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Theatre Review: The Exorcist – Gaiety Theatre Dublin

Theatre Review: The Exorcist – Gaiety Theatre Dublin

The Exorcist The Gaiety Theatre, Sth King Street, Dublin 2 Runs until November 2nd – Tickets from €21 Shows 7.30pm October 31 Shows at 5pm and 8.30pm November 2nd The word iconic is bandied about a lot, but it is a fitting term to describe William Friedkin’s 1973 horror movie, The Exorcist, adapted from the novel […]

Film: The Nightingale – Irish release 29th November

Film: The Nightingale – Irish release 29th November

Kent’s second feature is a traumatising, yet undeniably powerful, meditation on the consequences of violence, and the price of seeking vengeance, with stunning performances from Irish actress, Aisling Franciosi (Ambition, Jimmy’s Hall, The Fall) and newcomer, Baykali Ganambarr. Set during the colonisation of Australia in 1825, the film follows Clare (Franciosi), a 21-year-old Irish convict. […]

Theatre Review: Swan Lake, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Theatre Review: Swan Lake, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Frances Winston reviews this iconic ballet at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin SWAN LAKE St Petersburg Ballet Theatre Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin Runs until Saturday 26th October, 7.30pm nightly Matinee 26th October at 2.30pm Tickets from €31 (Although this is advertised, at time of writing the cheapest […]

RDS: Banksy Artwork Features At Art Source Exhibition (Nov 15-17)

RDS: Banksy Artwork Features At Art Source Exhibition (Nov 15-17)

The largest collection of Banksy’s work exhibited on public show in Ireland is set to feature at Ireland’s premier art fair Art Source, at the RDS from November 15-17. Gormleys Fine Art will be showing 12 screen prints by the anonymous, British-based artist and political activist, whose original piece, Devolved Parliament, recently sold for €10.9m. […]

Dublin: Homophobic Attack On Gay Man

Dublin: Homophobic Attack On Gay Man

Interview with Graham Halley by Frances Winston A young gay activist has spoken out about the need for education, following a horrific attack on Dublin Streets in the early evening. Graham Halley (25) was walking on Dublin’s O’Connell Street on Thursday, 26th September, when he was set upon by a gang of six. As he […]

Great FREE Events For Culture Night This Year!

Great FREE Events For Culture Night This Year!

Frances Winston gives us a run-down on what we can expect from Culture Night this year, with some great events for the LGBTQ community! From humble beginnings in 2006, Culture Night has grown to become an annual institution that sees cultural activities, venues, tours, and one-off events open to the public totally gratis for one […]

Musical Review: Kinky Boots – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical Review: Kinky Boots – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review By Frances Winston Kinky Boots Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 7.30pm nightly until 31st August Matinées 2.30pm Thursdays and Saturdays  Tickets from €21 In the spirit of full disclosure, I have to confess that I absolutely adore the movie that this musical is based on. And I am also a big […]