The second instalment in Ian McDonald's Infundibulum series for young adults is a riveting ride through time and space
Belarus Free Theatre shed light on the suppression of human rights in Europe's last dictatorship
How does the 'reliably sophisticated font of witticisms' as featured on 8 Out of 10 Cats transfer to the stage?
Dermot Bolger's adaptation of James Joyce's famous novel is 'a tribute to Joyce's own curious imagination'
Admirable acting and direction cannot save a weak script, as Big Telly fall victim to cliché and hungry hens
Robert Welch's moving account of his alcoholic son's death 'should be on every school curriculum'
The Royal Ulster Academy's 131st annual showcase is a joyous compendium of Northern Irish talent
The 'seemingly inexhaustible' pianist has Philip Hammond on the edge of his pew at Rosemary Street First Presbyterian Church
The Northern Irish accent lends itself well to Shakespeare's most visceral tragedy, and Stuart Graham excels as the murderous king
The heavenly hordes are 'anti-abortion, anti-evolution homophobes' in Accidental Theatre Company's latest outing
Stacey Gregg's story of the rise and fall of a Belfast band is saved by Kerrie Quinn's bullish central performance
John McSorley remains preoccupied with ethereal landscapes, but includes a rare self portrait in this exhibition for the Belfast Festival
Neil Simon's rib-tickling examination of male friendship finds added relevance in the era of the ‘bromance’
The Belfast Festival's new marquee plays host to the shaggy-haired comic who is unusually grouchy and all the better for it
Pianist Michael McHale and the Ulster Orchestra play Holst's masterpiece to launch the Belfast Festival at Queen's
A 'flawlessly constructed, expertly executed' set from the King of UK Comedy
The Essex actor and QI stooge returns to stand-up after a 12 year wait. Perhaps he should have stayed sitting down
Experiencing Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company's new production is 'like observing a seaside trip on a time-lapse camera'
Jim Maginn's compendium of traditional and folk musicians 'captures the dignity of those who still make music'
Writers Marion Maxwell and Brian Gallagher use multi-media to tell the story of watery Fermanagh
Pianist and artist-in-residence at Queen's University handles the masters with an 'unusually judicious approach'
A 'shambling behemoth of an album' from Belfast-based progressive metal masters Slomatics
Can Agatha Christie's most famous play enthral modern audiences outside of the West End?
Jenny Cathcart takes in a varied selection of classical performances, DJ sets, plays, exhibitions and author talks
His comedy peers adore him, but what does John Higgins make of Belfast's most eclectic performer? 'Everyone prefers Cash to Czech!'
Galvinised Productions first foray into theatre has 'audience members audibly gasping'
Paddy Scully's engaging one-man show puts flesh on the bones of 'this most misunderstood of Irishmen'
'To describe O’Neill’s act simply as ‘stand-up’ would do him a great injustice'
'The set is so slick and well-honed you almost forget the incredible craftsmanship.'
What do the friezes on Edward Carson's statue remind you of?
Nuala McCallister Hart recalls three centuries of music and theatre in Derry~Londonderry
A diverse range of work by artists including Gerard Dillon and Comhgall Casey showcases a century of Irish art
Kylie Minogue cameos in Leos Carax's 'free-form oddball odyssey', in Queen's Film Theatre from October 1
Adam's Auctioneers showcase masterworks in Bangor before raising the gavel in Dublin, where a le Brocquy sold for €320,000
Singer-songwriter Tracy Dempsey leads an array of performers in the Ulster Hall foyer
Prime Cut's retelling of the Charlotte von Mahlsdorf story is The MAC's 'finest achievement since launching'
Can music affect how the visual artist works? Jamie Harper gets down with the beat at the Black Box in Belfast
Lawrence Street Workshops continue their Film Night series with a little Gallic S&M. John Higgins is thrilled
Allan Hughes raises questions about 'the reliability of the media' with video works at Belfast Exposed
The Derry chanteuse brings 'a screenwriter's panache' to a new set of soulful songs, writes Ralph McLean
Conall Morrison's 'constantly stimulating' take on JM Synge's play retains an anarchic edge
Adapted from the BBC series, this arena spectacular features life-sized T-Rexes and much more
A cast of colourful characters feature in Lee Henry's 'brilliantly researched root and branch history of taxiing in Belfast'
The Crescent Arts Centre hosts 'script midwife' Mary Kate O Flanagan. John Higgins learns a thing or two
Moving on Music invite the Californian folk stalwart to perform on the Belfast Barge, fiddle and all
An audience of 'middle-aged bohemians' make life hard for Matthew Collins, Lauren Kerr and Shane Todd at Belmont Tower
Duke Special curates a week of events at the MAC, including this beguiling show by Dublin's Cathy Davey and friends
Flute bands and fisty-cuffs – Rosemary Jenkinson's 'hard man' character seeks to break the vicious cycle
Patrick Kielty, Jackie Fullerton, Van Morrison and a host of Olympians share the stage at the Grand Opera House
A great cast and Nick Cave script save what is otherwise an 'uncomplicated and predictable' prohibition era gangster flick
The 'academics versus comics' performance scenario doesn't necessarily travel that well
Their sound may be derivative, but Seven Summits' 'irresistible' sophomore release is a confident album nonetheless
Andrew Johnston goes back for a second viewing, and cares even less for James Marsh's troubled characters
Samuel Beckett would have approved of the programme of concerts at the Enniskillen festival in his honour
Enniskillen is 'enriched, educated and entertained by the spirit and the words' of Samuel Beckett
Master of the sean-nós singing style opens Féile An Droichead Irish language festival at the MAC
Six artist/designer/makers contextualise their respective creative processes at Craft NI
Comebacks, comedowns and complaints: there was something for everyone at Boucher Playing Fields
Author and performer Reggie Chamberlain-King on crime and punishment in fiction and song
Rosie Johnston's story of Orion the hunter is 'an epic poem in the classical tradition', writes Louise Richardson