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Free Wednesday?

At the EPIC Museum, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1.


Revolutionary Routes present twelve stories of departure, arrival and return, tracing histories from the Age of Revolutions (1790s) to the present day, encapsulating Irish diaspora histories of abolition, racism, anti-racism and solidarity.

Revolutionary Routes (EPIC)

This morning.

EPIC (Event Production Industry Covid19 Working Group) have published an open letter (top) with over 600 signatures from across the industry.

The letter, accompanied by the video ‘This Is Who We Are’ (above) voiced by Stephen James Smith, is part of National Awareness Week for the Live Entertainment & Event Industry in Ireland and follows EPIC’s spectacular Pre-Budget Submission on Wednesday.

An Open Letter from the Live Events and Entertainment Sector (EPIC)

Last night.

Convention Centre, Dublin.

EPIC, the Event Production Industry launched a visual pre-budget submission to support the 35,000 workers in the live entertainment and events sector who cannot work with an installation comprising an empty stage and 100 flight cases alongside impacted members.

Venues across Ireland were lit up red in support of the submission launch.

Last night: In The Red

Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Testing 1, 2, 3.

*taps mic*

Free Saturday?

Songs from an Empty Room.

A live music broadcast presented by Epic: The Irish Emigrant Museum with artists across Ireland honouring the unsung backstage crew.

Buzz O’Neill Maxwell writes:

EPIC are delighted to announce Songs from An Empty Room,

This is a celebration of our event crew, staff and companies and is an opportunity for the public to support two great live events industry initiatives:

Minding Creative Minds and the Association of Irish Stage Technicians Hardship Fund for the benefit of any crew that work in the live events industry,

All donations will be split equally between both organisations and will help to sustain our live events community at this incredibly challenging time when we cannot work.

Songs From An Empty Room

Isaac wanted to propose to his girlfriend so he enlisted 60 friends and family, chose an appropriate tune and staged ‘the world’s first Live Lip-Dub Proposal’:

On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012, I told my girlfriend to meet me at my parent’s house for dinner. When she arrived I had stationed my brother to sit her in the back of an open Honda CRV and give her some headphones. He “wanted to play her a song”…


(Hat tip: Darragh Doyle)