FAM­ILY

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - SEVEN DAYS | GOING OUT - Pa­trick Hen­nessy, De Pro­fundis: Decade: A

DUBLIN

Giselle Allen (so­prano), Carolyn Dob­bin (mezzo so­prano), Eu­gene O’Ha­gan (tenor), Christo­pher Cull (bari­tone), Fion­nu­ala Hunt (vi­o­lin), Una Hunt (pi­ano). North­ern Lights Gala Concert. 8pm 01-4170000 Sylvia Thomp­son sthomp­son@irish­times.com

DUBLIN

The Akram Khan Com­pany present this chore­ographed story about our con­nec­tions to the past, fam­ily and our fu­ture, Fri 7pm, Sat 2pm & 4.30pm O’Reilly The­atre, Belvedere Col­lege, Great Den­mark St, dublin­dance­fes­ti­val.ie

Par­tic­i­pate mu­si­cal sto­ry­telling work­shops for 6-12 year olds, Sat 1pm & 2.30pm, Na­tional Concert Hall, adults/ chil­dren un­der 3 free, 01-4170000 The Lam­bert team tell this clas­sic chil­dren’s tale through pup­petry, Lam­bert Pup­pet The­atre, Clifton Lane, Monkstown, Co Dublin, Sat/Sun 3.30pm 01-2800974, lam­bert­pup­petthe­atre.com

Cel­e­brate the 100th an­niver­sary of Roald Dahl’s birth with work­shops, per­for­mances and sto­ry­telling, Sat 11.30am-4.30pm St Pa­trick’s Park (Next to St Pa­trick’s Cathe­dral), adm free; PJ Lynch, the newly ap­pointed Lau­re­ate na nÓg will give his first pub­lic in­ter­view, Sat 2pm, Smock Al­ley The­atre (aged 10+), il­f­dublin.com

The high­light of this coun­try­wide cel­e­bra­tions of all things Africa (above) is at Farm­leigh Es­tate. En­joy colour­ful per­for­mances by well-known African and Ir­ish mu­si­cians; chil­dren’s entertainment; tra­di­tional African drum­ming and dance work­shops; and African arts and crafts, Sun, 11am-6pm, Farm­leigh Es­tate, Phoenix Park ,adm free, africa­day.ie Par­ents and chil­dren are in­vited to drop in for an in­for­mal con­sul­ta­tion with Chil­dren’s Books Ire­land’s friendly “book doc­tors” to help choose the best books, Thurs, Bloom at the Phoenix Park

A one-man cir­cus com­edy per­for­mance by Ken Fanning, di­rected by Colm O’Grady, Thurs 8pm, Project Arts Cen­tre, 01-8819613, pro­jec­tarts­cen­tre.ie As part of this North Mayo fes­ti­val, Billy Teare and Kath­leen O’Sul­li­van will tell chil­dren’s sto­ries, Bel­mul­let Li­brary, Sat noon -2pm, adm free, 097-82555

Ex­ten­sive sur­vey of the work of an unortho­dox Ital­ian artist (Un­til Au­gust 1)

Sur­vey of the work of a pop­u­lar though of­ten over­looked Ir­ish painter (Un­til June 24) IMMA Col­lec­tion,

Works by Wil­lie Do­herty, Ni­amh O’Mal­ley, Eva Roth­schild, Dorothy Corss and more (Un­til Jan­uary 2017) Ir­ish Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art, The Royal Hos­pi­tal, Kil­main­ham imma.ie Michael Can­ning’s paint­ings “con­sider hi­er­ar­chies, the re­la­tion­ships be­tween im­agery and its mean­ings, mat­ter and its trans­for­ma­tions, his­tory, mem­ory and fact”. Oliver Sears Gallery, 29 Molesworth St Un­til June 16 oli­v­ersears­gallery.com

Works by nearly 400 artists. Royal Hiber­nian Ac­cademy, Gal­lagher Gallery, 15 Ely Place Un­til June 11 rha­gallery.ie Quiet, rel­fec­tive in­stal­la­tions by Caoimhe Kil­feather (Gallery 1) Turk­men and Uzbek Chil­dren’s Clothes: Gar­ments from the early to late 20th cen­tury (Gallery 2) Dou­glas Hyde Gallery, Trin­ity Col­lege Un­til July 27

An ex­plo­ration of the role of print­ers ac­tive in 1916 and the cen­tral role of printed media in shap­ing the im­age and mean­ing of the Ris­ing. Na­tional Print Mu­seum, Beg­gars Bush Bar­racks, Hadding­ton Rd, Balls­bridge Un­til Septem­ber na­tion­al­print­mu­seum.ie From Dún Laoghaire-Rath­down Co Coun­cil’s Con­tem­po­rary Art Col­lec­tion, by Damien Flood, Julie Mer­ri­man, Mark Clare, Dara McGrath, Dorothy Cross, Linda Plun­kett, Michael Durand, Justin Larkin, Colin Martin. The Gallery, Mill The­atre Dun­drum, Dun­drum Town Cen­tre Un­til June 30 millthe­atre.ie

A sur­vey of the work of Mer­lin James to date. Ker­lin Gallery, Anne’s Lane, South Anne St Un­til June 25 ker­lin.ie

KILKENNY

Draw­ings, video and sil­hou­ette in­stal­la­tions by Anita Groener ex­plor­ing per­cep­tions and re­al­i­ties of mi­grants and refugees. But­ler Gallery, The Cas­tle Un­til June 12 but­ler­gallery.com

Grad­u­ates in many craft dis­ic­plines. Gren­nan Mill Craft School, Is­land Mill, Thomas­town Un­til June 2

LAOIS

Maria O’Brien’s land­scapes are in­spired by pho­tog­ra­phy from so­cial media. Laois Art­house Gallery, Strad­bally Un­til June 3 art­soff@laois­coco.ie

LEITRIM

Marielle

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