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Monday 25 September 2017

Wax museum to launch rib-tickling alternative comedy tour of exhibits Cylist's 3,000-mile spin for charity Suburban art group holds exhibition Perry Como tribute in concert hall Trinity give us poetry in The Gutter Three Tenors and the Gospel choir Fleadh Cowboys' tribute gig for dylan

THE National Wax Museum Plus in association with Alive-O Productions present Waxing Lyrical -- a rib-tickling alternative comedy tour of the wax museum in Foster Place, Dublin, on weekend evenings throughout the summer.

It is for over-16s, due to the 'colourful' nature of the guides. The comedy tour will be launched next week and Tickets are available on www.entertainment.ie/tickets.

Cylist's 3,000-mile spin for charity

DONNCHA Cuttris is about to become the first Irish solo cyclist to compete in Race Across America -- the toughest spin in the world, racing from one side of the US to the other in a 3,000-mile epic trip.

Cuttris will cycle from Oceanside, California, to Annapolis, Maryland, taking in the Rocky Mountains and Mojave Desert en route. His chosen charity, Aisling Group International, provides counselling for children, adults and families, promotes healthy life-style choices as well as drug and alcohol misuse prevention and recovery.

Race Across America starts on June 15 and also provides the charity with the opportunity to highlight the UN International Narcotics Awareness Day on June 26 and the anniversary of the death of Sunday Independent journalist Vernonica Guerin.

To support or follow Donncha contact Aisling Group International at (046) 9074300 or visit www.aislinggroupinternational.ie

Suburban art group holds exhibition

THE Kilmacud Art Group holds its 16th annual exhibition on Saturday and Sunday May 28 and 29 at the St Laurence's parish Centre, Lower Kilmacud Road, Stillorgan, Co Dublin.

Perry Como tribute in concert hall

THE story of Perry Como And I Love You So comes to the National Concert Hall, Dublin, tonight. It stars Tony Jones as the voice of Perry Como with special guests Sonny Knowles and Twink.

Trinity give us poetry in The Gutter

CREATIVE writing students at Trinity College Dublin are launching their anthology, Alms on the Highway, an international collection of poetry, fiction and drama, at The Gutter Bookshop, Cows Lane, on May 25 at 6.30pm.

"All the writers in this book have palpable talent," says novelist and short story writer Kevin Barry.

Alms on the Highway is available in bookshops in Dublin, Galway, Killarney, Dingle and Tralee, for €10 or online at almsonthehighway@wordpress.com.

Three Tenors and the Gospel choir

TO complete their 25-day nationwide tour of Ireland and the UK, the Three Tenors return to the NCH on Saturday, July 2. They will be joined by singer Ellen McElroy, plus the Virginia Gospel Choir. Tickets from NCH Box Office 01 4170000 (No Booking Fees).

Fleadh Cowboys' tribute gig for dylan

THE Fleadh Cowboys are reforming for a Bob Dylan tribute gig on May 24 to be held in the Button Factory, Dublin, to mark Dylan's 70th birthday.

Proceeds will go the Peter McVerry trust for the homeless.

Guest artists, with more to be confirmed, include Kevin Conneff, Lisa Hannigan, Gay Woods, Colm Querney, Eleanor Shanley, Liam O Maonlai, Chris Meehan, Ed Deane, Henry McCullagh, Siobhan O'Brien with Eamon Hehir, Phil Callerly, The Lst Brothers, The Mighty Stef, Ronan Collins, Nigel Mooney, Bree Harris, Gavin Gass, Mundy, Chris Lewis, and Tir na Nog.

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