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Riverbank Arts Centre in association with Kildare County Council presents
Joy To The World
An exhibition celebrating festive traditions from around the globe
This intimate exhibition comprises beautifully handcrafted Nativity scenes made from wood, precious metals, felt and even bread dough, alongside other seasonal artifacts. read more
8th Dec-24th Dec
CINDERELLA Riverbank Family Cinema Presents:
This Disney classic is one that families can enjoy together. Featuring catchy songs such as Bibidi-Bobidi-Boo and a host of loveable characters, this classic animation from the Disney archives is a sparking delight and a must-see on the big screen. read more
Sat 10th Jan 2pm
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First Fortnight Festival 2015
Michael Fassbender and Domhnal Gleeson star in this hilarious, offbeat comedy about a wannabe musician, Jon (Gleeson), who escapes his boring normal life and joins an avant-garde pop band led by Frank (Fassbender), a mysterious musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head, and his terrifying bandmate Clara (Maggie Gyllenhaal). read more
Wed 14th Jan 8pm
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A Shadow that leans First Fortnight Festival 2015
A Shadow that Leans
‘A Shadow that leans’, is an exciting expansion of First Fortnight Festival into the art form of dance, consisting of five short works in the theatre. With insight into the human psyche, from emptiness to empowerment and chaos to acceptance, co-curators Nick Bryson and long-term collaborator Jeff Wallace (US-based dancer/psychotherapist) shape an evening that glimpses a range of experiences of those with mental health issues. read more
Thu 15th Jan 8pm
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Sea Road Sessions
Sea Road Sessions
The Sea Road Sessions will bring together 6 critically acclaimed traditional musicians from Scotland, Ireland and Sweden, each known for their distinctive character, innovative approach and striking musicality: Kris Drever (guitar & vocals), Alan Kelly (piano accordion), Ian Carr (guitar & trumpet) Eamonn Coyne (banjo & tenor guitar), Steph Geremia (flute, vocals & sop. sax) and Staffan Lindfors (double bass). read more
Fri 16th Jan 8pm
Maura O'Connell, Karan Case Music Network Presents
Maura O'Connell, Karan Casey, Martin Tourish, Ed Boyd
Music Network brings the legendary vocalist Maura O’Connell, the “songwriter’s singer”, along with Former lead singer with Solas Karan Casey. O’Connell became a house hold name as vocalist with De Danann. She has received two Grammy nominations and has collaborated with everyone from Bonnie Raitt, Nanci Griffith and Dolly Parton to Alison Krauss, The Chieftains and Van Morrison. read more
Fri 23rd Jan 8pm
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BOSCO Lambert Puppet Theatre presents:
Snow White and BOSCO
The Lambert Puppet Theatre is now widely recognised as the Premier Touring Puppet Theatre Company in Ireland and is also internationally renowned for its many fine productions in Theatres throughout Ireland, The UK and Europe. read more
Sun 25th Jan 2pm / 4pm
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Written & Performed by Donal O'Kelly
A classic of modern Irish theatre, Catalpa is the story of the 1875 whaleship rescue of six Irish prisoners from Fremantle penal colony in Australia - all in the vibrant imagination of a screenwriter, the best movie never made! An epic adventure story that challenges the nature of heroism, a celebration of the power of live theatre. read more
Thu 29th Jan 8pm
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NATIONAL THERAPY PROJECT First Fortnight Festival 2015
Eleanor Tiernan: National Therapy Project
"Poor little Ireland. Trouble has beset our misfortunate country in many guises over the years.... vikings, famine, colonisation, religious oppression, a litany of sporting defeats and now a relentless stream of manufactured bands “show-casing” Irish talent... the list goes on. How would it be to heal these scars in a gentle healing ceremony with your fellow citizen? read more
Fri 30th Jan 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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