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February 2019

CINEMA: First Man

Monday 25th February, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

The Academy Award® winning team of director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling (La La Land) reunites for this biopic of Neil Armstrong, from his entry into NASA's astronaut program in 1961 to his epoch-making walk on the moon eight years later. Based on the book by James R. Hansen, First Man is a visceral and intimate account told from Armstrong’s (Gosling) perspective of the training and frequent setbacks. Armstrong’s extraordinary perseverance is often at odds with his family life…

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THEATRE: Remember To Breathe

Wednesday 27th February, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€16/€14

In a pool in post-earthquake New Zealand, recent emigrant Maeve is learning to swim. Self-professed ‘swimaholic’ coach Doreen eggs her on. But as she struggles to stay afloat, Maeve must do battle with the water and an unresolved dilemma with her much-loved father back home. Mixing serious themes with warm humour, Remember to Breathe is a deeply moving play about moving home and moving on. Written and Directed by Orla Murphy Cast: Liz Fitzgibbon, Raymond Keane, Julie Sharkey. “A multi-layered…

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March 2019

SCHOOL SHOW: Ceol Connected presents: Return of Spring

Friday 1st March, 2019 - 10:00
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One event on Friday 1st March, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 student

Every year in Whistleberry Forest, the creatures of the forest look forward to the end of the frosty Winter, and to the beginning of Spring. This year was a little different however, as Springtime had arrived much earlier than usual. All the hibernating animals, except for Huggy the hedgehog, were still curled up fast asleep. Huggy must go on an adventurous musical quest in search of evidence of Spring if he is to convince his friends that it is time…

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SCHOOL SHOW: Ceol Connected presents: Return of Spring

Friday 1st March, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Friday 1st March, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 student

Every year in Whistleberry Forest, the creatures of the forest look forward to the end of the frosty Winter, and to the beginning of Spring. This year was a little different however, as Springtime had arrived much earlier than usual. All the hibernating animals, except for Huggy the hedgehog, were still curled up fast asleep. Huggy must go on an adventurous musical quest in search of evidence of Spring if he is to convince his friends that it is time…

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VISUAL ARTS: SEE HOW WE VIEW THE WORLD – exploring animal and human vision

Saturday 2nd March, 2019 - 10:00 - Sunday 28th April, 2019 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE

This exhibition provides opportunities for exploring children’s creative and imaginative potential in Visual Art with a particular emphasis on Visual Art and Science education (STEAM). Four interactive prototype helmets are on display as part of this exhibition, which are a combination of students and children’s ideas coming together to solve a particular problem, in this case how to construct an optical device exploring the art of perception. Come and try on these helmets to see how a bee, a jumping…

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FAMILY SHOW: Ceol Connected presents: Return of Spring

Saturday 2nd March, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Saturday 2nd March, 2019 at 14:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€8/Family €28

Every year in Whistleberry Forest, the creatures of the forest look forward to the end of the frosty Winter, and to the beginning of Spring. This year was a little different however, as Springtime had arrived much earlier than usual. All the hibernating animals, except for Huggy the hedgehog, were still curled up fast asleep. Huggy must go on an adventurous musical quest in search of evidence of Spring if he is to convince his friends that it is time…

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FAMILY SHOW: Ceol Connected presents: Return of Spring

Saturday 2nd March, 2019 - 14:00
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One event on Saturday 2nd March, 2019 at 14:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€8/Family €28

Every year in Whistleberry Forest, the creatures of the forest look forward to the end of the frosty Winter, and to the beginning of Spring. This year was a little different however, as Springtime had arrived much earlier than usual. All the hibernating animals, except for Huggy the hedgehog, were still curled up fast asleep. Huggy must go on an adventurous musical quest in search of evidence of Spring if he is to convince his friends that it is time…

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CINEMA: The Merger

Saturday 2nd March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€9

The Merger is an Australian comedy based on comedian Damian Callinan's critically acclaimed solo show of the same name. Bodgy Creek is a struggling town. The drought won’t let up, jobs are scarce after the mill was shut down, and the Aussie Rules footy team looks like it will have to merge with another club or fold. Former football star turned ‘Town Killer’ Troy Carrington (Callinan), is coaxed into rescuing the team after striking up an unlikely friendship with young…

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CINEMA: The Guilty

Monday 4th March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

Demoted to deskwork and awaiting a disciplinary hearing, Agent Asger is working the night shift in an emergency call room. When he receives a call from a woman who has been abducted his resolve and arrogance are tested, and it becomes a race against time to locate her. Taking place in real time and in a single location nothing is quite as it seems in this claustrophobic thriller. Using sound as the primary storytelling tool and featuring a powerful central…

