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We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time. Oh no. But when we do have a good time we know to give credit here it's due.

So, thanks to Rebecca and all at RHA for hosting our second birthday party and exhibition last Friday. Thanks to Elaine and all at Havana Club for sponsoring the night. Thanks to Ronan and Allbarnone for manning the bar, abgc architecture and design for transforming the space, Paul Mahon for organising the projections, Aisling and Lucca from La Bella Pizza for feeding the hoardes, Breffni and Francis from outerscapes.ie for bringing a garden to the concrete jungle, Mick Minogue and Steve McCarthy for bringing their private spat out into the public, le cool founder Rene for flying over from Barcelona for the night, Kate Frances, Irene, Saidhbh, Brid, Joanne, Louise, Gillian, Amo, Luke, Mr & Mrs Stevens, The Brother, Steve O'C and of course YOU, all 800 of you for dropping by and staying put.

There are pics up on our facebook page (thanks Olly!), a video on the way too.

Looking forward to le cool THREE already.

Who loves it when a plan comes together? Ciaran, Michael, Kate or Sarah? With thanks to Camille.

"Geri Halliwell should design the next cover." Adrian + Shane
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November 03 2011


where
Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Chancery Lane, Dublin 8
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when
Until November 12th

how much
Free

exhibition
Diana Copperwhite - Seminal Influence

Not many people know this, but I wake up next to Diana Copperwhite every morning. A few years ago, one of her shows was reviewed in the Sunday Times. Without reading the review or checking the name of the artist, I cut out the reproduction and pinned it to my bedside wall. It wasn’t until I visited An Island from the Day Before, an exhibition including some similarly muted portraits, that I realised whom I’d been sleeping with all these years. There’s a sinister edge to these vague impressions of figures and fixtures hovering just within the threshold of the visually intelligible. These hectic compositions are the visual equivalent of a mistuned radio; we seem to be picking up one, two, often even three frequencies at once – yet the subjects remain silent, silenced, forcibly somnolent. Perfect bedfellows, you’ll agree. / Kevin Breathnach

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November 03 2011


where
Filmbase, Curved Street Building, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.
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when
7pm

how much
€8 (€5 Filmbase members)

screening+talk
ShortSpace

You're in the band. You've got the chops. But what about the video, dude? Making a totally radical video worthy of replacing the Angelus may no longer be the must do it once was. But hey! They're cheaper to make now than ever before and there's a burgeoning group of talented directors and animators who can marry their skills to your sounds. Tonight, the ShortSpace series of talks focuses on music videos. D.A.D.D.Y. divas Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman will tell you stories from working with the likes of Jape (the fruit and veg squelch that is Floating). Shoulder-padding them for space is Simon Eustace from the Chapters who moonlights in the world of music videos and commercials. Once the boys have fanned themselves down from exposure to their own hot talent, they'll take questions and any catapulted underwear from the floor. / Zach Joyce

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November 03 2011


where
Graphic Studio Gallery, Through the Arch, off Cope Street, Temple Bar, D2
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when
10am-5:30pm, Unitl Nov. 5th

how much
Free

exhibition
Brainbelt Illustration Collective

Have you ever wondered how Bigfoot staves off boredom? Or how a spider plays the symbols? These ever pressing ponderings can be answered by taking a trip through the arch and into the wonderful world presented by the Brainbelt Illustration Collective. In this engaging and delightful show you can enjoy the creations of nine artists. Diarmuid Ó Catháin will bring out a smile with his fantastic Punphabet, C being for cheesus; a bearded cheese, and F being for furrari - you can guess where this is going... Lyn Allen invites you to follow the documented social diary of the glamorous and sophisticated Maud and her floating cat Minet. Other delights are the fantastical creatures of Kevin, Peter and Ann, 3D scenes of colourful characters, and the musings of Duffy Mooney-Shepard’s single lined figure. / Sarah Maguire

