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A note from the Artistic Director

The Autumn season brings a feast of entertainment for you at Triskel Christchurch. We are delighted to welcome Mr. Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence on Friday September 12 to launch our season and officially open SELECT, the first exhibitions in the series Calling up the Vangard by guest curator John P Quinlan. SELECT features six established RHA artists along with their choice of emerging artists.

September 21 is our second live satellite broadcast screening. Al Pacino’s Salome and Wilde Salome will screen back-to-back and are followed by a live broadcast of Stephen Fry interviewing Pacino from the British Film Institute Southbank complex. A great afternoons viewing with enhanced comfort thanks to our newly refurbished seating.  3epkano celebrate their 10th anniversary with us September 26 performing their contemporary live score to Fritz Lang’s beautifully restored 1927 classic Metropolis.

Yes but are we Enemies takes place September 23, featuring six poets from the UK and Ireland delivering new collaborative work supporting the integration of different poetic communities. For those of you interested in enhancing your literary skills we host a six week evening courses starting Wednesday September 17 –  ‘‘The Writer and Place’ with Rachel Andrews.

Lloyd Cole kicks off our Autumn live music program, his solo acoustic performance on September 6 falls just next to the 30 years anniversary of the release of The Commotions hit Rattlesnakes.  Scottish duo Catriona McKay & Chris Stout share the stage with Seamus Begley September 25 for an incredible night of trad brought to us by Music Network.  September 27 is the first of four lunchtime concerts by The Vanbrugh Quartet supported by Cork City Council.

Culture Night is an all day event here at Triskel with the SELECT exhibition open from 10am. David Ryan will give a talk on the Stained-glass windows of Christchurch at 5pm. The Best of 2013 Cork Film Festival Shorts will screen at 6.30 followed by Beatles film A Hard Days Night at 8.30. We finish with a Late Night horror Surprise at 11 for those who dare!

For Culture Night Triskel Arts Centre in association with Cork City Council are delighted to announce a very special intimate concert with Lisa Hannigan in an unique location in Cork City. A limited number of tickets to be won before Tuesday September 16 on our  facebook and twitter accounts as well as through Cork City Arts Office social media.

Autumn at Triskel

 

Sonas Oraibh!

 

Tony Sheehan

Artistic Director

Triskel Christchurch