Five things for the week ahead

Five things for the week ahead

Des O'Driscoll checks out the theatre, gigs, dance and cinema events you need to know about

1 |theatre| CROWMAN

Jon Kenny stars in this funny and poignant piece about a man reflecting on his life from childhood to middle age.

Everyman, Cork, Tuesday to Thursday

2 |gig| SHARON SHANNON

The celebrated accordion player is recording and filming this gig in Co Cork.

DeBarra’s, Clonakilty, Wednesday

3 |dance| MAMAFESTA MEMORIALISING

Philip Connaughton’s contemporary dance piece for three male dancers touches on his mother’s dementia as it addresses his own demons and fears.

Cork Opera House, Wednesday

4 |cinema| CASABLANCA

Yes, this 1942 classic is definitely worth yet another look, even if it’s just for the ‘Marseillaise’ scene.

Triskel, Cork, Friday to Tuesday

5 |gig| EDDI READER

The former Fairground Attraction singer (remember ‘Perfect’?) returns to Cork for a solo gig.

Everyman, Cork, Friday

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