Culture & Arts

Portugal: Stephan Elliott’s Film Directing Workshop 6-7 April

Portugal: Stephan Elliott’s Film Directing Workshop 6-7 April

A Film Directing Workshop, led by Stephen Elliott, aims to help develop Film Directing skills, with very knowledgeable and inspiring writer/directors, giving insight into how the process of writing and directing influences the final film, and how perspective is important to a Director’s career. Stephan Elliott directed The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, starring Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, and […]

Social slurs: The celebrities brought down by online homophobia

Social slurs: The celebrities brought down by online homophobia

Days after Kevin Hart was named as the host of next year’s Oscars, the US comedian has had to pull out in the wake of criticism over past homophobic tweets. But he is not the first celebrity to be caught out over anti-gay slurs. Here are three other examples: Manny Pacquiao

IDGTF: Christmas Market, Opening Night Vouchers, Volunteers & More!

IDGTF: Christmas Market, Opening Night Vouchers, Volunteers & More!

The IDGTF are at the George’s Bar for Gay Theatre @ A Fabulous Christmas Market, on 15 December, from 12 noon to 6pm. You can also get Opening Night vouchers for the 2019 festival, T-shirts, and books at the market on the day, and these are also available on-line. IDGTF Festival Submissions:

Video: Christmas At Pound£and – Mark Handley

Video: Christmas At Pound£and – Mark Handley

On EILE’s Saturday morning music slot, we are happy to feature UK singer-songwriter, Mark Handley, who has just re-released his Christmas satirical song, Christmas at Pound£land, whose message will resonate with many people at this time, not only across the UK, but also in Ireland because of the homeless situation. “You know you’ve been Scrooged” […]

Club GASS: GASS Christmas Party! + 2 Facebook Competitions!!

Club GASS: GASS Christmas Party! + 2 Facebook Competitions!!

It’s Christmas Party Time again for the inimitable Club Gass on Friday 14th December! And being the generous Christmas elves they are, they have 2 great Facebook competitions, for Free Entry, Reserved Table, and a Bottle of Bubbly, for the winner and 2 friends. And c’mere, there’s more! Club GASS will also make sure there […]

Cork Gay Project: Drama Workshop, Consent Workshop, and OUT For Dinner

Cork Gay Project: Drama Workshop, Consent Workshop, and OUT For Dinner

For the LGBT+ community in the Cork city area and surrounds, the Cork Gay Project has some great Upcoming Events, including a Drama Workshop, Consent Workshop and OUT For Dinner! 1) Cork Frontrunners: If you are interested in running or getting involved with an LGBTQI+ running group meet them at the Hawthorn Bar at the Lough […]

Artist Charlotte Prodger wins Britain’s Turner Prize with phone video about coming out

Artist Charlotte Prodger wins Britain’s Turner Prize with phone video about coming out

(Reuters) – Glasgow-based artist, Charlotte Prodger, won the 2018 Turner Prize on Tuesday, Britain’s prestigious contemporary art award, with an autobiographical film shot on a mobile phone. For the first time, all four works shortlisted for the annual prize were films, organisers said, tackling “some of today’s most important issues, from queer identity, human-rights abuses […]