Culture & Arts

Velvet Code helps 2SLGBTQIA+ Musicians In Need

Velvet Code helps 2SLGBTQIA+ Musicians In Need

Velvet Code, founder of So Fierce Music, the international 2SLGBTQIA+ entertainment company, has announced the creation of a non-profit organisation, YOU DO YOU Foundation, that will assist struggling 2SLGBTQIA+ / QBIPOC musicians in need. The YOU DO YOU Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a simple mandate: Empowering struggling 2SLGBTQIA+/QBIPOC musicians, and youth, to prosper […]

The Everyman: Premiere of ‘Heart of a Dog’

The Everyman: Premiere of ‘Heart of a Dog’

John O’Brien, The Everyman and The Civic Present the premiere of Heart of a Dog Written by Éadaoin O’Donoghue  Directed by John O’Brien Preview Thursday 23 September Friday 24 – Saturday 25 September, 8pm  https://everymancork.com/events/heart-of-a-dog-by-eadaoin-odonoghue/ Heart of a Dog, a new play by Éadaoin O’Donoghue, will premiere at The Everyman on September 23rd, before touring to The Civic as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. […]

Irish Film:  ‘Deadly Cuts’ in cinemas 8th Oct (See Trailer)

Irish Film: ‘Deadly Cuts’ in cinemas 8th Oct (See Trailer)

Wildcard Distribution have launched the official trailer for new Dublin-set comedy DEADLY CUTS. The film will hit cinemas nationwide on Friday 8th October.   Starring Angeline Ball (The Commitments, Shameless), Ericka Roe (Herself, Dublin Murders), Lauren Larkin (Love/Hate), Shauna Higgins (Dating Amber, Red Rock) and Victoria Smurfit (Once Upon A Time, Marcella) with Aidan McArdle (Black […]

Irish artist Maser’s first gallery exhibition at Gormleys Fine Art, Dublin

Irish artist Maser’s first gallery exhibition at Gormleys Fine Art, Dublin

Internationally famous Irish contemporary artist, Maser, is set to unveil his first gallery exhibition at Gormleys Fine Art in Dublin, opening on September 9. ‘Bookmarks In Time’ is the first time he will be showing a full body of original canvas works in Ireland. Maser, 40, who lives in south Dublin, has generated a significant […]

Music Video: Stefan Varga – Identity (LGBT-themed)

Music Video: Stefan Varga – Identity (LGBT-themed)

A new and unknown artist, Stefan Varga, based in Malta, has been releasing music for little less than a year. Now he has released an LGBTQ-themed single, Identity, which went on sale on Friday last.         This year, after reading about so many horrific attacks on gay men around the world, being […]

Film Trailer:  The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain

Film Trailer: The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain

The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist, Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public’s perception of cats forever. Moving from the late 1800s through to the 1930s, we follow the incredible adventures of this inspiring, unsung hero, as he seeks to unlock the ‘electrical’ mysteries of […]

Film Review & Trailer: Here Today

Film Review & Trailer: Here Today

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Billy Crystal – Starring: Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish, Penn Badgley, Laura Benanti, Louisa Krause In cinemas now! If you’ve ever seen the Little Britain sketch where David Walliams plays Dennis Waterman, and insists that he will write the theme tune, and sing the theme tune, on every project, you […]

Gig Review: Royseven at the Grand Social

Gig Review: Royseven at the Grand Social

Gig review by Frances Winston Royseven at the Grand Social September 1st 2021 It’s been a long 18 months since I was able to review an actual live show, so you’ll have to forgive me if I am a tad emotional writing this. While the government favoured sporting activities when it came to the reopening, […]

GAZE LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2021 – Sept 29-Oct 3 (see Trailer)

GAZE LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2021 – Sept 29-Oct 3 (see Trailer)

GAZE international LGBTQ+ Film Festival announce early programme highlights Dublin | 29 September – 3 October 2021 GAZE International Film Festival announces a return to in-cinema screenings this Autumn, for the festival’s 29 edition, showcasing some of the most exciting LGBTQ+ narratives on the big screen today, and welcoming some of the most sought after LGBTQ+ […]

Film Review & Trailer : Father of Cyborgs

Film Review & Trailer : Father of Cyborgs

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: David Burke – Starring: Dr Phil Kennedy In cinemas September 24th! Although the title may make this sound like a Terminator prequel, this is in fact a documentary about the work of pioneering Irish neurosurgeon, Dr Phil Kennedy. And if, like most people, the thought of surgery brings you […]