Oh man, everything hurts! I can’t point at a body part that is working within normal parameters! Yes, we’re recovering form the Meteor Camden Crawl Dublin and three solid days of music! And what’s the best way to recover? Why Why? in Whelans tonight, of course.
“I knOw yoU is a dynamic exhibition by a new generation of young European artists” or so says the blurb on the new exhibition in IMMA @ NCH (Earlsfort Terrace). It features the work of over 50 artists, so should be something for everyone! Quite looking forward to this one, Tino Sehgal also continues in the same venue.
I knOw yoU– IMMA Earlsfort Terrace – 19 April – 1st Sept 2013
Tino Sehgal: This Situation– IMMA Earlsfort Terrace – until 19 May 2013
This is a lot of fun! I visited it yesterday and to say too much about it is to ruin it, but it’s a performance art piece with six performers of various ages in the space. Go check it out!
Analysing Cubism – IMMA Kilmainham – until 19th May.
Ben River ‘Ah Liberty’ Simone Kappeler in Gallery 2 – Douglas Hyde until May 22nd.
The sketchbooks of Jack B Yeats are at the National Gallery until June.
Chester Beatty – The Paintings is at the Chester Beatty (until Aug 31st)
Aleana Egan’s ‘The Sensitive Plant’ is at the Kerlin until 1st June.
Patrick O’Reilly starts at the Oliver Sears until June 6th.
The Kevin Kavanagh Gallery has Stehen Loughman’s quite beautiful ‘Interiors’ exhibition (image above).
Material Fact (Group show including Silvia Bächli, Gerard Byrne, Paul Doran, Dennis McNulty until May 25th) is at the Green on Red Gallery.
The Lisbon Traviata – Free Play Reading – 6th May as part of the Gay Theatre Festival @ 6PM
Film screening: “”With or without love” presented by the Producer of the film Tomás Cimadevilla” – 11/06/2013 @ 6PM
Community Day – Project Arts Centre – Free events – Friday & Saturday 10th & 11th May
Talk on Tino Sehgal – Tim Stott (Lecturer in Art History and Theory, DIT) discusses how the work of Tino Sehgal – May 10th @ 1.15
The big event in theatre this week is the Gay Theatre Festival which runs from the 5th to the 19th of May, which a massive amount of small to medium sized events around the city, so check it out here.
Bankers is at the New Theatre until May 11th.
Druid Murphy- Conversations on a Homecoming is at the Gaiety Theatre (until May 11th)
Sleeping Beauty Suite and Dance 10th Anniversary are at the Civic Theatre (May 9th – 12th)
The Man in the Woman’s shoes and Eternal Rising of the Sun are at the Pavillion
Strictly Ballroom is at the Workman’s Club Den on the 7th May @ 7.30
Neil Jordan Retrospective is in full swing, details are here. There’s also a public interview on May 25th @ 14.00
There’s also open air cinema in Fitzwilliam Square from ‘happenings‘, full details are here! You only get 36 hours notice, and it’s a fiver in. Hope the weather holds up for that one! Last Thursday it is was ‘The Big Lebowski’!
There’s also a season of movies in Meeting House Square, with details here. Cinema Paradiso is on this week, on May 9th at 19.45.
Freshly squeezed International Student Short Film series is at the Sugar Club on Sunday 12th from 12-9.30.
Not a bad week on the gig front with Why? tonight, British Sea Power tomorrow and I draw Slow on Wednesday! Thursday has Mountains, Friday has Tieranniesaur and Saturday the Dudley Corp Album launch. You could really be out every night this week!
Mon 06 May
Why? – Whelan’s
The Specials – Olympia Theatre
Bad Manners – The Village
Tue 07 May
Pete Roe – The Unitarian Church
British Sea Power – The Academy
Gregory Porter – The Sugar Club
Zoe Conway, Mairtin O’Connor and Donal Lunny – Whelan’s
Hurray For The Riff Raff – Whelan’s
Wed 08 May
I Draw Slow – The Button Factory
Shovels and Rope – Whelan’s
Hiss Golden Messenger and William Tyler @ Whelan’s
Thu 09 May
Mountains – Twisted Pepper
John Murry – The Workmans Club
Eric Clapton – The O2
RDGLDGRN – The Academy
Mary Gauthier – The Button Factory
Chris Dave – Sugar Club
Fri 10 May
Tieranniesaur – Whelan’s
Lucy Rose – The Button Factory
Fossil Collective – Whelan’s
Fang Island – The Grand Social
Sat 11 May
The Dudley Corporation album launch – Whelan’s
Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls – The Academy
Beyonce – The O2
Bronagh Gallagher – Whelan’s
Brian Deady – Whelan’s
Native Tongue – The Sugar Club
Sun 12 May
Gabriel O Pensador – The Academy
Lucinda Williams – Vicar Street