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November 03 2011


where
The Grand Social, 35 Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1.
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when
10:30pm

how much
€3

talk
Max Keiser

As a former Russia Today journalist, I know the editorial slant they like to place on stories; the West is fucked and you are better off in Mother Russia. Recently, in the whole economic shit-storm, this slant has easily pushed on writers, in fact most of them are skiing down it joyfully as the West slaloms around from one disaster to another. Max Keiser can count on RT to broadcast him (as do Al-Jazeera and Iran's Press TV) because he can put out the pernicious truth in an accessible, humourous way. The Greek tragedies are writing themselves. Unsurprisingly, Ireland has filled a lot of airtime for this maverick analyst. Our 'financial rape' the basis for a lot of his ire. Keiser comes to Dublin to occupy the Grand Social and bulldoze the truth about how we're 'carpet-bombed with debt'. Shouty? Sometimes. Relevant? Definitely. / Vernon Steel

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November 03 2011


where
Designist, 68 South Great Georges Street, Dublin 2


when
3 time slots from 5:30-8:30, RSVP to events@designist.ie

how much
Book


Sensory Fest at Designist

A sensory fest at Designist with Designgoat....what could go wrong with this event? Eyes and ears and mou-outh and nose...you'll be needing them, although I don't know what's going to happen exactly. Top secret shizz is going down. All I know for sure is that the event is sponsored by Tiger Beer, Green Spot Whiskey and Home Organics Fruit and Veg. I will fill the remaining space with bare-faced lies. Little known fact: Tiger Beer is called Tiger beer because it is taste tested by 'em. Tony the Tiger succumbed to alcoholism because of this, and that is why he is rarely in a Kelloggs advert these days. Thanks Tiger Beer. But really, whatever they're planning it's gonna be amazing. Have you been into that shop? My bank manager got me a restraining order from there, it's that cool. / Kate Frances Coleman

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November 04 2011


where
MadArt Gallery, 56 Lower Gardiner St. Dublin 1
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when
10am-5pm

how much
Free

exhibition
A-Z OF Unusual Words

Do you know what acersecomic or harmatia mean? Me neither. Luckily, The Project Twins will be our lexicon. For their first exhibition in Dublin, these Cork-based designers explain the meaning of 26 rarely used words. They say that the alphabet has always been on their mind as a structure for a project, and unusual words have the potential to provide an exciting imagery, like. This alphabet book for adults will appeal to the knowledge-thirsty grown-up that you are, but don’t forget to bring along that inner child of yours. With wit, cleverness and vibrant colours, James and Michael Fitzgerald bring out the inner beauty of these quirky words, by combining both simplicity and sophistication. There. We can now shine in society. The Project Twins, we await your fanfaronade! / Marine Wong Kwok Chuen

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November 04 2011


where
Block T, 1-6 Haymarket, Smithfield Square
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when
7pm

how much
Free, BYOB

launch
Thread, Issue #2

Block T is hosting the launch of the second issue of Dublin’s free fashion magazine, Thread. The first issue enjoyed huge success and comparisons made with Twin and Purple magazines are well founded. One Thing Leads to Another is the theme this time round,  with features following the development of the fashion designers Tata-Naka; famed for their fabulous prints, Sorcha O’Raghallaigh with her intricate knitwear (Lady Gaga is a client), Molloy and Sons' Donegal tweed, tweedtacular, and Peter Jensen’s humorous and intricate clothes plus an exclusive interview with Skye Parrott, the New York based fashion photographer. At the launch you will be treated to an exclusive screening of Where Fairies Dwell with soundscape by MOTHS. The cops were called to the launch of the first issue. The heady days of fashion are back. / Sarah Maguire

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November 04 2011


where
Unitarian Church, St Stephen's Green West, Dublin 2
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when
8:30pm

how much
€20/€15

storytelling
The Poe Show

Edgar Allan Poe may have given you nightmares as a child. Maybe even as a teenager. Quids on you losing your sleep, even in adulthood, after a night devoted to the beautiful prosaic and poetic children of a mangled and possibly cobweb ridden mind at the Unitarian Church. Two hundred years after the great man's birth, sink into the goth fest of macabre imagery, disconcerting noises, and characters you really don't want to run into late at night. Of course, the ambience is slightly diluted if it's a class of squeaky national school children telling 'The Tell Tale Heart', but no fear; I mean, have fear! This production promises to give you the spooks. You'll be locking and re-locking your doors all night. Poe may have died at the mere age of forty, but his memory lives on with every bird that crows 'Nevermore.' / Cora Burke  /  /  /  /

