This is the week of the big gig, with Robbie, Bon Jovi and Neil Young all battling for your attention! There’s lots of lovely small events around town also, if you don’t feel like battling the crowds. There’s also a new play in the Abbey, with Shush, and Portrait of an Artist in the New Theatre. Previews of Howie the Rookie with Love/Hate’s Tom Vaugh-Lawlor starts in the Project.
Taste of Dublin runs at the Iveagh Gardens from June 13-16th.
Secretion by Willie Doherty is at IMMA (Image above) until 1st September at IMMA @ NCH Annex.
183rd RHA Annual Exhibition runs from 28 May-17 Aug, 2013. It always feels like summer to me when this exhibition opens! It’s well worth a look, and a great snap shot of art in Ireland.
I knOw yoU– IMMA Earlsfort Terrace – 19 April – 1st Sept 2013 – “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.
Gallery 1 – Nigel Cooke, Gallery 2 – The Paradise – Ciaran Murphy – Douglas Hyde from May 31st until July 17th. (Nigel Cooke image above)
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)
Charlie Whiskeris at the Peppercanister Gallery (June 6th -29th)
Phillip Allen’s ‘Oxblood’ is at the Kerlin starts on June 6th (Image above from exhibition).
Sara Flynn, Liam Flynn, Frances Lambe, Nuala O’Donovan, Cólín ÓDubhghaill is at the Oliver Sears from June 20th (week after next!)
The Kevin Kavanagh Gallery has Selective Perspectives – Group exhibition finishes May 30th – 27th July.
John Cronin – Standard Deviation – (May 30th – 6th June Last week) is at the Green on Red Gallery.
The Dalky Book Festival runs from June 13th to 16th, and has an impressive line up including: Edna O’Brien, Anne Enright, Roddy Doyle, Kevin Barry, Dawn O’Porter, Robert Fisk, Frank McGuinness, John Boyne, Mike Scott , Pauline McLynn, David Coleman, Tim Pat Coogan, Ian Robertson, Sarah Webb, Stuart Carolan and Eamon Morrissey.
World Actors Forum – Gate Theatre – 15th & 16th June – Charles Dance, Anissa Daoud, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, Amer Hlehel, Jeremy Irons, Farah Shaer and Penelope Wilton.
John Banville – Smock Alley – Interview – June 12th at 6PM.
‘What’s eating Dubliners’ – Banter Series – Twisted Petter – June 12th at 8PM
The future of maths education – Wednesday, June 13th – 18:00 to 19:15 – Science Gallery
BRENDAN LYNCH CITY OF WRITERS – Tuesday 11 June 6.30pm at the Alliance Francais
The Man from Zara, With Covadonga O’Shea– Tuesday, 10/06, Café Literario Cervantes Institute,6.30pm
Making Science work – Royal Irish Academy – Friday, 14 June at 6pm
Howie the Rookie starts at the Project Arts Centre, along with Portrait of an Artist at the new Theatre…
Previews of Shush starts June 6th and opens for real on June 12th at the Abbey Theatre. Expect our review later in the week.
Portrait of an Artist as a young man is at the New Theatre from June 10th until June 22nd (expect a review later in the week)
Abigail’s Party is at the Gaiety Theatre
What would Ma say? (June 10th – 15th) are at the Civic Theatre
Whistle in the Dark and Conversations on a Homecoming are at the Pavillion
Mouth on Fire – Trilingual Beckett – Thursday 13 June at 7.30pm – at the Alliance Francais – Free
Purple Rain is on the 15th of June at 10.45 PM at the The Lighthouse
70mm series is at the IFI, with Alien is this week, Tuesday and Sunday.
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. They had two last week, so they’re coming hot and heavy.
A few big hitters in town this week, with Neil Young, Robbie Williams and Bon Jovi in town in various fields and stadia around Dublin! There’s also a few fun ones on a smaller scale with the Chromatics, The Breeders and the Fresh and Onlys.
Mon 10 Jun
Slayer – The Academy
Duke Special – Whelans
The Paperboys – Whelans
Colm Wilkinson – Bord Gais Energy Centre
Tue 11 Jun
Slayer – The Academy
Kidnap Alice – Whelans
Empire Circus – The Workman’s Club
Walking Papers – The Pint
Wed 12 Jun
Niall Thomas – Whelans
Mastodon – The Academy
Fidlar – Academy 2
Thu 13 Jun
Chromatics – The Village
Wingding – The Button Factory
Liam Ó Maonlaí & Rónán Ó Snodaigh – Whelans
Mastodon – The Academy
Bulmers Live at Leopardstown 2013 – Leopardstown Racecourse
Fri 14 Jun
The Breeders – Vicar Street
The Fresh and Onlys – The Workman’s Club
John Cooper Clarke – The Button Factory
The Christians – Buck Whaleys
Hard Skin – The Grand Social
Harvest (a tribute to Neil Young) – The Sugar Club
Stu Daly – Whelans
Metro Area – The Sugar Club
Robbie Williams – The Aviva Stadium
Sat 15 Jun
Slane 2013 – Bon Jovi
Neil Young and Crazy Horse – RDS Arena Dublin
Young Hearts Run Free – Adrian Crowley, Tieranniesaur, Seán Mac Erlaine, and Mike Stevens – Sutton, Martello Towers
Paddy Casey – The Button Factory
Red Sail – Whelans
In This Moment – Whelans
Sorcha Richardson – The Workman’s Club
September Girls – The Thomas House
Finnebassen – The Button Factory
Azymuth – The Sugar Club
Sun 16 Jun
Danny Brown – The Sugar Club
Chelsea Light Moving – Whelans