Celebrating Cultures, Promoting Integration
Homebrew & the Bad Examples are one of Ireland’s top Outlaw Country bands, playing everything from Hank Williams and George Jones and Faron Young to Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash, Western swing to psychobilly. Fast and loud – outlaw country done right.
Place: Sin É, 14/15 Upper Ormond Quay, Dublin 1
Time: 9 pm
Price: Free before 9 pm/5€ after 9 pm
The Coro a Tenores – Cultura Popolare di Neoneli, founded in 1976, is a group of canto a tenore, a style of polyphonic folk singing characteristic of the island of Sardinia. One of its founders, Tonino Cau, is still the leader of the group at this present day. The other members of the choir are Roberto Dessì (contralto), Ivo Marras (mezza voce), Angelo Piras (soloist) and the musicians Orlando Mascia and Eliseo Mascia.
In forty years of activity, the Tenores have traveled in every corner of Sardinia and all over the five continents, bringing Sardinian popular culture in more than 30 different countries. The recital Gramsci: un’Omine, una Vida is a series of songs focusing on life episodes of the Italian philosopher and politician Antonio Gramsci, native of Sardinia.
Place: Dublin Unitarian Church, 112 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2
Time: 7.30 pm
Price: Free admission
As part of First Fortnight European Mental Health Arts & Culture Festival 2019, the Goethe-Institut Irland will screen two European films.
“Drifting Away” – Paul dreams to go sailing with his father but his father tumbles into a depression and literally dissolves right before his eyes. The family threatens to collapse and for Paul faces a big decision.
“Laura’s Journey” – A silver platter: the only thing she kept from her humanitarian project. After four long years in denial, Laura wishes to regain control over her life. Today, the young woman prepares for a decisive journey: she wants to bring the platter back where it came from. Laura is about to revisit the places where she was raped, in the middle of a north African desert.
Place: Goethe-Institut Irland, 37 Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Time: 6:30 pm
Price: Admission free, but registration is essential