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November 04 2011


where
Whelan's, 25 Wexford Street, Dublin 2
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when
8pm

how much
€12.50

gig
Bronagh Gallagher

Bronagh Gallagher first came to public attention 20-years ago when she starred as backing singer Bernie in The Commitments. Despite having such a great platform to showcase her voice, it wasn't until 2004 that she actually got around to releasing her debut album Precious Soul, having spent the intervening years concentrating on her acting career. Like anything worth having, it was worth waiting for, and received rave reviews. Buoyed by its success, Bronagh is (finally) back in the studio recording a new album due for release next spring. In the meantime, fans will have a chance to hear the material in all its glory at this one-off showcase gig. Inspired by the soulful sounds of the 60s and 70s, expect more than a passing nod to the likes of Dusty Springfield and Ike and Tina Turner. Win Tickets / Frances Winston

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November 04 2011


where
Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
01 679 3477
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when
6:20pm

how much
€5.20-€8.90

cinema
Sensation

“Come live with me and be my love” spake the “Passionate Shepard” in 19th century poet Christopher Marlowe's sweet ode. A far more modern take on the theme of the amorous bachelor farmer comes in the guise of Irish film Sensation. Domhnall Gleeson plays fumbling young Tipperary man Donal whose life takes an unexpected turn following the death of his farmer father. Comical, clever and cringeworthy in equal measure, think Garage, yet somehow involving a prostitution ring… Sensation displays many grim yet endearing realities of rural Ireland, and then adds some extra sauce. Its high quality production shows again how the Irish film industry is coming into its own; those Oirish films of yore long in the past. Win Tickets to opening screening & Q&A with director Tom Hall + actor Domhnall Gleeson / Aoife Concannon

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November 04 2011


where
Pavilion Theatre , Marine Road, D�n Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
01 231 2929‎
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when
8pm, Nov 4-5

how much
€25/€20 concessions

theatre
The Rehearsal, Playing the Dane

Last time I saw a Pan Pan show it opened with a naked man brandishing a mangina. This was the Sphinx to their Oedipus Loves You, and a fair example of how Pan Pan like to do business; by using intimacy and alienation. They return with The Rehearsal, Playing the Dane. If you missed it last year in The Dublin Theatre Festival, don’t repeat the error now. Yes, it is Hamlet. But this is done à la Pan Pan with a calibrated cleverness that makes mouths water. By weaving in a lecture and drawing strongly from the actors' personal lives, The Rehearsal stages an X-Factor-like audition while dealing with the sacrosanct text in a playful fashion. All could crash and burn but for Pan Pan's balance of emotion and constraint which steers the production safely to harbour, reminding us of what Irish contemporary theatre really looks like. / Marie Claire

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November 05 2011


where
The Grand Social, 35 Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1.
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when
12-5pm

how much
Free

market
The Ha'Penny Flea

To Flea or not to Flea? For that is the question on our lips almost every weekend now. This oh-so-easy excuse for hanging-out dominates the social calender where once people would have spent it fighting daylight from the grotty remanents of a rave. Or is that just me? It's a year since The Ha'penny Flea Market staked its Northside claim on our desire to rummage for whatnots. Over this time, I've had a chance to meet the montage maestro Sean Hillen selling his prints, get hooked on Lolly and Cooks blueberry cakes as well as pick up some enhancing additions as well as the occasional dust gatherer. There's free mulled wine on offer today for mulled wine season is upon us (yipee!) and the usual mish-mash of vintage clothes, hand crafted jewellery, books, photography, retro lighting and handmade facinators. To Flea! / Zach Joyce

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November 05 2011


where
Button Factory, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
01 670 9202
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when
7:30pm

how much
€10

gig
Punk Rock Karaoke

Seminal English group, the Television Personalities, once sang: "Here they come, la la la la laa la, la la la la laa la, the part-time punks" - but the line-up of the band tonight couldn't be further from the sentiment of this lyric. Front and centre are punk rock lifers Greg Hetson (Bad Religion/Circle Jerks), Stan Lee (The Dickies), Steve Soto (Adolescents) and Derek O’Brien (Social Distortion). The real kicker of this gig is, of course, that any number of you vocally dexterous, or otherwise, attendees can clamber up onto the stage at the Button Factory and wail through a certified punk classic. The pogo-inducing selection of songs on offer is awesome, from Still Little Finger's Alternative Ulster, to Dead Kennedy's California Über Alles. Now where did I leave that old Misfits t-shirt... / Simon Judge
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November 05 2011


