Art

Dublin Event Guide (7-12-15 – 13-12-15)

Happy Christmas to all. Ho, ho, ho… Despite the fact that most people are dashing between Christmas parties and shopping, there is a surprisingly large amount of things on in Dublin this week. With You Never Can Tell opening at the Abbey, The Dead at the Project, A Christmas Carol at Smock Alley among others. Some interesting looking smaller productions with Way beyond the Blue in Theatre Upstairs, and Fleabag and Pleasure Ground in Smock Alley.

The gigs around Dublin include Ane Brun, Guy Garvey, Happy Mondays, Jose Gonzalez, Hudson Mohawke, Jape and more…

Theatre


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Abbey Theatre – You Never Can Tell – 2 December – 6 February (NEW)

Gaiety TheatreLittle Red Riding Hood Pantomime – 29 November 2015 – 10 January 2016 (NEW)

Smock Alley – Pleasure Ground – December 7th-10th
A Christmas Carol – December 7th-22nd
Fleabag – December 11th – 13th

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Project Arts Centre –   The Dead – An Opera –  08 Dec 2015-12 Dec 2015
Christmas Pieces – 11 Dec 2015-12 Dec 2015 | € 10

Civic Theatre  –  Henry VI part III – 8 – 12 December – 7.30pm (NEW)

New Theatre – Snake Eaters – Nov 30th – Dec 19th

Bewleys Cafe TheatreIt’s a wonderful bleedin’ life – Nov 30 – Dec 19th

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Theatre Upstairs Way Beyond the Blue – December 8th 2015 – December 19th 2015

Viking Theatre – Moonlight & Music and Waiting –  Nov 23 – Dec 12

The Gate – The Importance of Being Earnest – until 30th Jan

Bord Gais Energy TheatreMary Poppins – 3 Dec 2015 – 9 Jan 2016

 

 

Movies


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IFI

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (OPENS DECEMBER 11TH)

WHEN HARRY MET SALLY… (OPENS DECEMBER 11TH)

Sugar Club

Mon Dec 07 – The Producers Presents – Elf

Fri Dec11 – SugarClub Presents – Xmas Special : Stand By Me + Motor City + Soul & Funk 45s DJs

Sat Dec12 – Film Fatale Presents – The Shop Around The Corner

Lighthouse Cinema –

DIE HARD – WED 9TH DEC, 9PM

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE – SAT 12 DEC, 8.30PM

GREMLINS – FRI 11TH DEC, 6.30PM | SAT 12TH DEC, 5.30PM

New Releases this week!

By The Sea
Grandma
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Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
Sisters

 

 

Gigs


 

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I thought things would get very quiet in the run up to Christmas, but not so! This week is surprisingly good, with Ane Brun, Guy Garvey, Happy Mondays, Jose Gonzalez, Hudson Mohawke, Jape and more…

Mon 07 Dec
Ane Brun – Vicar Street
Guy Garvey – The Olympia Theatre
Culwick – The Coming of Christmas – NCH

Tue 08 Dec
Boris Grebenshikov – Vicar Street
Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas – NCH

Wed 09 Dec
Hudson Mohawke – The Academy
Anderson – The Button Factory
Hermitage Green – The Sugar Club
Handel’s Messiah – NCH
Kate Voegele, Tyler Hilton and Gabrielle Ross – Hangar
The Clockworks, Bagels & Radio Room – Sweeney’s
I Have A Tribe (EP Launch) – The Workman’s Club
Tom Robinson – Whelan’s

Thu 10 Dec
Therapy? – The Button Factory
Happy Mondays – Vicar Street
Hermitage Green – The Sugar Club
Handel’s Messiah – NCH
Fear Factory – The Academy
Let’s Set Sail, New Mellow & More – The Workman’s Club
Men Of Twenty – Whelan’s Upstairs

