Five things to do this week

Our suggestions for five things to do this week.

Five things to do this week

1| Cinema |

GONE GIRL

Tonight:

Gillian Flynn’s novel was the essential beach accessory of summer 2012. Hopefully this film adaptation with Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike will live up to it.

GO:

Cinemas nationwide

2| Theatre |

MR. FOLEY, THE RADIO OPERATOR

TUESDAY:

Louis Lovett returns to his hometown for performances of this charming play about a man sitting by his radio twiddling the dials on his memories.

GO:

www.everymancork.com

3| Irish language |

IMRAM

THURSDAY:

The Irish Literature Festival begins and features a programme that includes Bob Marley’s songs performed in Irish by Liam Ó Maonlaí.

GO:

www.imram.ie

4| Music |

East Cork Early Music Festival

THURSDAY:

The event is into its twelfth year and runs until Sunday with a series of concerts of music from the Renaissance and Baroque eras at venues in Cork city, Midleton and Ballymaloe.

GO:

www.eastcorkearlymusic.ie.

5| Opera film |

MET LIVE

SATURDAY:

The hugely successful series of live performances broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera in New York kicks off with Anna Netrebko in Verdi’s Macbeth. Venues include the Omnixplex at Mahon Point in Cork, and IMC screens in Dublin.

GO:

classicalartsireland.com

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