TUES­DAY 04.05.15

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - THE TICKET SEVEN DAYS - Man­hat­tan Trans­fer NCH, Earls­fort tce, 8pm, ¤55/¤30, nch.ie

JAZZ New­park Grad­jazz Fes­ti­val Kevin Barry Room, NCH, May 5-7, see list­ings for start times, Adm free, face­book.com/ new­park­grad­fest To qual­ify for their BA in Jazz Per­for­mance, ev­ery fi­nal year stu­dent on New­park’s with the vi­sion and gump­tion to try new things out in­clud­ing that re­cent team-up with the Tokyo Se­cret Orches­tra. Hen­rik’s starry CV, al­ready lists tracks for In­nervi­sions and !K7, as well as a Panorama Bar res­i­dency. Sup­port from Shane Man­nion, Sol and Trev, with full rig-outs in the base­ment and cafe as well.

ART Sir Hugh Lane (1875-1915): Dublin’s Le­gacy and Loss Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Dublin Un­til Oct 4 hugh­lane.ie

Notes on the Lusi­ta­nia Sir­ius Arts Cen­tre, Cobh, Co Cork May 2-24 sir­iusarts­cen­tre.ie The Lusi­ta­nia was tor­pe­doed on the af­ter­noon of May 7, 1915. One of the some 1,200 peo­ple who lost their lives in the con­tro­ver­sial sink­ing was Sir Hugh Lane, and the gallery that bears his name re­mem­bers him with a show doc­u­ment­ing his pa­tron­age of living artists at the time. Much nearer the site of the dis­as­ter, Sir­ius takes an in­trigu­ing ap­proach by invit­ing artists to ex­plore the lives of some of the vic­tims. Ai­dan Dunne in­ter­na­tion­ally renowned jazz pro­gramme has to get up on stage and, you know, per­form jazz. This year, there are 20 band­leaders from nine coun­tries play­ing for free in the Kevin Barry Room. Who knows what stars of the fu­ture may be among them?

JAZZ

Mana­hat­tan Trans­fer were the toast of the grown-up, din­ner party set in the 1970s, and if prawn cock­tails, side­burns and the Cold War can make a come­back, then why not the quar­tet who brought us The Boy from New York City and Chan­son D’Amour? The line-up may have changed over the years but they still have the moves, the flaw­less har­monies and the daz­zling Broad­way smiles.

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