Top 5 event Weekend

1 . Jacob B Laser Show at Button Factory

I’m happy to say that Jacob B will be in Dublin for the third time. The last time Jacob B was around he ripped the roof off the Button Factory to a full house and a spectacular laser show.  For this event they have even more in store so it is not one you want to miss!

Paradox DJ’s and an array of other local talent will be on the support for the night, so don’t hesitate to buy your ticket and drop for a very special night! 


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Where: Button Factory, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublín 2

When: Friday 13 January, from 23:00 to 3:30

Price: €11.23 – €17.61

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2. Design and Violence

This exhibition about the axis where design and violence collide is a co-production between the Science Gallery, Dublin, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York.

It began as an online curatorial experiment hosted by MoMA, aimed at examining what violence looks like in modern society, and will build further upon the original online experiment, asking scientists and artists to examine what happens when creativity and engineering fall into the wrong hands.

Where: Trinity College Dublin, Pearse Street Entrance


Fri, 13 January 2017 12:00 – 20:00

Sat, 14 January 2017 12:00 – 18:00

Sun, 15 January 2017 12:00 – 18:00

Price: Free 

3. The Clandestinos gig at The Bowery

The Clandestinos formed in 2014 in their hometown of Galway. Their intention was to celebrate and pay tribute to the much loved music of reggae, ska and latin and to bring its live atmosphere and vibe to Irish audiences. From classic Jamaican roots reggae, the British ska and punk artists it helped influence, to the latin tinged sounds implemented by the likes of Manu Chao and Buena Vista Social Club; The Clandestinos fuse all of this together in their 7-piece live show with the agenda being to get the high spirits up and to make people move!

We will be able to enjoy their good vibes and energy not once but twice this month. Be sure to drop by The Bowery to enjoy with your classic roots favourites, ska and punk-reggae from 80’s era London, groovy latin and a hint of dub here and there for good music!

Where: The Bowery, 196 Rathmines Road Lower

When: Saturday 14th and Saturday 28th

Price: Free admission

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4. Dance for Choice: Mother, The Repeal Project & District 8

Today, Mother, District 8 / Hidden Agenda and the Repeal Project are teaming up for the biggest Dance for Choice fundraiser yet.

They’re bringing together some of the country’s best DJs and performers, eight incredible acts (all donating their fees) to keep you on your feet! 

They will have tunes from the Mother DJs, Jenny Greene, Steven Manning / The Hidden Agenda DJs, Kelly Anne Byrne, Billy Scurry and Sally Cinnamon with an Eight song special from Sing Along Social and spoken word with ‘Come Repeal with Us’ from the guys at Come Rhyme with me, Una Mullally & Vickey Curtis.

Grab your tickets now, as we’re sure this one’s gonna sell out!

Where: District 8, 135 – 138 Francis Street, Dublin

When: Friday 13 at 22:00

Price: €10.95 – €16.18

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5. Dublin-area Cuddle Party (official) – January Irish Cuddle Salon

Start 2017 with positivity, warmth and joy at the first Cuddle Party of the year. Be prepared for an afternoon of delicious fun, learning, sharing, and… CUDDLES!

Touch has the power to comfort us when we are sad, heal us when we are sick, encourage u1s when we feel lost, and above all else, allow us to accept that we are not alone.” Samantha Hess

This will be for sure a moment for you to feel free in a safe environment. Don’t miss it!

Where: Common Ground, Bray (10 min walk from Bray DART station)  

When: Sunday 15th, from 1:30pm – 5:00pm (doors open at 1:15pm)

Price: €20-€25, sliding scale (give what you are able and feel comfortable with to support this work)

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