Alternative arts & culture city guide Le Cool Dublin has been going for a year now and you’re all invited to their birthday party, an exhibition in South Studios on May 14th.
LE COOL DUBLIN launches version 2.0 and celebrates 1st birthday with exhibition
South Studios – Friday May 14th
7pm – 11pm with Smirnoff reception. Open invite.
Le Cool Dublin, which celebrates its 1st birthday in May, has been chosen as the first city to launch the new version in Europe. Le Cool Dublin has over 7000 subscribers to its free alternative city guide.
In celebration of its first year shining a spotlight on new collectives, spaces and entertainment options for its citizens and visitors to the capital, Le Cool Dublin will also host an exhibition of covers, interviews and content from its first 12 months in the South Studios on New Row South in Dublin 8 on Friday May 14th. This event is being held with the kind support of Smirnoff.
Work featured in the exhibition will include covers submitted by artists such as Keith Walsh, Ruan van Vliet, Lauren Crothers, David Delahunty, Gaetan Billaut, Aidan Weldon, Loreana Rushe, Mario Sughi, Shane O’Driscoll, Jon Cheung, Isabel Reyes Feeney, Brian Coldrick, Niall Sweeney, Synth Eastwood, Richard Gilligan, Dave Comiskey, Paddy Lynch, Stephen Ledwidge, Dragana Jurisic, Stephen McCarthy, Alan Clarke, Gary Farrelly, Jamie Saunders, Trevor Finnegan, Faye George, Raul Arantes, Eleanor Reilly, Fergal McCarthy, Aaron Brady, Justine Le Guil, Niall O’Brien, David Turpin, Owen Kane, Aisling Farinella, Tamara McCarthy and Sean + Yvette from South Studios.
Le Cool now reaches over 300,000 people every week across Europe (Barcelona, London, Madrid, Lisbon, Budapest, Istanbul and Moscow) and has produced a number of city guides as well as working on custom publishing projects.
Commenting on the decision to launch the new version in Dublin, founder Rene Lonngren said: “We’re thrilled with the success of Le Cool Dublin to date and the positive response from people to its arrival. It felt right to build upon this by working with Michael and Ciaran to ensure their subscribers are the first to benefit from the new changes.”
Le Cool 2.0 will enable subscribers and readers to create their own agenda from events featured in Le Cool as well as the ability to share details on events through various social media outlets such as facebook and twitter.
In addition to the weekly newsletter, there will also be a website which expands the offering by Le Cool highlighting last minute events of note and featuring relevant material from past editions.
Le Cool Dublin has attracted a diverse range of high profile advertisers over the year including: Nokia, Universal Pictures, Smirnoff, Innocent Drinks, Trocaire, Heineken, Absolut, Fox Searchlight, Opel, Vice Magazine, Dublin Theatre Festival, Element Pictures.
Check out the new site at http://dublin.lecool.com/