Five things to do this week

Our pick of the best things happening in the cultural world this week.

1|TV| PENNY DREADFUL

Season two of this supernatural thriller concludes as Vanessa faces a titanic struggle and Ethan leaves a tragic trail of blood in his wake.

  • Sky Atlantic, Tuesday, 10pm

2|ALBUM| VINCE STAPLES

Long Beach rapper, Staples, releases his first album on Def Jam. Verbose and dense, Summertime ’06 is an LP we’ll be talking about for the rest of the year.

3|CINEMA| AMY

Four years on from her death, the legend of singer, Amy WInehouse, continues to bubble. Senna director Asif Kapadia’s film tries to make sense of her.

4|BOOKS| ARE YOU WATCHING ME?

RTÉ correspondent, Sinéad Crowley, follows up her debut novel, the bestselling thriller, Can Anybody Help Me?, by asking another question, Are You Watching Me? It continues the adventures of Sergeant Claire Boyle.

5|GIG| KATIE KIM

The idiosyncratic Katie Kim, with just her acoustic guitar, always ensures a rapt audience. She plays Sirius Arts Centre, in Cobh, on Friday. Support from Ros Steer.


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