Pushing The Online Envelope

Welcome to Notes From Xanadu – the online arts centre.  Read more about us, and our launch in May 2020 here. For a more detailed look at the story behind it all, you can read this article.

Our next Stitch ‘n’ Bitch is on Thursday, 20 May at 6.30 pm BST.  Email notesfromxanadu@hotmail.com if you wish to attend.

We’ve recently celebrated our first birthday with a three-day celebration of new work.  Many of the artists involved were also with us on our launch weekend last year; some have joined us in the meantime.  The programme is below.

We started day three with a photography show by Colin Byford.

Next on Day 3 (Monday, 11.05 am) we have a new Farley’s Philosophy column – Books.

Day 3 (Monday 11.20 am) Episode 3 of the Prison Podcasts – Sally.

Day 3 (Monday 11.40 am) More puppetry by Aurora Adams.

Final piece of Day 3 (Monday) New Poetry by Breda Hyland.  Are you goin’ to the ploughin’?

On Sunday we kicked off with Up Close and Personal, an exhibition of photography by Mark “Fitz” Fitzpatrick.

Next on Day 2 (Sunday, 2.30 pm) was a new Selected Sarcasm column by George Wells.

(Sunday, 3 pm) more comedy by Ian Macnaughton – Sat Nav Dating.

(Sunday, 3.25 pm) puppetry by Aurora Adams – Clarice the Caberet Camel.

The weekend started on Saturday with this article.

Next (Saturday, 2.45 pm) we had an exhibition of photography by Anne Tynan – Salthill.

(Saturday, 3.30 pm) comedy by Ian Macnaughton – Candidates.

Our last item for day one (Saturday, 4.30 pm) was this exhibition of designer knitting by our Stitch ‘n’ Bitch host Aoife Flood.

Our last piece before turning one was this song parody by our artistic director, Mary Tynan.  Do you need a vaccine?

Notes From Xanadu and Xanadu Online Theatre are run entirely by volunteers.  If you are interested in being involved in any way, please drop us a line on notesfromxanadu@hotmail.com.

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