Art

Things to do in Dublin (14-04-14 – 20-04-14)

With Good Friday falling this Friday, it’s a slower week than normal, but not to say there’s not a few gems hanging around. Check out the details below…

Theatre

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The Abbey – Sleeps until Quietly on April 22nd and Twelfth Night on April 25th.

The GateAn Ideal Husband – until June 14th. Our review is here.

Project Arts Centre - Free State 8 (April 17th), TV Museum (April 17th) and Eleanor Tiernan & Chris Kent (April 19th)run this week.

Smock Alley has Cornerstones (7th to 19th).

Viking Theatre has Afer Sarah Miles from April 14th until 26th.

The New Theatre has The Assassination of Brian Boru from April 14th – 19th.

Samuel Beckett Theatre - Sleeps.

The Gaiety Theatre has Potted Potter from April 14th to 20th.

The Civic Theatre has Alice in Wonderland (April 13th to 15th), Who did you say you were (from April 16th until April 19th) and Dig (April 16th to 19th).

Theatre Upstairs has My Bedsite Window until April to the 19th. Our review is here.

Bewleys Cafe Theatre has Lambo from April 7th to 12th May (lunchtime).

Chancery Lane has The Joni Mitchell Project on April 19th.

Bord Gais Energy CentreWarhorse until April 26th.

Movies

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Lighthouse Cinema has the Japanese Film Festival from April 9th to 17th

Essential Cinema – The 1990′s season is on at the IFI

Cinema of Childhood at the IFI

HUGO AND JOSEPHINE – Saturday 19th April 2014 @14.00

THE WHITE BALLOON – Sunday 20th April 2014 @14.00

Sugar Club – Riffed – Tuesday April 15th @ 7.30

Gigs

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Jedward are playing the Olympia! Aaaaaaaaaaah. Are Jedward still cool with the little people? I must ask my Nephew, he was a big fan. Otherwise, there’s Turin Brakes, Madlib and a few others in quite a slow week.

Monday 14th April 2014

Cut Copy – The Button Factory – €20 – 7.30pm

Tuesday 15th April 2014
Simon Machale – Whelan’s
Bassline The George – 10.00pm
Music Network presents Rachel Kolly d’Alba (violin) and Christian Chamorel (piano) – Pavilion Theatre – €14 – €16
Tony Miceli Quartet – Featuring Louis Stewart – Draiocht – €12 – €16

Wednesday 16th April 2014
San Fermin – Whelan’s – €15

Thursday 17th April 2014
Madlib, aka Beat Konducta – The Sugar Club – €22
Some Songs And Stories – Christy Dignam & Joe Jewell – Abbey Tavern and Loft Restaurant – €22.50
Hermitage Green – The Academy – €16
Turin Brakes – The Workman’s Club – €23
Sign O’ the Times: Prince Tribute – The Purty Kitchen, Dun Laoghaire – €10
Hue and Cry – Pavilion Theatre – €22
Free State 8 – Project Arts Centre – €15 – €20
Throwing Halos – The Grand Social – €10
The Young Folk – Whelan’s – €10
Able Archer – The Workman’s Club – €5

Friday 18th April 2014
JS Bach On Good Friday – National Concert Hall – €9 – €35
Goethe-institut Choir And The Dublin Symphony Orchestra – St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin – €25
Simon Machale – Let Down Those Old Defenses – Album Launch Bewley’s Cafe Theatre – €5 – €10

Saturday 19th April 2014
A Tribute To Levon Helm (the Band) – The Sugar Club – €14.30
Hamsandwich – Olympia Theatre – €20
Daithí – The Button Factory – €12 0 (11.00pm)
The Swing Cats The Button Factory – €19.50
Workhouse Brides – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €7
Analog Presents: Jamie Behan – The Hub, Temple Bar – €5 – €10
All City Records – Record Store Day Showcase Pacino’s, Suffolk Street – €7 – €10
Jimmie Lee’s Juke Jams – The Grand Social – 7.30pm
Mark Geary – Mill Theatre Dundrum – €15
Supper Club – Mary Coughlan – The Purty Kitchen, Dun Laoghaire – €15 – €35
Lucius – The Workman’s Club – €15
The Joni Project with Edel Meade and Dick Farrelly – Chancery Lane – €12
King Khan & The Shrines – Whelan’s – €16.50
The Irish Canon – Season 2 National Concert Hall – €8 – €12

Sunday 20th April 2014
Jedward – Olympia Theatre – €30
The Voice of Ireland – Live Show – Semi Final The Helix – €30 – €100
Irish Jazz Legends – Jim Doherty & Louis Stewart JJ Smyth’s – €10 – 4.30pm
Chet Faker – The Button Factory – €15
Bodhi – The Academy – 11.00pm
Sunday Jazz – Richie Buckley The Purty Kitchen, Dun Laoghaire – €10 – 8.00pm
Dublin Afrobeat Emsemble Manden Express – The Sugar Club – €8 – 9.00pm
For Jaysis Sake – The Workman’s Club – 5.00pm
Choice Cuts presents Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble / Manden Express / Truth and Soul DJ Akalepse / Izem / Will Dempsey – The Sugar Club – €10

Talks/ Lectures

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Aira Demo and Q&A w/ David Ahlund – Twisted Petter – Monday April 14th  – 8pm at The Twisted Pepper

Science Gallery – Wednesday, April 16, 2014 – Robin Ince is (In and) Out of his Mind – €18 / €15

Science Gallery – Thursday, April 24, 2014 – 18:00 to 19:15 – The FAIL BETTER Curator Talk: Get Your Fix of Failure

National Gallery of Ireland - Apr 15 2014 10:30 – Tuesday Lecture 15 April – ‘Where is the Gallery now, and where is it going?’, with Sean Rainbird, Director, National Gallery of Ireland.

Art

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I eventually made it to the Dorothy Cross exhibition in the RHA and came out gobsmacked! A must see.

If you fancy a road trip, there’s no better place than Visual in Carlow, for the rest of the Pat Scott retrospective.

IMMA - Pat Scott – Image and Space – until 18th May.

RHA Gallery - Ciaran Lennon until 27th April

James Hanley RHA: Souvenirs – April 27, 2014

Dorothy Cross – Connemara - until April 27th.

Douglas Hyde – 21 May 2014

Gallery 1 – Gedi Sibony – 55 Years

Gallery 2 – Mongolian Folk Drawings

Hugh Lane Gallery – Sleepwalkers with Gavin Murphy until 25th of May.

General Exhibition at the National Gallery

Costumes Parisiens, fashion plates from 1912-1914at theChester Beatty until March 30th

Private Galleries:

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Kerlin – Fortnightly Features Presents – until 13th May

Oliver Sears – Sam Walsh  – from 3rd April to 8th May

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery  – Mark Swords – Hinterland

Taylor Gallery – Charlie Tyrrell – April 11th – May 3rd.

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