A fanciful three-week celebration of the arts, Fringe has been an annual asylum for artistic oddballs since 1994. Nearly 650 productions— theater, dance, poetry, magic, outdoor installations—enliven venues all over Dublin. Sept. 8–23, 353/(0) 1-670-6106. This appeared in the September, 2012 issue. Read Lisa Abend's "The New Dubliners."