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February 2013

As the #collab13 poster boy, Harry will

As the #collab13 poster boy, Harry will be on the T-shirts, in the programme, and on the website. But he is SO much more than just a pretty face: Harry will also be travelling around Dublin asking people what their hedgehog is, and drumming up support for the Festival. He’ll be offering words of encouragement and wisdom to those that need it, and he’ll be asking you your thoughts about …Read More

DAY OF THE HEDGEHOG – Part III The hedge

DAY OF THE HEDGEHOG – Part III The hedgehog’s message is simple … find something you Love, you’re Great at, and you Survive on. Where these 3 things overlap, you find your hedgehog. Officially ‘The Hedgehog Concept was invented by philosopher Isaiah Berlin, expanding on the ideas from Archilochus’s ‘The Hedgehog and The Fox‘. It was also developed into a corporate leadership strategy; but Harry is more interested in the …Read More

DAY OF THE HEDGEHOG – Part II ….After

DAY OF THE HEDGEHOG – Part II ….After the festival, Aloysius made the difficult decision to leave Dublin, and return to the open water for a while. He promised to return if we needed him, and handed over the festival to this year’s guest member of The Jack Burdell Experience: Harry Jeremy Hedgehog. After the official handover ceremony, Harry started his work promoting the festival. http://ow.ly/i/1xXD6 #collab13

DAY OF THE HEDGEHOG http://ow.ly/i/1xXAc

DAY OF THE HEDGEHOG http://ow.ly/i/1xXAc Last year, you might have heard the story of Collaborations 2012 mascot/Oracle/silent partner/glamorous assistant/poster boy Aloysius the Whale. Aloysius was a great help to us last year, as we launched our website and held our inaugural festival Collaborations 2012. Without him, maybe the festival would not have been the success that it was…

marriage + you + me = a civil(ised) unio

marriage + you + me = a civil(ised) union Smock Alley Theatre’s Banquet Hall has been approved for the solemnisation of civil marriages by the Health Service Executive, this week. Since its doors re-opened in April of last year, the focus of the building has been primarily on the artistic programming of the two theatre spaces. However the splendour and size of the banquet hall, which sits on top of …Read More