A moment silence for the Theatre festival, sigh, so we’ve another year to wait for the madness to begin again, but what is there to occupy us for the next seven days. Ok, it’s an average week, but I guess we’re just gearing up for Halloween, right?
Gigs – Not a vintage week on the gig front, but the real gem is this weekend with Beck’s Vier Rhythm Weekender.
Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin – NCH – Tuesday 16th Oct
Marina and the Diamonds – Olympia – Wed 17th Oct
Becks Vier Rhythm Weekender – 18-20th Oct – De la Soul, Hot 8 Brass Band, Hypnotic Brass band…
Bowling for Soup – Academy – Thursday 18th Oct
David O’Doherty – Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre – Friday 19th Oct
Theatre – The Theatre Festival is sadly departed, but a few of it’s best and brightest continue! Dorian Gray and Shibari (Japanese for bondage, don’t you know!) continue at the Abbey. Talk of the Town has another week at the project, and the Gate has The last Summer. The new boy in town is Judas Kiss at the Gaiety starring Rupert Everett.
Art – IMMA at Earlsfort Terrace has a show of Alice Maher‘s work called Becoming. Clare Carpenters exhibition starts is at the Cross Gallery. Keith Wilson show at the Oliver Sears gallery continues until the 25th, and RHA’s exhibition of bright young things ‘Future’s 12′ continues. The weird and wonderful world of Merlin James is at the Kerlin. Sean McSweeny is at the Taylor Gallery.