This month's picks focus in on the second city, thanks to a ream of recommendations from Cork's own Chapter. Chapter submitted work to the 100 Archive for the first time last year and have already managed two selections in the 2017 Archive! They also seem to have their finger on the pulse in terms of what's happening way down south, so without further ado...
EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS Cork Midsummer Festival returns from 15—25 June! Highlights include Union Black at Neptune Stadium (a vibrant mix of dance-theatre and circus from critically-acclaimed hip hop collective Far From The Norm and a selection of Europe and Ireland's best hip hop dancers and circus artists), In Clouds at Triskel Arts Centre, Stampa Ora / Print Now: Selected works from Italian & Irish Printmakers in the Watercolour Room, Crawford Art Gallery and the Blindboy Podcast Live @ St Lukes.
Spike Island Cinema Club screens horror movie The Conjuring
A Midnight Supper by Banana Melon Kitchen/OHK Cate on Friday 22 June CIT Art and Design graduate shows
Cork Centre Architectural Education graduate show (all graduate show details here)
One Here Now, The Brian O'Doherty Patrick Ireland Project, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh
Double Take, Glucksman Gallery, until 8 July
GIGS Two Lions Band, Connolly's of Leap, 8 June Le Gout Francais, Nano Nagle Place, 8 June Magic Numbers, Cypress Avenue, 8 June CHIC, The Marquee, 17 June Guilty Pleasure, A Live Tribute to Nu Metal, Cypress Avenue, 7 July (ok, not June, but we're hardly going to leave this one out...) Kraftwerk, The Marquee, 11 July (again, not leaving this out out)
READ - BEDTIMES Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001–2011 Skin Deep, Liz Nugent The Heart's Invisible Furies, John Boyne Bad Feminist, Roxanne Gray 12 Rules for Life, Jordan B Peterson CREATIVES/ARTISTS Deirdre Breen Shane O'Driscoll Sophie Smallhorn – visual artist Kate Gibb - printmaker Laura Callaghan - Illustration Sophie Southgate - ceramics Kari Cahill – painter INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS shane.odriscoll deirdrebreen TOWN AND CONCRETE FEAT.DOTS STORIGROUP Bang Bang Nails Miraduma
LISTEN Khruanghbin - The universe smiles upon you Darondo - listen to my song Cymnade - Cymande David Kitt - Yous Darkside - pitchfork set Talos Shookrah - Don’t Wanna Doubt You Saint Sister- Twin Peaks Kanye West- ye
PODCASTS Ear Hustle Stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it. Jordan B Peterson Podcast West Cork Reply All
RESTAURANTS Ichigo Ichie / Miyazaki Dockland The Bookshelf, South Mall Iberian way Douglas Street ,Cork Earth, South Mall, Cork America Village Apothecary, 31 Dominick Street, Galway Pilgrims, 6 South Square, Townlands, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork WEST CORK SAGE The Courtyard, Main St, Midleton, Co. Cork Food Depot - Gourmet Street Kitchen, Courtmacsherry beach Rohu's Country Market, Inishannon ARCHITECTURE Cities on the Rise - Academy of Urbanism Congress in Cork Nano Nagle Place, 27—30 June Glucksman, University College Cork Cork Centre Architectural Education New building at Douglas Street WATCH A Wild Irish Year with Dr. Tara Shine Westworld Silicon Valley Evil Genius Wild Wild Country THEATRE Asking For It, Everyman Theatre Kite Runner, Cork Opera House
PLACES OF INTEREST Plugd Records Nano Nagle Place Sample Studios The Sky Garden, Liss Ard Estate