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The Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2018 Announced

The Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2018 Announced

The nation’s movie critics have spoken. The members of the Dublin Film Critics Circle have, for the 12th year, selected their favourite works of the year.  In common with several other awarding bodies, A Star is Born was a clear favourite, but it was Alfonso Cuarón who was named Best Director for Roma.  Second placed […]

Review: Kylie Minogue-The Golden Tour-3Arena Dublin

Review: Kylie Minogue-The Golden Tour-3Arena Dublin

Frances Winston reviews the latest Kylie Minogue outing, The Golden Tour, at the 3Arena in Dublin, and except for a small blip, really enjoyed the experience! Kylie Minogue The Golden Tour 3Arena Dublin, 3rd December It feels like pocket-sized, pop-princess, Kylie Minogue, has always been there. Her three-decade career has straddled so many images and […]

Dublin: Leaving No-One Behind – Lecture On HIV/AIDS

Dublin: Leaving No-One Behind – Lecture On HIV/AIDS

The 2018 Irish Aid Annual Professor Michael Kelly Lecture on HIV/AIDS will take place in Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, on December 11, at 5:00 pm. This year’s lecture will include a video address from Father Michael Kelly in Zambia, and will be moderated by broadcaster and entertainer, Dil Wickramesinghe.

3Arena Dublin: Boy George & Culture Club – Review

3Arena Dublin: Boy George & Culture Club – Review

Frances Winston reviews: Boy George & Culture Club 3Arena Dublin, 25th November 2018 Boy George bounces onto the stage of the 3Arena, and within seconds announces that the band are like “a live soap opera”. If you don’t know their tumultuous history, that might seem an odd statement, but very little about their ups-and-downs hasn’t […]

Theatre Review: Asking For It – The Abbey Theatre Until 24 November

Theatre Review: Asking For It – The Abbey Theatre Until 24 November

Frances Winston reviews this very traumatic and very timely play, Asking For It  The Abbey Theatre, 26/27 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1 9 – 24 November on the Abbey Stage, Age Guidance: 16+ It’s hard to believe that Louise O’Neill’s book of the same name, which is the source material for this play, came out before […]

Dance: Cloud Study – Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin

Dance: Cloud Study – Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin

John Scott’s Irish Modern Dance Theatre brings his wildly-acclaimed dance piece, Cloud Study, to Dublin, in a show that chases dreams, memories and home. Following sell-out performances and standing ovations at Galway International Arts Festival 2018 last July, John Scott stages Cloud Study, his wild, beautiful, and explosive ‘running dance’ with music by Ryan Vail at Smock […]

Northern Irish Duo – The Japanese Popstars – Are Back!

Northern Irish Duo – The Japanese Popstars – Are Back!

Northern Irish duo, The Japanese Popstars (Gary Curran and Gareth Donoghue) have for years been lighting up the worldwide stage with their House-inspired tracks. You couldn’t go anywhere near a dance festival without the Japanese Popstars being mentioned. From Dublin to New York to Japan, The Japanese Popstars have done it all, including appearing live […]