Saturday 21 October 2017

Sophie's choice

Brian Irvine
Brian Irvine

Sophie Gorman

1 Our disposable culture comes under scrutiny in five new short operas by Brian Irvine (left) and John McIlduff entitled Things We Throw Away, presented by Wide Open Opera ( Four people will perform live in various Dublin city venues today, culminating in a performance of all five operas at 7pm in Dame Court.

2 Liv O'Donoghue, a new name on the dance scene, is marking her arrival with a bang next week, with a double bill of her work in the Project Arts Centre ( It features the premiere of Hear Me Sing Your Song, a new work with musical collaborators Bryan O'Connell and The Gloaming's Caoimhin O Raghallaigh.

2 With no bells or whistles, Gerard Barrett is becoming the Irish director to watch. This year, he is following his debut feature Pilgrim Hill with Glassland, the story of a taxi driver trying to save his mother from alcoholism. It has its world premiere in Galway (galwayfilm tonight. Gerard Barrett – remember the name.

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