access & Engagement Officer), Sorcha FitzGerald (Marketing & Communications Officer) and Astrid Newman (Marketing & Communications Officer) to the Project family. The team will work to further develop audiences and grow opportunities for engagement across our busy performance and visual arts programmes. Welcome to the big blue building! Veronica Dyas joins the team in the brand new position of part-time Access & Engagement Officer. Veronica is an artist working through theatre, new text & installation. Facilitation, Action & LOVE…Read More
February 03 2020, at 05:51pm
This month critically acclaimed choreographer Philip Connaughton brings his beautiful, sparkling, laugh-out-loud meditation on the fear of forgetting and of being forgotten to Cork and Dublin venues. Mamafesta Memorialising, which enjoyed its successful international premiere in France last year, is woven from inspirations including musical theatre, Bruce Forsythe’s Generation Game and most importantly, Philip’s mum Madeleine, who has senile dementia. Philip made his last piece, Assisted Solo, about her. But it wasn’t enough. He still has more to do and more to say. He’s worried that what’s happening to her will happen to him. His latest testimony to an ever-evolving,…Read More