Work­man’s ex­tra long week­end

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - News - By Lauren Mur­phy

The work­man’s Club in Dublin is ex­tend­ing the Bank Hol­i­day spirit for an­other few days. The first Work­man’s Club Block Party kicked off last night with the open­ing of the ex­hi­bi­tion Mis­nomer, while tonight, to­mor­row and Sun­day will see var­i­ous gigs, work­shops and ac­tiv­i­ties take place at the Welling­ton Quay venue.

Katie Kim and Last Days of 1984 pro­vide the live en­ter­tain­ment tonight, with DJ Ed Smith play­ing tunes up­stairs from 10pm. To­mor­row from 3-6pm, there is a mar­ket on the Ter­race with food, clothes, books and mu­sic stalls, as well as pho­tog­ra­phy, mu­sic soft­ware and art work­shops (the lat­ter with Don Con­roy), a pop-up shop run by la­bels Richter Col­lec­tive, Eleven Eleven, Popi­cal Is­land and Quar­ter Inch Col­lec­tive, and acous­tic per­for­mances by Verse cho­rus verse and You Kiss By the Book throughout the af­ter­noon. The live mu­sic con­tin­ues that night with a gig from Alarmist, Over­head the Al­ba­tross and Kid Karate, while Maykay of Fight Like Apes will take over Djing du­ties. Sun­day sees the Ox­fam Vin­tage Shop set up in the venue, with free hair­cuts, a film screening of Cinema Par­adiso and a Dress Dance from 11pm un­til late. En­try to all events is free. See the­work­man­sclub.com

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