KILMAINHAM ARTS FESTIVAL

Date: 3rd Sep 2010

Below is an outline of the events to take place at the Kilmainham Arts Festival. Launch Party Friday 3rd Followed by: Oona and the Devils Memphis rockabilly/country soul in Patriots Inn, 9pm & Saturday 4th Arts Festival Party followed by: T Bone Kelly, The Bree Harris Band Blues/rock in Patriots Inn, 9pm SATURDAY 4th FESTIVAL EVENTS: PERFORMANCES Live music from a range of artists /Street Theatre / Dance Performances throughout the day WORKSHOPS Hilton Hotel from 12pm - 6pm movement/ Irish tradional song/ Bellydance/ Burlesque/ Hip hop Imma studios from 12pm - 4pm Drawing workshops for adults and art workshops for children Wildflower Safari throughout the day, Landscape drawing crawl 2pm and outdoor African drum circle 4pm EXHIBITIONS Art from local groups and artists 'Art On The Rails' Courthouse PlazaPhotographic exhibition in Dublin Hilton Kilmainham BUSKING COMPETITION Great cash prizes, independent judges, fun and open to all (over 16)11.30am - 1pm (registration at 11am) Courthouse Plaza CHILDREN'S EVENTS Art workshops in Imma from 12pm (registration 11 - 11.30 am) Fiann O'Nualain's Wildflower Safari Imma grounds Facepainting, clowning and entertainment throughout the day OTHER ACTIVITIES: HISTORICAL SLIDE SHOWS Liam O'Meara and Tess Buckley present three fascinating historical slide shows from 11.30am - 1.30pm COSPLAY EVENT - Performance Art in costume of animae, takes place in Imma Courtyard from 11am Bring-and-share PICNIC with Gypsy swing band Locoswing 1pm-2pm CEILI & BLUEGRASS JAM 2pm - 6pm Patriots Inn ADULT CHAT COMEDY MONOLOGUES Drama showcase, Hilton Hotel 6pm - 8pm short films/music videos by Irish filmakers 'CINEMAINHAM' 8pm-10.30pm FIVE RHYTHMS DANCE EVENT 8pm - 10pm Events are free with suggested donations only