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Thursday 2nd February
IT'S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS - Douglas Hyde Gallery
12:00-17:00
Douglas Hyde Gallery

In IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS, Al-Sabah transforms the Douglas Hyde gallery into a fantasy dreamscape embracing the shape-shifting potential of computer-animated worlds with a series of new sculptural works and a new CGI film at its centre. Click here for more information.

Bean Sí, Saoirse Moncrieff and Olws
19:30-22:30
The Grand Social
€7.00

Head to the Grand Social this Thursday to check out these three emerging Irish acts. Click here for tickets.

Tales from the Holywell
19:30
Abbey Theatre
Tickets €13-€45

This world premiere Abbey production is a journey through Damien Dempsey’s life.  Directed by acclaimed Irish writer and director Conor McPherson, Tales from the Holywell sees one of Ireland’s great musical storytellers appear and perform onstage like never before. This is a story of a young boy from Dublin’s northside finding his voice, his muse and his tribe. Click here for tickets.

North Circular - Light House Cinema
13:30
Light House Cinema
Tickets €8.50/€11

Atmospherically shot in black and white, North Circular travels the length of the eponymous road exploring it’s history, music and streetscapes. From the Phoenix Park to Dublin Port this documentary evokes many narratives from the history of the nation to the urgent issues of today including the battle to save the legendary Cobblestone Pub. This magical journey is enriched with musical performances from local artists including John Francis Flynn, Séan Ó Túama, Eoghan O’Ceannabháin, Ian Lynch and Gemma Dunleavy. Click here for tickets.

Friday 3rd February
Salvaged presents: Bad Boombox
23:00-03:00
Wigwam
€16.95

Salvaged will be welcoming Bad Boombox to Wigwam for his Irish debut this Friday. Known for delivering high energy and electric DJ Sets to dance floors around the world, Bad Boombox has rapidly become a standout name in Techno over the last year. You can grab tickets here.

Skinner - The Grand Social
19:30
The Grand Social
€12.00

Skinner is a 24-year-old DIY slouch rock musician based in Dublin who writes, records and produces songs about growing up and overcoming a dirt-flecked 21st century existence. Click here for tickets.

Cliché by PJ Kirby
19:30
Smock Alley Theatre
€18.00

Warning this show contains a gay man having an identity crisis as he turns thirty. You may experience extreme eye rolling. Join PJ Kirby in his first solo comedy show as he comes to terms with the fact that for his entire life he has basically been a walking Cliché. Click here for more information.

Woozy: Danielle, Coe, Laurence Kapinga
23:00-03:00
Yamamori Tengu
€8.00

Woozy is back with Danielle, Coe and Luarence Kapinga this Friday. Danielle’s DJing has touched upon vital events, venues and locations around the world, from touring the US and playing flagship festivals like Glastonbury, Dimensions, Kala and Love Saves The Day, to clubs like DC10, Fabric, Oval Space, Pickle Factory and Ohm, and for parties as revered as Timedance, Herrensauna and Livity Sound.  Click here for tickets.

An Cailín Ciúin - Light House Cinema
12:50
Light House Cinema
Tickets €8.50/€11

The Quiet Girl, the delicate drama that follows a shy nine-year-old who has been separated from her immediate family and left in the care of two distant relatives for the summer. After sun-dappled days spent milking cows, peeling potatoes, and fetching water from the well, the Initially uncommunicative child soon opens up to her foster parents. Textural and tender, this Oscar-nominated film shows that home is where you feel loved.

Saturday 4th February
Jennifer Mehigan - Nightbloom Chokehold
12:00-17:00
Douglas Hyde Gallery

In ‘Nightbloom Chokehold’ Jennifer Mehigan explores flatness, alluding to surveillance, the screen as frame and persistent image economies. Through the use of Artificial Intelligence, 3D software and poetry, she has created sculptures and digital paintings that occupy the gallery space and explore the limitations of the digital realm focusing on how it misunderstands and misrepresents queerness and femininity. Click here for more information.

Hen's Teeth - HiFi Lounge
21:00
Hen's Teeth
Blackpitts

Featuring local and international DJs every Friday and Saturday, the Hen’s Teeth HiFi Lounge is the perfect place for sups from 21:00 till late. Click here for more.

SPINSTER - Brigid's Bash
23:00-03:00
The Grand Social
Tickets €12-€15

Move over, Paddy’s Day! SPINSTER is on a mission to make this the event of the year. Featuring Ragin Spice and DJ Greta, SPINSTER promises special guests and more this Saturday in the Grand Social. Click here for tickets.

Tengu presents: Sally C's Residency with Efa O'Neill & Bull Horris
23:00-03:00
Yamamori Tengu
Tickets €12.00

Yamamori Tengu is ringing in 2023 by announcing their inaugural residency. Irish hero Sally C will be curating 3 shows over the course of 3 months in what is a first for the venue. Sally invites Efa O’Neill & Bull Horris for the first edition. You can find more information here.

Sunday 5th February
Brigid's Bank Holiday Boogie
23:00-03:00
Bow Lane Social Club

The Groovy Tuesdays gang are back in the big smoke. Expect a pick n mix of their resident DJs out in force on the night with TWOSOME holding it down in room two. Click here for more information.

Human Error presents: R.Kitt
23:00-03:00
The Racket Space
Tickets €8.00

With a line-up of R.Kitt, Tyvion Valentine and Slim, head to the Racket Space this Sunday to celebrate the bank holiday the right way. Tickets can be found here.

Mother presents: IMBOLC: St. Brigid's Bank Holiday Sunday
23:00-03:00
Lost Lane
Tickets €11.33

Imbolc or St. Brigid’s day marks the beginning of spring. This Bank Holiday Sunday, Feb 5th, join Mother in Lost Lane to celebrate the Mother Saint of Ireland. Patron Saint of bangers, the inimitable miss Claire Beck joins the Mother DJs in the main room with special guests in the Library. Click here for more information.

Mango DJ Set - Hen's Teeth
21:00-01:30
Hen's Teeth

Featuring local and international DJs every Friday and Saturday, the Hen’s Teeth HiFi Lounge is the perfect place for sups from 21:00 till late. Click here for more.