Notions and Necessities: From free films to great summer gigs and holiday pop-ups, it’s all here


Picture this At IMMA Dublin until early October, see Influence and Identity: Twentieth Century Portrait Photography from the Bank of America Collection, which features works from Antony Armstrong-Jones, Richard Avedon, Chuck Abbott, Berenice Abbott, Imogen Cunningham and Brassaï. SC Above: Lynn Davis photographed by Peter Hujar. See


Face ferment We’ve all got acquainted with our gut microbiome, but the good bacteria on our skin needs attention too. No need to lash on the homemade kimchi face mask, however, as salon brand Éminence has launched a kombucha line of products that feature fermented black tea as a postbiotic, as well as pre and probiotics to support the skin’s microbiota and natural barrier. SC Éminence Kombucha Microbiome Leave-On Masque, €79, see


Street screen The massive outdoor digital art screen that wraps around Wilton Park on the Grand Canal, Dublin 2, is not just a sight to enjoy as you cycle or stroll by. Starting this month, the Living Canvas Summer Programme features Alan Gilsenan’s Ghosts of Baggotonia, a film-poem that combines mid-20th century images of the area, as seen through the Leica lens of the late Neville Johnson. Other screenings include Poetry on Film, Luke McManus’s Beyond the Circular Line and kids’ weekend screenings. Sound for all screenings is accessed by an on-site QR code. SC For information, see


Take me to church The Churchyard Sessions in Waterford city this summer will see a number of open-air concerts from June 3 to August 26, with acts including Paddy Casey, Mundy, Duke Special and Liam Ó Maonlaí. All of the Churchyard Sessions are free, access is offered on a first-come-first-served basis and each gig will commence at 8pm, with support acts beginning at 6.30pm. LH To plan your visit, see


Holiday mode Arnotts is currently hosting a men’s one-stop holiday pop-up called Poolside. With styles from brands including Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith and Happy Socks, it will include everything from holiday wear to swimwear and accessories, making the holiday haul that bit more straightforward. LH To check out their designer stock, see


All about men Caitlin Moran’s new book, What About Men? will be published in July and it lifts the lid on issues that are affecting men, and women as a consequence. As part of the publicity tour, Moran is coming to the O’Reilly Theatre in Dublin on July 16 at 19.30. LH For tickets, see

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