Today Mary Black – The Ulster Hall, Belfast New Pagans, Careerist (formerly Hot Cops), Problem Patterns – The Black Box, Belfast, 8pm Eilís, Martin Connon, Ronan McSorley etc – The Berliner (main bar), 5pm Valium, The Crossfire Hurricanes, Psychic Eyes – The Berliner (upstairs), Belfast, 5.
:: RAMBO: LAST BLOOD (18, 89 mins) SYLVESTER Stallone reprises his role as a former Green Beret haunted by the spectre of Vietnam in a fifth and final instalment of the franchise, which began in 1982 with First Blood based on the book by David Morrell.
IF HIS Italian heritage is anything to go by, Daniele Rustioni, new principal conductor of the Ulster Orchestra, will likely up the tempo and bring a splash of Mediterranean melodrama to the stage for local music lovers.
AFTER civil war broke out in June 1922 the pro-treaty side believed the conflict would be wound up in a few weeks but the anti-treaty campaign developed into guerrilla warfare to make the country ungovernable by blowing up bridges up railway lines and attacking the infrastructure of the new state.
DEBRA Hill and Kevin Elliot star in The Painted Lady, a play by Irish writer Rob Hollway inspired by his own experiences of alcoholism and recovery, which is being staged at the MAC next month following a successful run at Belfast's Accidental Theatre earlier this year.