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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 […]

Musical Review: Club Tropicana – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin

Musical Review: Club Tropicana – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin

Club Tropicana – The Musical Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2 Runs until August 3rd Tickets from €18.50 Named after the ionic Wham song (which ironically doesn’t feature here) this show clearly states that it’s not trying to win any prizes, they just want to give you a fun night out. And […]

Festival of beautiful things: Timeless – antiques fair Sept 13-15

Festival of beautiful things: Timeless – antiques fair Sept 13-15

Ireland’s festival of beautiful things Timeless, the Irish Antique Dealers Fair, will take place in Dublin’s RDS from September 13 to 15. Featuring the best of fine furniture, jewellery and art, Timeless offers a collection of amazing items from antiquity to contemporary.

Exhibition: Alan Phelan – TBG+S Atrium – When the idea is extinguished

Exhibition: Alan Phelan – TBG+S Atrium – When the idea is extinguished

Alan Phelan: When the idea is extinguished TBG+S Atrium Space 19 July – 07 September 2019 Opening reception Thursday 18 July 2019 6-8pm Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 5 – 9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2   Alan Phelan has been working for the past three years on reviving the Joly Screen process, a forgotten colour […]

Women’s Rugby: LGBT+ Inclusive Union Cup Dublin 2019

Women’s Rugby: LGBT+ Inclusive Union Cup Dublin 2019

Women rugby players took to the pitch for the first time at the LGBT+ inclusive Union Cup Dublin 2019 on Saturday, with players and supporters hoping their involvement would encourage other women and greater diversity in the sport. Ireland women’s rugby union international star, Lindsay Peat, said sport had improved her life, helping her to […]

Gig Review: Nile Rodgers and Chic at St Anne’s Park!

Gig Review: Nile Rodgers and Chic at St Anne’s Park!

Review By Frances Winston Nile Rodgers and Chic St Anne’s Park, Raheny, June 2nd, 2019 I have seen Nile Rodgers so many times at this stage that I could probably write the review in advance of the gig. He always puts on a wonderfully polished and feel-good show, that is full of some of the […]

Review: Rose McGowan – Words + Ideas – at NCH, Dublin

Review: Rose McGowan – Words + Ideas – at NCH, Dublin

By Frances Winston Rose McGowan – Words+Ideas National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 27th April 2019 Until 2017, Rose McGowan was predominately known for her work on the hugely-popular, and widely syndicated TV series, Charmed. However, that year, she named movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein, as a rapist, bringing her to the forefront of the […]