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Special event: God's Waiting Room Christmas Party

David Roy
ROUNDING off a fine year of live music, DJ sets and strange happenings (like Pulp man Jarvis Cocker calling bingo at last month's event prior to unleashing his Dancefloor Meditations with Steve Mackey), the God's Waiting Room Christmas Party takes place tomorrow night at the Maple Leaf Club in Belfast.

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Glen Hansard – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Dana Masters – Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast Surf Green, Sit Tight, Kavalier etc – Voodoo, Belfast Oli Howe, Dave Redmond, Darren Beckett – No Alibis, Belfast Bosco Ramos, Junk Drawer, Slouch – Sandinos, Derry Saturday December 16 And So I Watch You From Afar, Touts, Catalan etc – Telegraph Building, Belfast.

Books for tweenagers: Christmas gift ideas for the over-nines

Knock Back by Pauline Burgess, published by Poolbeg Press Co Down writer and teacher Pauline Burgess is inspired every single day by the children around her, including her 10-year-old daughter Emma and her students at St Malachy's High School in Castlewellan.

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