Five things to do this week

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Five things to do this week

1|cinema|

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

It’s got some cringey self-promotion, but this enjoyable biopic of NWA also offers a fascinating slice of music history.

  • Cinemas nationwide

2|album|

TASTE – I’LL REMEMBER

The music of Rory Gallagher’s early band (they split in 1970) at last gets a remastering and a boxset re-release with all sorts of extras for afficionados.

  • rorygallagher.com

3|comedy|

MARC MARON

He’s hugely popular in the US for his podcasts (Obama dropped in recently), but returns to his stand-up routine for this appearance at Vicar Street in Dublin.

  • Wednesday, vicarstreet.ie

4|festival|

ELECTRIC PICNIC

Blur, Grace Jones and Sam Smith are among the headliners at an event that is about way more than just the music.

  • From Friday, electricpicnic.ie

5|TV|

THE LATE LATE SHOW

As the old saying goes, ‘When the schools are back, the Late Late is sure to follow’. Ryan Tubridy returns for another season.

  • Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm

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