Five things to do this week

Des O’Driscoll shares five things to do this week in the world of arts

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THE LAST HOTEL

The chamber opera from Irish arts scene stalwarts Enda Walsh and Donnacha Dennehy gets a TV broadcast.

Tonight, Sky Arts, 9pm

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MILES AHEAD

Five things to do this week

Don Cheadle is the star of an upcoming biopic of Miles Davis, and the stunning soundtrack offers a chance to reacquaint or even introduce yourself to the music of the late great jazz master.

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SWIMMING TO INISHKEEL

An exhibition from Donegal artist Malcolm McClay that’s been informed by his memories of Inishkeel Island.

Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork

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MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS

The hugely popular hip-hop duo play three nights in Dublin.

Friday to Sunday, 3Arena

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THE JUNGLE BOOK

This new take on Rudyard Kipling’s book is quite a different beast from the Disney classic, but it does have voices from Idris Elba and Bill Murray.

Cinemas nationwide, from Friday


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