Five things to do this week

1|film|GOD’S POCKET

Five things to do this week

Tonight: It’s being billed as the late Philip Seymour Hoffman’s final film, but Mickey Scarpato’s gritty thriller also has Christina Hendricks and John Turturro.

GO: Cinemas nationwide.

2|theatre|MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

TUESDAY: One of the highlights of the Kilkenny Arts Festival is this ongoing production by Shakespeare’s Globe at a recreated Elizabethan ‘Booth Stage’. Until August 17.

GO: www.kilkennyarts.ie

3|theatre|HEARTBREAK HOUSE

THURSDAY: George Bernard Shaw’s zany period drama opens at the Abbey. Set in a madcap weekend just before the First World War.

GO: abbeytheatre.ie.

4|art|KENNETH KING — IRISH MARITIME PAINTER

FRIDAY: The Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh, Co Cork, hosts an exhibition of work from the Donegal-based

maritime painter.

GO: siriusartscentre.ie

5|poetry|BILLY COLLINS

SATURDAY: The humorous American poet reads from his work at Kilkenny Arts Festival.

GO: www.kilkennyarts.ie

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