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cinema
Salomé (Encore Screening)

Salomé (Encore Screening)

Wed 23 May, 7.30pm

The story has been told before, but never like this.

Yaël Farber’s charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

cinema
Leonardo

Leonardo

Thu 24 May, 8pm

The film of the exhibition was produced by Phil Grabsky’s award-winning Seventh Art Productions and presented by art historian and broadcaster Tim Marlow.  Capturing the excitement of an extraordinary occasion, the film provides a fascinating exploration of Leonardo’s great works.

this weekend
The Successful TD by John B Keane

The Successful TD by John B Keane

Fri 25 May, 8pm

Starring Jon Kenny and Mary McEvoy

The Successful TD follows the trials, tribulations, misadventures and hilarious antics of Tull McAdoo as he seeks re-election to the Dail in the October Elections. Peppered with John B Keane’s gallery of madcap characters, this show will have you laughing from start to finish.

monday night cinema
120 BPM

120 BPM

Mon 28 May, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The New York Times
★★★★★ The Guardian

Based on the experiences of writer-director Robin Campillo, 120 BPM follows a group of activists in early 1990s Paris at the height of the AIDS epidemic.

local arts
Dance Moves 18

Dance Moves 18

Wed 30 May, 8pm

The full-time dance students will provide an exciting evening displaying their talents in a wide variety of dance genres from tap to jazz, ballet to contemporary.

Shout!

Shout!

Thu 31 May, 8pm

The 60s Mod Musical, celebrating the dawn of women’s liberation through the eyes of five women all subscribed to the forward-thinking Shout! magazine.

Featuring all the hits of the era, from “Downtown” and “Goldfinger” to “Son of a Preacher Man” and “I Only Wanna Be with You”.

Kevin McAleer - Guru

Kevin McAleer - Guru

Fri 1 Jun, 8pm

Stand-up comedian and writer Kevin McAleer (Nighthawks) returns to the stage with Guru, an evening of living hilariously in the moment.

“McAleer is still the surreal deal” - Irish Examiner

staff pick
A Spoonful of Sherman

A Spoonful of Sherman

Sat 2 & Sun 3 Jun, 8pm

★★★★★ UK Theatre Web
★★★★★ WestEndWilma

Don’t miss this practically perfect family production, celebrating 100 years of Sherman family music.
With songs from Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, Winnie The Pooh, The Aristocats and more!

cinema
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Sun 3 Jun, 2.30pm

★★★★ The Hollywood Reporter
★★★★ The New York Times

From the people who brought Studio Ghibli’s beloved films to life comes a spiritual successor from newcomers Studio Ponoc bursting with magic.

Padraig Potts’ Guide to Walking

Padraig Potts’ Guide to Walking

Wed 6 Jun, 8pm

★★★★ The Arts Review
★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★ Fringe Review

One of the highlights at the Edinburgh Fringe 2015, ‘Padraig Potts’ Guide to Walking’ is a hilarious and thought provoking tale of growing up in rural Ireland during the 70s and 80s.

From Under The Bed

From Under The Bed

Thu 7 Jun, 8pm

★★★★ The Arts Review
★★★★ The Irish Mail on Sunday

Seamus O’Rourke teams up with director Bairbre Ni Chaoimh and actor Arthur Riordan in this beautiful glance at rural Irish life in 1979. Two aging, bachelor brothers arrive at a point in their lives, where decisions have to be made about certain things… It’s funny and pathetic and heart wrenchingly sad.

Iarla Ó Lionáird & Steve Cooney

Iarla Ó Lionáird & Steve Cooney

Fri 8 Jun, 8pm

Singer Iarla Ó Lionáird (The Gloaming, Afro Celt System) and virtuoso guitarist Steve Cooney join forces for a very special concert.

Ó Lionáird is fresh from a seven-night, sold-out run of performances with The Gloaming at the National Concert Hall in March 2018.

The Classic Beatles

The Classic Beatles

Sat 9 Jun, 8pm

The only Beatles tribute act endorsed by Sir George Martin himself, The Classic Beatles, return to Pavilion to celebrate 50 years of the iconic White Album!

cinema
Making the Grade

Making the Grade

Sun 10 Jun, 4pm

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ Sunday World

Making the Grade is a touching, insightful documentary inviting us into the world of the Irish piano lesson.

cinema
Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

Sun 10 Jun, 8pm

★★★★ Hollywood Reporter
★★★★ LA Times

Focusing on van Gogh’s final days and starring Saoirse Ronan and Chris O’Dowd, Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully hand-painted film.

monday night cinema
Custody

Custody

Mon 11 Jun, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ Empire

A dynamic and suspenseful family drama from Oscar-nominated French director Xavier Legrand about the boy in the centre of a bitter custody battle.