STREAMING: Pam And Tommy

From I Tonya director Craig Gillespie and producer/co-star Seth Rogan comes a mini-series chronicling the tempestuous marriage between Baywatch star Pamela Anderson (Lily James) and rocker Tommy Lee (Sebastian Stan), and the 1997 theft of their sex tape - arguably the model for tabloid sensation in the modern age - RTÉ Arena previews the series below. (Episodes weekly, on Disney Plus, from February 2nd)

MOVIE: Jackass Forever

22 years (!) after the original MTV series premiered, Johnny Knoxville and crew return for another slice of mindless mayhem, made strangely poignant by the clearly declining physical condition of the Jackass crew. One particular stunt, involving a bull, reportedly gave Knoxville a brain haemorrhage. Do we need to remind you not to try this at home? (At cinemas nationwide from February 4th)

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MUSIC: Laurel Hell by Mitski

Ahead of her forthcoming sold-out Dublin date, and a year after announcing her departure from the music industry (she later changed her mind), the sensitive Japanese-American art rocker releases her sixth album, described by as 'an austere, nuanced, and disaffected indie-pop record that, in part, addresses her turbulent relationship with her own career'. (Released February 4th)

FOR KIDS: Wires, Strings & Other Things

Meet Ed, Andreea and James, three totally different people with one thing in common – they are crazy about music and sound. Anything can happen as they find each other and start to invent together... The Ark and Music Network present a new music show for ages 6+ composed by Brian Irvine and directed by Wouter Van Looy - Wires, Strings & Other Things is a music performance that encourages young listeners to always be curious. (On tour nationwide and then at The Ark, Dublin from 5 Feb - 3 Apr 2022 - find a date near you here)

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VISUAL ARTS: Meeting in Isfahan

In 1598, the city of Isfahan became Iran's new capital, signalling a vibrant transformation of political, spiritual and cultural life under the Safavid dynasty. As the global silk trade boosted Iran’s economy, a popular rhyme observed: "Isfahan, nesf-e jahan" – "Isfahan is half the world." Safavid Isfahan would become a hub for dazzling urbanity, and European merchant travellers published breathless accounts of their experiences. A vivid new exhibition at the Chester Beatty explores this sophisticated urban centre of trade, ideas and visual culture. (From 4 February – 28 August 2022 - find out more here)