Celebrating Cultures, Promoting Integration
Looking for some fun Friday night activities? Look no further! We’ve a top notch list of all that’s going on in Dublin tonight, all of which are over by 11 so you can still head out and dance your socks off! Without further ado, here’s Babylon Radio’s top 5 events for February 7th, 2020!
Looking for a cultured way to cap off the week? Why not attend a photography exhibition centring around one of the world’s most beautiful, colourful creatures: the butterfly. This exhibition showcases work by Robbie O’Leary, an award-winning photographer who specialises in nature and sports photography. This exhibition highlights the 35 species in Ireland who are increasingly under threat from climate change and population growth. Here you will get to see the vibrant colours, details, and intricate patterns of each species. So if you’re looking for a contemplative and cultured cap to the first week of February, check this event out!
It’s been a long week and it’s time to unwind. What better way than with an evening of artwork and creativity? Whether you’re a professional painter or an amateur artist, Life Drawing in Dublin promises classes are suitable for all levels. You’ll be drawing the nude model in timed poses, with instruction for those who went for the taught session and friendly advice for those who did not. Your tutor will be a pro-artist with degrees and all who will guide you on sighting, measuring, finding angles, and more! If you’re looking for a creative outlet this February, checkout Life Drawing in Dublin!
When: 6:45PM – 9PM
Cost: Untaught session including materials: €15; Taught session including materials: €25
An open mic night but with relationship stories? Yes please! You’ll get to relax after this busy week by listening to the hosts of Dublin Story Time tell some tales about crazy moments in relationships, the cutest first date they ever had, or how they met their partner, and more! The idea of this event is to get people out of their comfort zone and share their stories. So, if you’re feeling brave enough to share a little story about your relationship feel free! The crowd is very friendly and supportive so you’ve nothing to fear. Bonus: the top 3 story tellers get a certificate which is pretty cool! For more information and tickets to Dublin Story Time, click here. Note: this is an alcohol-free event, but there’s always unlimited coffee, tea, biscuits, and popcorn courtesy of The Clockwork Door!
Cost: €11 for one, €20 for two
Hola chuckle-heads! Are you looking to find a way to combine your love of laughter with your passion for all things Potter? Well boy do I have a doozy for you! The Tightrope Players have a completely impromptu live episode of Potter and his pals performed by comedians based on audience suggestions. So if you think about it, it’s sort of a choose your own Potter adventure and it’s funny! What more could you ask for? Bonus: There’s also a 2020 Irish Election Panel Parody where comedians will be representing the different leading parties in a question time spoof as well as a special performance by ‘72 hours’ an international ‘twoprovaganza!’ If you’re looking to funny up your Friday, you can buy tickets here. Note: this performance is not suitable for children.
Want to experience some spooky vibes this misty Friday eve? Or maybe you’re interested in helping female filmmakers and artists get exposure and opportunity to hone their craft! Then why not join Womxn in Horror Ireland and Necropolis Dublin in celebrating the opening night of Womxn in Horror Month! This event isn’t just for women either, Womxn in horror Ireland recognise that we all play a role in uplifting women so all who are down to help some talented artists get a platform are welcome! There’s going to be performances, a Necropolis DJ set, an appearance by Dublin Body Paint, tarot card reading and more! Note: the venue has limited accessibility [there are stairs] so if you have any queries or need assistance, contact Womxn in Horror Ireland, or Oh Golly Miss Dolly.
Cost: Pay what you can at the door
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