Culture & Arts

Georgian police arrest more than 25 at gay movie premiere

Georgian police arrest more than 25 at gay movie premiere

Police in Georgia said on Saturday they had arrested more than 25 people, after ultra-nationalist protesters, attempting to derail the premiere of an award-winning movie about gay love, clashed with security forces. A few hundred demonstrators blocked the road outside a cinema in the capital’s city centre on Friday, ahead of the first screening of […]

Netflix : The Two Popes – Trailer

Netflix : The Two Popes – Trailer

From Fernando Meirelles, the Academy Award-nominated director of City of God, and three-time Academy Award nominated screenwriter Anthony McCarten, comes an intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope […]

LGBTQ characters on US television at all time high

LGBTQ characters on US television at all time high

(Reuters) – Shows like Batwoman, Pose, and Euphoria have brought the number of LGBT+ characters on US television to a record high, helping to accelerate acceptance of sexual diversity in wider society, according to a report issued on Thursday. Advocacy group GLAAD said that LGBTQ characters made up 10.2% of prime-time series regulars on traditional […]

End Transmission: RTÉ’s Unfortunate Farewell to Digital Radio

End Transmission: RTÉ’s Unfortunate Farewell to Digital Radio

EILE’s founder, Scott De Buitléir, reacts to yesterday’s news of impending changes at RTÉ, recalling a once-promising era of LGBT radio

Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition

Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: ROLAND HAGENBERG X JOE HENRY Exhibition  This is an exclusive exhibition of never-seen-before photographs in Ireland, of the iconic American artist, as well as paintings that interpret Basquiat’s world and vision. The must-see exhibition will launch in Dublin 13th November 2019, at Sal Fine Art. On view are 12 images of Jean-Michel Basquiat […]

Club GASS: 4th Anniversary Bash – Friday November 15th!!

Club GASS: 4th Anniversary Bash – Friday November 15th!!

Gasp……Club GASS is 4 Years Old! Hard to believe, but the iconic Club GASS in Galway is now 4 years old, and to celebrate, they are having their 4th anniversary bash on Friday November 15th, Doors from 11.30pm! On the night, great fun and frolics are planned, with the inimitable Paul Ryder providing the entertainment, […]

Everyman Cork: Rough Magic’s Much Ado About Nothing

Everyman Cork: Rough Magic’s Much Ado About Nothing

Rough Magic presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING – by William Shakespeare A co-production with Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019 TOURS: Siamsa Tíre, Tralee (Nov 9) / The Everyman, Cork (Nov 12 & 13) / Theatre Royal, Waterford (Nov 15) / An Grianán, Letterkenny (Nov 18) / Backstage Theatre, Longford (Nov 20) / Lime Tree, Limerick (Nov 22) Rough Magic shakes up one of the Bard’s most hilarious comedies […]