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ARTZONE
ARTZONE
Artzone are back at Riverbank this Easter and the teachers have developed two fab new portfolios with a wide range of colouful and fun-filled art pieces. The week-long camp is divided into two age groups; 5-7yrs and 8-12yrs. read more
€75
30th Mar-3rd Apr 10am
Foil Arms & Hog
Foil Arms & Hog: Begorrah
Dubbed by the critics as a ‘powerhouse of sketch comedy’, Foil Arms and Hog have recently completed a World tour, have over 4 million hits on Youtube, are starring on Jason Byrne’s upcoming TV3 show ‘Snaptastic’ and have sold out six years running at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In addition the lads recently won a comedy award at the Adelaide Fringe festival and are working on a sitcom for BBC3. read more
€15/€12
Thu 2nd Apr 8pm
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ARTZONE
Artzone are back at Riverbank this Easter and the teachers have developed two fab new portfolios with a wide range of colouful and fun-filled art pieces. The week-long camp is divided into two age groups; 5-7yrs and 8-12yrs. Each portfolio includes a full range of Easter themed art, crafts, stories and related games. As always, early booking is advised. read more
€75
7th Apr-10th Apr 10am
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The Ark Presents:
Far Away From Me
by Amy Conroy. Inspired by The Princess and The Pea
Kevin is a little prince…at least that’s what his mum tells him. Kevin likes the idea of this, of being a prince on a horse, a beautiful brown horse with a white splotch down his nose and galloping across the kingdom. His kingdom. read more
€8/€28 (Family of 4)
Tue 7th Apr / Wed 8th Apr 2pm
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Laois Open Door Theatre Company presents:
The Year of the Hiker
“The Year of the Hiker” is a tragicomic story of unrequited love set in the 1960s. Twenty years after the reprobate "Hiker" Lacey abandoned his wife and three children, he returns on the day of his daughter’s wedding. He is seeking forgiveness and a place to die. His sister-in-law has assumed the father’s role. She and each member of the family react to the homecoming in their individual manner. Tempers flair, regrets are voiced and poignant moments filled with hatred and love are shared. Mixing humour and tragedy, laughter and tears Keane explores these emotions in a truly gripping and utterly credible tale. read more
€12/€10
Sat 11th Apr 8pm
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Riverbank Cinema Presents:
Birdman
Michael Keaton, in a role of a lifetime, plays Riggan Thomson, a washed-up celebrity, famous for his role as Birdman. In search of his glory days, he mounts a Broadway play with the help of his daughter Sam (Emma Stone), an actress and an idealistic producer. But Riggan is slowly losing his mind due to the pressure and a conflict with the protagonist of the play (Edward Norton). It's difficult not to see the reference to 'Batman', but Michael Keaton's performance is the highlight of the film. Visually impressive), the film is one of the greatest films of the year read more
€6
Mon 13th Apr 8pm
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Fishamble: The New Play Company presents
Underneath
Written and performed by Pat Kinevane Directed by Jim Culleton Sticks and stones didn't break Her bones, but words and pointing crushed Her. Is Beauty really only skin deep? Does Ugliness hide somewhere deeper? read more
€15/€12
Wed 15th Apr 8pm
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Ernest & Celestine School Screening:
Ernest & Celestine
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Bears live upstairs and mice live downstairs and never the two shall meet. That’s just the way it is. This delicate balance between the species is blown wide-apart when Ernest, a large, solitary and rather grumpy bear meets Célestine, a wide-eyed orphan mouse who previously never believed that big bears even existed. read more
€3
Fri 17th Apr 10am
Cartoon Saloon Animagination Weekend 2015
Animation & Cartoon Workshop
The multi-award winning Cartoon Saloon, producers of Oscar nominated films, The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, make a return visit to Riverbank Arts Centre this season to host a very special illustration and design workshop. The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea were nominated for an Oscar in the Best Animated Film category, so participants of this workshop will have an opportunity to learn from the very best in the world of animation. read more
€15
18th Apr-18th Apr 11am
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Animagination Weekend 2015
Cartoon Saloon Pop-Up Shop
Drop in any time between 11am and 4.30pm and get your own copy of Cartoon Saloon Dvds, prints or illustrations and have a chat with friendly Cartoon Saloon bookkeepers. read more
FREE
Sat 18th Apr 11am