5 things to do this week

Make the most of the week ahead with these five things to check out.

1|cinema|

BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT

Ridley Scott sci-fi classic is set in the distant future – 2019! This 117-minute version is bigger, bleaker and better.

  • www.omniplex.ie

2|album|

STICKY FINGERS

More retro delights as the Rolling Stones’ album from 1969 gets a re-issue with various bonus features. Top track is still ‘Brown Sugar’.

3|dance|

RIVERDANCE

Live at the Marquee in Cork begins on Thursday with a five-night run from the Irish dance spectacular.

  • triskelartscentre.ie

READ MORE: John Lonergan is stepping out for a Riverdance show in his hometown of Cork

4|festival|

CORK MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL

The city’s annual feast of arts and entertainment kicks off on Friday.

  • www.corkmidsummer.com

READ MORE: Acts to strut their stuff at Cork midsummer festival

5|music|

#RememberRory

The 20th anniversary of the death of Rory Gallagher occurs at the weekend. On Friday at 1.10pm, Cork’s radio stations will simultaneously play the late guitarist’s ‘Tatto’d Lady’, along with live bands around the city, and Shandon bells.

READ MORE: Shandon bells to ‘rock out’ as Cork recalls legend Rory

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