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Event: Dr. Sketchy’s Dublin and Molly Crabapple

Molly Crabapple is an award-winning New York artist, author and all round kickass lady whose Victoriana-steampunk-Rococo work has appeared in places like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Marvel comics. Forever finding ways to fund and create personally fulfilling art projects, in September of last year she locked herself into a hotel […]

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Event: Bushmills Live, 20th and 21st of June

Well, this is intriguing. Bushmills, celebrated purveyors of traditional Irish whiskey, have announced details of their own “whiskey and music festival”, which will take place in the Antrim distillery on the 20th and 21st of June. Bushmills have said that some of their most famous musician fans will play a series of intimate gigs on site as […]


Events: Dislike! A Facebook Guide to Crisis

After a sold-out premiere at the Kilkenny Cat Laughs and sell out shows in Whelans, the Vodafone Comedy Carnival in Dublin and the Galway Comedy Festival, and a not-bad-sales-at-all-in-fairness and critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Colm O’Regan brings his hilarious show Dislike! A Facebook Guide to Crisis to the Project Arts Centre. Do […]

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Festival Preview: Dublin Burlesque Festival

Wednesday night saw the launch of Ireland’s first burlesque festival get underway in Harry’s on the Green, which had been transformed into a sparkly, decadent speakeasy for the occasion. Bartenders decked out in trilby hats, braces and bow ties were slinging cocktails named after the Dublin burlesque scene’s brightest stars while scarlet corset clad usherettes […]

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Vote Now – IMRO Awards 2010

December see’s the return of IMRO‘s “Live Music Venue of the Year Awards” for the third consecutive year. Previous ceremonies have called upon member’s of IMRO (over 7,000) to vote for their personal top choice of venue, judging them on everything from ambience and setting, to promotion and music quality. However, this year IMRO are […]


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National Drawing Day 2010

Nationwide, this Saturday (may 22nd), people will be doodling, painting and scribbling to their hearts content. Nationwide Drawing Day is part of the Catch up on Culture Week. Over 50 venues are taking part, including the National Gallery, Science Gallery, Glucksman Gallery and National Museum, with various free and low cost drawing events. And it’s […]


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In Handel’s Day

After the 250th Handel celebrations last year, it has quickly rolled around to that time of year again. Tomorrow, 13th April Dublin will celebrate In Handel’s Day. Last year I was lucky enough to go to the live performance of Handel’s Messiah in full in Christ Church Cathedral and it was a beautiful, almost surreal […]


Spirit Store Culture Dig – Limerick

Hello Culchies, please welcome Froodie to the mix. She’s a Limerick based blogger, so she’s a genuine culchie, unlike most of us imposters. Please make her feel welcome. Today, she wants to tell us about a fairly cool project she’s working on this Summer. – Darren For six weeks last year, the Spirit Store Art […]


Kiss USA

You might remember late in 2008, The Performance Corporation created a flash mob in Dublin’s Ilac Shopping Centre as part of the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival. It was a wonderful video of couples kissing among busy Saturday shoppers while a beautiful song played and then they all scattered at the end of the music. […]


Out with the weighing scales and in with the (homemade) corset

So it’s ‘so-long’ the Noughties and ‘hola’ the … 10ees?? Has anyone actually figured out what this decade is called yet? ? Well regardless of its title a new year, and particularly a new decade gives us all the opportunity to forget the unfulfilled resolutions of the past and focus on the many prospects for […]


Out with the weighing scales and in with the (handmade) corset

So it’s ‘so-long’ the Noughties and ‘hola’ the … 10ees?? Has anyone actually figured out what this decade is called yet? ? Well regardless of its title a new year, and particularly a new decade gives us all the opportunity to forget the unfulfilled resolutions of the past and focus on the many prospects the […]