A quartet of choice Dublin to-dos for the week ahead:
Gameloaders: Rise of the Indies:
Friday May 29th, Paccar Theatre
If youre a fan of art-games and curiosities like Kentucky Route Zero and Thomas Was Alone, you wont want to miss this screening. The Science Gallery hosts the Irish premiere of this documentary film, which celebrates an era and an industry in which games are more inventive, more idiosyncratic,and more personal than ever.
Tuesday June 2nd, Science Gallery
Women of Dublin tech, this ones for you (though were assured its open to anyone!). Ask-A-Ton is an ongoing event series created with the aim of promoting industry diversity, creating an environment where attendees can ask questions on a new tech topic every month. Junes meet-up is led by Amy Neale, Director Of Communications and startup mentor at NDRC, who will be speaking on the Lean Startup.
The Liberties Dublin Area Showcase and Investment Forum:
4th June, GEC Taylor’s Lane
Home to the Digital Hub and the aforementioned NDRC, as well as the Guinness Enterprise Centre, Dublin 8’s tech credentials are already well established. But if you’re looking for somewhere to locate a business and are interested in meeting the locals, then this free showcase is worth a visit. There will also be a panel on ‘Why the Liberties is better for business’, featuring Paul Carty, CEO of The Guinness Storehouse Experience, Brian McCarthy of Mannings Bakery and Ann O’Dea, CEO of Silicon Republic.
Plus – a little something for the weekend…
29-31 May, Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Clan in the back thats right, Wu-Tang Clan will appear in Kilmainham this weekend at the festival thats sure to kickstart your summer. Even if the Wu arent your thing (what is wrong with you?) theres Nicolas Jaar, Jamie XX, Earl Sweatshirt, Run the Jewels… were having heart palpitations just thinking about it. Tech folk, if you see sunlight only one weekend per year, make it this one.
To get you in the mood…