ART, wine and food – what's not to like? This not very profound observation came to me on a sublime evening of culture, conversation and food held in five of Belfast's innovative art galleries to publicise the city's year-round Thursday Late Night Art tours.
ARE you a fan of comedian Richard Herring who hasn't yet bothered to attend one of his acclaimed live shows? Or perhaps you have seen them all and just fancy revisiting the funniest bits in one big binge of whimsical lunacy? Well, in either case, you're in luck: tellingly titled The Best, Herring's latest stand-up tour is made up of the funnyman's favourite bits from every tour he's ever done, all neatly repackaged into one value for money live set.
SIXTY-two-year-old west Belfast man Joe Brennan certainly has had a varied career which included working as a barman, in clothing sales, as a joiner, meat factory worker, watchmaker, construction worker in London and property developer.
REVIEW Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games Waterfront Hall Belfast TRADITIONAL Irish dancing at the cross roads is long gone – it’s more nightclub now, all sparkle and blondes who whip off their traditional costumes to revel black bras and handsome men whipping off their vests to reveal well-toned torsos.
REVIEW The Faerie Thorn The MAC Belfast JANE Talbot's brilliant collection of stories, The Faerie Thorn (Blackstaff Press), transferred this week to The MAC'S stage upstairs in a magical dramatisation from the Big Telly Theatre Company.