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16-Aug-2017 to 16-Aug-2017
This young entertainer needs no introduction...  We're delighted to have Jamie Harrington back with us again this year to present/host this years Otherworld Halloween Festival. Here's a few words from the man himself on what this community festival means to him...

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11-Aug-2017 to 11-Aug-2017
SOCIAL MOVEMENTS is a 2 day film/dance project taking place on the streets of Ballymun on the weekend of the 2nd/ 3rd September.

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11-Aug-2017 to 11-Aug-2017
Just a few days left before we close applications for the upcoming axis X Fringe opportunity for young people. A few minutes ago, a lovely email arrived from one young person who wants to apply... here's what she said...

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09-Aug-2017 to 11-Aug-2017
We were delighted to hear that the lovely folk over at the Bang Bang Café have raised funds to mark the final resting place of Thomas ‘Bang Bang’ Dudley, a much loved figure in the Dublin of the 1950s and 60s. Bang Bang roamed the streets with his ‘Colt .45’, a large key he carried at all times with which to host fake shoot outs. Great to see that Pearse St Library (Dublin City Public Libraries) are carefully looking after his 'Colt' for him too.

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09-Aug-2017 to 09-Aug-2017
Introducing Lea Pepper - axis' newest INVENTOR who will start her 4 month placement in axis later this month. INVENTORS is axis' Mentoring, Residency & Internship Programme for 16 - 23 year olds. Lea is no stranger to axis  - having been born and reared in Ballymun. Lea has always been involved in theatre and was part of axis' THREADS Women in Dance programme for 2 years before she headed off down to Limerick 3 years ago to begin a BA in Contemporary and Applied Theatre at Mary Immaculate College. Lea will work with the Arts Development Team over the coming months on various projects and events including the upcoming Otherworld Halloween Festival and What's A Creative Space? Youth Arts Seminar.

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04-Jul-2017 to 04-Jul-2017
Philippa works as a choreographer/teacher and is the Director of CoisCéim BROADREACH dance participation programme. Taking up her residency this October, exploring themes and stories about 'work’, Philippa will work towards the choreographic development and performance of a new piece next May 2018 entitled BODY OF WORK | WHAT’S THE STORY?

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25-Jan-2017 to 25-Jan-2017
As part of axis’ work in the area of youth arts we are delighted to announce Ryan Lincoln, Gavin Fogarty and Ger Kellett as axis’ INVENTORS Residency 2017. A few words from from Ryan and Aifric about their residency:

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25-Oct-2016 to 25-Oct-2016
OTHERWORLD // Ballymun Halloween Festival

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25-Oct-2016 to 25-Oct-2016
Aine Crowley - Youth Arts Worker with BRYR just sent the festival team this gorgeous sketch of the Spirit Garden she's designed for Otherworld this year; it will pop up on the Ballymun Plaza on Halloween filled with tepees, giant spiders, clouds etc.. The design 'masterpiece' is finally coming together and will be lit up on the night. All the work is made by young people, community groups and youth workers across Ballymun. Terrific communtiy arts collaborative spirit this year led by Aine Crowley, Stewie Dowie, Axis Ballymun, Aisling Project,  Dublin City Council & Ballymun Regional Youth Resource

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21-Oct-2016 to 21-Oct-2016
Artist/Photographer Anne Ebeling popped into our THREADS dance class the other night to take a few photos of the women rehearsing the final number 'Once' from A Chorus Line, a dance we're working on at the moment.

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