where
Vicar Street, 58-59 Thomas Street, Dublin 2.
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when
7:30pm

how much
€28

comedy
Dave Gorman

Never throw down the gauntlet to Dave Gorman. Where there's a wager at stake, he will not fail. When Danny Wallace challenged Gorman to find multiple Dave Gormans, he did not fail. No Sir! Dave (just the one, sorry) brings his latest show and Powerpoint presentation (which has definitely been backed-up so well that even the revenue commission couldn't miss it) to Dublin. The kind of guy the boys in the pub trip over each other to impress on the Trivial Pursuit machine, Gorman makes the smartest, most apt observations, accompanied with everyday anecdotes, embellished with the side-splitting streams of consciousness of a true Northerner. A little bit narky, a lotta' bit lovely, sharper than most the knives in the drawer, and handy with a projector. Somebody, give this man a night at Vicar Street! Just a sec... / Kate Frances Coleman

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November 05 2011


where
Whelan's Upstairs, 25 Wexford Street, Dublin 2
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when
8pm

how much
€8

gig
Sert One and Simon Bird

Totally lulling off into psychedelic dreams of playing with slinkies on the stairs of a crooked house, while absorbing the gently jolting electronica of Sert One and Simon Bird. It's like yoga, without the lycra. It's perfect music without the ego of a singer to compete with. The minimalism, and the subtle blend of tone, and beat manipulate the listener. If they played this in therapists' waiting rooms, they'd lose all their custom. Sert One is a 21-year-old wunderkind, and his remix of Crystal Castles feat. Robert Smith with Not in Love is truly excellent, while Simon Bird's Xerox Waveform Godless Ocean actually does what it says on the tin, bewilderingly enough - it is the musical equivalent of laying on a Lilo. Another two electronica finds to stash away next to your Salem and Crystal Castles albums. Win Tickets / Kate Frances Coleman

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November 05 2011


where
Project Arts Centre, 39 East Essex St, Dublin 2.
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when
Oct. 31st - Nov 5th, 8.15pm

how much
€16/14/12

theatre
The Big Deal

Identity and struggle, particularly with gender, are the themes  tackled by Una McKevitt in her latest theatrical offering, following in the yeti-eque sized footsteps of the unstoppable Victor and Gord and the charming 565+. This time we see two (fantastically competent) actors in the roles of two women born in the bodies of men. Far from a Joe Duffy human interest story, this is a sensitive exploration of tender love, impossible pain and our own uneasy prejudices. The importance of the piece and its timing is particularly highlighted in my own difficulties in finding someone to go see it with me. Too frequently the response was, "The subject matter doesn't appeal to me." These are very real stories that need to be told and are too rarely given a stage. More from McKevitt plz./ Karl Watson

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November 05 2011


where
Workman's Club, 10 Wellington Quay D2
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when
8pm

how much
€15

gig
Cashier No. 9 and Cloud Castle Lake

My mate had a freakish experience under Ether (unlikely these were the actual circumstances, more likely she had an adventure with a paper bag over her head). She said she walked up to St. Peter at the gates of heaven and all she could hear was a deluge of golden sweet music. Of course St. Peter plays Cashier No. 9 on Cloud 9 with brash guitar rollicking and Cloud Castle Lake up in the great celestial clouds. In fairness, what else would you be playing? The synthy, tickling, undulating sounds will have you floating out of the venue like Enya's backing dancers after a night on the rescue remedy. Both bands are on the rise in a major way. After their startling HWCH performances - startling I say, because they just looked like ordinary guys standing in a music store - they're certain to hit their stride. / Kate Frances Coleman

