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Fallout Johnny Savage
The Riverbank presents ‘Fallout’ a new exhibition of work by photographer, Johnny Savage. Savage spent almost two years photographing and developing this series of photographs, shooting in various towns and cities across Ireland, including in his native North Kildare. The resulting eerie and surreal landscapes present a view of a modern Ireland that is still haunted by its past. These photographs visit the all too familiar empty buildings on the edge of town, modern day ruins that have become part of our everyday landscape. read more
17th Jan-21st Mar
The Imitation Game Riverbank Cinema Presents:
The Imitation Game
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as brilliant Cambridge mathematician, cryptanalyst and pioneering computer scientist Alan Turing, who spearheaded the Enigma code-breaking operation during World War II and was later persecuted by the British government for his homosexuality. Norwegian director Morten Tyldum (Headhunters) skilfully delivers a gripping film, with Turing and his colleagues racing against time to devise a machine that can crack Germany’s Enigma codes, while Turing himself must work out how to be a gay man at a time when such men are routinely crushed by the law. read more
Mon 2nd Feb 8pm
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Music Network Presents
A slice of Nordic noir as jazz trio Phronesis, one of the most exhilarating outfits on the European circuit, bring their intelligent and imaginative sound to the stage with its intricate bass lines, hypnotic grooves and spiralling piano patterns. read more
Wed 4th Feb 8pm
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See the Light Riff Raff Drama Group Presents:
See the Light
"See The Light" was Riff Raff Drama Groups first Performance, and with the success of the first showing in October 2014 it is now back by Popular Demand for two nights only. read more
Fri 6th Feb / Sat 7th Feb 8pm
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Emer Gillespie:
Picture You, Picture Me
Picture You, Picture Me is a collaborative and explorative portrait project between artist Emer Gillespie and her daughter Laoisha. Born in Galway Ireland in 2002, Laoisha has Downs Syndrome. As a consistent subject in Emer's work, this series has naturally evolved from her curiosity and urge to stand on the other side of the camera, taking more control over the artist as the subject, and of the images taken. read more
7th Feb-12th Apr
Brickflicks Create School
Brick Flicks Stop Motion Workshop
Ever wanted to send your favourite mini figure on a space adventure? This 4 week Brick Flicks stop motion workshop will show you how to blast off in a rocket, charter unknown space and explore alien planets. Participants will work in small groups to collaborate and create the set, storyboard and plan their stop motion movie and then to film and edit it. The workshop is focused on hands-on learning and all participants will receive a certificate of participation and a copy of their movie. read more
7th Feb-28th Feb 2pm
Riverbank Cinema Presents:
Towards the end of World War II, General Dietrick von Choltitz, the governor of Nazi-occupied Paris, receives an order to destroy the city if the Nazis lose it to Allied forces. In this riveting adaptation of the stage play, the great Volker Schlöndorff has created a psychologically elaborate game of political manners between two highly contrasting characters played by two of France’s greatest stage and screen actors André Dussollier and Niels Arestrup. While Choltitz entrenches himself behind his duty to unquestioningly obey all military orders, Nordling tries everything he can to appeal to reason and humanity and prevent the senseless destruction of the beloved ‘City of Light.’ “Diplomacy” is deeply connected with its moment in history, yet resounds with timeliness in its study of ideologies and the necessary search for common ground. read more
Mon 9th Feb 8pm
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The Man In The Woman’s Shoes Loco and Reckless Productions present:
The Man In The Woman’s Shoes
Set in October 1978. Pope John Paul the First is not long dead, autumn is closing in and Pat Farnon has ‘some business’ to do in town. The Man I​n The Woman’s Shoes is a charming encounter with an ageing man who has a boundless enthusiasm for life. Mikel Murfi delivers a visionary, and ​imaginative performance as he captures both the fun and tenderness of the story. read more
Fri 13th Feb 8pm
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Join Me in The Pines
Dave Geraghty (Bell X1)
Join Me In The Pines released their debut ‘INHERIT’ on 10th October, so far JMITP have unleashed the incredible debut single ‘Joy Is A Lion’, the stunning song ‘Golden Guilt’, ‘Should Not Roam’and now ‘At First Light’ is the fourth track to be uncovered from the album! read more
Sat 14th Feb 8pm
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Monday’s Child Barnstorm Theatre Presents:
Monday’s Child
Monday’s Child tells the simple poetic story of the unique bond between a little girl and an old woman suffering memory loss. Together in a dream-like garden, they sing and dance and dress up, as they joyously explore a treasure trove of memory boxes. This sensitive, imaginative, yet funny play explores how we collect memories, how these shape who we are, and how they help us to meet the challenges of growing old. read more
€8/€28 (Family of 4)
Sun 15th Feb 2pm / 4pm
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