Restart of Fresh Prince, exhibition of photographs in Cork…

Crawford Art Gallery; In progress; free entry

Ruth Medjber, Conor Clinch and eleven others involved in this striking exhibition highlight the depth of talent currently at work in Irish fine art photography.

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Sky Comedy & Now TV; monday 14 february

Derived from a fan-made short, Will Smith stays behind the scenes in this reboot of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. It follows the same story as the original, with the young boy leaving his tough neighborhood for the home of his wealthy aunt and uncle, but it apparently has a grittier feel this time around.

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The Ballycotton Sessions

RTÉ 2, Thursday February 17, 11 p.m.

The question once again arises of the late slot for music programming, but the newly refurbished room at the Sea Church in Ballycotton should make for some picturesque TV. Episode 1, hosted by Louise Duffy, features The Academic. Meanwhile, Cumasc on the TG4 Player also features weekly music from a host of Irish artists.

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Marian Keyes – Again, Rachel

Released in bookstores Thursday, February 17

Since going to rehab in her twenties, Rachel Walsh has come a long way on the road to recovery. Now in her fifties, Keyes’ beloved heroine from Rachel’s Holiday returns in Again, Rachel.

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Mango x Mathman

Cyprus Avenue, Cork; Saturday February 19

Drawing inspiration from both Dublin city’s dance-music culture and Ireland’s burgeoning hip-hop scene, duo Mango and Mathman have worked hard from raves to NCH ​​in Dublin and at the Barbican Theater in London.

Tracey L. Sweeney