Slice of the City - Issue 6

motorwagons, insta-worthy classic cars, kid’s karting, a bevy of Jaguars and plenty more besides. Regent Street Motor Show 2 November, 10:30am-4pm ALL THAT JAZZ London’s annual EFG Jazz Festival will host over 2000 jazz artists performing more than 350 shows, talks and workshops across 70 stages over 10 days. From headline concerts to intimate recitals and interactive Jazz for Toddlers, you’ll find new talent performing alongside world- renowned musicians. Follow #wearejazz or grab a festival guide to keep up. EFG London Jazz Festival 15–24 November IN PLAIN SIGHT Part treasure hunter, part detective, you’ll need your smartest hat on and a crack team of friends or family to take on a Hidden City treasure hunt. It’s not just about cracking Moriarty’s code, though that’s seriously satisfying, it’s also a great way to get to know the capital. Many dates available, book online: inthehiddencity.com TIME WAITS Over 50 years ago, pioneering collectors Beaumont and Nancy Newhall bought and assembled remarkable and iconic photographs from the likes of Dorothea Lange, Eugene Smith and Henri Cartier-Bresson. A remarkable collection,. indeed and on its very first European outing. Moment in Time: A Legacy of Photographs | Works from the Bank of America Collection National Gallery of Ireland 30 November – 22 March 2020 The Westbury

COMPARE & CONTRAST Lucian Freud kept an ink drawing by fellow painter

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION Ireland’s first and largest film festival returns with a programme of over 400 screenings. Offering a unique lens on the world through the

Dupont Circle

(works that were refused). The Gibson Bequest 1919-2019: Selecting, Collecting and Philanthropy

portfolios hold woodcuts, etchings, lithographs and linocuts by more than 45 avant-garde artists, among them Paul Klee, George Grosz, Marc Chagall, Wassily

art of filmmaking, the Cork Film Festival promises something for everyone. 64th Cork Film Festival The Everyman 7-17 November 2019

FAMILY SPIRIT Join the Wainwrights and special guests as they pay tribute to their singer- songwriter mother Kate McGarrigle. It’s been ten years

WATERSIDE SKATING Is skating on an ice rink floating on a river the most atmospheric holiday activity ever? Very possibly. It certainly makes for a fun family day out, or a romantic evening date, with all the eateries and shops of The Wharf just a stumble away. Wharf Ice Rink Main Ave, Washington From 20 November HIGH FLYERS Should the Christmas ballads lull you into a snooze, you’ll be on the edge of your seat a moment later, holding your breath as you watch acrobats seemingly defy gravity before your very eyes. A Magical Cirque Christmas Warner Theater 22 November, 8pm ART HOUSE David and Carmen Kreeger’s former home is as remarkable for its bold architecture as its impressive modern art collection. Go for the Monet, Picasso, Renoir, Miro, et al, but stay for the house, gardens and woodland. Kreeger Museum Permanent Collection Open all year, Tuesdays- Saturdays

Jack B Yeats (brother of writer W.B. Yeats) hanging beside his bed for over 20 years, yet

Crawford Gallery, Cork Until 12 January 2020

The Bristol

EBENEZER GOOD Banish any and all humbugs with the finest of festive tales; A Christmas Carol. This adaptation brings a riot of music and theatrical magic and is winning 5-star reviews. A Christmas Carol Bristol Old Vic Theatre 28 November – 12 January 2020 BORDER CROSSING Punctuated by deeply moving stories of escape from dispossession, persecution, torture, intellectual oppression and war, this exhibition explores how émigré artists have influenced British art over the past 150 years. Refuge + Renewal: Migration and British Art Royal West of England Academy 14 December – 1 March 2020

he never cited Yeats as an influence. What can we learn from looking at these two Masters side-by-side? Life above Everything: Lucian Freud and Jack B. Yeats IMMA Until 19 January 2020

Kandinsky and Natalia Goncharova. Bauhaus 100: The Print Portfolios National Gallery of Ireland Until 1 December

since Kate’s last performance before Sarcoma claimed her. These Christmas concerts are a long-held Wainwright/ McGarrigle family tradition, so it’s a poignant way to raise funds for Sarcoma research and cancer therapy while celebrating Kate’s life and extraordinary talent. Rufus & Martha Wainwright’s

River Lee

Croke Park

FORGET-ME-NOT How do philanthropists decide which works of art are worth collecting? This

SWAN SONG The world’s most famous

A Not So Silent Night National Concert Hall 2–3 December

ballet comes to Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre for only a handful of breathtaking performances. Don’t miss Ballet Ireland’s ethereal telling of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece. Swan Lake

unusual exhibition reveals how decisions are made behind the scenes when collectors collect. On display are key works amassed by philanthropist Joseph Stafford Gibson, with a tantalising peek into the Gibson Collection’s Salon Des Refusés

Above Skating while floating, Wharf Ice Rink, Washington. Top right Felix Hayes’ comically vivid portrayal of Scrooge, at the Bristol Old Vic theatre. Right A rare chance to see Ballet Ireland’s Swan Lake at The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.

TALES FROM THE BAUHAUS To mark 100 years of Bauhaus, The National Gallery of Ireland is exhibiting four bulging portfolios of printed works by Bauhaus luminaries. The

Gaiety Theatre 13–16 November

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