Art

Things to do in Dublin (21-04-14 – 27-04-14)

Easter is a distant memory (kinda) and with far too much chocolate in our systems, it’s time to get out onto the streets of Dublin! The Darklight Festival (April 24th to 27th) and Live Collision (April 23rd to 26th) are the highlights in a pretty busy week.

Theatre

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The AbbeyQuietly starts at the Peacock April 22nd (Meet the Makers – Cast of Quietly – Peacock – April 23rd). Our review is here.

Previews of Twelfth Night start on April 25th.

The GateAn Ideal Husband – until June 14th. Our review is here.

Project Arts Centre Live Collision -Preview here.

Smock AlleySleeps.

Viking Theatre has Afer Sarah Miles from April 14th until 26th.

Beyond the Bookshelf

The New Theatre has Music Festival – Beyond the Bookshelf from April 24th – 26th

Samuel Beckett Theatre Sleeps.

The Gaiety Theatre has Breaking Dad from April 26th to 17th May.

The Civic Theatre has Rhythm of Life (April 22nd), LD Dance Dream (from April 23rd) and Ireland’s Got Mammies (April 24th).

Theatre Upstairs has Lepper and Chip from April 22nd to May 3rd.

Bewleys Cafe Theatre has Lambo from April 7th to 12th May (lunchtime).

Chancery Lane has All a Dream on April 21st to 26th.

Bord Gais Energy CentreWarhorse until April 26th.

Movies

Darklight Festival

Lighthouse Cinema has the Darklight Festival(April 24th to 26th)

Serenity – Tuesday 22nd April at 7.30 – Sugar Club

Discotekken present Linotype: The Film (Screening) w/ Q & A – Sugar Club – 23rd at 7PM

James Dean season is on at the IFI

REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE

Friday 25th April 2014 – 18.15,  Wednesday 30th April 2014 – 18.15

EAST OF EDEN

Saturday 26th April 2014 – 16.00
Tuesday 29th April 2014 – 18.15

Cineman of Childhood – IFI FAMILY: THE BOOT – Sunday 27th April 2014 – 11.00

Gigs

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This is definitely what you would call a slow week! There’s a few good Irish bands playing and John Power, but nothing that dazzles!

Apr 22 Tue
Musical Tales 2014 presented by The Contemporary Music Centre for One City One Book
The 2014 Certain Three Tour – The Workman’s Club (The Altered Hours / Myles Manley / Patterns Details)

Apr 23 Wed
John Power (Cast, The Las) – The Workman’s Club – €17.50
Curtis Mix – Deanie Vs Shawn Mullen – The Twisted Pepper – €10
Paul Byrne – album launch gig – Whelan’s – €10
Francesco Turrisi and the Taquin Experiments – Odessa Club – €10
Jace Everett – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €14

Apr 24 Thu
The Culwick Spring Concert – National Concert Hall – €13.50 / €30
Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed – Whelan’s – €16.50
The Contemporary Music Centre Salon: William ‘bill’ Dowdall (flute) John Buckley, Solfa Carlile, Raymond Deane, Patrick Connolly Benjamin Dwyer – National Concert Hall In the Kevin Barry Room
Clean Bandit – The Academy – €19.90
Beyond The Bookshelf Performances – The New Theatre – €12
Si Schroeder, Dylan Tighe, Brian Mooney – The New Theatre – €12
Mark Gea & Nicole Maguire – Cafe du Journal – €12
Old Hannah – Irish Boys EP Launch – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €10
John Butler Trio – Vicar Street – €27
Duke Special’s Gramaphone Club – The Liquor Rooms

Apr 25 Fri
Beyond The Bookshelf Performances By Various Artists – The New Theatre  – €12
John Butler Trio – Vicar Street Special Guest Brett Dennen – €27
The Statics Plus Special Guests – The New Theatre – €12
Frankie Gavin and De Dannan – Draiocht – €18 / €20
Wallis Bird – The Academy – €28
Seven Quarters With Jennifer Evans And Katie Kim – Whelan’s
Lunchtime Songs and Arias – National Concert Hall – €10 / €15
Nialler 9 plus special guests – Pacino’s, Suffolk Street
Wallis Bird – acoustic set and signing – Tower Records
The Viking Project – Bewley’s Cafe Theatre  – €5
Frankie Gavin and De Dannan – Draiocht  – €18 / €20
The Joni Project with Edel Meade and Dick Farrelly – Chancery Lane – €12
Rory & The Island – The Workman’s Club
Eamon Bode (EP Launch) – The Grand Social – €8

