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The Edge of Landscape Exhibition

William Crozier’s work will take up space in the IMMA on Friday, 13th October for six months. This exhibition will focus on Crozier’s early works from the post war period, with 30 pieces mostly dominated by landscape paintings. Crozier’s work…

The Future

The Future is a new festival coming to the RDS in Dublin on 3rd and 4th of November. Only in its first year, it already has a promising line up of individuals who are at the forefront of culture, art,…

Refugee Rights the Focus of 8×8 Festival

The 8×8 Festival is running in UCD from October 1st – 8th. It’s a student led initiative held on college campuses across Ireland funded by Irish Aid. This year it will focus on the rights of refugees. The festival will…

What’s On In Dublin This Month? The Dublin Theatre Festival

October is certainly the month for theatre fanatics this time of year, as Dublin Theatre Festival brings some of the very best and new works to the stages of the capital from 28th September -16th October.The program this year is…

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Arts Council Grants and Bursaries

The Arts council accept applications for Grants each year. Several have deadlines in the month of October. If you have a large project in the works that you plan to have developed in the next few months, The arts council…

Play In Review: Everything Now By John Scott

John Scott’s ‘Everything Now’ brings great anticipation with it. On entering the theatre, we feel connected to the piece already, if not vulnerable to the proximity between the audience and a stage strewn with newspapers, with only a simple desk…

Fresh Fest 2017: A Handy Guide to the Best Societies

Freshers’ Week is one of the most exciting opening weeks of the UCD calendar. It not only creates a great buzz around campus, but is the true beginning of college integration and can really help freshers find their feet when…

Dublin Fringe Festival Preview

With the Autumn term comes the usual excitable feelings and back to college rituals. Fortunately the Autumn/Winter period continuously boasts an effervescent program of arts events, and the 2017-2018 calendar certainly appears to continue this tradition. One of the highlights…

Event Guide: In the Loop

A guide to the most interesting events and festivals coming up around Dublin, and on campus.   Dublin Gay Theatre Festival: From the 1st to the 14th of May, Dublin will host its hugely successful International Gay Theatre Festival. Now…

In Review: Dublin Caravaggio Exhibition

After weeks of hearing my cultured friends talk about it and having seen it advertised on Dublin bus (a quirky departure from the usual blockbusters), I decided to bite the bullet and go to see the Caravaggio art exhibition in…

UCD MA Creative Writing Class Publish their Collective Work

The UCD MA Creative Writing class of 2016 has published a book of their works titled ‘A Blushing Object’. The collection has extremely credible influences, naming the likes of John Banville, Colm Keegan and Kate Pullinger who came to speak…

A Decent Wage for Dedicated Artists?

  A dancers salary has a very broad spectrum. On one hand we have the commercial, celebrity backing dancers and prestigious ‘Principal dancer’ of dance companies such as the Royal ballet. There are different types of dance, and these disciplines…