Things To Do In Dublin (30-03-15 – 5-04-15)

The are a couple of interesting new productions in the world of theatre this week, with Romeo and Juliet at the Gate and The Girl who believed in Magic at the Project.

Not a bad week for gigs in Dublin, all things considered. There’s A Place to Bury Stranges, Ghostpoet, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Courtney Barnett in a variety of venues, so lots to listen to!



Romeo and Juliet

Collins BarracksPals by Anu – Until April 30th. Tickets €5. Full details here.

The AbbeyDeath of a Comedian – Peacock Theatre – until April 4th

The Gate Romeo and Juliet – Opening Night from Tuesday 31st March

Smock Alley – Trouble In The Kingdom Of Enchantasia – 4th – 12th April

Highland Park High School String Orchestra – April 2nd @ 7.30pm in The Main Space

Theatre UpstairsMother May I? –  March 24th – April 4th

Viking Theatre – Next Production – In Search of Mr B – Apr 6 – 18

New Theatre – The Baltimore Waltz – Mar 23rd – Apr 4th

Gaiety Theatre –  God Bless this Child, First Confessions are the Hardest! – 31 March 2015 – 11 April 2015

Project Arts Centre –   The Girl who believed in Magic  – 28 Mar 2015-11 Apr 2015
B.J. Novak – One More Thing – 29 Mar 2015 | € 20

Civic Theatre –  In Search of Mr B – Mon 23rd March – Sat 4th April 2015

Bewleys Cafe Theatre – Are You Havin’ A Laugh – Mar 30 – Apr 18, 2015

Olympia TheatreI, Keano – Wed 25th – Sun 12th April 2015

Bord Gais Energy Centre –Jersey Boys – 1 Apr 2015 – 18 Apr 2015



a short film about killing

It was a lot of fun while it lasted but sadly JDIFF is gone for another year! Woe is me.This is a small Polish Film Festival at the Lighthouse though, with more than a few gems for you to explore!

Lighthouse CinemaMartin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema.

A Short Film about Killing – 6.30pm, Monday 30 March 2015 (1987)

Mother Joan of Angels – 6.30pm, Tuesday 31 March 2015 (1961)

Eroica – 6.30pm, Wednesday 1 April 2015 (1957)

Ashes and DIamonds – 4pm, Sunday 5 April 2015 (1958)

The Globe on Screen – TITUS ANDRONICUS – 14:00, Saturday 04 April 2015

Cinema Book Club – BRIDGET JONES DIARY at 18:30 on Monday 30 March

Opening Next Week

Fast And Furious 7
I Used To Live Here
Something Must Break
The Water Diviner
While We’re Young






A Place to Bury Stranges, Ghostpoet, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Courtney Barnett are all around Dublin this week. Considering it’s Easter week, that’s a pretty impressive line up! I’m still gutted Courtney is sold out, I’m loving the new album.

Mon 30 Mar
Love, Loss and Friendship – NCH

Tue 31 Mar
Nicki Minaj – 3 Arena
A Place To Bury Strangers – The Workman’s Club

Wed 01 Apr
Ghostpoet – The Button Factory
A Chocolate Box of Song – NCH
Kaleidoscope Night present “Music For The Curious Ear” – Odessa Club
Antwon – The Twisted Pepper
Niall McCabe – Whelan’s

Thu 02 Apr
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – The Sugar Club
Highland Park High School Symphony Orchestra – Smock Alley Theatre
Moya Brennan & Cormac de Barra – Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire
Otherkin – The Grand Social
Hail The Ghost – Whelan’s

Fri 03 Apr
This is the Kit – Workman’s Club
BD Festival – Glendalough House

Sat 04 Apr
Courtney Barnett – Whelan’s
Rory and The Island – The Academy
Tucan – The Button Factory
Stairwells – The Mercantile
Alarmist – The Workman’s Club
Half Of Me (Single Launch) – The Grand Social
Vladimir and Anton Jablokov – National Concert Hall
King Kong Company – The Button Factory

Sun 05 Apr
Louis Stewart Quartet – JJ Smyth’s
Seskin Lane (Album launch) – Whelan’s
J Rocc – The Sugar Club




Talks and Lectures


Sugar Club – Sun Apr05 – Discotekken Presents – The Irish Pub, Ensemble Eriu & Banter w/ Jim Carroll

Wed Apr01 – The April Fools Day Comedy Gala

National Gallery of Ireland  – Apr 5 2015 – 15:00 – ‘How the family has been portrayed in art’, with Valerie Moffat.

Science Gallery  – Tuesday, March 31, 2015 – 18:00  – Shimmer Shorts: A sci-fi screening with a sensory twist
Balls.ie presents Track and Field: Data and Sport- Thursday, April 2, 2015 – 18:00 to 19:15




beholders_invite_480IMMA until 4th May 2015 – IMMA Collection: Conversations

The Beholder’s Share – until 26 April 2015 – The Beholder’s Share examines unrealised and unexisting projects from the IMMA Collection. The focus of the exhibition is the role that the viewer can play in imaginatively completing an unrealised work.

RHA Gallery – Next Exhibition -until April 26, 2015

Joe Dunne RHA Ashford Gallery
The Untold Want RHA Gallery I

Douglas Hyde –until May 13, 2015
Gallery 1 – ROSE WYLIE

Hugh Lane Gallery – Efforts and Ideals: Prints of the First World War – until 31 May 2015 Curator: Dr. Margarita Cappock

Chester Beatty – Seven Treasures: Japanese Cloisonné Enamels from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London – until June 14th

Private Galleries:


Kerlin Isabel Nolan – Bent Knees are a Give – 1st April – 16th May 2015

Oliver Sears – Katherine Boucher Beug – until 2 Apr 2015

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery Diana Copperwhite – A Million and One Things Under the Sun – 2nd – 25th April

Taylor Gallery  Tim Goulding – Patching the Void  – 20 February – 7 March 2015

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