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Cinema: Breathing no life into a dead show

Cinema: Breathing no life into a dead show

Cinema: Entourage. Directed by Doug Ellin. Nationwide, cert 15A. Rating: *. Les Combattants. Directed by Thomas Cailley. Selected, cert 15A. Rating: ****. Also opening: Mr Holmes . (nationwide, PG). Ian McKellen’s retired Sherlock struggles with his

DON’T MISS: Theatre, Music & Exhibitions

DON’T MISS: Theatre, Music & Exhibitions

Theatre: Gruesome Playground Injuries

Theatre: Casey’s anti-war play still packs a punch

Theatre: Casey’s anti-war play still packs a punch

Theatre: The Shadow of a Gunman. By Sean O’Casey. Directed by Wayne Jordan. Abbey Theatre until August 1. Rating ****. Reviewed by Joanne Hayden

Classical: Celebrating the Divine Orlando

Classical: Celebrating the Divine Orlando

Orlando di Lasso may be a name that resonates of modern Hollywood, but this star shone at his brightest during the renaissance era when he became one of the truly outstanding church composers of the 16th century.

Classical: Davey’s song cycle is a real Bloomsday pleaser

Classical: Davey’s song cycle is a real Bloomsday pleaser

Nora Barnacle. By Shaun Davey and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. National Concert Hall, June 16. Reviewed by Dick O’Riordan.

Classical: Legendary Assad brothers at heart of guitar festival

Classical: Legendary Assad brothers at heart of guitar festival

Lovers of classical guitar will undoubtedly experience quivers of excitement down their spine at the very name of the legendary Assad Duo, who are to headline the eleventh Guitar Festival Ireland in Dublin on July 3-5.

ARTISTIC Licence: Apple brings radio back

ARTISTIC Licence: Apple brings radio back

There’s a lyric on the new Hot Chip record that stands out because it sounds so mournful and true. Against the clattery effects and phaser-gun synths of Huarache Lights, frontman Alexis Taylor intones, “Replace us with the things that do the job bett

DON’T MISS

DON’T MISS

Music: King sings at lunchtime

A different take on the Peace Process

A different take on the Peace Process

Theatre: Monsters, Dinosaurs, Ghosts. By Jimmy McAleavey. Directed by Caitriona McLaughlin. Abbey Theatre (Peacock stage). Runs until June 27. Rating: ****. Reviewed by Andrew Lynch

Milstein to light up the morning

Milstein to light up the morning

One of the real treats this year at Wexford will be an early opportunity to hear a morning recital by 18-year-old Nathalia Milstein from France, recent winner of the Dublin International Piano Competition.

On Song: Shaun Ryder

On Song: Shaun Ryder

Roar of the same

Roar of the same

Cinema: Jurassic World 3D. Directed by Colin Trevorrow. Nationwide, 12A. Rating: ***. Let Us Prey Directed by Brian O’Malley. Nationwide, 18. Rating: ***. Also Opening: Queen & Country (Light House, 15A). John Boorman’s long-awaited sequel to his aut

Making a splash

Making a splash

Daryl Hannah is starring in Netflix’s newest sci-fi drama, Sense8, directed by the makers of The Matrix

Getting your act together for Wexford

Getting your act together for Wexford

This is the time of year to get cracking on Wexford. Up to now opera fans have been dilly-dallying on frivolous things such as rugby finals, summer holidays and referendum campaigns, but the time comes when serious decisions have to be made – and tha

Albums

Albums

Indie-pop: SOAK, Before We Forgot How To Dream (Rough Trade)