Jim Carroll

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Plug, plug, plug, plug away to your heart’s content. One rule: declare an interest or one may well be declared for you. Independents Day is a feast of indie and DIY culture from fanzines to music (and a screening of …

Fri, Dec 5, 2008, 11:25

   

Plug, plug, plug, plug away to your heart’s content. One rule: declare an interest or one may well be declared for you.

Independents Day is a feast of indie and DIY culture from fanzines to music (and a screening of Dylan Haskins’s Roll Up Your Sleeves documentary – trailer below) at the Dublin Food Co-Op, 12 Newmarket, Dublin 8 on Sunday.

Road Records are having a one-day sale at their Fade Street, Dublin store tomorrow (Saturday). They’re knocking 50 percent off all secondhand vinyl titles, 25 percent off all 7″ singles and 15 percent off all new CDs and LPs.

Enjoy some Christmas love with You’re Only Massive, the awesome R.S.A.G, Babybeef and Landlovers at Dublin’s Andrew’s Lane Theatre on December 21

The Dance returns as the Ronan Collins Showband Show takes over the ballroom at Dublin’s Burlington Hotel on December 28.

Brings the Toys, Bodytonic’s fundraiser for Crumlins Childen’s Hospital, takes place at the Bernard Shaw (Portobello, Dublin) next Thursday. Those taking part in the Rockers v Ravers showdown include Nialler 9, Jon Averill and the Skinny Wolves DJs. Admission is a tenner or a toy.

The latest run of Leviathan’s political cabaret takes place at the Button Factory, Dublin next Wednesday. Such characters as Michael O’Leary (Ryanair), Dan Boyle (the Green Party senator whose late lunch yesterday resulted in the government losing a vote) and others will discuss the future of capitalism. David “Maccer” McWilliams will ask the questions and crack the jokes. Admission is €17.50 and this allows you to heckle Maccer about David Brooks all night long.

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