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November 06 2011


where
Cineworld, Parnell St., Dublin 1
Screen Cinema, D’Olier St., Dublin 2

when
Nov. 3rd - 6th

how much
IFI €5.80 - 8.90 / Cineworld €8.20, 3D glasses 80c

festival
Kinopolis

Polish Cinema is famous for its iconic posters and the creative minds of Krzysztof Kieslowski, Andrzej Wajda and Jerzy Skolimowski. Their powerful images grace this festival most years. This time round, 3D and animated masterpieces are being championed. The Battle of Warsaw 1920 and The Flying Machine are the first Polish feature films ever to be shot in 3D. The former looks at the decisive battle of the Polish-Soviet War while the latter is a beautifully crafted compilation of CGI and live action to the music of Chopin. Cartoon lovers can enjoy award-winning shorts from Tomasz Baginski, Dorota Kobiela, Bartosz Kulas and Przemysław Anusiewicz during Sunday’s Animation Attack. There is also a mix of wonderful classics including A Short Film about Killing and The Hour-Glass Sanatorium. Win Tickets / Norman

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November 06 2011


where
Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
01 679 3477
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when
2:20pm, 4:20pm & 9pm

how much
€5.20-€8.90

cinema
The Future

Depicting a thirty-something LA-based couple who decide to “re-prioritise” in advance of the arrival of the cat they have decided to adopt, The Future is undoubtedly whimsical. However the simple plot – which centres around the portrayal of a seemingly happy relationship imploding – is effectively carried out. There are some developments that may be deemed slightly leftfield, however at no point do the eccentricities of the script detract from the situation the central characters come to find themselves in. There are scenes in which Jason (Hamish Linklater) converses with the moon, and throughout, Paw-Paw the injured cat (voiced by Miranda July), plays the role of narrator. It is, however, the relationship between Jason and Sophie (also played by Miranda July) which lingers most in your mind after the film ends. / Lucy Watts

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November 06 2011


where
Workman's Club, 10 Wellington Quay D2
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when
8pm

how much
€20

event
A Sort of Sunday

What kind of beats does a Batman baddie drop? Find out this Sunday where you will find a charity charleston like no other. A Sort of Sunday brings together a motley crew to raise some much needed brass for Focus Ireland. Des Bishop will be your happy chappy host; Jape and Little Green Cars will provide an indie fix while everyone’s favourite messers The Rubberbandits are sure to cure any SAD symptoms. Taking us to closing time is Inception and Batman star Cillian Murphy who will be turntable teasing everything from indie to electro (I'm told ol' blue eyes is partial to a bit of Stevie Wonder, as heard at the Flat Lake Festival). This no Peaches Geldof effort, his love of music pre-empts his acting days. Not a handout but a night out so expect belly laughs and bonkers dancing. Warm fuzzies all round! / Rachel Hegarty

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November 07 2011


where
Hodges Figgis
56-58 Dawson Street,
Dublin 2

when
6:30pm

how much
Free

book launch
The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am

A book launch. How novel. I think the last book launch I went to was for a big glossy coffee table book. And I ended up in the social pages for it. How times change. This is the debut novella (probably paperback) of Kjersti A. Skomsvold, translated by Kerri A. Pierce (until recently possibly more prominent than the author) from its original Norwegian edit. Literature these days is all about the words. I have to say - thankfully. I find a good novella so satisfying. The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am is the story of an old women awkwardly living out loneliness with complete honesty and feelings about a life she lived, not in the eyes of society, but in her eyes. Bittersweet, simply honest writing and thoughts. Listen up people, the following for this book is going to keep growing. I'm adamant. The world is in quite the right place. / Georgia

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November 07 2011


where
Christ Church Cathedral,


when
9:30am-5pm (Last entry 4:15pm)

how much
€2-€6

exhibition
Shoot the Sound

Peter Neill seems to be Ireland's established in-concert photographer. The acts recorded here are massive headliners. The pictures are of epic situations, luminous momentous stages. The people shown are so raised above reality to be godly figures. Icons. Shown in Christ Church Cathedral, an awesome building. Well, in its crypt. Is hanging the image of rock stars in a crypt a metaphor for their divine decline but also their enshrinement as relics of our times? U2? Foo Fighters? Elbow? Ah yeah, I'll give it to them. Not The Script though. I think they're shit. Whenever I go on dates I always ask the fella if he likes The Script as a sort of  compatibility test. Or else I ask if he ever murders people. I can tell either way it just wont work out if he does. This should be called Shoot The Script. HA. / Georgia

