Month: March 2015

Call-Out For Performances / Workshops at Lady & Trans* Fest Dublin 2015!

Do you have a workshop/performance you would like to share at Lady & Trans* Fest Dublin 2015? We are looking for all kinds of workshops – trans* rights, zine-making, consent, arts, drama, music, you name it! Currently confirmed workshops include Clowning, D.I.Y Sex Toys, Foraging, and Mindfulness. Email us to propose a workshop! We are also looking for all kinds of performance – music, theatre, dance, spoken word, circus, etc – drop us an email and let us know what you’d like to do! So go on – we’d love to hear from you! Send us an email at ladyfestdublin@riseup.net

(Also be aware that we’re looking for acts with a majority of the people involved being women and/or trans* people. Same goes for workshop givers, etc!)

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Aww yeah we’re doing a queer table quiz!

pubquiz-2How queer can we make good Friday in preparation for lady & trans* fest?

To accomplish this mission, we suggest the following:

1. Teams of max. 5 people.
2. Suggested Donation of 5 Euros per person
3. A tipple of your choice, that you may bring yourself.

Giggles will be induced by the great comedian Niamh at half time.

Fantastic prizes for exceptional contenders. (Yes, prizes will be given for creativity, style and probably glitter).

Please rock up promptly at 7.30pm to Jaja Studios, which is at 1b Cowper Street in Stoneybatter.

ALSO FEATURING Face2Face with Marriage Equality who will be taking pictures of folks who want to have their picture taken, who identify on the LGBTQ+ spectrum or as a straight ally and are over 18. These two wonderful people are running a photography project to ‘give a face to the marriage equality referendum and show the faces this will affect’. Check out & like their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/face2faceIRL

Get ready, get excited.

♥ ♥ ♥

Fundraiser this Friday! Punk gig!

11008504_10153658531538626_6242229938255519738_nWe’re excited to bring yous another Friday 13th fundraiser!
This Friday the 13th March 8pm, at Tenterhooks gig space..

featuring
Burnchurch – D.I.Y Punx featuring ex members of Easpa Measa, Divisions Ruin etc.
http://burnchurch.bandcamp.com/
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Alien She – Raw, noizey, raging three piece based in Dublin. Garage/post-punk with a dark, extra-terrestrial edge.
http://alienshe.bandcamp.com/

BYOB
Suggested donation 5euros.

TenterHooks Gigspace is to be found at Newmarket, D8 (Beside Dublin food co op) March 13th, 8pm

CYAS THERE xxx

Calling all Lady and Trans* Actors!

Open auditions will be held on Friday the 6th of March in the Fringe Lab, Temple Bar, for anyone interested in performing at Lady and Trans* Fest Dublin 2015.
This is a not-for-profit festival and as such there is no payment involved.

We will be putting on two short plays:

– A 20-30 minute piece about consent and rape culture, using an ensemble of about 5-7 actors. This will be devised by the ensemble.

– A  10-15 minute piece entitled “Una Buena Vista”. This piece is already scripted (but open to change during rehearsals!) and is a comedy. There are three characters.

The audition is in the form of a workshop which will run from 4-6pm on Friday 6th March, Fringe Lab.  There is no need to prepare anything, just come ready to play!

Rehearsals (for both) will be on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in April (with some flexibility) and both pieces will be performed on the 9th of May.

If you are interested in taking part in the workshop send an email with a little bit about yourself and why you want to get involved to hunttheharetheatre@gmail.com

– See more at: http://www.theatreforum.ie/jobs-board/view/jobs/jobaction/show/job/calling-all-lady-and-trans-actors/#sthash.z1oztCGw.dpuf

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