Apr 26 Sat
Beyond The Bookshelf Performances By Various Artists – The New Theatre – €12
Supper Club – The 4 of Us Duo – The Purty Kitchen, Dun Laoghaire |- €15 / €35
Paddy Casey – Intimate Acoustic Show – Abbey Tavern – €22.50
Rufus Coates And The Blackened Trees / Niall Thomas – The New Theatre – €12
Booka Shade – Vicar Street – €24.50
Let’s Set Sail Debut Ep Launch – St Werburgh’s Church Details – €10
Nighthawks at the Cobalt – Cobalt Cafe
Freddie White – Mill Theatre – €18 / €20
Come on Live Long – Whelan’s – €10
Patrick Kelleher + Haüer – The Mart- €7 / €10
Tumbling Bones – The Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre – €16
Hidden Agenda Present: Flight Facilitates – The Button Factory – €15 / €20
Punch face Champions / Between Screams (Double A Side launch) – The Grand Social – €5

Apr 27 Sun
Rosanne Cash – Vicar Street – €36.50
Elvis Presley – On Stage – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre – €48.65 / €53.65
Walk Off The Earth – With Support From Camera2 – The Academy – €20
The Voice of Ireland – Live Show – Final – The Helix The Mahony Hall Details – €35 / €120
Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery The Oriel Trio Details
Up Close with Music – RHA Gallery
Don Baker – Millbank Theatre – €15 / €17
Liquid Lee & The Soul Foolishness – JJ Smyth’s Details – €10
Sunday Jazz – Nigel Mooney – The Purty Kitchen, Dun Laoghaire Sunday Jazz – €10
Nicole Maguire – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €10
Gail Brand / Paul G. Smyth Duo – National Concert Hall D- €11
Track Dogs – The Workman’s Club – €8
Amazing Apples – Upstairs at Whelan’s Details

Talks/ Lectures

Meet the Makers – Cast of Quietly – Peacock – April 23rd – Post Show Discussion

Aira Demo and Q&A w/ David Ahlund – Twisted Petter – Monday April 14th  – 8pm at The Twisted Pepper

Science Gallery – Thursday, April 24, 2014 – 18:00 The FAIL BETTER Curator Talk: Get Your Fix of Failure

National Gallery of Ireland – Apr 22 2014 10:30 – Tuesday Lecture 22 April – ‘Seán Keating, the National Gallery, and the art of labour’, with Dr Éimear O’Connor HRHA

Darklight Festival – Highlights

The Act of Killing – Directors Cut and Talk – Light House Cinema – Ticket: €10 – Friday, April 25th, 6:30pm – Screening followed by a Virtual Q&A with Director Joshua Oppenheimer

Artists in Focus – Forsyth and Pollard – A Retrospective – Light House Cinema – Ticket: €10 – Saturday, April 26th, 4pm – Discussion with screening excerpts

A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness – Cinemobile – Ticket: €10 – Saturday, April 26th, 6:30pm

Live Collisions – Variety of talks and discussions on work.

Art

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I eventually made it to the Dorothy Cross exhibition in the RHA and came out gobsmacked! A must see in its last week.

If you fancy a road trip, there’s no better place than Visual in Carlow, for the rest of the Pat Scott retrospective.

IMMA – Pat Scott – Image and Space – until 18th May.

RHA Gallery Ciaran Lennon until 27th April

James Hanley RHA: Souvenirs – April 27, 2014

Dorothy Cross – Connemara – until April 27th.

Douglas Hyde – 21 May 2014

Gallery 1 – Gedi Sibony – 55 Years

Gallery 2 – Mongolian Folk Drawings

Hugh Lane Gallery – Sleepwalkers with Gavin Murphy until 25th of May.

General Exhibition at the National Gallery

Costumes Parisiens, fashion plates from 1912-1914at theChester Beatty until March 30th

Private Galleries:

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Kerlin – Fortnightly Features Presents – until 13th May

Oliver Sears – Sam Walsh  –  until 8th May

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery  – Mark Swords – Hinterland

Taylor Gallery – Charlie Tyrrell – May 3rd.

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