Art

Things to do in Dublin (28-04-14 – 04-05-14)

Can it really be May already? That hardly makes sense, sure wasn’t it New Years the other day. This week sees the start of the Bealtaine Festival which runs throughout May and Phizzfest from May 1st to 5th. There’s also a new play in the Abbey with Twelfth Night, and a few other gems around the city. Go check it out!

Theatre

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The AbbeyQuietly runs at the Peacock until May 3rd. Our review is here.

Twelfth Night opens on April 30th and runs until May 24th.

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

Pan Pan – Free Rehersal for Americanitis – The Seagull and other birds – Free daytime rehearsals for Pan Pan’s latest work. Get along if you can, as it’s fascinating to see how they work!

Project Arts Centre Kiss of the Chicken King runs until May 3rd. Our review is here.

Break a Leg runs from April 29th until May 3rd.

Smock AlleyReachOut.com’s Speakeasy on 1st May – Boys’ School

Viking Theatre has Alice Devine . Not For Sale from April 28th until 9th of May.

The New Theatre has Small Plastic Wars from April 28th to the 3rd of May.

Samuel Beckett Theatre – Sleeps.

The Gaiety Theatre has Breaking Dad until 24th May. (run extended by one week!)

The Civic TheatreSleeps.

Theatre Upstairs has Lepper and Chip until May 3rd. Our review is here.

Bewleys Cafe Theatre has Lambo until 12th May (lunchtime).

Chancery Lane has Danny and the Deep Blue Sea from April 25th to May 3rd.

Bord Gais Energy CentrePixar in Concert on May 3rd.

Movies

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Lighthouse Cinema has the Shawshank Redemption on April 28th at 8.30

KING LEAR – Starring: Simon Russell Beale – 19:00 Thursday 1 May 2014 – Cinemas nationwide

Sugar ClubGood Vibrations with Terri Hooley & Guests – Friday 2nd May 2014 / €12 / 8pm – Late

Rushmore – 8pm at The Twisted Pepper

James Dean season is on at the IFI

REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE – Wednesday 30th April 2014 – 18.15

EAST OF EDEN – Tuesday 29th April 2014 – 18.15

ESSENTIAL CINEMA: THE 1990S – BEING JOHN MALKOVICH – Tuesday 29th April 2014 – 18.30

Gigs

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On the gig front this week, we have Big Daddy Kane in the Sugar club on Saturday, Neill Finn in the Olympia on Tuesday and Joan as Policewoman on Wednesday.

Apr 29 Tue –

3EPKANO – Odessa – 8:30 pm
Mama Kin and Jenn Grant – Whelan’s – €15
Church Of Misery, Slomatics And Weed Priest – Fibber Magee’s – €16
Mannix Flynn Presents: James X Fundraiser – The Sugar Club Details – €20

Apr 30 Wed
Neil Finn – Olympia Theatre  – €33.50
The Amazing Snakeheads – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €15
A Night of Passion in aid of The Soar Foundation – Freemasons’ Hall Details – €10
Joan As Policewoman – The Button Factory – €20
ESB Feis Ceoil Gala Concert – National Concert Hall – €12.50 / €40
Yuck – The Workman’s Club  – €16.50
The Tommy Halferty Trio – BelloBar Album Launch – €10
TAC Ceílé – The Grand Social – €8
May 1 Thu
Young Kato – Academy 2 – €10.75
Cuban Uilleann Pipers Fundraising Concert – The Grand Social – €20
Eyedress – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €13
Weathertop Music Festival’s 1st Birthday launch night – Lost Society Details – €6 / €10
MuteFish EP Launch – The Mercantile – €5 / €5
Arc Iris – The Workman’s Club – €15
ZZZ’s (late show) – The Grand Social – €5 / €7

May 2 Fri
Universal Funk Orchestra – The Purty Kitchen, Dun Laoghaire | 8.00pm
Tigran Hamasyan – The Button Factory – €33
Ryan Keen – The Workman’s Club – €12
Hungarian Stories – National Concert Hall RTE National Symphony Orchestra  – €9 / €32
Tigran Hamasyan – The Button Factory – €33
Hands Like Houses – The Academy 2 – €14.50
Lake Street Dive – Whelan’s – €17
DIT Irish Traditional Music Ensemble – Lunchtime Concert – National Concert Hall – €5 / €8
Late Night – National Concert Hall Nikolai Demidenko performs a series of Russian Nocturnes – €5
O.R.B – playing and signing – HMV, Grafton St
Good Vibrations Screening with Terri Hooley & Guests – The Sugar Club

May 3 Sat
Supper Club – Chris Meehan and his Redneck Friends – The Purty Kitchen, Dun Laoghaire | 8.00pm – €15 / €35
Pixar In Concert – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre – €20 / €55
Mo – The Academy – €17.35
O.R.B Dublin Launch Gig – The Grand Social- €20
Son Of Dave – The Button Factory – €10
Trouble Pilgrims – The Workman’s Club
Big Daddy Kane – The Sugar Club – €22Book
The Robots – The Village – €10
Left, Right & Centre – JJ Smyth’s – €10
JD Wilkes and the Dirt Daubers – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €12

May 4 Sun
Grandmaster Flash plus Support G Frequency – The Village  – €15
Kan – Whelan’s – €14 / €16.50
Maribou State + Pedestrian – The Button Factory – €8
Handprint: Before and Beyond 1 by Thérese Fahy – Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery

Talks/ Lectures

Banter at the Beatyard – Covering the City – Wednesday 30 April, 6 p.m. at The Twisted Pepper

A Night of Passion – The Freemason’s Hall – 7.30pm – €10- Peter Fallon, Tony Griffin, Rosie O’Reilly, Laura Sheera, Kealan Doyle with Lisa O’Neill (all proceeds will head the way of the Soar Foundation)

National Gallery of Ireland – May 1 2014 18:30 – ‘Patrick Scott: Image Space Light’

Phizzfest – May 1st to 5th – Phibsborough – Highlights – Julie Feeney, Dermot Bolger, Carlo Gébler John Colleary and Pat O’Donnell, a performance of the award winning Boys and Girls, an Indian Classical Music Recital, and Hugh Buckley’s Dublin Guitar Night.

Art

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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.

Vong Phaophanit: Line Writing – 11 May 2014

RHA Gallery – Sleeps

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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