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On Song Gavin Glass

On Song Gavin Glass

Futuristic fantasy falls flat in the  final stretch

Futuristic fantasy falls flat in the final stretch

Film

Great music still flourishes in the mansions

Great music still flourishes in the mansions

Lismore’s Cinderella in a castle setting

Lismore’s Cinderella in a castle setting

Emigration’s spectre looming over post-bailout Ireland

Emigration’s spectre looming over post-bailout Ireland

Object of desire

Object of desire

On Song: Ryan Jarman of The Cribs

On Song: Ryan Jarman of The Cribs

Vengerov delivers in ‘luscious’  NCH celebration

Vengerov delivers in ‘luscious’ NCH celebration

Maxim Vengerov with RTE NSO. National Concert Hall, May 10. Reviewed by Dick O’Riordan

Challenging the silence around abuse

Challenging the silence around abuse

Exhibition: In Plain Sight. Until 31 May, Gallery of Photography, Dublin 2, galleryofphotography.ie.

Max power for one big, long blast

Max power for one big, long blast

Cinema: Mad Max: Fury Road. Directed by George Miller. Nationwide, cert 15A. Rating: *****. The Tribe. Directed by Myroslav. Slaboshpytskiy. Selected, cert 18. Rating: *****. Also opening The Clouds of Sils Maria (selected, 15A). Juliette Binoche an

Budding stars are keyed up for top piano competition

Budding stars are keyed up for top piano competition

There’s a whopping prize of €15,000 awaiting the winner of the tenth Dublin International Piano Competition, which has begun its sorting-out process of 63 young hopefuls from 18 countries around the world.

Dublin choir wins international accolade

Dublin choir wins international accolade

New Dublin Voices (NDV) has celebrated its tenth year by winning the most prestigious international trophy at the Cork International Choral Festival. By doing so, it became the first Irish choir to win the trophy in 17 years, and only the third since

Gothic horror in Butcher Boy stage adaptation

Gothic horror in Butcher Boy stage adaptation

Theatre: Frank Pig Says Hello. The Everyman Theatre, Cork. Directed by David Grant. Tours in the North and the Republic until May 23 (angrianan.com) Suitable ages 12+. Rating: ***. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

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