Five things to do this week

Des O’Driscoll’s pick of the best things to do for the week ahead.

1|cinema|

CREED

With the Academy Awards looming, there’s great entertainment to be had in cinemas at the moment, not least with this latest instalment in the Rocky saga.

  • Cinemas nationwide

2|gig|

MASSIVE ATTACK

The Bristol trip-hop pioneers are supported by Mercury-prize winning Young Fathers for two nights at the Olympia in Dublin.

  • Tuesday and Wednesday, Olympia.ie

3|TV|

THE WORKS PRESENTS

Irish film’s man of the moment Lenny Abrahamson talks about his work on the excellent Room.

  • Wednesday, RTÉ One, 11.15pm

4|art|

SOLAS

Art and design meet in this exhibition of glass pieces by 24 Irish artists.

  • Until Jan 29, Wandesford Quay gallery, Cork

5|singing|

Veronica Dunne Singing Competition

The eighth incarnation of the famed singing competition takes place in Trinity College, Dublin, over the weekend.

  • From Friday, vdiscompetition.com


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