March 6th Brayarts Show

Bray Arts Show

Monday 6th March 2017 Martello Hotel, Bray

 8:00 pm admission: €5 & €4 conc everyone is welcome

David Butler

 Novelist, poet and playwright. three published novels, ‘City of Dis’ (New Island) was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year, 2015. His second poetry collection, All the Barbaric Glass, is due out on March 23rd from Doire Press. He is currently working on a Per Cent Literary Commission for Blackrock Library. Literary prizes include the Fish International Award for the short story, the SCDA, Cork Arts Theatre and British Theatre Challenge for drama, and the Féile Filíochta, Ted McNulty and Brendan Kennelly awards for poetry.

Dance Creation

The Zoryanna

Tribal Style Belly Dance , is inspired by folkloric dances of the Middle East, North Africa, Spain and India. Though it is a modern dance, the feeling is ancient and connected, with its vibrant costuming ,and music.

Moving Skirts

Are a community dance class .They take movements from the Arabic / Balkan/Spanish worlds and blend them to create new movements. The dance and music is energetic and inspiring.,

Tamure Taihiti

Dance is in Hinatea’s blood, , began teaching Polynesian dance classes in March 2011 with the goal of sharing her passion for her culture, allowing others to fall in love with it too.

Vawn Corrigan will perform a tabla ,which is a drum solo with rhythms from traditional Egyptian belly dance Vawn is a teacher of great repute who has inspired many women to learn this Middle Easter dance form .

 Dara MacGabhann Musician & Poet

Dara MacGabhann has been writing songs and poetry since her teenage years but it wasn’t until she set up the Monaghan Poets & Song Writers’ Group (Moposogs) in 2010 that she got the confidence to ‘sing out’ her material. Oozing with confidence now, Dara fronts a 6 piece jazz & blues band and released her debut album in January 2017 in the Market House, Monaghan.  ‘Release’ is a mix of full band and soulful piano & vocal tunes, which also manages to incorporate deep South Gospel and Swing.


Information: Julie- Rose McCormick       087- 248 6751

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