Milk and Cookies: Seven Deadly Sins
Venue: The Complex, Smithfield, Dublin 7 Website: http://www.milkandcookiestories.com/ Price: €7 Date: March 11th, 2011 Time: 7:30 pm
After Dark II: Seven Deadly Sins
It’s that time again. The lights go down, the curtains come up, and M&C reveal what goes on in their minds after dark…Six months ago some of you queued around the block from the Clarendon Basement for 7 hours of music, spoken word, dance and balloon animals. And stories, obviously. While cleaning up the mess of all those minds we blew at the first After Dark, Milk & Cookies had a thought: BIGGER. Magazines may say different, but we at M&C know that Bigger is Better. Share with your friends, post on your wall; this is going to be the biggest thing Dublin has seen since the Pope, and this is inside and it doesn’t even involve the Pope. On Friday March 11th, Milk & Cookie Stories is taking over The Complex, Smithfield, and dragging it straight to hell for After Dark 2 – Seven Deadly Sins. Yes it’s back again, quite possibly the best party EVER (and so soon it’s sinful), with two stages of the most amazing bands, poets, storytellers, dancers, comedian and general performances that Ireland has to offer. And some weirder stuff too, but you’ll have to come on down and get rowdy with M&C to find out about that (that’s the surprise of the thing). Doors are at 7:30 pm, show at 8pm and everyone goes home as damned masses at 1.30am. It’s €7 in AND it’s BYOB. We suggest you bring your dancing shoes and your Amazo-Goggles, to stop your eyes from falling out.
Jazzberries (the funky soulstepping jazz minxes who wowed with their renditions of some classic Jamiroquai and N*E*R*D tunes at the first After Dark)
Roger Gregg’s Crazy Dog Audio Theatre (known for their live radio theatre)
The Brownbread Players (Dublin’s wittiest sketch comedy troupe of the famed Brownbread mixtape)
Noise Machine (an eclectic bunch of madmen known for their extremely energetic live shows and bizarre sense of lyrical humour)
Three-o-Troupe (darling burlesque act who titillated with their show at After Dark 1)
CAH-44 and Ambiencellist (one of Dublin’s finest performance poets paired with one of Dublin’s most innovative musicians… magic)
The Giraffes (a folky, piano-driven, soulful pop band whose music will make you feel like you’re trapped on a tropical island–possibly the island from Lost)
Colm Keegan (award winning performance poet and organiser of Nighthawks, one of Dublin’s best arts nights)
Gareth Stack (quite possibly Dublin’s most controversial comedian and organiser of comedy night, Marshmallow Ladyboy Jesus)
Inklude Collective (hot and happening artist’s collective known for their mad live illustration skills)
Stephen James Smith (performance poet, organiser of the awesome Glor sessions)
Valerie Lynch (young happening comedienne)
Andrew Hozier Byrne (wonderful solo musician)
DJ Pipboy (available for Funerals, Bat Mitzvahs, Children’s Parties etc… yes, whatever the party, he will get you dancing!)
… and a whole bunch of both TBC and completely different super secret stuff (think sinful) to keep yourself occupied if for whatever reason you’re not into music, stories, poems or sexy, sexy dancing. M&Cs standards are still stupidly high. IMPORTANT BITS – M&C will not be selling alcohol at this event, however it is BYOB, so please be responsible. Between that and some of the acts; they reluctantly have to make this 18+. If beer is your poison, please try and make it cans instead of bottles. M&C will have some open mic slots available, so if you have a story or a particular insane talent – especially if they’re a little outré for the regular M&C show – bring them along. No music or stand-up comedy rehearsals though please – as sins go we’re particularly fond of WRATH. And of course, we’re still bringing the COOKIES. (GLUTTONY!)
Greed, Gluttony, Sloth, Lust, Wrath, Envy + Pride – these are a few of M&Cs favourite things…
…and yours too. You know how they know?
Because Milk & Cookies ’s ♥’s you!
Could use a party? They know you could. Come get damned with them.