What's on: Tuesday, February 5

Fun, games and even a spot of karaoke are on the cards at one venue in Cork city tonight. Here's our gig guide...
What's on: Tuesday, February 5
Alys Tomlinson is showcasing her work at Ionad Cultúrtha, Baile Mhúirne.

LIVE MUSIC

The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place Leif 9.30pm, adm free

Leif comprise of Eoin O’ Brien and Conor O’ Sullivan, two of Cork's finest musicians. They will take you on an eclectic journey through some of Ireland's finest tunes and ballads. A candlelit, stove side trad session that really has to be seen to be believed.

Sin É, Coburg St. The Lee Sessions 6.30pm and 8pm, adm free

The Lee Sessions is the umbrella term for all authentic, traditional Irish music sessions in Cork city. Supported by Cork City Council, this trad session series runs all year round, and features world-class musicians and singers, in Cork's most iconic bars.

Sin É, Coburg St. The Lee Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

These renowned sessions, which enhance Cork's reputation as THE traditional music capital, are an absolute must-see, for locals and visitors alike! 

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. The Lee Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

This brilliant session, featuring some of the country’s finest traditional musicians, takes place in The Oliver Plunkett, one of Cork's longest established trad music houses.

DJ / NIGHTLIFE

Old Oak, Oliver Plunkett St. Fitzies Magical Flute 10pm, adm free

Join your host Trevor Fitz for fun, games and even a spot of karaoke. 

ART

Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place Harry Clarke Watercolours: Dreaming In Blue: 10 am, adm free

Modern Galleries, Screening Room & Harry Clarke Room, explore the unique imagination of Harry Clarke in our first annual exhibition of his Eve of St Agnes (c.1923) watercolours. Limited run - must close on Valentine's Day.

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Sandra Hickey – Where Two Styles Meet – Loving Vincent Inspired 10 am, adm free

This exhibition will contain two bodies of work by Cork based artist Sandra Hickey. The first style of work is inspired by her time working on Oscar nominated Loving Vincent, where she and 124 artists hand painted over 65,000 frames in the style of Vincent Van Gogh.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Ionad Cultúrtha, Baile Mhúirne, Co Chorcaí 'Ex-voto Naomh Ghobnatan' 10 am, free

Alys Tomlinson is an award-winning editorial and fine art photographer based in London. ‘Ex-Voto Naomh Ghobnatan’ is an extension of Alys’ previous work in Lourdes. Taken at the pilgrimage site of Reilig Ghobnatan, Ballyvourney (Ireland), the project encompasses formal portraiture, large format landscape and small, detailed still-lifes of the objects and markers left behind.


EXHIBITION

Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place Earth, Wind & Fire: Made In Cork Contemporary 10 am, adm free 

From ancient processes to new (machine) technologies, the exhibition Earth, Wind and Fire: Made in Cork Contemporary will showcase the work of Nuala O’Donovan, Eoin Turner, Alex Pentek, Mary Palmer / Anne Kiely and Joseph Walsh. Six Cork-based contemporary artists whose artistic practice exemplifies excellence in craftsmanship. Curated by Anne Boddaert.

Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place Heroes and Villains 10 am, adm free

Heroes and Villains, a selection of works from the collection, explores the archetypes of good and bad characters, and the middle ground between them.

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