This Culture Night the Mermaid Arts Centre played host to the best music, dance and theatre Ireland has to offer.
EVERYBODY was welcome to enjoy a free cultural kaleidoscope of performances, with theatre by Fishamble – The New Play Company, dance by Cois Céim and music by Crash Ensemble, featuring Kate Ellis and Donnacha Dennehy.
The evening also featured a very special Coiscéim/Crash collaboration, premiered at the Reich Effect in Cork Opera House in July 2011.
Culture Night took place on Friday 23 September 2011, a night of entertainment, discovery and adventure across 20 towns, cities and counties in Ireland.
Programme of Events:
8pm - 8.25pm Fishamble: Silent [Pat Kinevane, excerpt]
8.25pm- 8.35pm Crash Ensemble: Aisling Gheal [featuring Kate Ellis & Donnacha Dennehy]
8.35- 8.45pm Cois Ceim: Deep End Dance [film with introduction by David Bolger]
8.45 - 9.00 Crash Ensemble and Cois Ceim: Cello Counterpoint [Music by Steve Reich, Choreography David Bolger]