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LOCAL ARTS: Barren Rock Productions presents: An Evening with Oscar Wilde

Thursday 7th March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Join actor Richard Lynch and share the triumph and tragedy of one of the greatest writers of English Literature, Oscar Wilde. Wilde’s timeless comedy of manners The Importance of Being Earnest made him the toast of London Society. His gripping account of the condemned man’s final days before execution, resonate to this day in his riveting poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Interspersed throughout is a lightly sketched commentary on Wilde’s life. From his early childhood, Oxford University, the pinnacle…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: The Silver Branch

Friday 8th March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€9

The Silver Branch is a philosophical exploration of the life of farmer/poet Patrick McCormack, descendant of generations of farmers who have lived off the wild landscape of the Burren. We are immersed in the exquisite texture of the natural world, bringing us a rare glimpse of a disappearing way of life with all its richness and roguery, and leading to a deep connection with the Earth and our ancestral wild spirit. Patrick and his rural community are drawn into a…

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WORKSHOP: The Science of Seeing- Science-art workshops with Future Makers Collective

Saturday 9th March, 2019 - 13:00
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One event on Saturday 9th March, 2019 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Join the Future Makers Collective for a STEAM science – art workshop exploring perception. We will experiment with optical sciences and explore vision as we craft an environment and tools to help us look at the world from the perspectives of your favourite animals. This workshop will run on the 9th March 2019 for two groups: 10:30-12:00 (7-9 year olds) 1:00-3:00 (10-13 year olds)

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SCHOOL SCREENING: Cartoon Saloon Present- Anam an Amhráin

Monday 11th March, 2019 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 student

Award winning singer Iarla Ó Lionáird takes a trip to meet friends and to bring us a lively rearrangement of some of the Irish songs that we all know - including An Gréasaí Bróg, Tá Dhá Ghabhairín Bhuí Agam and Óro Sé do Bheatha Abhaile. Each performance will be enhanced by specially created animations visualising the story of each of the featured popular songs,artists such as Tomm Moore, Adrien Merigeau, Nora Twomey, Lily Bernard, Fabian Erlinghauser, Ross Stewart and many…

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CINEMA: Shoplifters

Monday 11th March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes 2018, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s new film Shoplifters is a subtle and moving drama about the forces holding a struggling family together. Osamu (Lily Franky), his wife Nobuyu (Sakura Andô) and grandma Hatsue (Kirin Kiki) head the Shibatas, a family living just above the poverty line. When Osamu and his son Shota (Kairi Jyo) take in what appear to be an abandoned little girl, Yuri (Miyu Sasaki), the seams of this brittle and unconventional family…

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SCHOOL SHOW: Manny Man Does the History of Ireland on Stage

Friday 15th March, 2019 - 10:00
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One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 student

An Grianán Theatre Productions present:  Manny Man Does the History of Ireland on Stage Based on John D Ruddy’s hit series of books and YouTube videos, An Grianán Theatre brings Manny Man’s History of Ireland to the stage. Watch as Syn (John D Ruddy) and Oppy (Louise Conaghan) romp through thousands of years of Irish history, from the Big Bang to the present day, with the help of illustrated cut-outs and comedy. Smart and entertaining, Manny Man Does the History…

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EARLY YEARS: Baby Jam

Friday 15th March, 2019 - 11:00
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One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on Friday 18th January, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:15

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (Adult & Child)

BABY JAM is an early introduction to music for babies and toddlers. Carrie Haskins, a singer, songwriter and musician from Kildare, uses music to encourage learning such as movement, to explore different textures and sounds, and to introduce different musical instruments. BABY JAM will be a fun interactive session for young children (and their accompanying adults!). Friday, 18 January – Rock ‘n’ Roll (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 February – Classical & Opera (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 March –…

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SCHOOL SHOW: Manny Man Does the History of Ireland on Stage

Friday 15th March, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 student

An Grianán Theatre Productions present:  Manny Man Does the History of Ireland on Stage Based on John D Ruddy’s hit series of books and YouTube videos, An Grianán Theatre brings Manny Man’s History of Ireland to the stage. Watch as Syn (John D Ruddy) and Oppy (Louise Conaghan) romp through thousands of years of Irish history, from the Big Bang to the present day, with the help of illustrated cut-outs and comedy. Smart and entertaining, Manny Man Does the History…

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EARLY YEARS: Baby Jam

Friday 15th March, 2019 - 12:15
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One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 12:15pm

