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It was 1985, television audiences were snooker loopy, and Northern Ireland's journeyman hero Dennis Taylor had the World Snooker Championship in his sights
Sax players and ivory tinklers from near and far get set to soundtrack the city's May Bank Holiday weekend festival
Narrated by three prostitutes, and played out in a medieval Italian circus, Rawlife Theatre Company's new production is an allegory on the art sector's current plight
Mark McCambridge takes time out from mixing his forthcoming album to discuss new single 'Twisted Arrow', featuring vocals from former member of the Pixies and Breeders
Screenwriter Marie Jones tells the epic story of Northern Ireland's meeting with Brazil at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. 'It's about normal people fighting against the odds'
As DC's Suicide Squad arrive on the big screen, John Higgins makes a case for some of the lesser famed crime fighters deserving of the blockbuster treatment
Award-winning art consultant on setting up business as a single parent during the recession, the hard slog of the jet set lifestyle and rebranding for the global market
American singer on moving to Northern Ireland for love, why jazz is in her blood and teaming up with Linley Hamilton at the City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival
Popular arts website and key sectoral marketing platform will continue 'until every avenue of appeal is exhausted' after formal appeal is lodged with the Arts Council
Oscar-nominated writer/director Stephen Fingleton on helming the 'anti-science fiction' feature he wanted to be 'the best thing ever shot in Northern Ireland'
Red Barn Gallery founder Frankie Quinn introduces new retrospective exhibition of work by photographer and photojournalist Buzz Logan – view a selection of images
Here are ten of the best books for those in search of a little love
From And So I Watch From Afar to SOAK, our pick of which local releases to start counting down the days to
The uplifting comedy is back by popular demand after taking America by storm with shows in Strabane and Newtownabbey
A Queen’s University student is London bound — in a battle to be crowned the next big name in science
After the 'kerfuffle' in Newtownabbey, American theatre troupe return with The Complete History of Comedy (abridged): 'The theatre is our temple, and in our church all are welcome'
'Did we really do that? Were we that inhuman? Yes, we were.' Auteur on exploring the past, present and future of his birthplace in a special, UK-wide film programme
Foyleside, Café Del Mondo, LegenDerry Warehouse and other venues host works by over 50 young artists and designers as part of UK-wide project ‘somewhereto_framed’
Arts organisations, venues and festivals respond to Arts Council's 100% funding cut – read a selection of comments and discover how Culture NI is valued as a frontline cultural marketing tool
With the legendary comedian, actor and television presenter set to perform in Belfast's Waterfront Hall in October, we look back at five of his finest comedic moments
Belfast's oldest library makes extensive collection of postcards available to purchase online and send anywhere in the world from just £2.50 – view a selection of images
Lauded playwright on the 'divide and conquer' approach to arts funding cuts in Northern Ireland, why satire is 'an absolutely vital weapon' in the fight against austerity, and her new production at The MAC
In an excerpt from a new compilation of essays, editor Caroline Doherty de Novoa wonders what Gabriel García Márquez, the father of magic realism, would have written about were he Irish
Football's top prize will be present for premiere of 1986 national side film 'Shooting For Socrates' during Belfast Film Festival
Actor Michael Patrick on inhabiting one of Shakespeare's more intriguing lesser characters in a new production of the Tim Crouch monologue
As the World Number One tees up to complete an historic Grand Slam in Augusta, check out these videos of him in action
Actor, writer and theatre director praises arts website for 'providing a place to everyone for marketing, reviews and discussion, which is crucial to the arts sector'
Jazz drummer, songwriter, label owner and now newly unveiled artist in residence at the Nerve Centre in Derry – is there anything David Lyttle can't do?
