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CIACLA Sessions {iii} – CIACLA End of Season Event!

August 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Invitation to CIACLA SESSIONS End of Summer Celebration! on Saturday, August 24th at 7pm at CIACLA, Bergamot Station, LA.

You are cordially invited to join us for our end of summer party with CIACLA Sessions, to celebrate the culmination of an exciting three months at CIACLA!

CIACLA Sessions are a monthly series of social gatherings that offer a platform for performance in all styles and mediums, a complimentary blend of traditional and contemporary Irish storytelling, music, dance, theatre, and literature.

This multidisciplinary event will blend together theatre, singing, and a traditional Irish music session with performances by: Colin Devlin, Hannah Crowley, Jenn McGuirk, Georgina McKevitt, Rachel Rath, Kevin Marron, Bronwyn Reed, Michael Sutherland, Fira Budiman, Nitai Aleksiewicz, Patrick D’Arcy, Conradh na Gaeilge, and Comhaltas LA, to name a few.

When: Saturday, August 24th 7 – 10pm  

RSVP Tickets by Donation of $10

About CIACLA Sessions 

CIACLA Sessions is a performance event that aims to bring people together to socialize and celebrate a unique part of Irish culture. The event will showcase local talent and engage with people from all nationalities. All genres and styles are represented. Food and drink are provided. 

CIACLA Sessions are organized by Sinéad Finnerty-Pyne (CIACLA’s Community Engagement Officer), with theatre co-ordination from Jenn McGuirk and music co-ordination from Hannah Crowley


CIACLA is a new Contemporary Irish Arts Center which will promote Contemporary Irish Culture and local diverse communities through a multidisciplinary program, in collaboration with local and international cultural partnerships in Bergamot Station, Santa Monica – Los Angeles. The program will feature some of the most exciting talent from Ireland, with a multidisciplinary program of visual arts, theatre, performance, dance, music, literature, design and film. Please support the center by visiting www.ciacla.com/support 

About Sinéad Finnerty-Pyne

Sinéad Finnerty-Pyne is currently the Project Strategist at Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects [LOHA], where she leads the firm’s public relations outreach which includes outreach, exhibitions, and publications. In addition, Sinead has over fifteen years of experience in curatorial practice, exhibition production, and studio management at small and midsized institutions throughout the region. She has worked closely with artists and curators to produce a number of public and institutionally housed projects with artists such as Daniel Buren, Richard Jackson, Yoko Ono, Bruce Nauman, Analia Saban, and Barbara T. Smith. Sinéad is the former Gallery Manager/ Assistant Curator at Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, CA. She completed studies at University College Dublin, Ireland and received her B.A. in Art History from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Sinead earned an M.A. in Museum and Curatorial Studies at California State University, Long Beach, where she received the Collage of Art Outstanding Thesis Award for her paper “Outward and Boundless: Painting in the Age of Expansion.”

Kindly Supported by Culture Ireland and the Government of Ireland: Emigrant Support Programme.


August 24, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Suite B1, Bergamot Station,, 2525 Michigan Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States


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