Ephemeral Salons: Sunday 13th December

A full day of in-house curated salons celebrating visual and performing arts. FREE ADMISSION
2pm-7pm - 'Bah Humbug' visual arts salon and ephemeral cafe

An informal platform for emerging visual artists to sell their work at accessible prices and participate in an atmospheric Christmas salon of music, tea and food. Special guest pianists Alberto Gariglio and Elder Roche will be playing live, while a lively cafe offers mouth-watering cakes donated by local eateries (Matchabar Tea Emporium,The Food Gallery and Just off Francis).
Artworks will be on sale from 25 selected emerging and established artists working in multiple media including drawings, illustrations, photography, printing, mixed-media, stencil & graffiti art. Perfect for original and creative gift-giving! Curated by the Back Loft Creative Team.

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8pm - midnight - MAMUSKA DUBLIN

La Cat Salons presents Mamuska Dublin, an experimental platform of short performances - opening a space for raw ideas, unrehearsed visions, trials and errors, short masterpieces and playful nonsense in an informal environment where audience and artists meet and mingle.
Complimentary drinks will be on offer with a raffle at the end of the night.


1 -
Rachel Devlyn - 'Bel Canto' - DANCE
2 - Ruth Lehane - clowning sketch - CLOWNING
3 - Antje Schneider - Plusminus 1 - DANCE
4 - Seamus Bradley - Waggle Dance - MUSIC/SPOKEN WORD
5 - Diane Reddington - Simple Traces II - DANCE/LIVE DRAWING
6 - Paul Roy - Autocoma1/Tunnel - VIDEO/SOUND ART
7 - Hillary Williams - experiments in presence - SPOKEN WORD
8 - The Zoryanna - Bellydance - DANCE
9 - Deirdre Murphy - contemporary dance - DANCE
10 - Anne Lillis - Jean D'Arc de Triomphe - COMEDY/CABARET

Supported by the Arts Council.