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OCTOBER 2019




Wed 30th

FINGHÍN COLLINS – GRAND PIANO RECITAL

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of being awarded first prize in the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition in Switzerland, Finghín Collins will perform piano sonatas by Mozart and Schubert as part of a major tour of Ireland.





NOVEMBER 2019




Friday 1st            
FRANCES KENNEDY – LIVE AND KICKING
A one woman live performance of songs, stories and grown up humour with the world famous Frances Kennedy



Thur 31st - Sat 2nd
FÉilE AN T’SOLAIS - PAUL DUANE FILM RETROSPECTIVE & INTERVIEW
Join us for screenings of writer, director and producer Paul Duane’s award-winning films. These will include, Barbaric Genius on Thursday at 8pm, Very Extremely Dangerous on Friday at 3pm, What Time is Death? on Saturday at 3pm followed by an interview and While You Live, Shine on Saturday at 8pm. Paul was named one of Variety magazine’s Ten Directors to Watch in 2013 and has produced the successful RTÉ series Amber and co-produced In a House That Ceased to Be, the story of Christina Noble, which was released in cinemas earlier this year and won the George Morrison Feature Documentary IFTA Award. His most recent work is critically acclaimed Best Before Death - a portrait of KLF frontman turned artist Bill Drummond which just screened at Dublin’s Documentary Film Festival 2019.
 


Tues 5th            
FILM CLUB – PERMISSION
ranian writer-director Soheil Beiraghi’s politically charged drama centres on the professional female soccer player. Afrooz is the captain and star player and due to lead her team to compete in the Asian Cup, but by law, a women requires permission from her husband to travel abroad, and her marriage is not in a good place. Beiraghi and her cast crank up the tension as she desperately attempts to make it on time.  In association with Access Cinema.
 


Thurs 7th           
FOUR MEN AND A DOG – THE BEST OF TRADITIONAL 
Four Men and a Dog is an Irish traditional band that emerged in 1990 during the Belfast Folk Festival. The band plays Irish traditional music with a mixture of genres, including rock, jazz, blues, bluegrass, swing, salsa, polka and even rap. Featuring Donal Murphy on accordion, Cathal Hayden on fiddle/banjo, Gino Lupari on bodhran/bones & vocals, Kevin Doherty on guitar/vocals and Stephen Hayden on fiddle.
 


Sat 9th   12 Noon           
LISTOWEL FOOD FAIR – SEMINAR - GOOD NATURED COMPOSTING
Donal O’Leary is an Environmental Trainer since 2000 and created the company Waste Down which provides services for composting and food waste reduction and management. This seminar will cover topics such as managing organic waste, composting and food waste reduction in the home, workplace and schools. In association with Listowel Tidy Town Committee.
 


Fri 15th
DARK SIDE OF THE MOON –  PINK FLOYD TRIBUTE BY GIRISH PAUL
Experience not one, but two classic albums by the legendary Pink Floyd, Wish You Were Here and the classic Dark Side of the Moon performed live in concert and in their entirety, with live instruments and vocals, studio quality recordings and sound effects,  and stunning on-screen visuals throughout. Produced by Carmel Barrett and Girish Paul.
 
 


Sat 16th
ART EXHIBITION  - DAVE ENRIGHT – TOUCHED BY FIRE
Touched by Fire is an art and poetry exhibition by Dave Enright. The artwork comprises of hand drawn images using chalk, pastel, pen and pencil and digitally generated rendered images. Themes of depression, suicidal thoughts, elation and passive contemplation make up the sources of inspiration for the images along with the poetry. The exhibition is a celebration of "The Will to Live". Exhibition Launch will take place on Saturday 16th November at 8pm and the exhibition will remain on view until the end of the month.
 


Wed 20th – Mon 25th
JOHNNIE
A comic drama by PG O’Dea presented by St John’s Theatre. The cast features; Batt O’Keeffe, Frances Kennedy, Annette O’Donnell, Johnny Corkery, Barry Francis, Bernie Daly, Conor Foley and Sonny Egan. “Mary the servant girl has been given notice to quit. But when it is discovered that she has inherited £10,000 from the father who abandoned her, she is killed with kindness and proposals of marriage. 
 
 


Thur 28th
POEMS FROM THE PULPIT – AN INFORMAL EVENING OF FAVOURITE POEMS
Radio Kerry’s Deirdre Walsh invites some of Kerry’s best-known faces to come out of their comfort zone and read some of their all-time favourite poems!  A relaxed evening of surprises, fun and banter as poetry comes alive in the intimate atmosphere of St John’s Theatre.  Proceeds from this event will be donated to The Kerry Hospice.
 
 


Fri 29th
DIRTBIRDS – SELF-HELP TOUR
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 are comedy duo Sinead Culbert and Sue Collins (The Nualas).


 

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