Gráinne Maguire on signing to an agency, finding work and how best to keep your voice in rude health. 'Avoid alcohol, caffeine and milk'
Having written his autobiography, the expat painter and musician discusses his style, aversion to religious sloganeering and relationship with the land of his birth
Programme for Belfast's most eclectic arts festival launches, featuring The Stranglers, poet Paul Muldoon, comedian David O'Doherty and more – book your tickets now
Composers Brian Irvine and Jennifer Walshe find inspiration in Mihail Chemiakin's Russian sculptures of grotesque figures representing adult vices
Huge numbers of artists, cultural organisations and users call for funding to be reinstated to Culture NI website – we hand over your views
Public urged to apply for two new rounds of grant programmes that will help support community arts and culture projects across County Derry
From well-known novelists and musicians to budding actors, Culture NI has helped promote the work of artists at home and abroad for a decade – read what some of them have to say
With Van Morrison's Cyprus Avenue concert set for August 31, we recall other gigs in unusual places, from Pink Floyd live at Pompeii to the Beatles atop Apple Records
More than 1,000 Culture NI users, artists and cultural organisations have responded to our campaign in a week – watch video showing how Culture NI impacts on people's lives
Four part Belfast-set crime series among the most popular programmes available on RTÉ Player – director Aiden Largey and actor Shaun Blaney on making it through the Storyland commissioning process
During World Autism Awareness Week, Sync Space in Bangor hosts photographic exhibition revealing the everyday experiences of children on the autism spectrum
'I love chatting to some random person in Germany about music you wrote in your bedroom in Portstewart.' Trio on touring, writing about home and releasing new album on Smalltown America
Award-winning novelist and playwright 'dismayed' to hear of popular arts website's imminent closure, and rues the loss of 'an invaluable resource'
The best action from Belfast Fashion Week, 'Icons: Batman' at the Nerve Centre, Eoin McNamee crime writing workshop in Bangor Carnegie Library and David Best's 'Temple'
Respected DJ, producer and Hollywood film composer laments imminent closure of 'one of the best sources of information within the Northern Ireland arts and culture family'
Belfast craft shop exhibits original artwork and prints by Ireland's foremost Celtic art specialist and creator of that iconic two-tone Che Guevara portrait
Our users have rallied to tell the Arts Council of Northern Ireland how and why they use our website and associated digital platforms - read what they have to say
Acclaimed novelist praises popular arts website for 'energetically highlighting the work of new artists across all genres... I am personally indebted to it'
Critic John Higgins on how writing for Culture NI provided solace following a bereavement and indirectly led to the foundation of a now thriving fledgling theatre company
Colin Davidson, president of the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts and portrait artist to the stars, labels Culture NI 'an increasingly vital and hugely supportive website'
Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin and Derry City Council collaborate to bring celebration of Celtic culture back to Derry, with Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall and the Isle of Man represented
Employment agency working to connect employers with those on the autistic spectrum engages the creative industries with March 31 event supported by the Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure
'Its archival and historical value are considerable... It seems to me hugely sad that a proven centre of journalistic excellence such as Culture NI is being done away with'
Paul Hippsley, managing editor of the Derry-based publishing house, releases statement following news that the Arts Council of Northern Ireland have withdrawn its funding
List of Annual Funding Programme awards for 2015/16 now available to view, with Culture Northern Ireland, Blackstaff Press, Musical Theatre 4 Youth and others losing core funding
Young minds across the North West encouraged to take part in a packed line-up of stimulating events later this year
2015 is set to be a busy year for flautist Eimear McGeown, composer Ryan Molloy, baritone Ben McAteer and others – here's what to look out for
Derry-based songwriter and producer on collaborating with football pundit Guillem Balague, refusing to be categorised and releasing his debut album in June – listen to lead off single 'Sharks'
Children's television production company Sixteen South scoops award for Best Music/Sound Design for Lily’s Driftwood Bay score composed by Score Draw Music
'All our styles tend to mingle together in one big melting pot.' We meet the Northern Irish designers showcasing work in Belfast from March 19-22
Eclectic author leaves gritty realism behind for a teenage love story. She's no fan of Fifty Shades: 'If you're going to write something romantic, the reader has to be in love with the hero'
Artist Luke Jerram calls for cyclists of all abilities to lead or take part in three community cycle rides through Derry at dusk for the benefit of sleepy children Pages