On the 31st of October 2015, there will be a special evening in the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris. It is Samhain, the beginning of winter for the Celts, when the ground opens and the spirits from the other side walk amongst the living. Come and celebrate Halloween with us. Safety in numbers. There will be performance, music with Underpressure and June McGrane, strange rituals, games and great storytelling by Eddie Lenihan, one of Ireland’s greatest seanchais. You can reserve your place here: Samhain at the CCII will explain the inspiration behind my Voices From The Other Side series.In the run up and the preparation for the evening I am involved in Drawloween, where I will be publishing a Halloween drawing on my Instagram account everyday.
Come play with us for ever, and ever, and ever…
Macdara Smith is currently recording in Studio Nibiru with Zarboth, guitar (Phil Reptil) drums (Etienne Gaillochet) duo, mutant rock, you can listen here: www.zarboth.com
Macdara is rapping, playing trumpet and basically refining visions from 9 years ago. The lyrics are from poems and drawings and you can see some of them in the slider above.
These visions of the future and the present, though bleak, do offer hope… If we act now we can change the future.