Art

Dublin Event Guide (8-5-17 – 14-5-17)

It’s the second week of  the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2017 (1 May – 14 May), with a complete new set of plays! Culture Date with Dublin 8 is a mini festival that runs from 13th to the 14th of May. The James Connolly Festival 2017 runs at the New Theatre from the 8 May – 14 May.

Laurie Anderson and Bob Dylan are the main musical events of the week! New Theatre includes Harder, Faster, More at the Project and The Confirmation Suit at Bewleys.

The IMMA Collection Freud Project is a must see! National Gallery of Ireland has the ‘Beyond Caravaggio‘ until 14th May, so it’s the last week!


Theatre

Abbey – Waiting for Godot – until 20th May

Stephen Rea reads Seamus Heaney’s Aeneid: Book VI – May 14th (New)

Bord Gais Energy TheatreSleeps

Gaiety TheatreThe Chastitute – 25 April 2017 – 20 May 2017

Smock Alley Flann’s Yer Only Man – 1 – 13 May

Project Arts Centre –  Maz and Bricks – 25 Apr 2017-13 May 2017
Harder, Faster, More – 11-13 May

Theatre UpstairsThe Words Are There  – May 5th – 20th

New Theatre – James Connolly Festival – May 8th – 14th

Bewleys Cafe TheatreThe Confirmation Suit – May 8 – June 03, 2017 (New)

Viking TheatreRuby Tuesday – May 8 – 20th

Civic Theatre Guys and Dolls – May 9 – 13th

The Gate Private Lives – until 24th June


Movies

Lighthouse Cinema  – Exhibition on Screen: The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch – May 9th
Vermeer, Beyond Time – Wed 10 May 2017 @ 18:30, Sat 13 May 2017 @12:30
NT Live: Obsession (Live) – Thu 11 May 2017
Met Opera: Der Rosenkavalier (Live) – Sat 13 May 2017

Eurovision 2017 on the Big Screen – Sat 13 May

Sigourney Fever –
Sigourney Fever: Ghostbusters – (From 12th May 2017)
Sigourney Fever: Ghostbusters 2 – (From 12th May 2017)
Sigourney Fever: Gorillas in the Mist – (From 13th May 2017

IFI – 
CHINESE LANGUAGE FILM FESTIVAL 2017
THE ASSASSIN – Thursday 11th May 2017 – 18.00
A TIME TO LIVE, A TIME TO DIE – Friday 12th May 2017 – 18.00
SMALL TALK – Friday 12th May 2017 – 21.15
THE BOYS FROM FENGKUEI – Saturday 13th May 2017 – 14.30
THE ROAD TO MANDALAY – Saturday 13th May 2017 – 18.00
HOU HSIAO-HSIEN MASTERCLASS – Saturday 13th May 2017 – 12.00
A TOUCH OF ZEN – Sunday 14th May 2017 – 14.00
A CITY OF SADNESS – Sunday 14th May 2017 – 17.30

New Release Movies –
Alien: Covenant
Miss Sloane
The Circle (2017)


Gigs

This week could be described as pretty dull other than for one person. Laurie Anderson is in town! Yes, that Laurie Anderson. She starts her residency in the NCH on Saturday which continues for three nights. Otherwise, I’d recommend… Bob Dylan and the Deftones.

Mon 08 May
The Vamps – 3Arena
Tom Chaplin – The Olympia Theatre
Catalan Chamber Orchestra: 20th Century Classics – NCH

Tue 09 May
Cherry Glazerr – Whelan’s
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour – NCH
Deftones – Vicar Street

Wed 10 May
Dan Owen – The Grand Social
Tenebrae – NCH
Deftones – Vicar Street
Jake Clemons – Whelan’s
The New Social – The Workman’s Club

Thu 11 May
Bob Dylan – 3Arena
Breathe – Welcome To The Machine – Vicar Street

Fri 12 May
RTE NSO: Simone Lamsma plays Shostakovich – NCH
Billy Ocean – Vicar Street
Lyra – Bello Bar
Daft as Punk – The Grand Social

Sat 13 May
Laurie Anderson Residency: The Language of the Future 1 – NCH
Clean Cut Kid – The Academy 2
Mary Coughlan – Vicar Street
Karms – Whelan’s (Upstairs)
The Hot Sprockets – Opium Rooms
Columbia Mills – Whelan’s

Sun 14 May
Katatonia – The Academy
Laurie Anderson Residency: The Language of the Future 2 – NCH
Tom Walker – Whelan’s

 


Visual Art

IMMA

ROSC 50 – 1967 / 2017 – 05 May 2017 to 18 Jun 2017
Jac Leirner – Institutional Ghost – 14 February – 05 June 2017
As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics – 13 Apr 2017 to 27 Aug 2017
IMMA Collection Freud Project 2016 – 2021 – 21 October 2016 – mid October 2017

RHA Gallery – Starting Soon – May 23, 2017 – August 12, 2017 187th Annual Exhibition

Douglas Hyde – April 21 – May 27, 2017
NIAMH O’MALLEY Gallery 2
DENNIS DINNEEN Gallery 1

boybitten_alt2-ashxNational Gallery of Ireland – Beyond Caravaggio – 11th Feb – 14th May

Hugh Lane Gallery
Frank O’Meara and Irish Artists Abroad  – 13 February 2017 – 11 June 2017 Artistic Migration: Frank O’Meara and Irish Artists Abroad
Eugeen Van Mieghem: Port Life  – 09 February 2017 – 11 June 2017

Chester Beatty – General Exhibition

Private Galleries:

Kerlin Aleana Egan – A House and Its Head – 31st March – 13th May 2017

Oliver Sears Barrie Cooke – Works from the Studio – 11 May 2017 — 22 Jun 2017

Taylor Gallery – Bernadette Kiely – Memory needs a landscape – 5 – 27 May 2017

Kevin Kavanagh GalleryRectangle – a written thing – Sonia Shiel – May 4th – May 27th

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