Kilmainham Arts Festival

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Ian13/10/2014Hi All,

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Kilmainham Arts Festival - 5th year running

KILMAINHAM ARTS CLUB hosts a mini arts fest consisting of three wonderful free events on Saturday October 18th and Sunday October 19th 2014. The events take place in Kilmainham Hilton and the Patriots Inn. There is no cover charge, and as we won't take bookings please arrive early; places are limited.

Kilmainham Hilton Hotel on Saturday 18th 7.30pm – 9.45pm
From Fingal Film Fest 2014 Roadshow, we will screen a selection of short listed and winning films from this year’s Fingal Film Festival. In addition, we have a range of shorts including: the premiere of a documentary shot in Ghana by Brian Cronley and IFTA nominated animation by Damien O'Connor. Gavin Hoffman, 3d artist and compositor, will show his award winning film Complicit and chat about the 3d process. Our guest speaker is Brendan McCarthy - screen writer, producer and Film Adviser to Arts Council of Ireland.

Patriots Inn, Kilmainham on Sunday 19th 6.30pm - 7.15
Come and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and a poetry performance from the exciting new poet Dimitra Xidous. Dimitra will perform some poems from her debut collection ‘Keeping Bees’ (2014, Doire Press) which is gathering excellent reviews and there will be music by harpist Turlough Eccles.

Sunday October 19th The Patriots Inn, Kilmainham.
seats 7.30, show 8pm – 9pm No cover charge. (suggested donation €6)
The lounge of the Patriots Inn will be transformed into a theatre for a unique cabaret theatre show.
Through evocative songs five complex characters are depicted; the beauty inherent is celebrated despite their flaws. Christof van der Berg, whose performance has been likened to Jack L and Nick Cave, is an award winning South African pianist and original songwriter. ‘Portraits of a Time in Bohemia’ is touring Ireland after its celebrated debut in Cape Town’s Masque Theatre 2013.

More information is on kilmainhamartsclub.wordpress or call 0894145771

Here are some links for you to enjoy:

Complicit 3d animation Gavin Hoffman HERE
Dimitra Xidous HERE
Christof van der Berg HERE

Join the facebook events:

Film Event HERE
Poetry Event HERE
Portraits of a Time in Bohemia HERE


Join our Facebook group page Kilmainham Arts Club Group for updates on our events, more information about the artists that we feature, forthcoming exhibitions and so on.