POETRY: PIT LULLABIES
Jessica Traynor's third collection, following Liffey Swim (2014) and The Quick (2019), take us on a journey through the darker days of new parenthood, teasing out the anxieties which plague us when night falls - she talks to The Poetry Programme below (Published by Dedalus Press, out now).
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THEATRE: THE ADDAMS FAMILY
Everyone's favourite kooky family will haunt the Gaiety Theatre stage in this celebrated musical comedy from the writers of musical phenomenon Jersey Boys, with a cast led by Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton - be prepared to click those fingers to that theme tune (At the Gaiety Theatre from 5 - 9 April 2022 - more details here).
VISUAL ARTS: LOVE AND ODD POSTERS
Canadian-Irish artist and Turner Prize nominee Ciara Phillips presents her first large-scale solo exhibition in Ireland at The Model, Sligo - Love and odd posters brings together her individual work in print, with her ongoing collaborative artwork Workshop, creating space for the private, exploratory, and non-verbal aspects of art making to sit alongside the wide-reaching possibilities of collective involvement. Through Workshop, The Model's East Gallery will be turned into an active printing studio, open to the wider creative community (At The Model, Sligo, until June 19th 2022 - find out more here)
STREAMING: CONVICTION: THE CASE OF STEPHEN LAWRENCE
Featuring Steve Coogan in a dramatic role, this compelling true-crime drama tells the story of the struggle of Doreen and Neville Lawrence to achieve justice for the murder of their son, and how a detective puts together an investigation that finally secures the convictions of two of the gang who committed the crime (Box-set available on RTÉ Player from Tuesday April 5th).
CINEMAS: CRIES AND WHISPERS
Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman's powerful examination of the human soul has lost none of its impact, as it returns to the big screen to mark its 50th anniversary - its iconic star Liv Ullmann was awarded a well-deserved lifetime achievement Oscar earlier this week (Selected cinemas nationwide, from April 1st)
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