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Arts Q&A: Author Muriel Bolger on Bob Marley, Oscar Wilde and André Rieu

Jenny Lee
1. When did you think about a career in broadcasting/writing and what were your first steps into it? I can’t remember ever having an ambition to write – I think I just knew it would happen some day, and it did, after a very sudden and totally unexpected marriage break-up.

Belfast Holocaust play The Suitcase to be staged in Vienna

BELFAST arts journalist and writer Jane Coyle is to travel to Vienna next month to begin work on the script for a new bilingual production of her award-winning play The Suitcase, which is scheduled to open in the Austrian capital in March.

Folk singer Mary Black still singing her way around Ireland

Gail Bell
SHE famously announced a step back from touring several years ago – only to return to America for another 'Last Call Tour' (the places she missed first time around) – but Mary Black finds it difficult to say goodbye and is still singing her way around Ireland.

Album reviews: Iggy Pop, Lana Del Ray, Slade and Miles Davis

Lana Del Rey Norman F***ing Rockwell! YEARS on from her breakthrough mega-hit Video Games, Del Rey now has the confidence to take a wide step away from the rest of her peers, and Norman F***ing Rockwell! is a jaunt through hazy, classic rock-inspired, ethereal, majestic, hypnotic, anthemic folky-pop, her voice floating like chiffon across each intriguing track.

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Mclusky, New Pagans, Junk Drawer – Voodoo, Belfast Cherym – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast Mim Suleiman, Orchestre des Réfugiés et Amis – Oh Yeah, Belfast The Crossfire Hurricanes, The Scarlet Cavaliers, Adam Grant Music etc – Love & Death, Belfast The Late Twos – The Atlantic, Portrush

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