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January 24, 2012

Cinematic Spectacles, Powerful Performances & Comedic Talents

riverbank arts centre All at Riverbank this month!

This season at Riverbank Arts Centre we want to ensure you have the opportunity to catch even more great shows and get value for money at the same time.
Coming up we have a weekend of cinematic spectacles by legendary documentary filmmaker, Werner Herzog that will enthral and inspire. The three screenings will run over two days, January 27th & 28th and include Cave of Forgotten Dreams, The Wild Blue Yonder and Encounters at the End of the World.
Peter Sheridan presents a powerful coming-of-age story in 47 Roses on Thursday,February 2nd that is both funny and touching. It’s an opportunity not to be missed as Peter will be taking part in a Q&A session following the performance. If you book for this show plus the upcoming Bag Lady on Thursday, March 29th you can avail of the Theatre Tantalisers ticket bundle of €22.
Two of Ireland’s brightest comedic talents in the shape of Eric Lalor and Gearoid Farrelly bring The Chalk & Cheese Tour to the stage on Friday, February 3rd. Heralded as the next big things in Irish comedy, this is your chance to see two headliners for the price of one. If that’s not incentive enough we have a fantastic ticket bundle option; purchase a ticket for this show and Wheelchair on my Face, Saturday March 3rd for the price of €20.
Plus we are introducing a Fiver Friday Special for this particular show. This will allow you to purchase a ticket for €5 for a selected show for one day only. Tickets for The Chalk & Cheese Tour will be available for purchase on Friday the 27th January from 10am until midnight. You can book online at or at our box office on 045 448327
Mary Coughlan is one of Ireland’s most prolific and talented singer songwriters and 2010 saw the 25th anniversary of her seminal album ‘Tired & Emotional’. She will take to the stage alongside her band on Saturday February 4th to perform in her own unique and inimitable style.
Beckett X 3 2012 is a collection of three short plays based on the work of Samuel Beckett in which his unmistakeable humour is present throughout. Avail of the Beckett Bonus ticket bundle and catch the Gare St Lazare Player’s production of The End by Samuel Beckett for only €24.
In addition to the Werner Herzog weekend we have an array of incredible movies being screened at our cinema kicking off tonight with Melancholia next Monday night. Other gems coming up include Arctic Tale, The Salt of Life and Weekend.
With midterm fast approaching take a look at some of the events we have to keep the kids entertained. There are an array of workshops and cinema screenings scheduled for the week of February 13th - February 18th.

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