Totally Dublin Weekender | February 17 – 21


Posted January 17, 2016 in Weekender

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Weekender: |wiːkˈɛndə|– noun – what to do in Dublin this weekend.

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JULIA HOLTER

Wednesday 18 February | Button Factory | 8pm, €18.50

Holter returns to Dublin to play Button Factory on the back of her wonderful LP Have You In My Wilderness, one of TD’s favourite releases of 2015. If her two gigs in late 2013, in Unitarian Church and in Whelans are anything to go by, this chill affair will be one not to miss. Check out our chat with Ms Holter about the creation of Have You In My Wilderness right here.

 

TELEPHONES

TELEPHONES

Saturday 20 February | Bar Tengu | 10.30pm, €10 (door) / €5 (advance)

Telephones – the umbrella title for parties put together by The Locals’ John Mahon and Discotekken’s Louis Scully, kicks of its new monthly residency at Bar Tengu with a feast of the usual disco, soul, Afrobeat, RnB, ’80s pop, house, Italo and the rest from two of the city’s most reliable good time merchants. For more, see here.

 

Cloud Castle Lake Bantum

CLOUD CASTLE LAKE, BANTUM & SLOW MOVING CLOUDS

Saturday 20 February | Dublin Food Co-op | 9pm, €10 (BYO)

Postponed from the Christmas period, this collaborative gig between Ensemble Music and music solutions group Home Beat brings two exciting Irish talents to the unusual surroundings of the Dublin Food Co-Op. The always excellent Cloud Castle Lake have recently recorded a Daytrotter session over in London which went online this week, whilst Bantum’s collaboration with Ensemble artist Loah also went live recently to much deserved acclaimed. Accompanying them are Irish/Finnish folkers Slow Moving Cloud and Le Tissier doing visuals. For more see here.

 

BLACK PANTHERS

THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION

Sunday 21 February | Jigsaw, Belvedere Court, D1 | 1pm, €5

The Irish Housing Network are hosting a screening of the excellent documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (which was one of our Film Editor’s favourite films of the year) this Sunday lunchtime. After the screening there will be a discussion of Emily Waszak from the Anti-Racism Network, Harry Browne, lecturer on author of The Frontman and Lucky Khambule of the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland. For more see here.

 

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