The things on our radar for this weekend and the coming week ahead. Happy weekend from IMAGE!
Signal Your Future Here
Considering pursuing a career in music, or interested in finding out what’s on offer for the musically-minded at third-level institutions across the country? The SIGNAL series at Dublin's Science Gallery will examine upcoming trends, tech, careers and creativity in music. This unique and free event, taking place today at 12:30pm at Dublin's Science Gallery, will hear from Ireland’s leading third-level music and technology colleges as they present their current and upcoming educational programmes, and this event will be of particular interest to those applying for higher education through this year’s CAO or considering masters courses. Following the presentations and discussion, there will be one-to-one networking opportunities with college representatives and current students. Click here for more information.
Get Techy Here
The Dublin Smartphone Film Festival is a brand new international festival dedicated to celebrating work shot on Smartphone and Tablets. Taking place today at The Generator in Smithfield, the festival will explore how videographers are breaking the barriers of creativity with smartphone technology. It was created with the goal of encouraging filmmakers to share the stories they have captured on mobile devices and to provide smartphone filmmakers with a platform to exhibit these stories to a wider audience. Click here for more info and to book your tickets.
A bizarre bazaar of vintage clothing, bric-a-brac and what nots. The Dublin Flea takes place the last Sunday of each month from 10pm - 5pm at the Dublin Food Co-op, The Green Door Market, and on the square at Newmarket, Dublin 8. Visitors are asked to come by foot, bike, or bus. Click here for more info.
Enjoy New Sounds Here
Ladies and gentlemen welcome to The Tram Cafe ‘SoundTracks’. Discover the best new music in town every Sunday from 2pm to 4pm at Dublin's authentic 1920s tram. Enjoy some tasty Brazilian barista-brewed coffee and treat yourself to a slice of history! Next stop, the 1920's!
Be SelfMade Here
The first SelfMade event will take place at the Third Space Smithfield on Friday, February 2nd. Come experience an evening of artwork, acoustic performance, discussion, and zines focusing on the experiences of eight Irish female-fronted acts who are making waves in the music industry. The event will feature pieces from contributing illustrators, as well as a panel discussion chaired by vocalist, Jess Kav (BARQ). Acoustic live performances from Gráinne Hunt, Mary Barnecutt, Sive, and Farah Elle. To make this event inclusive of all budgets, you can choose your price below between €5-10. Click here for more info.
Inspire Young Women Here
I WISH is an initiative to inspire, encourage and motivate young female students to pursue careers in STEM; science, technology, engineering and maths. Taking place on Monday, 29th January, to Tuesday, January 30th, I WISH (Inspiring Women in Stem) features a number of key-note speakers, interactive exhibitions, workshops, engaging talks by women and men who have made an impact in the world of STEM. Click here to register your place and to see the full schedule of events.