What's on: Tuesday, February 12

Musician, singer, song-writer Example announced his live return in 2019 and has a gig at Cyprus Avenue tonight.
What's on: Tuesday, February 12
Example is at Cyprus Avenue tonight

LIVE MUSIC

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Example 11pm, adm €22.50

Example announces his live return in 2019 Example’s career spans the past decade and needs little introduction: with three top 10 albums (including the Platinum selling number 1 album “Playing In The Shadows”), ten top 10 singles such as "Changed The Way You Kissed Me", "Kickstarts" and "Won't Go Quietly", arena tours and festival headline slots in over 60 countries.

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. Locals and staff have even been known to get involved and give a blast.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. The Ladies Who Lunch 11.50pm, adm free

The Ladies Who Lunch a band made from members of Kaara, The Vestas , Superskunkz and NOMIS. The Ladies have been “stunning” audiences ever since their first appearance on Sherkin Island in the summer of last year. They play everything from Funk, Soul, Reggae, Rock, Pop and Disco all while dressed as their lady alter ego.

Sin É, Coburg St. The Lee Sessions 6.30pm, 8pm and 9.30pm adm free

The Lee Sessions is the umbrella term for all authentic, traditional Irish music sessions in Cork city. 

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

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. These renowned sessions, which enhance Cork's reputation as THE traditional music capital, are an absolute must-see, for locals and visitors alike! 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. We all know Mondays are the new Saturdays, especially for those working in pubs, clubs, emergency services etc, so come along and kick start the week with the best entertainment in town.

ART

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. The second body of work is a style Hickey has been developing for years and was making in the lead up to Loving Vincent. 

PHOTOGRAPHY

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

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Asylum Archive – Vukašin Nedeljković 10 am, adm free

The Asylum Archive is an art, activist and academic platform that examines the notion of Direct Provision Centres; the localities and sites where asylum seekers are being held while in the process of seeking refugee status. It is the continuation of Vukašin Nedeljković’s ongoing work highlighting the injustices, confinement and incarceration of asylum seekers in Ireland. 

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