Archive | January, 2012

Free theatre tickets up for grabs

Test Drive the Arts NI, an initiative to get thousands of people to ‘test drive’ the best of our thriving theatre and performing arts, is giving away thousands of ‘guest’ tickets as part of the launch of its new website. www.testdrivetheartsni.org will for the first time enable anyone who has never been, or rarely goes, […]

Read More 0 Comments

What about the damn glam scam, eh, ma’am?

SQUINTER really doesn’t care whether Martin McGuinness meets the queen or not. In fact, he’s cast adrift in an ocean of indifference so vast and so utterly uncharted that it’s likely he’ll spend the rest of his days there with beard and chapped lips.

Read More 0 Comments

A right old language ruck and maul

ULSTER’S poor record in France continued at the weekend when the team went down to Clermont Auvergne, condemning the boys from Ravenhill to play away in the Heineken Cup quarter finals. Disappointing and all as the score was, there were major pluses to be taken from the match. The main one being

Read More 0 Comments

Epic tale half-told

What’s the story? Ambitious, domineering and uncompromising, J Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a man married to the law.

Read More 0 Comments

Our Terry is up for another Oscar

THERE’S an Oscar buzz around West Belfast this week with the news that Twinbrook man Terry George has been nominated for one of the most prestigious accolades in the motion picture industry.

Read More 0 Comments

A cool, fresh wind blows

It will be an interesting time ahead with – possibly – republicans courteously meeting Britain’s Queen and the Pope visiting Cuba. The more interesting of these is the Pope in Cuba.

Read More 0 Comments