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Shakespeare at The MAC a ‘Dream’ come true for Open Arts!”

Wednesday 20th March 2019 at 12pm 0 Comments Drama

Open Arts, one of Northern Ireland’s most dynamic arts and disability organisations will be stepping into the spotlight at The MAC on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 April for a unique production of Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

Fairy King and Queen Oberon and Titania (Gareth Smyth & Michelle Porter), sprinkle a little magic ahead of Open Arts 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at The MAC on 26-27 April. Image: Fairy King and Queen Oberon and Titania (Gareth Smyth & Michelle Porter), sprinkle a little magic ahead of Open Arts 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at The MAC on 26-27 April.
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Belfast to welcome Man Booker Prize-winning author Anna Burns

Friday 15th March 2019 at 8am 0 Comments Literature

Man Booker Prize-winning author Anna Burns, whose standout 2018 novel Milkman captured the ultimate prize in literature last year, is set to come to the Lyric Theatre Belfast next month for a special evening event on Monday 15th April. The event will be jointly hosted by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Faber Members, in association with the Lyric.

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Man Booker Prize-winning author, Anna Burns

Joshua Burnside, Roe and Jealous of the Birds showcased at major music gathering, South by Southwest

Wednesday 13th March 2019 at 10am 0 Comments Northern Ireland Music

Three musical artists from Northern Ireland, Joshua Burnside, Jealous of The Birds and Roe are taking part in this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) showcase, the world’s largest gathering of the music, media and film industry in Austin, Texas.  Also attending is management for the artists, Lyndon Stephens, Declan Legge and Liam Craig.

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Pictured L-R, Joshua Burnside, Naomi Hamilton (Jealous of The Birds) and Róisín Donald (Roe)

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