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:15pm

One event on Friday 18th January, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:15

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (Adult & Child)

BABY JAM is an early introduction to music for babies and toddlers. Carrie Haskins, a singer, songwriter and musician from Kildare, uses music to encourage learning such as movement, to explore different textures and sounds, and to introduce different musical instruments. BABY JAM will be a fun interactive session for young children (and their accompanying adults!). Friday, 18 January – Rock ‘n’ Roll (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 February – Classical & Opera (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 March –…

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FAMILY THEATRE: Manny Man does the History of Ireland on Stage

Friday 15th March, 2019 - 19:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€8/€28

Based on John D Ruddy’s hit series of books and YouTube videos, Manny Man’s History of Ireland is coming to the stage. Watch as Syn (John D Ruddy) and Oppy (Louise Conaghan) romp through thousands of years of Irish history, from the Big Bang to the present day, with the help of illustrated cut-outs and comedy. Smart and entertaining, Manny Man Does the History of Ireland is sure to please all ages, peppered with the tongue-in-cheek humour that is a…

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MUSIC: Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi

Saturday 16th March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Grammy Award-winning songstress and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens and Italian jazz maestro Francesco Turrisi take you on a musical voyage of discovery. The duo discovered a shared creative ground after their paths crossed a few years back, spanning gospel, jazz, blues, country and folk. Giddens’ debut album was described by the Guardian as a “solo debut of phenomenal vocal power, effortlessly jumping between gospel holler, tender folk song, and lachrymose country ballad". The powerhouse singer’s versatility is matched by accordion and…

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COMEDY: Neil Delamere – Controlled Substance

Thursday 21st March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€25

Fresh from a sell-out tour, the star of BBC's The Blame Game and Soft Border Patrol, Neil Delamere, returns to the Riverbank Arts Centre with a brand new show. This time he thinks he has that whole "illusion of control" idea sussed.Then again he would think that, wouldn't he? 'You'll be hard-pressed to find a more gifted comic at the Fringe' ***** (Scotsman). 'One lean, mean, comedy, killing machine' ***** (Herald).

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MUSIC: The Whistle Blower Out of Time Tour

Friday 22nd March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€16/€14

This riveting show will weave the distinct strands of film, live music and images to allow the audience to experience a four-year artistic response by Cormac Breatnach, arising out of a single traumatic event which affected him from the age of 13 into his adulthood. Breatnach’s brother, Osgur, was one of three men wrongfully arrested, tortured and forced to incriminate himself for a crime he did not commit - the Sallins Mail Train Robbery in 1976, which was to become…

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WORKSHOP: Dabbledoo Music Workshop

Saturday 23rd March, 2019 - 10:30
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One event on Saturday 23rd March, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7

DabbledooMusic (Shane McKenna and Killian Redmond) make music more accessible, engaging and fun for all the family, regardless of previous experience or ability. In this workshop you will be provided with instruments and play along to Igor The Octopus (the world's greatest drummer!), learn melody with Jazz Cat and even play an Irish Polka. DabbledooMusic use a system of animated, colour-coded notation that anyone can understand to get everybody making music together in no time! 10:30am (4-7 years) 12pm (8-12…

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WORKSHOP: Dabbledoo Music Workshop

Saturday 23rd March, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Saturday 23rd March, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7

DabbledooMusic (Shane McKenna and Killian Redmond) make music more accessible, engaging and fun for all the family, regardless of previous experience or ability. In this workshop you will be provided with instruments and play along to Igor The Octopus (the world's greatest drummer!), learn melody with Jazz Cat and even play an Irish Polka. DabbledooMusic use a system of animated, colour-coded notation that anyone can understand to get everybody making music together in no time! 10:30am (4-7 years) 12pm (8-12…

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FAMILY CINEMA: Ralph Breaks The Internet

Saturday 23rd March, 2019 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€4

Bad guy Ralph and girl-racer-glitch Vanellope are back! John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman return for ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’, the long-awaited sequel to the smash hit original. Ralph and Vanellope must travel beyond Litwak’s Arcade and into the expansive world of the internet, in search of a missing part to save Sugar Rush. Along the way they encounter pop-up ads, high stakes online auctions, Disney princesses and a deadly online driving game.

