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Top 3 Events for February 4th

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By Juliane Girl / February 4, 2019

Monday Night Black & White Films

Every Monday night, The Clockwork Door will be screening some of the very best classic movies from the early years of film. With unlimited freshly made popcorn for everyone, comfy couches to relax into, and the very best of the silver screen, a night’s entertainment is both comfortable and affordable. On February 4th they will be screening “Night Train to Munich”, a film about Axel Bomasch, an important scientist who is working on new armor for the Allied forces during the Second World War. When the Nazis invade Prague, Axel attempts to flee with his family to England. However, his daughter is captured and held hostage because of his work. How is he going to keep the sensitive information he knows away from the enemy and save his daughter’s life at the same time?

Place: The Clockwork Door, 51 Wellington Quay, Dublin

Time: 7pm to 10pm

Fond Pageant

An illustrated, poetic, theatrical meditation celebrating the healing and redemptive powers of art, written and performed by Daniel Reardon. The show is based on ‘Fond Pageant’, the author’s book of poems published in 2018. The concept for the show was sparked by an unprovoked and inexplicable epileptic seizure suffered by Reardon while attending the opening night of “Ulysses” at the Abbey Theatre in October 2017. The historical and autobiographical links in the show contextualize the paintings and the poems, marking the various milestones in Reardon’s life; from early education in New York, arrival in Dublin, embarking on a career in the arts, marriage, children, and career to date as a 72-year-old man.

Place: Smock Alley Theatre, 7 Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin

Time: Feb, 4th and 5th – 7:30pm | Main Space

Price: 12€/Students 10€

Ireland Stands With Chechnya

In response to the horrific human rights violations against the LGBT+ community in Chechnya, GCN, along with other LGBT+ community organizations from across Ireland, will stage a protest outside the Russian Embassy. Since December, violence and persecution against those perceived as being members of the LGBT+ community in Chechnya has escalated. The Russian LGBT+ Network has reported that up to 40 people have been illegally detained, while a further two have died as a result of torture.

Place: Russian Embassy, 184-186 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 14

Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm

About the author

Juliane Girl

Hey, It's Juliane. I'm from the north of Germany where I study culture, language, and media. At the moment I'm working as an editor with Babylon Radio.


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