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To view  WHAT'S ON at Solstice by ART-FORM, click Performance to view Theatre, Dance, Music, Local Arts, Ballet, Opera, Comedy.

For all visual arts exhibitions, talks, workshops and tours at Solstice Gallery,  visit our Gallery section.

For film listings click Cinema and for all family and childrens events, visit our Children's section.   

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The Lives of Others (2006)

From: 28 Feb 2019
To: 28 Feb 2019
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. This free screening runs in conjunction with our visual arts exhibition Surveillé·e·s which is on display in our Level 3 Gallery until 1 March.


TEXT:IMAGE:IDEA

From: 28 Feb 2019
To: 28 Feb 2019
Join artist and educator Geraldine O’Reilly for an exploration into text and image, inspired by the work of artist Willie Doherty. Geraldine will delve into the world of topography and design, demonstrating how to combine lettering and image to communicate ideas in art.


Dirtbirds’ Self-Help Tour

From: 01 Mar 2019
To: 01 Mar 2019
If making the school lunches, doing the jaysus homework and dodging the guards because your NCT is out by two years is sending you over the edge, you are not alone. Come and join the Dirtbirds as they navigate the stresses and strains of modern life in their brand new show. This rip-roaring two hours of comedy gold is a unique blend of hilarious sketch comedy and stand up.


Children’s 6-Week Craft Classes

From: 01 Mar 2019
To: 01 Mar 2019
Our children's craft classes continue with prop maker, crafter and artist Trisha from Creative Genie! Children will learn a broad range of creative skills, producing artwork from seasonal to general crafts over a 6-week period.


The Three Tenors - In Concert

From: 02 Mar 2019
To: 02 Mar 2019
RTE award-winners Dominic, Shane, and Derek – collectively The Three Tenors Ireland - promise a another magical sell-out night to remember at Solstice Arts Centre as they perform an exciting Celtic flavoured programme including Homes of Donegal,Spanish Lady, Caledonia, Wild Rover and Sweet Sixteen mixed with uplifting songs made famous by world superstars including Sinatra (My Way) and Pavarotti (O Sole Mio/Nessun Dorma). Throw in classic hits Everybody Hurts from R.E.M. Immortality from the Bee Gees and special arrangements of Somewhere Over the Rainbow and Time to say Goodbye and a special night out is guaranteed with truly something for everyone!


IFI Education: Junior French - Miss Impossible / Jamais contente

From: 05 Mar 2019
To: 05 Mar 2019
Fresh drama centred on 13-year-old Aurore, who is trying to find a sense of belonging in the world. Rebellious and full of smart answers, her parents threaten boarding school, but an empathetic teacher and an offer to join a band give her new possibilities.


IFI Education: Junior German - Mountain Miracle/Amelie Rennt

From: 06 Mar 2019
To: 06 Mar 2019
Suffering from asthma, 13-year-old Amelie is sent for treatment to a remote clinic in South Tyrol, Austria. Running away into the beautiful landscape, she meets local boy Bart and they embark on a courageous adventure in search of a mountain cure in this story of unlikely friendship.


MUSIC +MAKER - In Conversation & Opening Performance

From: 09 Mar 2019
To: 09 Mar 2019
To mark the opening of MUSIC +MAKER, join Director of Solstice Belinda Quirke for an In Conversation with exhibiting artists /composers and improvised performances by Irene Buckley & Elaine Cowley (from Crevice) and Colm O Hara (trombone)


Exhibition: MUSIC +MAKER

From: 09 Mar 2019
To: 02 May 2019
MUSIC +MAKER seeks to travel a particular path of selected contemporary collaborations that have seen artists and musicians/composers come together in diverse ways.


Brian Irvine Ensemble

From: 09 Mar 2019
To: 09 Mar 2019
This visceral, boundary-busting 13 piece ensemble makes a special type of music - a music that effortlessly mutates elements of contemporary classical, improvisation, theatre, thrash, cartoonary, and ensemble playing in a manner that screams irreverence, joy, and virtuosity!


IFI Education: Senior French - Keeper

From: 13 Mar 2019
To: 13 Mar 2019
This year’s senior French film choice for schools is the sensitive, realistic story of Maxime and Mélanie, a teen couple in love. When Mélanie comes pregnant, their world is rocked. As the pair try to decide what to do, they feel pressure coming at them from all sides.


The Guilty (2018)

From: 13 Mar 2019
To: 13 Mar 2019
Police officer Asger Holm is demoted to desk work, expecting a sleepy beat as an emergency dispatcher. That all changes when he answers a panicked phone call from a kidnapped woman who then disconnects abruptly. Asger, confined to the police station, is forced to use others as his eyes and ears as the severity of the crime slowly becomes clearer. This innovative and unrelenting thriller uses a single location to great effect, ratcheting up the tension as twists pile up and secrets are revealed.


IFI Education: Senior German - The Silent Revolution / Das schweigende Klassenzimmer

From: 14 Mar 2019
To: 14 Mar 2019
Captivating Cold War-era drama told from the perspective of two East German high school students. During a visit to West Berlin in 1956, Theo and Kurt witness dramatic footage of the violent Budapest uprising against Soviet forces. Back at school in Stalinstadt, they spontaneously stage a silent protest in class in support of the Hungarians who lost their lives.


Stop Making Sense (1984)

From: 14 Mar 2019
To: 14 Mar 2019
Stop Making Sense is one of the greatest live concert documentaries of all time, featuring the ground breaking Talking Heads concert recorded over three nights in December 1983 by filmmaker Jonathan Demme. This free screening runs in conjunction with our visual arts exhibition Music +Makers which is on display in our Level 3 Gallery from 9 March.


SOLD OUT - What’s The Story Rory

From: 15 Mar 2019
To: 15 Mar 2019
Rory O'Connor is Ireland's favourite online funny man and best selling author, otherwise known through his social media sketches as Rory's Stories. Rory's Stories takes a hilarious and frank look at every aspect of Irish life. From the GAA to the Guards and everything in between, Rory's quick comedic wit perfectly captures what it means to be Irish. Bringing his sketches to life in his stand up shows, he has sold out venues across Ireland, and even as far as Australia and the Middle East. He now brings his new show 'What's the Story Rory' to theatres in 2019.



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