Art

Things To Do In Dublin (04-04-15 – 10-05-15)

Canalaphonic1Some good gigs around Dublin this week, with Philip Glass, Calexico, Public Service Broadcasting and Tobias Jesso Jr to name but a few. There’s also Canalaphonic 2015 in the Rathmines and Portobello area, with the Hot Sprockets, Gavin Glass and more.

The James Connolly Festival 2015 is a Poetry, Music, Theatre and Debate. The Place Where Politics and Culture Meet – May 4th – May 9th.

The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival takes place from May 4th to 17th, with many productions from home and abroad taking place around the City. It is a fascinating time for Gay Theatre with the Equality vote only a few weeks away, so check out the full line up here.

New Plays include Being Norwegian at Bewleys Cafe Theatre (at Powerscourt), Little Thing, Big Thing at the Project and Frank Pig Says Hello at the Civic.

Theatre


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The AbbeyHedda Gabler – until May 16th

The Gate Romeo and Juliet – until May 16th

Smock AlleyHouse of Spirit: The Art of Mandala May 1st – 12th in The Banquet Hall

Theatre Upstairs – The Rehearsed Readings – 05 – 16 May

Viking TheatreMy Fair Ladies – Apr 21 – May 9

New Theatre – The James Connolly Festival 2015 – Poetry, Music, Theatre and Debate. The Place Where Politics and Culture Meet – May 4th – May 9th

Gaiety Theatre –  John B Keane’s The Field – 23 April 2015 – 16 May 2015

Project Arts Centre –  Before Monsters Were Made – 30 Apr 2015-16 May 2015

Little Thing, Big Thing – 5 May 2015-16 May 2015 | € 18/16

Civic Theatre  – Frank Pig Says Hello – Thurs 7th – Sat 9th May
Battlestations – Thurs, 7th – Sat, 9th May 2015

Bewleys Cafe TheatreBeing Norwegian – May 05 – 30, 2015 | 1pm

Bord Gais Energy Centre –  To Kill a Mockingbird – 4 May 2015 – 9 May 2015

Fumbally Exchange Bernard Shaw Invites You – Wednesday, April 29 – Tuesday, May 5

 

 

Movies


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Lighthouse CinemaThe Hard Problem – 14:00 Saturday 09 May 2015 (Encore)

Sugar Club – Thu May 07 – Leonard Cohen’s Live in Dublin concert at the Sugar Club (Screening)

Sun May10 – March On Film Finalists’s Screenings and Awards Event

New Releases this Week

Big Game
Rosewater
Spooks: The Greater Good
Top Five
Heaven Adores You
Phoenix

 

 

Gigs


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Some good gigs around Dublin this week, with Philip Glass, Calexico, Public Service Broadcasting and Tobias Jesso Jr to name but a few. There’s also some odd ball festivals with the Canalaphonic 2015 in the Rathmines and Portobello area and the James Connelly Festival in Temple Bar.

See if anything else tickles your fancy below.

Mon 04 May
Philip Glass: The Etudes – NCH
Kilkenny Roots Festival 2015 – Kilkenny
James Connelly Festival presents The Revolutionaries 1916 and Beyond – New Theatre
Purity Ring – The Button Factory
Calexico – The Olympia Theatre
The Pop Group – Whelan’s

Tue 05 May
Public Service Broadcasting – The Button Factory
Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O’Donovan – Whelan’s

Wed 06 May
The Staves – The Olympia Theatre
Kaleidoscope Night presents “Songs That Fall On The Turn” – Odessa Club
James Connelly Festival presents The Socialist Voice – NCH
John Fairhurst – The Grand Social
RIAM Final Year Concerto Performances – NCH
Amber Run – The Academy 2
Chris de Burgh – Bord Gais Energy Theatre
Foghorn Stringband – Whelan’s
TOPS – Whelan’s
Kate Miller-Heidke – The Sugar Club

Thu 07 May
Laura Marling – The Olympia Theatre
The Very Round Robin Tour with Declan O’Rourke, Roesy and The Young Folk – Unitarian Church
RTE Concert Orchestra: Cole Porter in Hollywood – NCH
The Once – The Workman’s Club
The Hard Ground – Odessa

Fri 08 May
Canalaphonic 2015 – Portobello
The Lost Brothers – The Unitarian Church
Gangs – The Workman’s Club
James Connelly Festival presents Mark Geary – New Theatre
RTE NSO Gerry Murphy, Prokofiev, Brahms – NCH
Vann Music – Whelan’s
Take That – 3Arena
The Loafing Heroes with Rebecca Collins, The BQ Trio and Horns – The Sugar Club
Old Hannah – The Button Factory
Race The Flux (‘Olympians’ EP Launch) – The Workman’s Club
Here To Help You Out – The Twisted Pepper
Rachel Sermanni – Whelan’s
Jennifer Cardini – The Grand Social
wAFF – The Button Factory

Sat 09 May
Canalaphonic 2015 – Portobello
Mick Flannery – Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire
The Irish Hip Hop Crew Championships 2015 – The Battles – Generator Hotel
Tom Paxton – Vicar Street
Take That – 3Arena
The Smiths Indeed – The Button Factory
Sunset Sons – Whelan’s
The Primitives – The Workman’s Club
Marcellus Pittman – The Twisted Pepper
Low Steppa – The Button Factory

Sun 10 May
Tobias Jesso Jr. – The Unitarian Church
Spiritriders – Toners
Niall Connolly – The Workman’s Club
The Dublin Blues Cartel – Whelan’s

 

 

 

Talks and Lectures


 

National Gallery of Ireland – May 5 2015 – 10:30 – ‘Portraiture in the context of my work’, with Cian McLoughlin

May 10 2015 – 15:00 – Sunday Lecture ‘People and places in the work of Una Sealy’, with Una Sealy ARHA

Science Gallery  –  Girl Geek Dinners – Thursday, May 7, 2015 – 18:00

IMMA -What is Sculpture…? | Sinead Hogan – Saturday 9 May, 12.00 – 1.00pm
Gallery Talk | Fragments – Saturday 9 May, 2-2:45pm

 

Art


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IMMA Gerda Frömel, A Retrospective  – 09 April – 05 July

Karla Black – 01 May 2015 – 26 Jul 2015

IMMA Collection: Fragments – 01 May 2015 – 26 Jul 2015

Diogo Pimentão : Disequilibrium Displacement – until 05 Jul 2015

National Gallery of Ireland Sean Scully – 9 May – 20 September 2015

RHA Gallery – Next Exhibition – May 25, 2015 – August 08, 2015 185th Annual Exhibition

Douglas Hyde – until May 13, 2015
Gallery 1 – ROSE WYLIE
Gallery 2 – INDIAN MATCHBOX LABELS

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:

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

Oliver Sears Liam Flynn, SPIN – 9 Apr 2015 — 14 May 2015

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery  – Sonia Shiel – Here, while the bees are sleeping – 30th April – 30th May 2015

Taylor Gallery  John Doherty – Contours – 17 April – 9 May 2015

LACUNA [ 03 ]  17 April – 9 May 2015

The Doorway Gallery Lucy Doyle Solo show – From May 7th

Olivier Cornett GalleryKelly Ratchford & Emily Mannion, ‘Salad Days’ – 10th-30th May 2015

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