Archive for the Culture Category

Pembroke Hall turns back the clock

Pembroke Hall turns back the clock

City of Dublin Education and Training Board, current residents of the historic Pembroke Town Hall in Ballsbridge, held a 1916 commemoration on the 15th and 16th of October to showcase their fabulous home. Entitled: The Clerk’s Tale and Other Stories, […]

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Tech is my medium – RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition

Tech is my medium - RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition

The inaugural RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition, showcasing the work of some of the best and most exciting artists coming out of Ireland’s art colleges this year, was launched in the RDS Concert Hall on October 25th. Exhibiting artists were […]

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Dog skating at the RDS

Dog skating at the RDS

With some 20% of Irish homes owning a dog and 14% having a cat, this year’s Pet Expo, held at the RDS in October, was sure to be a big success. Under new management and now in its tenth year, […]

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New exhibition at Science Gallery

New exhibition at Science Gallery

Science Gallery, the exhibition, theatre and studio space based on the edge of Trinity College campus at Pearse Street, is currently housing an interesting and challenging exhibition entitled ‘Design and Violence: What happens when creativity, art and engineering collide with […]

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The Cinema Corner – December 2nd

The Cinema Corner - December 2nd

The Lighthouse’s David Lynch season comes to a close in style this week with a new 30th anniversary print of the director’s finest work, 1986’s Blue Velvet. Set in the small town of Lumberton, it’s an often surreal thriller that […]

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The Cinema Corner – November 25th

The Cinema Corner - November 25th

Preston Sturges’ 1941 comic masterpiece Sullivan’s Travels plays Monday evening at the Irish Film Institute. Joel McCrea is the pretentious filmmaker who disguises himself as a hobo to add authenticity to his next movie, a patronising look at poverty. Along the […]

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Occult in Literature workshops at UCD

Occult in Literature workshops at UCD

Three workshops on the role of portrayals of the occult in popular fiction and entertainment will be hosted in UCD this Friday. Limited tickets are available for these workshops on the influence of occult beliefs, themes and figures on British […]

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The Cinema Corner – November 18th

The Cinema Corner - November 18th

The novels of Philip Roth haven’t translated well to cinema, but this week sees the release of a rare successful Roth adaptation. Indignation is the story of a young atheist from a Jewish background (Logan Lerman) struggling to get by at […]

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Events in Pearse Street Library this week

Events in Pearse Street Library this week

Pearse Street Library will host a poetry reading and a screening of a foreign language film over the next two days.   The poetry reading will take place this evening, with Sean O Meara delving into An Bhe Dhatheangach (The […]

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Do You Have a Story to Tell?

ALIGHT! is calling on residents of Sandymount, Irishtown, Ringsend and Pearse Street to take part in a storytelling workshop. The art and dance project will be collecting stories from people in the area for an upcoming creative showcase. These stories […]

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