Wow, that year went fast, as we’re entering December already! Hardly seems possible. So, what is new in the streets of Dublin this week. Well, a few of the Christmas shows arrive in theatre land, and there’s also a few gigs worth a mention. One of the best Film Festivals of the year is the French Film Festival at the IFI, which starts this week also. See below…
We’ve a few big shows starting, with the Risen People in the Abbey and Pride and Prejudice in the Gate.
The Abbey – Previews of The Risen People begins Nov 28th.
The Gate – Previews of Pride and Prejudice begin Nov 28th.
Nordic (29th) and Sean Millar (30th) are at the Project Arts Centre.
The Circus Of Perseverance and The Mass Rock are at Smock Alley.
The Tailor and Ansty are at the Viking Theatre in Clontarf, until Dec 7th.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is at the Gaiety Theatre from Dec 1st.
Guaranteed! is at the Civic Theatre
French Film Festival at the IFI.
Stop Making Sense – 80’s dress up party at the Sugar Club on Tuesday the 26th.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas at the Lighthouse – Monday the 25th at 6.30
The Duckworth Lewis boys are in town, just in time for the Ashes. There’s also Glen Hansard doing good deeds for charity, Baths, Daughn Gibson and many more.
Mon 25 Nov
Daughn Gibson – Whelans
Thirty Seconds to Mars – The O2
The Naked and Famous – The Olympia Theatre
Glen Hansard charity gig – Vicar Street
Bombay Bicycle Club – The Academy
The Claudia Quintet – The Workmans Club
Tue 26 Nov
Glen Hansard – Vicar Street
Whole Lotta Voltage – The Button Factory
The Quakers – Whelans
Oldskool – Whelans
Wed 27 Nov
The Duckworth Lewis Method – The Olympia Theatre
Baths – The Button Factory
Death – The Academy
Rebel Rebel – The Grand Social
Simeon Kirkegaard – Whelans
Mary Coughlan – Whelans
Klangkarussell – The Button Factory
Thu 28 Nov
More Than Conquerors – Whelans
Heathers – The Academy
Boyzone – The O2
Come On Live Long – The Workman’s Club
Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble – The Sugar Club
Owen Brady – Whelans
Fri 29 Nov
Mr. Scruff – The Sugar Club
Buckcherry & Hardcore Superstar – The Academy
We Cut Corners – The Workman’s Club
Gurf Morlix – Seamus Ennis Centre
Neelix – The Academy
Laura Jones – The Button Factory
Sat 30 Nov
Beardyman – The Sugar Club
Enemies – The Button Factory
Electric Six – The Academy
O Emperor – The Workman’s Club
Somadrone – The Grand Social
Diversity – The O2
The Chameleons – Whelans
Empire Circus – Whelans
Annie Mac – The Academy
Onra – The Button Factory
Sun 01 Dec
Bronagh Gallagher – Whelans
Christof – Whelans
Refresh: Product Strategy – €6 (27-11-13 at 6.30pm) – Science Gallery
Call Me When You’re Sober by Valerie Farragher– 27-11-13 at 7.00pm – Irish Writers Centre
Fire Station Studios Open Day – Thursday 28th Nov
IMMA – Leonora Carrington: The Celtic Surrealist – until 26th Jan
– Eileen Gray – IMMA Kilmainham – until Jan 19th
RHA Gallery – Tony O’Malley, Joanna Kidney – until Dec 20th
Douglas Hyde –From 15th November until 15th January 2014
Gallery 1 – George Shaw – Neither My Arse Nor My Elbow
Gallery 2 – Paloma Varga Weisz – Krummer Hund
General Exhibition at the National Gallery
General Exhibition at the Chester Beatty
And finally the Private Galleries around Dublin.
Peppercanister Gallery – until 30th Nov – Conor Walton
Kerlin – Paul Winstanley – until 7th Jan
Oliver Sears – Hughie O’Donoghue: GORT RUA – Opens 28th Nov
Kevin Kavanagh Gallery – McSweeney & Nisenbaum
Cross Gallery – Cristina Bunello – Of Innocence and of Experience – until 7th Dec