In The Loop
What Have the Pythons Ever Done for Us?
Starting on April Fools day and continuing through to May, Dublin and Galway will see a celebration of the works of the Monty Python Group. This will also be an opportunity to celebrate Terry Gillian , a member of the Monty Python group and a director in his own right directing films such as Brazil ,A Fish called Wanda and Labyrinth.
The screenings will take place in the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin and Palas in Galway. Highlights include Monty Python and the Holy Grail , the knights of the round table comedy classic, The Fisher King starring Jeff Bridges and Robin Williams which explores the relationship between an eccentric homeless man and a suicidal DJ, and Lost in Mancha, a behind the scenes film that gives an insight into filmmaking, both the hilarious and the horrendous sides. This is a great opportunity for Monty Python fans and comedy lovers to indulge in the Monty Python phenomenon, a group that had complete creative control and broke the trends in television comedy.
All Day Paddys Day Party
The Bernard Shaw is opening its doors at 12pm on 17th March for an all day party in order to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.They will have DJ’s all day including DJ Sewers, Cait Foley, Harry from Out Out and many more, who will bring your favourite house and disco tunes into the late hours. This is the perfect chilled out setting for those of you who want t avoid the St Patrick’s Day Parade. As well as this there usual pizza van will be available , and there will also be a potato eating competition! Entry is Free for the Day.
Story Party Dublin
Story Party is an evening about sharing one common struggle, dating! On March 20th in the Sugar Club, professional storytellers will share all of their true stories and dating woes and will explore our common mishaps from discussing exes on a first date , to the totally inappropriate.
The Story Party has been touring all over Europe and has received rave reviews. As well as professional storytelling, you can share your own dating mishaps on your way into the event , where they will be read out anonymously as part of the show. Tickets €25.
The Stella Theatre are presenting a series of afternoon events to kick off your weekend in style. These events will bring you back in time to the screenings of your favourite classic movies , all in the luxurious setting of the newly refurbished theatre. Not only this but on arrival you will be greeted with bubbles and Lir premium handmade chocolates, all for only €19. Screenings include Breakfast at Tiffanys, Pretty Woman, Casablanca, When Harry Met Sally, Sabrina, Gigi, and Four weddings and a funeral. Screenings will take place every Friday at 3:30 pm beginning on March 16th.
Holly Lloyd – Arts & Events Editor