THE Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival is welcoming six playwrights and two directors from Northern Ireland to showcase their work in New York this month, supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Lyric Theatre.
1. When did you think about a career in acting and what were your first steps into it? I got the acting bug as a child, inspired by the old black and white films my mum watched on a Saturday afternoon.
ULSTER University, Belfast City Council and National Museums NI are working in partnership to exhibit world famous painting Saint Cecilia by Giovanni Francesco Romanelli at Ulster University’s Belfast Campus.
THE Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final takes place this weekend but fans needn't say farewell to their favourite professional dancers and celebrities as, come January, they will be waltzing into arenas – including Belfast – for Strictly Come Dancing Live.
LAST year, Jake O'Kane's annual comedy tour of the north literally got off to a flying start when an uninvited audience member flung themselves at opening act Terry McHugh during his set at Enniskillen's Ardhowen Theatre.
THE north's fledgling theatre stars are being given the chance to work with a creative team whose credits include Riverdance and nurturing the careers of James Nesbitt, Michael Sheen and Rachel Tucker.
ANNE Butler is profusely apologetic, but I have caught her at a delicate moment while in the painstaking throes of precision porcelain ceramics and she may have to dash off at any second, leaving me dangling.