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Riverbank Arts Centre

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Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
045 448327 www.riverbank.ie

September 2021

VISUAL ART: QUARANTINE PROJECT by Patricio Cassinoni with Nyree Yergainharsian

Wednesday 1st September, 2021 - 10:00 - Wednesday 20th October, 2021 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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70 photos in 70 days, made entirely at home while in lockdown during a global pandemic. Quarantine Project is a time capsule from one of the most unique periods of recent history. We never imagined we would be making more than a handful of images, assuming any ‘lockdown’ may last two or three weeks. As news emerged of our need to stay away from everyone, so did our desire to connect and communicate. Quarantine Project is our version of life…

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MUSIC: The Esposito Quartet

Friday 10th September, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€15

Mia Cooper, violin Anna Cashell, violin Joachim Roewer, viola William Butt, cello The Esposito Quartet comprises four of our most distinguished musicians with a combined wealth of experience as recital artists, orchestral leaders and teachers, who have been playing as a quartet since 2010.  This programme includes: Mozart - Quartet in F major K.590 Ian Wilson - ‘Across a Clear Blue Sky’ Korngold - Quartet No.1 Ian Wilson’s ‘Across a clear blue sky’ was written in 2009, inspired by Seamus…

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MUSIC NETWORK PRESENTS: Iarla Ó Lionáird, Úna Monaghan & Kevin Murphy

Saturday 11th September, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Iarla Ó Lionáird voice Úna Monaghan harp, electronics Kevin Murphy cello You won’t want to miss this much-anticipated  new Music Network collaboration featuring vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird, harpist and sound artist Úna Monaghan, and cellist Kevin Murphy Renowned vocalist and member of supergroup The Gloaming, Iarla Ó Lionáird is one of Ireland’s most distinctive voices. A master of the Sean Nós singing tradition, his willingness to embrace and develop new ideas while guiding songs along gorgeous musical pathways distinguishes him…

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October 2021

MUSIC: Cassiopeia Winds

Wednesday 13th October, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Cassiopeia: a group of five bright stars, to be found in the northern sky in the shape of a W. Cassiopeia Winds: a group of five exceptional musicians whose sheer joy in performing together is contagious. Cassiopeia Winds is an Irish chamber wind ensemble formed in 2010, whose performances are marked by vivacity, panache and a dedication to the exploration of fine sound-worlds. Though the ensemble has the capacity to expand or contract to suit its innovative programming, at its…

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November 2021

VISUAL ARTS: Beneath / Beofhód – an exhibition by Shane Hynan

Saturday 6th November, 2021 - 10:00 - Thursday 23rd December, 2021 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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‘Beneath / Beofhód’ is an ongoing photographic series examining the degraded raised bogs of the Irish midlands, and the communities connected to them. Peat harvesting and turf cutting are woven deep into the cultural fabric of the region however, these activities have also led to significant depletion. In recent years, legitimate environmental concerns have resulted in pressure to preserve the remaining bogs, heralding significant change for affected communities. Although the benefits of preservation are well documented, the human cost is…

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January 2022

VISUAL ART: Invisible Cords – An exhibition by Clodagh Kelly

Saturday 15th January, 2022 - 10:00 - Saturday 19th February, 2022 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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'Invisible Cords' is a collection of artwork developed by Kildare based Visual Artist Clodagh Kelly over the last ten years.  Clodagh uses drawing, mixed media and natural materials to explore health, landscape, healing and form in space.  This exhibition draws from three bodies of artwork 'Scratched Room', 'Cruel Nature' and 'Boundaries' allowing the underlying invisible cords that resonate between the different series to emerge. ABOUT THE ARTIST: Clodagh Kelly graduated from Fine Art D.I.T in 1997 and worked as a…

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