Fri 11 Dec
Therapy? – The Button Factory
Happy Mondays – Vicar Street
Handel’s Messiah – NCH
I Draw Slow – The Unitarian Church
Kodaline – 3Arena
The Selecter – The Academy
Sample Answer – The Academy 2
The Riptide Movement – Whelan’s
Daithí – The Workman’s Club
Empire Circus – The Grand Social
Bicep – District 8
Glassgears and Beware of You – Whelan’s

Sat 12 Dec
Jose Gonzalez – The Academy
Jape – Vicar Street
Overhead, The Albatross – The Workman’s Club
Helsinki Philharmonic – NCH
Kodaline – 3Arena
Doe Paoro (Green Room) – The Academy
The Smiths Indeed – The Button Factory
The Aristocrats – The Grand Social
Saint Sister – Whelan’s (Upstairs)
The Riptide Movement – Whelan’s
RØDHÅD – District 8

Sun 13 Dec
Blood Red Mountain Band – The Workman’s Club
The Riptide Movement – Whelan’s
The Annulments – Dublin Conservative Club
Eleanor Shanley – The Unitarian Church
EL VY – Vicar Street

 

 

 

Talks and Lectures


 

IMMAWinter Lecture 2015 | Antony Gormley – Tuesday 8 Dec, 7 – 8pm, the Chapel

Hot on the Heels of Love | Padraic E. Moore -Wednesday 9 Dec, 7pm – 12midnight
Elmgreen & Dragset – Live Performance: ’24/7/365′, 2009 – Friday 11 Dec, 1 – 5pm

National Gallery of IrelandDec 8 2015 10:30 – Tuesday Talk: Sarah Pierce on ‘Pathos of Distance’ – Dr Sarah Pierce

Dec 11 2015 – 11:00 – Friday Talk: ‘The History of Irish Migration’ – ‘The History of Irish Migration’, with Professor Mary Daly

National Library of Ireland – Lunchtime talk: Early Classic Ballads In The Irish Song Tradition (11/12/2015)

“The Christmas Turkey” and Other Tales – (12/12/2015)

Art


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IMMA

What We Call Love: From Surrealism to Now – 12 September 2015 – 7 February 2016
Featuring modern and contemporary masterworks from the world’s leading collections by ABRAMOVIĆ, BRANCUSI, DALÍ, DUCHAMP, ERNST, GIACOMETTI, OPPENHEIM, PICASSO, WARHOL, YOKO ONO, and many more.

Chloe Dewe Mathews: Shot at Dawn – 09 Oct 2015 – 07 Feb 2016

Grace Weir, 3 Different Nights, recurring – 7 November 2015 – 6 March 2016

E.gress: Marie Brett & Kevin O’Shanahan – 03 Nov  – 13 Dec 2015

RHA Gallery – Next Exhibitions –

November 18, 2015 – December 20, 2015 FUTURES Anthology RHA Gallery I
November 18, 2015 – December 20, 2015 Ailbhe Ní Bhriain Reports to an Academy RHA Gallery II
November 18, 2015 – December 20, 2015 Sean Molloy Neo Pentimenti RHA Ashford Gallery

Douglas Hyde

Hugh Lane Gallery

Hugh Lane (1875-1915): Dublin’s Legacy and Loss – until 04 October 2015 Hugh Lane (1875-2015): Dublin’s Legacy and Loss celebrates Hugh Percy Lane. – until 10th Jan

Chester Beatty – Exhibition

Private Galleries:

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Kerlin – Liliane Tomasko – Sense – 28 November 2015 – 16 January 2016

Cross GalleryJohn Boyd – 12 November – 5 December

Oliver Sears Sasha Sykes & Sara Flynn – Caliology & Lineage – 26 Nov 2015 — 21 Jan 2016

Kevin Kavanagh – Paul McKinley – Hanuman – Nov 19th – Dec 19th, 2015

Taylor Gallery Pat Harris – Thin Places – 20 November – 12 December 2015

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