Five things to do this week

Des O’Driscoll shares his tips for the week ahead

Five things to do this week

1|poetry|

MIKE GARRY

The Mancunian poet has worked with everyone from Philip Glass to New Order, and will be reading in Cork tonight.

  • Tonight, Ó Bhéal, The Long Valley, Cork; tomorrow, Workmans Club, Dublin

2 |art/cinema|

I, CLAUDE MONET

Part of the Exhibition On Screen series of films, this documentary looks at the life and astounding art of the French leader of the Impressionist movement.

  • Today, Gate Cinema, Cork, 6.30pm

3 |album|

THE XX: I SEE YOU

Come for the earnest indie songs; stay for the warm electronic production. The third album from the London trio is definitely a keeper.

4 |gig|

BLACK SABBATH

Could this be your last chance to see Ozzy Osbourne (68) and co perform such classics as ‘Paranoid’ and ‘Iron Man’?

  • Friday, 3Arena, Dublin

5 |film|

JACKIE

Natalie Portman stars as Jackie Kennedy in a film set around the time of JFK’s assassination.

  • Cinemas nationwide, from Friday.

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