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Waiting for Godot – Smock Alley – Review

Waiting for Godot – Review by Frances Winston Smock Alley Theatre 1662, Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin 8. Runs from July 29th– August 23rd at 7.30pm nightly Tickets €16/14 … Continue reading

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New track: Dope City – Hired Gun

From the forthcoming album Lifer. Good shouty garage, slightly experimental rock with a lovely slow wig-out from 2m:25s mark (which is oddly reminiscent of a Pavement jam). – JR

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Guardians of the Galaxy – Movie Review

Guardians of the Galaxy – Review by Frances Winston Directed by: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, … Continue reading

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Tiger Dublin Fringe – Preview

Tiger Dublin Fringe 4th to 20th September The Dublin Fringe, as it turns twenty, has become the Tiger Dublin Fringe thanks to Tiger Beer a most welcome new title sponsor. … Continue reading

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Old Flames – New Theatre – Review

Old Flames – Review by Frances Winston The New Theatre, 43 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Runs 28th July – 9th August at 7.30pm nightly Tickets: €15/12 This … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Katie Kim and Conor Walsh – Fitzwilliam Square – 30th July 2014

Happenings don’t just do movies! Today they’ve a gig in Fitzwilliam square, with some of Ireland’s finest on display. They’ve Katie Kim and Conor Walksh, with music from 7.30pm. Tickets … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sex, Drugs & Tinned Ravioli – Theatre Upstairs – Review

Sex, Drugs & Tinned Ravioli – by Andy Gallagher – Theatre Upstairs – until August 9th Rick and Chloe have just broken up. Rick was Chloe’s first boyfriend and she … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Night at the Cinema in 1914 – Movie Review

BFI present A Night at the Cinema in 1914 A collection of short silent films from 100 years ago with a new score by composer Stephen Horne. “With feature films … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

No More Workhorse – Blog Awards Ireland – Nominations

Here at workhorse towers, we’re all working out what to wear! A Blog award has always been an aspiration, it’s a bit like an Oscar, except much more important. ‘I’d … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 6 Comments

Paul’s Boutique Reworked by Solid Steel

Paul’s Boutique as you’ve never heard it! This is Solid Steel’s attempt to make a version of the Beastie classic using the original samples. It’s available for download also, so … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jezebel In London – Interview with Margaret McAuliffe

Jezebel by Mark Cantan will receive its English premiere at the Soho Theatre, London this August. An award-winning contemporary farce, Jezebel is Mark Cantan’s first play and is produced by … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Peter Broderick – The Workman’s Club – 20th October 2014.

The last time I saw Peter Broderick in Dublin was in Whelans a few years back. I went without much idea of what to expect and was pretty much blow … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Nut Job – Movie Review

The Nut Job Director: Peter Lepeniotis Writers: Lorne Cameron (screenplay), Peter Lepeniotis Stars: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson Surly is a squirrel with an attitude problem. He’s out for … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Music – Girl Band – De Bom Bom

Want to hear something loud and shouty on a Monday morning? Of course you do. Dublin band Girl Band will wake you out of your slumber with something nice and … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Things to do in Dublin (28-07-14 – 3-08-14)

Shouldn’t you be outside? It’s a sin to be in on a day like today! Ok, it’s too sunny to do most things, but if you get bored sitting in … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The House of Magic – Movie Review

The House of Magic – Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Jeremy Degruson, Ben Stassen Starring the voices of: Murray Blue, Emily Blunt, Ed Asner, Eugene Levy, Ewan McGreagor, William … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Dublin Castle – Review

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Review by Frances Winston Dublin Castle Gardens, Dublin Castle, Dame Street, Dublin 2. July 23rd – August 3rd at 7.30pm nightly Tickets €6 from entertainment.ie … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

New Music – The Barr Brothers – Even the Darkness Has Arms

The Barr Brothers – Whelans – 24th October 2014. The Barr Brothers are a four piece from Montreal that are visiting our shores in October. Enjoy ‘Even the Darkness has … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Urban Fleadh – 2nd-3rd August – Wolfe Tone Square

An Urban Fleadh – 2nd and 3rd of August – Wolfe Tone Square. A fun festival that takes place next weekend is ‘An Urban Fleadh’ in Wolfe Tone Square in … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Movie Releases – 25-07-14

So what to say about this lot? We did enjoy Norte, the End of History, but be warned it is over four hours long! It’s the type of film if … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Neil Gaiman – The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Review

Neil Gaiman, ‘ The Ocean at the End of the Lane’ – Review by Stuart Cross – ISBN 978-1-4722-0034-1 Neil Gaiman is on the Internet’s high score list. He is … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

New Music – Dad Rocks! – Body Mass Index

Something dramatic from Dad Rocks! A piano track that occasionally explodes and reminds me of Ben Folds and Postal Service. It’s from his second album ‘Year of the Flesh’. Welcome … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Joe – Movie Review

Joe- Movie Review by Frank L. Director: David Gordon Green Writers: Larry Brown (based on the novel by), Gary Hawkins Stars: Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Gary Poulter The title character … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nirbhaya – Pavilion Theatre – Review

Nirbhaya – Pavilion Theatre – Review by Helen O’Leary This play is based on an incident that took place in Delhi less than two years ago. A young woman boarded … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dublin Theatre Festival Preview – Vardo

ANU are back to finish what they started with Vardo, the final piece of the puzzle that begun with 2010’s World’s End lane. There was a short version of this … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Electric Picnic Line up Expanded!

How close are you to the edge? Are you there thinking ‘I really should get my shit sorted and go to Electric Picnic this year’? Well, if you need to … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Norte, the End of History – Movie Review

Norte, the End of History- Movie Review Director: Lav Diaz Writers: Lav Diaz, Rody Vera Stars: Sid Lucero, Angeli Bayani, Archie Alemania Fabian is top of his class in law … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Earth to Echo – Movie Review

Earth to Echo – Review Director: Dave Green Writers: Henry Gayden (screenplay), Henry Gayden (story) Stars: Teo Halm, Astro, Reese Hartwig, Brian ‘Astro’ Bradley, Ella Wahlestedt Earth to Echo is … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dublin Theatre Festival Preview – Ganesh Versus the Third Reich

The programme for the Dublin Theatre Festival has just been announced, and one of the more interesting looking events is Ganesh Versus the Third Reich by Back to Back theatre. … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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