Get Painted by Maser Here
Ever wanted to get painted by Maser? Here’s your chance. Renowned International (Irish) visual artist Maser returned home for his last solo show of the year this week. As part of the exhibition, he’ll be making a stop in MOTHER tonight for a one-off dance, music, and art collaboration with – you guessed it – UV body paint. Speaking about the event Maser said he’s inviting the spectator “escape the ordinary”. Doors for the Mother x Maser UV collaboration party open at 11pm and this is a strictly over 21s event. Maser’s solo exhibition “Foreign Language” will be open to the public at the Graphic Studio Gallery from November 11th until December 3rd. For more info click here.
Experience A Feast Of Bones Here
Brought to you by the Theatre Lovett Company, A Feast of Bones is a deliciously dark retelling of the Brother’s Grimm’s classic tale of survival Henny Penny. Set under the twinkling lights of a charming French café a waitress sits polishing her knives. Set in the shadows of the First World War, one cunning customer is about to be served a meal he will never forget. A Feast of Bones will be performed tomorrow, Sunday, November 13th, at the Axis Ballymun theatre at 12pm and 3pm, with tickets starting from €5 (the show is suitable for children aged 9 and up). For more info and ticket sales click here.
You’re cordially invited to laugh the day away tomorrow at a special event highlighting humour in modern Ireland. Join journalist, former editor, and comedy sketch writer Damian Corless as he banters with some of Ireland’s brightest talent including Aoife Dooley (Your One Nikita) to talk about her new book How to Be Massive, Colm O’Regan – the best-selling comedian behind the spot-on Book of Irish Mammies series, and Waterford Whisper News founder Colm Williamson; the brain behind Ireland’s leading satirical website and best-selling book Waterford Whispers News: The State of the Nation. Humour in Modern Ireland takes place tomorrow in the Smock Alley theatre from 3pm – 4pm and tickets can be purchased for €7 on the door. This event is part of The Dublin Book Festival which takes place from the 10th – 13th of November. For more info click here.
Celebrate The Cork Film Festival Here
See more than 200 national and internationally acclaimed films at Ireland’s oldest film festival – The Cork Film Festival – running from Nov 11th-20th. This year the festival will screen 39 Irish short films; one-quarter of which are from Cork. Submissions this year exceeded 1,500 and the winner of the Grand Prix Irish Short, presented by RTÉ Cork, and the winner of the Grand Prix International will automatically qualify for the Academy Awards® longlist. The Festival’s major Irish films include thriller I Am Not a Serial Killer at The Everyman on 17 November from Irish producer Nick Ryan (director, The Summit) and Cork native writer/director Billy O’Brien; along with Forever Pure on 18 November, a feature documentary about the most symbolic football club in Israel, Beitar Jerusalem. Special screenings this year include Kelly Reichardt’s Montana drama Certain Women which won the best picture prize at the recent London Film Festival. For moe information and screening times/location click here.
Explore The Mind Of Siobhán Hapaska Here
Irish artist Siobhán Hapaska will hold a free exhibition of her latest work this weekend at the Kerlin Gallery, located on South Anne Street. Siobhán masterfully combines natural materials – like trees or even macabre skulls – with synthetic materials and skillfully joins them up using cultural symbols belonging to all sorts of different creeds and communities. Her sculptural works are nothing short of captivating, and this exhibition at the Kerlin gallery will be the perfect excuse to get acquainted with her work. You could spend hours studying the walls, and her work will really make you stop, think, and look harder. Siobhán’s free exhibition will take place until nex Saturday, November 19th. For more information and opening times click here