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7:30 PM19:30

Horrible Creature: A Work in Progress Choreography by Áine Stapleton

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Supported by the Arts Council’s Arts and Disability Connect Scheme managed by Arts and Disability Ireland. Also supported by Dance Ireland and The James Joyce Centre. 

This new work by dancer, filmmaker and musician Áine Stapleton continues the examination of the life of Lucia Joyce begun in her earlier film Medicated Milk

Horrible Creature will focus on Lucia's life between 1915-1950, exploring her time as a professional dance artist, her romantic relationships, the circumstances surrounding her incarceration by her brother and her time under threat in an occupied zone at a psychiatric hospital during World War 2.

To book, contact / 01 855 8800

“a brave, provocative and deeply sensual experimental piece" Film Ireland on Medicated Milk 

To find out more about the choreographer's inspiration and her work, join us at the "Why Don't They Go and Create Something" event

In addition to her work with ADI, Áine has been funded by the Arts Council of Ireland to develop her choreographic research into a feature-length film about Lucia. This follow-up to Medicated Milk will premiere in late 2018.

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4:00 PM16:00

The Bloomsday Hangover: A Literary Cabaret of All Things Joyce

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Bethencourt Productions brings together artists to delight audiences with a variety of acts inspired by the life and works of James Joyce. Buswells Hotel, a historical landmark since 1880, is the elegant setting for this atmospheric, funny and vibrant cabaret celebrating the power of music in Joyce’s narrative, his sense of humour and his unique character and journey as an artist. A selection of performed readings, comedy, and music are interlaced with varieties of visual and performance art.

Price: €15 (Concession €13)

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2:00 PM14:00

Tasting Joyce Book Launch

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From “oranges in tissue paper” to “olives packed in Jars”

Join us for the launch of Tasting Joyce, a book by FEAST based on an event held at the James Joyce Centre in November 2017.

Taste your way around Joyce with a selection of canapés from the original menu and a series of readings from the publication highlighting taste as a point of access for new and unexpected encounters in Joyce’s writing.

Places are free but limited - follow the link below to book your place.

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