It’s your last chance to see Ballyturk which finishes on the 23rd. We loved it and our review from Galway is here. There’s the Ukulele hooley in Dun Laoghaire on the 23rd and 24th. There’s also the Tallafest on August 23rd. Tickets are free here. The Tara Rocks! Festival is on August 23rd.
The big news in theatre is Heartbreak House by Shaw opens in the Abbey on the 19th of August.
The Abbey – Opening night of Heartbreak House (Bernard Shaw) is August 19th.
The Gate – Pride and Prejudice is back at the Gate from the 20th of August until the 20th of Sept. In case you missed it at Christmas…
Project Arts Centre – Relatively Speaking: A Guided walking tour across three City Galleries – August 19th.
Smock Alley – Death Row Cowboy – 11th – 23rd August @ 8pm
Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International-Ireland, post show discussion August 21st
Waiting for Godot – until 23rd Aug 2014 at 7:30pm.
Viking Theatre – Alice Devine – Not For Sale – until Aug 30
New Theatre has [title of show] (not a mistake, that’s actually the name) until August 23rd
Gaiety Theatre has Riverdance until August 31st.
Civic Theatre – sleeps.
Theatre Upstairs – Tales from Briar Hall until August 23rd.
Bewleys Cafe Theatre has The importance of being Honest from August 18th until 6th of Sept.
Bord Gais Energy Centre – Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – 12 – 23 Aug 2014
Lir – Electra, The MFA Showcase – Dates: 20/08/2014 — 23/08/2014
The Ugly One, The MFA showcase
The Teachers Club – Collected Stoires from August 26th – September 6th, (Tuesday-Saturday) @ 8pm.
IFI – FILMS MAUDITS – AUGUST 3RD – 24TH
The term film maudit, the ‘cursed film’, has its origins in a 1949 festival curated by, amongst others, Jean Cocteau, André Bazin, Robert Bresson, René Clément, and Henri Langlois.
MARGARET – Sunday 17th August 2014 – 16.00
CRUISING – Saturday 23rd August 2014 – 16.00
HEAVEN’S GATE – Sunday 24th August 2014 – 16.00
Aladdin (12:00, Saturday 23 August 2014)
Good Will Hunting (15:30, Sunday 24 August 2014)
Lighthouse Cinema (and others!) – Saturday 23 August, 7.40pm
Sugar Club – Wed Aug 20 – The Producers Presents – Clueless
Sat Aug 23 – Shift present Waynes World 2
In case the world doesn’t know already, Mark Eitzel has like totally cancelled on us! Due to recording commitments, I mean like, whatever! Anyway, colour me gutted. I’m dealing with my loss, and will accept that there’s some other good stuff this week including Slint, Kila, Roy Ayers and I Draw Slow. They’re no Mark Eitzel though.
Mon 18 Aug
Ensemble Ériu = Whelan’s
Tue 19 Aug
Deafheaven – Whelan’s
Slint – The Button Factory
Thu 21 Aug
Mark Eitzel – The Button Factory – Cancelled
Kila – Whelan’s
Paul Byrne – The Cruel & Tender Tour – The Sugar Club
I Have a Tribe, Wyvern Lingo & Kicking Bird – The Workman’s Club
Fri 22 Aug
Roy Ayers – The Sugar Club
I Draw Slow – Whelan’s
Trout Records Wrap Party – The Button Factory
Fox, Owl, Crow – Bewley’s Cafe Theatre
Orkka – The Workman’s Club
The Blue Thunder Band – The Mercantile
The Viking Project – The Grand Social
Hunee – The Twisted Pepper
Sat 23 Aug
The Jeff Buckley Tribute Night – Whelan’s
Tara Rocks! Festival – Jack L, Hothouse Flowers etc.
The Bash for Philo – The Button Factory
Tides of Man – The Mercantile
Soldiers Can’t Dance – The Grand Social
Shift – The Sugar Club
Tamo Sumo – The Twisted Pepper
Waze & Odyssey – The Button Factory
Abbey Talks – Tuesday, 19 August 2014 – Running time: 45 mins approx – Meet the Makers: Róisín McBrinn
Róisín McBrinn discusses her direction of our first ever production of Heartbreak House and the challenges of staging a Bernard Shaw play.
Smock Alley – Death Row Cowboy – 21st August @ 8pm – Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International-Ireland, post show discussion August 21st
Science Gallery – Strange Weather – until 5-10-14
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 – 15:00 – SynBio axlr8r: THE FIRST SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY DEMO DAY
National Gallery of Ireland – Aug 20 2014 13:00 – Lunchtime Talk 20 August
Picasso’s ‘Still Life with Mandolin’, with Joanne Drum. Free public lunchtime talk, no booking necessary.
NLI – Genealogy at Lunchtime: Reading Headstones – Primary Sources Carved in Stone (19/8/2014)Speaker: John Tierney
Irish Writers Centre – Titter of Wit – lunchtime drama
Gallery of Photography – The Photo Album of Ireland
IMMA – Isabel Nolan: The weakened eye of day – until 21 September 2014
Second Sight: The David Kronn Photography Collection – until 9 November 2014 – Garden Galleries
RHA Gallery – Next Exhibition – Maria Simonds-Gooding – starts Sept 5th
Douglas Hyde – until 01 October 2014
Gallery 1 – Dukkha, Aleana Egan, Fergus Feehily, Jaki Irvine, Sam Keogh, Paul Mosse
Gallery 2 – Irish Silent Films – (1910-1915)
Hugh Lane Gallery – Eva Rothschild – Print – until 21 September 2014
General Exhibition at the National Gallery
Chester Beatty – Permanent Exhibition
Kerlin – Deep one Perfect Morning – until 30th August
Oliver Sears – Next Exhibition in Sept.
Kevin Kavanagh Gallery – Ruth E. Lyons – Continues until 30th August, 2014
Taylor Gallery – Summer Group Show – until 30th August
Cross Gallery – Group Summer Show – featuring work by Andrew Thompson, Graham Crowley, Michael Wann, Alan Graham