WED­NES­DAY 10.12.14

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POP/ROCK Peter Gabriel

3Arena, Dublin 8pm ¤65.45/ ¤44.05 3Arena.ie Gabriel, one of rock’s most valid in­no­va­tors, per­forms a rare Ir­ish show – and it’s one that will span his en­tire ca­reer, rang­ing from Gen­e­sis to solo. Ex­pect a meal of a per­for­mance, from Sup­per’s Ready to Sols­bury Hill, his iconic al­bum So, and a visual treat for the eyes.

HIP-HOP Talib Kweli

Sugar Club, Dublin 7.30pm ¤22.50 twit­ter.com/Tal­ibKweli Talk about tim­ing: Talib Kweli’s old Black Star mucker, Mos Def, was in town just the other week. Since their right­eous 1998 col­lab­o­ra­tion, Kweli has been a pro­lific artist, re­leas­ing six solo al­bums as well as work­ing with Madlib, Hi-Tek (as Re­flec­tion Eter­nal) and many oth­ers. As be­fits a po­lit­i­cally sussed and tuned-in artist, Kweli has been aid­ing and as­sist­ing var­i­ous cam­paigns across the US in re­cent years.

ART Ea­van Boland: A Poet’s Dublin

Il­lu­mi­na­tions Gallery, Ion­tas Bldg, NUI Maynooth Un­til Dec 19 il­lu­mi­na­tion­s­gallery.word­press.com Car­canet pub­lished A Poet’s Dublin this year in cel­e­bra­tion of Ea­van Boland’s 70th birth­day. It com­bines many of Boland’s best-known po­ems with her photographs of Dublin. This ex­hi­bi­tion places po­ems and (very good) photographs to­gether with record­ings of Boland (above) read­ing. What comes across in the pho­tos is her eye for the telling de­tail in the or­di­nary, and her watchful, nu­anced sen­si­bil­ity.

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