Five things to do this week

Des O’Driscoll shares his tips
Five things to do this week

1|gig|

PAUL SIMON

The 75-year-old singer has been making sounds about retiring, so this could be our last chance to see him live.

  • 3Arena, Dublin, tonight

2 |ballet|

SWAN LAKE

St. Petersburg Ballet are in Dublin with productions of both Swan Lake (Tues & Wed) and The Nutcracker (Thurs - Sat).

  • www.bgetheatre.ie 

3 |theatre|

The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road

Phelim Drew is among the cast for Jimmy Murphy’s tale of returned emigrants.

  • Everyman, Cork, Mon – Fri

4 |poetry|

Ó BHÉÁL

Twenty-two poets from eight countries do their thing at the Kino in Cork at the weekend as part of the Winter Warmer festival.

  • www.obheal.ie 

5 |jazz|

ECM WEEKEND

Boundary-pushing guitarist Ralph Towner headlines a weekend of concerts of artists on the legendary European label.

  • www.triskelartscentre.ie 

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