5 things to do this week

Five things from the worlds of arts, culture and film to keep you occupied this week

5 things to do this week

1|theatre|

THE DEAD SCHOOL

Andrew Flynn has adapted Patrick McCabe’s novel of 1970s Ireland for this touring stage production.

  • Everyman Cork, Tuesday–Saturday

2|gig|

COUNTRY TO COUNTRY

Eric Church, Kasey Musgraves and Chris Stapleton play the first night of a three-day country music extravaganza in Dublin.

  • Friday, www.3Arena.ie

3|literature|

FRANK O’CONNOR

As part of events to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of writer Frank O’Connor, on Thursday a number of readings will take place at UCC. Open to all.

  • www.ucc.ie/en/english/frankoconnor/ 

4|TV|

ARTSNIGHT

Pete Shelly, Chrissie Hynde and others talk to Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth about the birth of punk in London 40 years ago.

  • Friday, BBC Two, 11pm

5|film|

DHEEPAN

This tale of a former Tamil Tiger trying to settle as an immigrant in Paris won the Palme d’Or in Cannes, and is directed by Jacques Audiard (A Prophet, etc).

  • Gate Cinema, Saturday, as part of Cork French Film Festival

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