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The Linenhall Arts Centre

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Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
094 9023733http://www.thelinenhall.com

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November 2018

Cléa Van Der Grijn – JUMP @ Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

November 23, 2018 - January 5, 2019

Since 2008, Cléa van der Grijn’s work and practice is about unravelling the complexities associated around the culture of death, reconstructed memory and time. JUMP is a newly commissioned body of work about understanding the rational, social and emotional circumstances constructed around time and memory.  The exhibition consists of a series of new paintings by Cléa as well as an ambitious film work Written and Directed by Cléa and created with collaborators Joseph P. Hunt, Michael Cummins and Ciaran Carty. A woman stands…

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December 2018
€5 - €7

Columbus @ Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

December 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Korean-American Jin travels to Columbus, Indiana after his estranged father falls into a coma. While there, he meets Casey - a 19-year-old who has found herself reluctantly stuck in her hometown. Together they begin to explore Columbus, which is full of buildings from world-renowned modern architects. As a friendship forms and the conversations grow ever more intense, both Jin and Casey begin to confront their own frustrations with life... There are hints of Lost in Translation and the Before trilogy…

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January 2019

The Silent Revolution/ Das Schweigende Klassenzimmer @ Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

January 29, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Film Screening for Schools Based on true events, Silent Revolution is a captivating Cold War-era drama told from the perspective of two East-German high school students.  It’s 1956 and during a visit to West Berlin, Theo and Kurt witness dramatic footage of the Budapest uprising. Back at school in Stalinstadt, they spontaneously stage a silent protest in class. Set during the Soviet occupation of East Germany the film highlights the stifling grip that the authorities maintained in the region and the…

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HIGH LONESOME (SONGS FROM THE HEARTLAND) – Jack Lukeman & Patrick McCabe @ Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

January 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A collaboration best described as old-style village hall vaudeville for the future. If one could conceive of a cottage fire being raked late at night as a scratchy phonograph playing Joyce and Count John Mc Cormack begins its revolutions somewhere afar in the regions of hyperspace, as the door is knocked and a lady selling scones with human eyes arrives in the rain, then perhaps they might find themselves coming close. Once, in an analysis of the songs of Bob…

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February 2019

Amelie Rennt / Mountain Miracle @ Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

February 12, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Film Screening for Schools Suffering from asthma, 13-year-old Amelie is sent for treatment to a remote clinic in South Tyrol, Austria. Stubbornly refusing to participate in the programme, she runs away into the beautiful landscape that surrounds the clinic, hoping to find some freedom. While hiding she meets local boy Bart. Hoping for a cure they embark on a courageous adventure in search of a mountain miracle. What follows is a story of unlikely friendship and a young girl’s struggle…

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March 2019
€12 - €14

Chris Kent – Looking Up @ Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

March 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cork comedian Chris Kent returns with his 6thsolo show Looking Up. Chris has spent the past year balancing comedy with being a stay at home dad and trying to grow a beard. He has also removed the word “mate” from his vocabulary as it takes too much effort to say in an Irish accent. T.V. appearances include the RTÉ 2 panel show Next Year’s News, The Craig Doyle Show and Conor's Dad in the hit series The Young Offenders. In the UK, he has appeared on Russell Howard’s Stand Up…

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April 2019

A GUIDE TO THE SHORT STORY with Alan McMonagle @ Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

April 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Deploying a mix of theory, exercise and class discussion, this one-day course with Alan McMonagle will steer participants through the elements of an effective short story. We’ll look at openings, voice, tone, point-of-view, characterisation, dialogue, language, setting and endings; examine what a short story attempts to achieve; reference proven masters, and apply to prompt-based exercises. Suitable for the committed beginner and those who have been writing for some time. Award-winning writer, Alan McMonagle has published two collections of short stories, Liar Liar (Wordsonthestreet, 2009)…

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