‘The World is a Vampire’ said the great sage Billy Corgan, and this week, I couldn’t agree more! Ok, I don’t know what it means either, but I just wanted to say it.
It’s all change this week, with a flood of new junk in the worlds of Theatre and Art. So, let’s get ready to rumble….
Dublin: One City, One book – focuses on Strumpet City by James Plunkett this month with events (readings, lectures etc) around the city! There’s a few events in the NLI that are worth a mention also.
The new boys in the class include British-German artist Tino Sehgal in IMMA Earlsfort and Ben Rivers in the Douglas Hyde, both should be worth checking out. There’s another new exhibition opening in IMMA Earlsfort next week also.
Tino Sehgal: This Situation– IMMA Earlsfort Terrace – 12 April – 19 May 2013
Analysing Cubism – IMMA Kilmainham – until 19th May.
Ben River ‘Ah Liberty’ Simone Kappeler in Gallery 2 – Douglas Hyde from April 12th .
Sleepwalkers is at the Hugh Lane – (until May 12th)
Sean Scully exhibition Doric is at the Hugh Lane (until June 9th)
The sketchbooks of Jack B Yeats are at the National Gallery until May.
Chester Beatty – The Paintings is at the Chester Beatty (until Aug 31st)
Skin, an artistic Atlas is at the RHA (until April 28th)
The wonderful Mark Francis ‘Calibrate’ is at the Kerlin until the 13th April (wow, last week!).
Donald Tesky is at the Oliver Sears until 18th April.
Simon English is at the Cross Gallery (another last week! until April 13th).
Operation Turquoise: Paul McKinley is at the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery (until April 20th)
Sarah Longley is at the Peppercanister Gallery from the 19th of April (next week!).
Material Fact (Group show including Silvia Bächli, Gerard Byrne, Paul Doran, Dennis McNulty) is at the Green on Red Gallery (Paul Doran – Tail Chaser Below)
Lots and lots of new kids here also, and a few things that will be around for a while, such as Mrs. Warren and
Mrs. Warren’s profession starts at the Gate (starts April 9th, last preview tonight).
Drum Belly at the Abbey Theatre (From April 9th).
Have I no Mouth by the wonderful Borken Tellers is at Smock Alley. (April 11th-13th)
The Woolgatherer (by William Mastrosimone) is at the New Theatre until April 13th.
Body Deuts and Fast Portraits are at the Project Arts Centre (12 & 13th April) as they gear up for the IETM.
Billy Connolly is at the Gaiety Theatre April 9-13th
Click is at the Civic Theatre (April 9th – 13th)
Douglas Kennedy, Footloose and The Nualas are at the Pavillion.
The Lighthouse has a Japanese Film Festival from the 11th to the 13th of April, with plenty of Manga and other delights. and should be checked out! Beserk – The Golden age is just one. See below.
Three new seasons are in full swing at the IFI with Harmony Korine – Breaking out and Spotlight on Irish Movies and a Pedro Almodovar season, details of all are here.
Say Anything is on at the Workman’s Club on April 9th, and is free!
Bonnie and Clyde is part of Film Fatale on the 13th of April at the Sugar Club
Lets just say it’s a bit of a slow week and leave it at that! Konomo No 1 and Rachel Zeffira are worth a mention though.
Monday – 8th April –
The Vaccines – Olympia
Tuesday – 9th-
Mick Hucknall – Olympia (God, how bad were simply red)
Paul Tiernan – Odessa Club
Wednesday – 10th –
Mick Hucknall – Olympia
We Arrive Alive – Grand Social
Shake The Stigma: Charity Gig In Aid of Pieta House – Workman’s Club
Thursday – 11th
Barretstown Inspirations include The Coronas, Lisa Hannigan, The Strypes, The Walls, The Frank & Wlaters – Olympia
Subjects Presents – Twisted Pepper
Let The Music Do The Talking – Project Arts Centre
The Milk Carton Kids – Project Arts Centre
Friday – 12th –
Pink – O2
Matchbox 20 – Vicar Street
Konono No 1 – Whelans
Jose James (BlueNote Records) – Sugar Club
Saturday – 13th –
The Harz Mountain Yodelers – Unitarian Church
Matchbox 20 – Vicar Street
These Charming Men – Village
Michael Mayer (Kompakt) – Button Factory
Joe Gomm – Button Factory
Grand Pocket Orchestra – Whelans (upstairs)
Sunday – 14th –
fun. – Olympia
Josephine – Sugar Club
Rachel Zeffira – Unitarian Church
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