Saturday, 13 September 2008

Culture Night

Culture Night is on in Dublin and (I think) Cork and is it Galway?
There are a multitude of events on, all free. Some need prebooking so check what's on. I don't know about the Friday idea. I'm always knackered and ready for nothing more demanding than a pizza and a bottle of Heineken.
When: Friday 19th September
What: From Dance classes at Dance Ireland, the usual museums and galleries, acting workshops, join-in comedy shows, talks in the Goethe-Institut and Alliance Francaise, visits to Leinster House, art studios, National Archives etc.
The Irish Writers Centre has readings by a mixture of writers, from new and emerging to older established writers and covering a vast genre of subjects.

Each will read for between 5 and 10 mins as we realise that the audience on Culture Night is very transient and so with these short readings this will create a buzz and flow around the Centre and you are all welcome along to enjoy the evening or part of the evening with us. Among the readers will be June Considine, Hugh McFadden, Claire Hennessy, Iggy McGovern and Ulick O'Connor.

Oxfam Books has music and a reading by someone, not sure who actually. Anyone know? Some of Ireland's newest talent, apparently.

Poetry Ireland has an open mike night at the Unitarian Church on St. Stephen’s Green which sounds great. Limited to 6 minutes per reader. I wonder do they have a big hook for people who like the sound of their own voice?

1 comment:

David Maybury said...

Planning at least one BIG hook and maybe an air horn too - just in case...

Looking forward to the night - hope to see you there!