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SCHOOL SHOW: Princesses can be Pirates

Monday 25th March, 2019 - 10:00
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One event on Monday 25th March, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 student

Princesses can be Pirates is an energetic dance performance for children which explores gender and playfully questions what is considered ‘typical’ behaviour for girls and boys. Brave or foolhardy, two dancers join forces and travel to unknown territories. In a series of hilarious scrapes and lively escapades, they swap toys, costumes and activities - defying stereotypes in this dynamic and witty performance. Created by choreographer and performer, Monica Munoz, Princess Can Be Pirates is an enjoyable and gently provocative show…

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SCHOOL SHOW: Princesses can be Pirates

Monday 25th March, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Monday 25th March, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 student

Princesses can be Pirates is an energetic dance performance for children which explores gender and playfully questions what is considered ‘typical’ behaviour for girls and boys. Brave or foolhardy, two dancers join forces and travel to unknown territories. In a series of hilarious scrapes and lively escapades, they swap toys, costumes and activities - defying stereotypes in this dynamic and witty performance. Created by choreographer and performer, Monica Munoz, Princess Can Be Pirates is an enjoyable and gently provocative show…

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CINEMA: The Favourite

Monday 25th March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

Yorgos Lanthimos’s (The Lobster, The Killing of a Sacred Deer) outrageous period comedy stars an enviable assemble cast of Emma Stone, Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz. A frail and capricious Queen Anne (Colman) governs an 18th Century England at war with France. At her side is Lady Sarah (Weisz), her carer, confidant, lover and de facto ruler of England. As the politics of war consume Lady Sarah, a new servant to the Queen, Abigail (Stone), cunningly usurps the beleaguered Lady…

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April 2019

MUSIC: Route 66 Big Band – Live in Concert

Saturday 6th April, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20

Route 66 is a 16 piece Big Band with big sound! Their Live in Concert show has been a huge success with audiences all over Ireland. It takes you on a magical musical tour from the 1940s right up to the present day, with numbers made famous by Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Glenn Miller, Tom Jones, Adele, Joe Dolan, Tina Turner, Van Morrison, Ella Fitzgerald and many, many more. Expect a great night’s entertainment from this fabulous live band.

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FAMILY THEATRE: Fidget Feet present HATCH

Saturday 13th April, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Saturday 13th April, 2019 at 14:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€8/€28 FAMILY

Bláithín loves caterpillars, moths and butterflies... Follow her on her adventurous journey with Uncle Rusty to find Pearl, the most extraordinary butterfly with the most exquisite colourful wings.  Learn all about two little caterpillars and their journey to fly as months and butterflies. Fidget Feet’s  new show HATCH weaves craft workshops, Irish language and Irish dancing into this wonderful story for 4 - 10 year olds and their families. Fidget Feet are frequent and popular visitors to Riverbank Arts Centre…

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FAMILY THEATRE: Fidget Feet present HATCH

Saturday 13th April, 2019 - 14:00
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One event on Saturday 13th April, 2019 at 14:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€8/€28 FAMILY

Bláithín loves caterpillars, moths and butterflies... Follow her on her adventurous journey with Uncle Rusty to find Pearl, the most extraordinary butterfly with the most exquisite colourful wings.  Learn all about two little caterpillars and their journey to fly as months and butterflies. Fidget Feet’s  new show HATCH weaves craft workshops, Irish language and Irish dancing into this wonderful story for 4 - 10 year olds and their families. Fidget Feet are frequent and popular visitors to Riverbank Arts Centre…

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MUSIC: JERRY FISH – Songs and Tall Tales Piano Show

Saturday 13th April, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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An indie legend and ringmaster of exceptional renown, Jerry Fish has evolved into a showman extraordinaire, capturing the hearts and minds of audiences all over with his now legendary live shows, a unique live theatrical experience that dissolves all boundaries between performer and audience. Jerry is currently touring an intimate piano show, performing his favourite songs, old, new, borrowed and blue, from a career spanning over two decades as well as excerpts from his sell-out fringe theatre show. A highly…

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MUSIC: Johnny Duhan- The Voyage

Thursday 18th April, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20

Following the launch of his autobiography, The Voyage, Johnny Duhan is set to perform a series of solo shows around Ireland, based on some of his most intimate songs and stories dealing with the highs and lows of life. Johnny’s songs are performed worldwide in a variety of languages, thanks to the focus put on them by Christy Moore, The Dubliners, Dolores Keane and hosts of other singers. His song The Voyage has become a modern classic. Hot Press magazine…

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WORKSHOP: ARTZONE EASTER CAMP

Tuesday 23rd April, 2019 - 10:00 - Friday 26th April, 2019 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€80 (four days)

