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21/10/2021

Going Out ? Whats On - The Source Arts Centre Thurles

Agnieszka Holland’s freely inspired biopic 'Charlatan' and musicians The Ryan Anthonys coming this September

Going Out ? Whats On - The Source Arts Centre Thurles

Charlatan for The Source Arts Centre on September 22, at 8pm

A brilliant, self-taught Czech healer who cured millions with herbal medicine is threatened by the Communist authorities in the late 1950s in Agnieszka Holland’s freely inspired biopic 'Charlatan.'

Inspired by the true story of herbalist Jan Mikolasek, who dedicated his life to caring for the sick in spite of the immense obstacles he faced in his private and public life.

Born at the turn of the 20th century, Mikolasek wins fame and fortune using unorthodox treatment methods to cure a wide range of diseases. Already a local institution in Czechoslovakia before World War II, the healer gains in reputation and wealth whether during the Nazi occupation or under the Communist rule. One after the other, every regime will want to use his skills and in return gives him protection. But how high shall be the costs to maintain this status as the tide turns?

Charlatan

The Source Arts Centre, Thurles

Wednesday September 22, 8pm

Tickets €5/9

Meanwhile, singer – songwriter Eoin Ryan Anthony of Seskin Lane and Cait Ryan Anthony will join us to perform a set of songs newly written over lockdown. The songs are of nature and the environment all around us.

With Eoin on guitar, multi-instrumentalist Cait enhances the songs with colour. Eoin says: “It will be special to play in front of a live audience again after so long away, especially with these new songs. There’s nothing better than sharing the live experience with  the listener.”

The Ryan Anthony’s

The Source Arts Centre, Thurles

Saturday September 25, 8pm

Tickets €15

 

Bookings online

www.thesourceartscentre.ie

 

Box Office 0504 90204 – Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday 2pm to 5pm

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