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CreateSchool Workshop: Stop Motion
Ever want to bring your Lego mini figures to life? Well now you can thanks to Createschool's brand new stop motion workshop. Experienced tutors will share tips and techniques on set building, filming, editing and creating sound scapes. Lego figures will come to life as they walk and talk through a forest landscape. read more
€75 (8-12 yrs)
22nd Apr-25th Apr 10am
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The Ark Presents
Ten14
Moya Brenna voice / Cormac de Barra harp
Join Moya Brennan, the voice of Clannad, and celebrated harper Cormac De Barra on a magical musical journey for everyone aged 4 to 104. Bringing together traditional Irish music and original music by Moya Brennan, this gorgeous performance for families is inspired by the legend of Brian Boru’s harp and celebrates 1,000 years since the Battle of Clontarf in 1014. read more
€8
Thu 24th Apr 3pm
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Bigger Picture Projects presents
Postscript
based on a true story of an adopted person's search for identity
A poignant and humorous account of a woman turned detective on a mission to reveal the truth. ‘From a very early age I was told I was adopted. In fairness I think my parents had no choice but to tell me, what with me being redheaded with pale skin in a family with dark skin and dark hair – this made it pretty obvious that something wasn't right.' read more
€15/€12
Fri 25th Apr 8pm
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Riverbank Family Cinema Presents
Racing Stripes
Punchestown Week
Racing Stripes is the story of a baby zebra who is accidentally abandoned by a travelling circus during a thunderstorm and rescued and raised by widowed horse farmer Nolan Walsh and his winsome daughter Channing in Kentucky. The zebra, dubbed Stripes by the girl (and voiced by Freddie Muniz), grows up thinking he is a horse and determines to become a racehorse, longing to train with real horses on the nearby estate of dastardly millionaire breeder Clara Dalrymple (Malick). read more
€3
Sat 26th Apr 2pm
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Riverbank Cinema presents
Inside Llewyn Davis
INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles-some of them of his own making. - Cannes Film Festival 2013 read more
€6
Mon 28th Apr 8pm
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CallBack theatre presents
Fred and Alice
Love in the time of OCD, by John Sheehy
It was love at first sight for Alice. Fred didn’t talk to her again for years but then eventually Fred got used to her and it was love at first sight for him too. From their days in care, to independent living, Fred and Alice negotiate the perils and pitfalls of life and love. read more
€15/€12
Wed 30th Apr 8pm
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Music Network Presents
We Banjo 3
Award-winning quartet We Banjo 3 from Galway, features Enda Scahill, Fergal Scahill, Martin Howley and David Howley--playing banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals and percussion. Playing with swing and soul, We Banjo 3 effortlessly combines Irish Music with Old-Time American and Bluegrass influences to reveal the banjo’s rich legacy and roots. Modern rhythms, traditional melodies, virtuosic technique and innovative arrangements of music and song add up to an incredible feast of banjo and fiddle music. read more
€15/€12 (Family Ticket €40)
Thu 1st May 8pm
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Big Guerilla Productions Present
Dig
Directed and Written by Seamus O'Rourke
Seamus O’Rourke has become well known in the theatre world for tackling serious contemporary social issues through humour and some very quirky, but recognisable rural Irish characters. ‘dig’ is no different… In some parts of rural Ireland graves are still dug by friends and neighbours of the deceased and not by professional gravediggers. read more
€16/€14
Fri 9th May 8pm
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Lucy Hill Presents an Exhibition For Young Audiences
PAiNT
McKenna Gallery & Children’s Gallery
‘PAiNT’ is a series of fourteen abstract oil paintings by the artist, which are accompanied by a variety of novel interactive elements that invite viewers of all ages to engage with the exhibition on a number of levels. read more
10th May-29th Jun
The Unusual History of Ether
The Unusual History of Ether is the Copenhagen-based collaboration between Irish singer-songwriter Rebecca Collins and Danish guitarist Mikkel Ploug, featuring Jeppe Skovbakke on bass and Jeppe Gram on drums. read more
€15/€12
Sat 10th May 8pm
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