April / May 2017 Arts Programme
In addition to the events listed on this page please click here for up-to-date information on our Culture Cinema programme including Afternoon At The Movies Screenings.
Special Q&A screening of ‘Lady MacBeth’ with Kerry filmmaker Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly in Tech Amergin Arts Centre
Sunday 23rd April at 8pm
Q&A post-screening with Oscar nominated film producer Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly
To celebrate the release of the period drama Lady Macbeth in Irish cinemas on the 28th of April, two special Q&A screenings will take place in Cinema Killarney in Kerry on Saturday, 22nd of April, Tech Amergin Arts Centre on Sunday, 23rd of April. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to meet with the film producer and see the movie before the official Irish release.
Tickets €5. Pre-booking essential on 066 9478956 / firstname.lastname@example.org (limited seating available).
Karen Underwood accompanied by acclaimed Musical Director John O’Brien on piano, Fionn O’ Ceallachain on drums and Dave Whitla on bass guitar presents ‘The Nina In Me’
Saturday 13th May 8pm
A journey through her rich and varied life, of coming to understand sexuality and spirituality, The Nina In Me documents a life much less ordinary, punctuated with the music of Karen’s greatest musical inspiration Nina Simone.
A Chicago native, Karen has made Cork City her home for nearly two decades, performing her favourite, inspirational songs crossing the genres of spiritual, gospel, jazz, American folk and popular music. She has captured the hearts and minds of audiences right throughout Ireland with her powerful, touching and unique style, performing in The National Concert Hall, Cork Opera House, Vicar Street, The Olympia Theatre, The Everyman Theatre and the INEC, as well as becoming one of the most popular features at many festivals countrywide including Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, Electric Picnic, Castlepalooza and Body and Soul. Most recently, Karen featured in the ProdiJIG: The Revolution – a critically acclaimed Irish Dance spectacular in Cork Opera House in Summer 2016 (returning Summer 2017). Tickets €15. Pre-booking essential – Box Office 066 9478956.
From 7 – 8pm Jazz pianist Richard Paddy will play a selection of music ranging from Blues to popular jazz standards in the foyer. Richard Paddy moved from England a couple of years ago where he played in the jazz trio, Blue Room. He is currently resident pianist at The Sea Lodge, Waterville. Influences include Oscar Peterson and Keith Jarrett. Free admission to this event only.
Other upcoming events (all events at 8pm)
Saturday 24th June Donal Lundy & Paddy Glackin
Wednesday 19th July Kieran Goss & special guest Annie Kinsella
Tuesday 25th July David Syme on piano
Saturday 30th September Bluegrass Music with Mala & Frymoon
Saturday 25th November Steve Cooney & friends
Art makes us human and true art can make us truer to who we can be as human beings. The song, the poem, the dance, the painting may be beautiful but they truly move us only if they express emotional truths. These songs of Red have moved me greatly. He sings to me, down in my soul – Dr. Maya Angelou, America’s Poet Laureate & Pulitzer Prize Winn