Spring is in the air - Join the Artzone team for a fun filled Art Camp this Easter! Easter is the perfect time for Visual Arts Camps full of bright and colourful imagery, stories and games. Each portfolio is researched and designed based on the Primary Schools Visual Arts Curriculum to maximise creativity, learning and fun. The Artzone team are all qualified teachers and art professionals in their own fields - they create a fantastic, creative learning environment for all.…

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COMEDY: Deirdre O’Kane – A Line of O’Kane

Saturday 27th April, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18

Deirdre O’Kane has really hit her stride; footloose from a glittering turn on Dancing with the Stars and revelling in her return to stand-up, don't miss Deirdre at her hilarious best in a straight-talking look at twelve frantic months in the life of this tango-tripping, family-minding, telly-making, house-moving, comedy dynamo. "Unique star quality" - The Guardian

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May 2019

KYT presents: HAMLET

Thursday 2nd May, 2019 - 19:00
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One event on Friday 3rd May, 2019 at 7:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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KYT presents: HAMLET

Friday 3rd May, 2019 - 19:00
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One event on Friday 3rd May, 2019 at 7:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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Music Network Presents : De Temps Antan

Saturday 4th May, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

The incredible French-Canadian folk super group De Temps Antan have captured the hearts of audiences across the globe with their stunning interpretations of time-honoured melodies from Quebec’s musical past. Driven by the stomping “tac-tic-a-tac” of “les pieds” (a type of clog), their rough-hewn sound is an utterly infectious mix of boundless energy and joie de vivre. Éric Beaudry, voice, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki David Boulanger, voice, fiddle Pierre-Luc Dupuis, voice, accordion, harmonica, jaw’s harp Three powerful vocals combine to create joyous…

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COMEDY: What’s the Story Rory?

Saturday 11th May, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20

Rory O'Connor is Ireland's favourite online funny man and best-selling author, made famous for his comedy sketches on his social media channels as “Rory's Stories.” Bringing his sketches to life in his stand up shows - he has sold out venues across Ireland and even as far as Australia and the Middle East. His new show  "What’s the Story Rory?" will cover all the most important things of being Irish.

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MUSIC: Don Baker Band

Thursday 16th May, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€22

The legendary Don Baker and his band have been touring many of Ireland’s finest theatres to rave reviews and packed houses. To star opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in “In the Name of the Father”, headline with Tom Jones and Van Morrison at The Marley Park Festival, have his songs recorded by scores of artists including Sinead O’Connor, Charlie McCoy, Damien Dempsey, Finbar Furey, tour at home and internationally for 50 years; it can clearly be seen that Don Baker’s career in…

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THEATRE: Pump Girl by Abbie Spallen

Friday 17th May, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€16/€14

There's one in every town, and they call her the Pumpgirl. She works in the garage, changes the oil and thinks she's one of the lads. She's sweet on 'No-Helmet' Hammy, but he loves no one but himself. He's out all night with his racing boys, whilst wife Sinead's off on a joyride of her own, with an ache that's about to be cured. It’s a turbo-charged race through the diesel fumes and country music of the Armagh badlands. Newry…

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June 2019

MUSIC: The Legend of Luke Kelly

Saturday 1st June, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/€18

The show is a celebration of the songs and music of Ireland’s greatest balladeer and member of the legendary band The Dubliners. The Legend of Luke Kelly show is fronted by singer and multi-instrumentalist Chris Kavanagh accompanied by his band. On 30th January 1984 it is said that the whole of Ireland grieved the early death of Dubliner Luke Kelly. He has left an indelible mark as being the greatest folk artist of the 20th Century and his music is…

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MUSIC: Niamh Kavanagh: Date Night – Second Base

Wednesday 12th June, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20
Niamh Kavanagh

Niamh Kavanagh returns with some very special songs highlighting memorable moments from her decades-long career. Expect familiar favourites interpreted with Niamh’s distinctive flair and accompanied by guitarist Paul Megahey (The Illegals). Date Night Second Base presents an acoustic set list featuring hits from The Commitments, Prince, a tribute to the one and only Aretha, and of course the Eurovision-winning ‘In Your Eyes’. An intimate evening of gorgeous sounds awaits, with a sprinkle of chat and craic for good measure!

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September 2019

COMEDY – DIRTBIRDS Self-Help Tour

Saturday 14th September, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/€18

Back by popular demand...! If making the school lunches, doing the jaysus homework and dodging the guards because your NCT is out by two years is sending you over the edge, you are not alone. Come and join the Dirtbirds as they navigate the stresses and strains of modern life in their brand new comedy show ‘Dirtbirds’ self-help tour’. This rip roaring two hours of comedy gold is a unique blend of hilarious sketch comedy and stand up. Brand new characters…

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