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Maiden Voyage explore life, love and loss in new work

Friday 10th February 2017 at 3pm 0 Comments Dance

A brand new triple bill exploring sensitive issues such as miscarriage and infant death, relics of our past and lives lost, and the relationship between our physical and spiritual body is to be premiered in The Mac by Belfast Dance Company, Maiden Voyage Dance, in early March. 

Acclaimed local and international choreographers are joining forces for the new commissions focusing on the issues of life, love and loss Image: Acclaimed local and international choreographers are joining forces for the new commissions focusing on the issues of life, love and loss
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Bringing new life to opera in Northern Ireland

Thursday 19th January 2017 at 3pm 351 Comments Music & Opera

Northern Ireland Opera is about to bring the black comedy Powder Her Face to the stage of the Lyric Theatre in Belfast. It’s the last production that will directly involve their artistic director Oliver Mears who heads off to London shortly to take up the reins as director of opera at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Guest writer, Alan Meban caught up with Oliver to find out more about the production and to reflect on his time with the company. 

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Soprano, Mary Plazas, in rehearsals ahead of her performance as the dazzling Duchess of Argyll in Northern Ireland Opera’s, Powder Her Face

David Park - An author in India

Thursday 19th January 2017 at 9am 326 Comments Literature , International Arts

Supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the British Council, accalimed author David Park is this week attending the globally renowned Jaipur Literature Festival in India. David has been documenting his trip through this blog. 

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Author David Park pictured alongside textile sculptor Lauren Scott and Sonya Whitefield, Arts Council of Northern Ireland is currently attending the Jaipur Literature Festival in India, supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and British Council

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