THIS week finds NI Opera opening their rehearsals for Verdi's Rigoletto to primary schools, young people with disabilities and learning difficulties, charities and many others at Belfast's Grand Opera House.
IT'S probably the most anticipated work of the year, thanks to the comedy genius of Derry Girls, and because it was from the pen of that hit series' writer, Lisa McGee, Girls and Dolls was always going to be something special.
BELFAST comedian and actor Tim McGarry claims that although he received a "very good Catholic education" when he was younger, he found that there were two things missing during his schoolboy days: girls and Protestants.
THE Belfast Exposed photographic gallery is currently hosting an exhibition by New York and Amsterdam-based Dana Lixenberg that features a series of images documenting life in a public housing development in Los Angeles over more than two decades.
GOOD VIBRATIONS The story of Terri Hooley Lyric Theatre Belfast THE Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music asked, “How do you solve a problem like Maria?” Writers Colin Carberry and Glenn Patterson faced a similar conundrum when trying to encapsulate the mercurial whirlwind that is Terri Hooley.
MICHAELA Strachan has spent a long career being upstaged by animals – so she knows exactly what's in store this weekend when she'll be surrounded by some of the most colossal creatures ever to roam the Earth.