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Heart Shaped Vinyl – 1990’s

John Morton
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The next album cover for Heart Shaped Vinyl plants us right into the 1990’s SIDE A: 1997 – Last Goodbye by Jeff Buckley Grainne and Des are on a blind date that’s sinking fast. SIDE B: 1999 – End Of A Century by Blur Grainne and Des are fighting a custody battle over their music […]

Devious 10: Heart Shaped Vinyl

John Morton
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“Ninety percent of the people in the world end up with the wrong person. And that’s what makes the jukebox spin.” – Willie Nelson. Here’s the first in a series of previews of the three shows that will be making up our 10th anniversary Devious 10 programme for 2016. Heart Shaped Vinyl is the first […]

Moses Moorhouse

John Morton
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If his name strikes up images of Biblical floods, parting seas, fast flowing rivers and leading people on a mad party, then that’s probably the right effect. Moses Moorhouse is the man behind the original score for Some Flood. And it’s a demon collection of apocalyptic tuneage. We’ve been very lucky over the years to […]

Beowulf kicks off Kilkenny Arts Festival

John Morton
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It’s 3 days before the 2011 Kilkenny Arts Festival kicks off and we’re tooling up and readying ourselves for 10 days of hardcore coverage. The Theatre and Dance strand kicks off in furious style this Friday with the opening of Beowulf – A Thousand Years Of Baggage by Banana Bag Bodice in Set Theatre. Beowulf […]

You Can’t Have A Musical Without Music

John Morton
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Except it’s not a musical, it’s a play. Right? Well yes, and well, no. The central concept of Smitten is that life would be so much better if we could burst into song and dance like in a musical? And wasn’t everyone all the happier in musicals once they ignored the rain and all the […]

70’s Nite… The First Of Many

Paddy Dunne
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We’re lining up a night of fiendishly good music and dancing in Cleeres Pub, Kilkenny this weekend. Our 70’s Nite is a party replete with 70’s fancy dress with prizes for the best get up. There’s enough food to feed a small dancing army. The theatre will be decked out with glitterball and ample dancing […]

Fade Out: Heart Shaped Vinyl Closes

John Morton
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What a week! Our very first show Heart Shaped Vinyl has just closed after a hugely succesful 3 night run that, being honest, we didn’t think would attract as much attention as it did! We pretty much sold out all three nights, received rapturous applause, calls for encores and some really lovely feedback from the […]