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Patrick Maguire: Coming out of the darkness

Joanne Sweeney
LIFE for Patrick Maguire was in black and white for a very long time but now at the age of 55, the artist says he's ready for a life in colour at last.

Gig of the week: Jane Weaver at God's Waiting Room

David Roy
JANE Weaver is the headliner at God's Waiting Room this week, bringing songs from her excellent album Modern Kosmology and other highlights of an eclectic 20 year career in music to The Maple Leaf Club in east Belfast.

Read this: What Does This Button Do? by Bruce Dickinson

David Roy
WHEN publishers HarperCollins sent me Bruce 'Iron Maiden' Dickinson's new autobiography What Does This Button Do? a couple of weeks ago, I enjoyed the first couple of chapters so much I actually splashed out on the audiobook version from Audible.

Colin Murphy: It sounds like a mid-life crisis, but it's not. I think I'm past that

David Roy
THE year was 1992: The Maastricht Treaty unified Europe, future James Bond actor Daniel Craig landed his first film role, Madonna's Blond Ambition World Tour Live LaserDisc won the Grammy for Best Music Video – Long Form and a Downpatrick man called Colin Murphy performed his first stand-up set at his new comedy night at Queen's University Belfast.

Thirsty for laughs at Crescent Arts Centre

FOLLOWING its two sell out events during the Belfast Comedy Festival, the Thirsty Thursdays comedy night returns to Crescent Arts Centre Belfast this evening.

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