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What To Do Today: Your IMAGE Guide To The Weekend

by Niamh ODonoghue
04th Mar 2017

Looking for something to do this weekend to escape the rain? Why not plan your March 8th movement, see a priceless Banksy piece, or visit a fabulous market? Happy weekend from IMAGE!

Fight Back With GUTS Here

Guts Magazine is set to present its special all-female Fight Back issue in support of the Women’s Strike on March 8th and will be filled with female-friendly content from some of the most empowering and inspirational Irish and international women.?The issue includes writings from Ivana Bacik, Una Mullally, Tara Flynn, Anna Cosgrave, Roisin Agnew, Lian Bell, Sarah Griffin, with illustrations from Laura Callaghan, Aoife Dooley, Fuchsia Macaree, Paula McGloin, Jayde Perkin, and Cesca Saunders. Designed by Lauren Kavanagh.?Quick-fire readings and an exhibition of the artwork will take place on March 7th, 6-9pm in The Library Project. Magazines and prints will be on sale and the proceeds will go to the Abortion Rights Campaign! Tunes and booze provided. Click here for more info.

Visit A Fabulous Market Here

Taking place inside The George Bar, Georges Street, The Fabulous Market is the perfect escape from the pouring rain and a perfect excuse to take a relaxed stroll. Chat to local makers and doers and search through a range of designer goods, vintage finds, vinyl records, hand-made crafts and local produce, home decor, kidswear, and jewellry. Then stick around afterwards for some laidback music and a drink or two. Market open from 12 – 6. For more info click here.

Join The MINE Launch Here

MINE is a unique anthology of art, comics and illustrations in support of the Abortion Rights Campaign. With over 30 contributors, the stories and art within the pages of MINE represent creative responses to the struggle for repealing the eighth amendment in Ireland from a wide range of perspectives, both female and male. The MINE anthology launch will take place on Tuesday 7th March, the eve of International Women’s Day, with a line-up of speakers and performances including: Actor and writer, Tara Flynn, who contributed the foreword to MINE; Writer Sarah Maria Griffin, who will recite her poem ‘We Face This Land’; Abortion Rights Campaign spokesperson, Linda Kavanagh. Music from the wonderful ? MAK?and?Mongoose.?Admission: Full price €8 / Concession €5 (students / unwaged) . For more info click here.

Listen To Striking Sounds Here

Four days out from International Women’s Day, March 8th, online radio station Dublin Digital Radio – DDR presents?STRIKING SOUNDS. An evening of music featuring some of the best Irish female acts or female fronted acts who are set to perform in solidarity with Strike 4 Repeal. This fundraising and awareness event will take place this evening, March 4th, at Jigsaw, 10 Belvedere Court, Dublin 1. Tickets are €10 and are available here. This is a BYOB event and kicks off at 8 pm with all proceeds go to support Strike 4 Repeal. For more info click here.

See Koons, Banksy, and Warhol Here

Gormleys Fine Art will host an exhibition of contemporary international editions in our Dublin gallery. The exhibition officially opened on Thursday 2nd March 2017 and will run until March 22nd. The exhibition will include important works by Andy Warhol, Banksy, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Keith Haring, Robert Indiana, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Bambi. This carefully curated exhibition explores a range movements such as pop art, street art, neo pop, young British artists and urban art from the 1950’s to the present day.?Entry to the exhibition is free and if you feel like splashing the cash, all work is available to purchase; with prices ranging from €2,000 to €190,000. For further information, visit www.gormleys.ie.

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