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November 08 2011


where
Formally Exchange Building, Formally Lane Dublin 8


when
12pm -5.30pm (Tues-Fri. until Nov. 18th)

how much
Free

exhibition
Unused and Unloved

For some, it's the VIP section of Krystle and a 'roide' with a rugger bugger/model. But the quest, for the PrettyvacanT people who join their words and cap their last T, is mapping vacant spaces in the city. Walking around the shell of a pre-downsize office space, the exhibition fittingly seems a welcome unobtrusive leftover in itself than a takeover statement. The Nameless selects five photos from Kieran O'Donoghue's amazing photo essay representing absence and abandonment in the Meath Hospital, Chernobyl and an old RAF barracks. Steve Ryan shoots an abandoned faith with humourously dislocated pop-up Jesus and Mary shrines. Becky Sheldon's Rural Ruins series contrasts a monochrome exterior with a colourful wallpaper patterned backdrop. John C Twomey goes Hitchcockian with clothes hangers instead of crows. Still life. / Michael McDermott

 

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November 09 2011


where
Grand Canal Theatre, Grand Canal Square Docklands D2
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when
Doors 7pm

how much
€39.20

gig
Tori Amos

Tori Amos is one of the most creative and influential female artists ever - a constantly evolving singer/songwriter who wears her heart on her sleeve and purges her personal experience through her music. However disagreements with record labels have meant that she hasn’t necessarily reached the dizzying heights predicted for her, despite consistently releasing and touring. Her work ethic is appreciated by her fans though and they just can’t get enough of their muse's music. To celebrate the release of her latest album Night of Hunters, her debut for Deutsche Grammophon, the world’s most celebrated classical music record label, Tori is taking to the road again. While the album marks yet another change of direction, also expect to hear all the classic tracks such as Cornflake Girl and A Sorta Fairytale. / Frances Winston

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November 09 2011


where
Little Green Street Gallery, Little Green Street Dublin 1


when
6:30pm

how much
Free

launch
The Reggae Movement Exhibition

Blame Sam Selvon, but the movement of culture is pretty fascinating; and we should be darned grateful for Caribbean music in particular, as well as cane roll hairdos and goat curry. But at the end of the day, if you haven't heard Justin Timberlake's hit pop tune 'Like I Love You' played out on the steel drums, you've been missing out. Where would we be without a midnight drunken chorus of 'walking like a big monkey man' at the taxi rank? Still wailing about some rare tree, a rattlin' tree in peat and bog and potatoes and whatnot. Celebrate the children of reggae; from ska to the hiphiphopnowdon'tstop hiphop. All this talk would make you want to bring your boombox on the Luas, wouldn't it? Celebrate a pile of awesome things on opening night at the Little Green Street Gallery, and check out various other events here. / Cora Burke

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where
The Grand Social, 35 Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1.
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when
@ Ha'penny flea market on Saturdays

how much
Depends.

le other
Emily Flynn

Not just pests, but Irish pests; the subject matter of Emily Flynn's printwork. They are unique and oddly cute. She has managed to capture something lovable about these creatures who most of us spend our time trying to eliminate. I'm particularly fond of the way her rats (both grey and black) seem as if they have been spotted parading around your house at night and, when noticed, display a nonchalance akin to that of a bold child who keeps your eye contact whilst doing the thing they know they are not meant to be doing. These prints make perfect, moderately priced presents and may afford you the only opportunity you'll ever have to give someone a picture of a rat that won't mean your friendship/siblinghood/marriage is over. Catch Emily at the Ha'penny flea market on Saturdays. / Jessica Hayden

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Lex Woo - Poster Poster Boy

Lex Woo / Alex Wood talks le cool through five years of South William posters ahead of his exhibition.

I’m the principal promoter/event organiser for most of the gigs in the South William.

Even though I have an art background I never trained as a graphic designer. We have always used graphics to promote the events here and we use flyers and posters in-house as a big part of the look of the place. It means the club nights have a street presence.

There are 72 posters in total, all nights from the South William. A lot of them have never been printed before - they were just created for the web.

Graphics are hugely important. They give people a kind of identity, like a record cover. You are trying to communicate a certain vibe and that’s why the styles change quite a lot - there's so many different vibes going on.

All of the poster designs are for sale. The exhibition runs until New Years Eve from 4pm daily. PIC: Oliver Kehoe Smith