Archive for the Culture Category

Christmas at The Ark

Christmas at The Ark

The cold is here, Santa’s polishing Rudolph’s nose while all the other reindeer stare on with envy and the elves are flat out trying to make Christmas the most wonderful time of the year for young children. But that’s just […]

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Book Reviews: Christmas Stocking Fillers

Book Reviews: Christmas Stocking Fillers

Twas the Night Before Christmas In Clement C. Moore’s Twas the Night Before Christmas (Houghton Mifflin Company €9) the magic of St. Nicholas is described in great detail as children wait for his Christmas Eve visit. It begins with a […]

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Artist in profile: Marie-Louise Martin

Artist in profile: Marie-Louise Martin

Describing herself as an artist print maker, Marie-Louise Martin’s works include original colour hand-printed creations and black and white drawings and landscapes. A visit to her Dublin home with adjoining studio confirms a total immersion in her art and a […]

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A Chinese Dickens

A Chinese Dickens

An early School leaver from China has won the Nobel Prize in literature this year. He is the first Chinese citizen to win this prize since its creation 111 years ago. Author Mo Yan, whose real name is Guan Moye, […]

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Artist in Profile: Sarah Rossney

Artist in Profile: Sarah Rossney

Dublin-based artist Sarah Rossney began working in stained glass and her style has evolved into the more intricate design of her contemporary paintings. Her works are a backdrop to people’s everyday lives and often capture the buildings and memories of […]

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Temple Bar Cultural Trust

Temple Bar Cultural Trust

For anyone who took advantage of the plethora of events that took place on Culture Night on 21st September and are wondering why things like that don’t happen more often, we have good news. Culture Night was started by the […]

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Art Clash

Art Clash

Art Clash is back. A meeting of night class and nightlife, where people who are curious about being creative but lack the confidence to face the competitive environment and attitude that comes with most art classes meet every Friday, from […]

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Finger on the Pulse at Windmill Lane

Finger on the Pulse at Windmill Lane

Have you ever been walking along Ringsend Road and popped into the garage for a chicken sandwich only to spy Lady Gaga over by the jumbo Wotsits reading the Evening Herald? Or have you ever popped into Ferrari’s on a […]

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Cursíolta: Sow Seeds, Grow Music

Cursíolta: Sow Seeds, Grow Music

“I don’t think opportunities happen to you, I believe you make your own opportunities and those opportunities lead to things happening for you,” says Emma O’Reilly, proprietor of Cursíolta, the newest and most vibrant musical initiative in Irish music. After […]

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Funny Bone Tune-up?

Funny Bone Tune-up?

A new musical comedy club night, the Fandora Club, which bills itself as ‘a show, inside a competition, inside a show’ takes place on the first Thursday of every month at The Grand Social just off the Ha’penny Bridge. The […]

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