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Date:2019-12-14

SOLO EXHIBITION: Anna Daučíková

Gallery

Exhibitions/ 22 Nov - 18 Jan

Free Admission

Anna Daučíková’s practice addresses issues around the conflicting aspects of normativity, the technologies of power, queer subjectivity and the politics of privacy.

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Jazz Connective Festival Day 2

Space Upstairs & Cube

Music/ 12 Dec

€19

Jazz Connective is a 2 day pop-up festival of avantgarde and adventurous music featuring Irish and international artists and curated by Improvised Music Company in collaboration with six European part

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Champions of Dance

Space Upstairs

Comedy/ Dance/ 13 Dec - 14 Dec

€18-20

Bombastic and fantastically flamboyant dancing duo Lords of Strut have teamed up with comedy powerhouse National Lampoon to create a dance-fantasy-opera of pure comic mayhem!

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Tiny Dancer: A DJ Set for Kids with Donal Dineen (A very Christmassy special)

Space Upstairs

15 Dec

€10 (Under 1s go free, but if you’re dancing you need a ticket!)

Let’s dance and be merry! It’s time for the kids to throw some shapes and bust out their best moves as DJ Donal Dineen hits the decks for a very special  Christmassy musical rollercoaster ride.

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Well That’s What I Heard 

Cube

Theatre/ 16 Dec - 21 Dec

€16-18

Join Zara,Kelis and Amber as they duck and dive their way through school, parties, InstaFollowers and the brutal reign of Tell.Com. 

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Maria Somerville w/ support from Linda Buckley

Space Upstairs

Music/ 18 Dec

€18-21

Homebeat are delighted to present a very special show with one of our most treasured contemporary artists Maria Somerville in the wonderful Project Arts Centre.

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Honk With The Bonk

Space Upstairs

Music/ 19 Dec

€18-21

Homebeat round off their year of live shows with a very special, once off evening of freewheeling music & mischief at 'Honk With The Bonk'.

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Francesco Cavalli's La Calisto

Space Upstairs

Opera/ 12 Jan - 18 Jan

€20-24 (students €12)

Packed full of mischief, irreverence and outrageous flirtation, La Calisto is a seventeenth-century retelling of an ancient Greek myth. As saucy as it is beautiful, this opera delights with catchy tun

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All Honey

Cube

Theatre/ 11 Feb - 22 Feb

€14-18

Ru and Luke are throwing a house-warming. They intend to warm their house. However, their guests seem more interested in whispering in the box room than joining the festivities. Explosive characters a

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IN LiMBO

Space Upstairs

13 Feb - 14 Feb

€14-16

Sitting in-between the two worlds of traditional and contemporary, IN LiMBO takes a journey where few have gone within Irish step dancing.

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Mamafesta Memorialising

Space Upstairs

Dance/ 19 Feb - 22 Feb

€16-18

Philip's mother has senile dementia. His last piece was about her but it wasnt enough, he still has more to say. Mamafesta Memorialising is a memory excerise for 3 male dancers.All pushing to see how

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Walls Talk

Space Upstairs

Dance/ 25 Feb - 29 Feb

€18-20

Walls Talk is a dance piece for solo dancer, Breandán de Gallaí, and singer, Gina Boreham, supported by pre-recorded arrangements of jazz classics by 2 composers.

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Iphigenia in Splott

Cube

Comedy/ Theatre/ 23 Mar - 04 Apr

€16-18 (Previews €14)

Effie’s life spirals through a mess of drink, drugs and drama every night, and a hangover worse than death the next day — till one night gives her the chance to be something more. Inspired by the

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Des Bishop: Mia Mamma

Space Upstiars

23 Mar - 04 Apr

€24-27

I am often asked “where do you get your material from?” The truth is really that I try to see the funny in everything. My mother died in March 2019 and of course it was sad and grief can be&hellip

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Endling

Space Upstairs

Dance/ 06 Apr - 07 Apr

€14-16

An endling is an individual that is the last of its species. Once the endling dies, the species becomes extinct. ENDLING uses dance, vocals, music and design to reimagine tales of funerary and mournin

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A Holy Show

Space Upstairs

Comedy/ Theatre/ 23 Jan - 25 Jan

€18-22

A new comedy play based on the 1981 hijacking of an Aer Lingus plane by an ex-Trappist monk with a bottle of water as his weapon, the Pope as his nemesis, and a burning desire to know The Third Secre

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FLIGHTS by John O'Donovan

Cube

Performance/ Theatre/ 23 Jan - 08 Feb

€15-19

A touching, comic elegy to lost youth and wasted opportunity, from the team behind If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You.

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12 Days of Christmas Gifts at Project

Looking for a gift less ordinary this Christmas?For 12 days, we're putting together a list of Christmas gift ideas and treats for all our Project patrons who've been nice and naughty. Check out what we've got for you so far:Day 1 Limited Edition Prints by Maser: You Can’t Paint Over an IssueDay 2 The Gift of a Night Less Ordinary: Project Gift VouchersDay 3 Exclusive Access to What Makes Project Arts Centre Special: Project People Day 4 - 12 Stay tuned!

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MAKE 2019 Participants Announced

We're thrilled to announce this year's MAKE participants and mentors! MAKE is an artist development programme and residency initiative of Cork Midsummer Festival, Dublin Fringe Festival , Project Arts Centre and Theatre Forum. It is open to Irish and international artists for the purpose of generating new performance work outside of the traditional writer-led model at all career levels. The 11th MAKE residency will run from Saturday 2 November to Sunday 10 November. MAKE 2019 MENTORS Ron Athey, Kim Bowers AKA Busty Beatz, Lisa Fa’alafi and Gundega Laivina. MAKE 2019 PARTICIPANTS Working individually: Jane Deasy, Barry Fitzgerald, Gráinne Hallahan, Alan…

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