5 things to do this week

Stuck for cultural events this week? Des O’Driscoll has great suggestions for you, whether it’s tv or theatre you’re in the mood for.

TV

Alberto Giacometti by Stanley Tucci

The Hunger Games actor delves into the life and art of the great modernist sculptor.

  • Tuesday, Sky Arts, 9pm

Art

Under the Goldie Fish

The Crawford Art Gallery has some great views of a changing Cork through the centuries, and these have been gathered into an exhibition that will run for the rest of the year.

  • www.crawfordartgallery.ie

Theatre

Waiting for Godot

Druid work their magic on Samuel Beckett’s classic.

  • Until May 20, abbeytheatre.ie

Poetry

Poetry Day Ireland

All around the country on Thursday, there are readings, workshops, trails and other events for a day of celebration of the poetic form.

  • www.poetryireland.ie

Live music

Right Here Right Now

Jack O’Rourke, Interference and Mick Flannery are among the acts playing over the weekend at Cork Opera House.

  • corkoperahouse.ie

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