Five things to do this week

1|festival|DUBLIN BEATLES FESTIVAL
Various venues

THURSDAY: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s visit to Dublin in 1963. Venues include the Gresham Hotel, where they stayed. Until Nov 10. dublinbeatlesfestival.com

2|live music|BEADY EYE

The Olympia, Dublin

THURSDAY: Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher’s band are promoting their second album, BE. beadyeyemusic.com

3|theatre|KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN: THE MUSICAL

Half Moon Theatre, Cork

FRIDAY: John O’Brien directs the South American prison drama, based on the novel by Manual Puig. Until Nov 23. corkoperahouse.ie

4|film|CORK FILM FESTIVAL

Various venues

FRIDAY: Packed programme opens with Sideways director Alexander Payne’s new film, Nebraska, at Cork Opera House. corkfilmfest.org

5|art|THE WORKS OF MICHAEL FARRELL

Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

SATURDAY: This retrospective highlights the Kells-born artist’s interests in Irish identity and history. Until Jan 4. crawfordartgallery.ie


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