Culture & Arts

Netflix – New for January: Fate-The Winx Saga, Cobra Kai S3

Netflix – New for January: Fate-The Winx Saga, Cobra Kai S3

Here are just some of the new January Netflix offerings to keep you entertained during the new lockdown:  Cobra Kai: Season 3   01/01/2021 COBRA KAI takes place over 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, with the continuation of the inescapable conflict between Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William […]

Nepal: First trans finalist in beauty pageant

Nepal: First trans finalist in beauty pageant

Nepal’s first trans finalist in beauty pageant hopes to showcase diversity When Angel Lama sashayed down the catwalk in the Miss Universe Nepal finals [this week], she will have made history as the first transgender woman to be a finalist in the Himalayan nation’s most glamorous annual event. Nepal ranks among fewer than a dozen […]

OPINION: Black LGBT+ filmmakers envison more equitable future

OPINION: Black LGBT+ filmmakers envison more equitable future

The genius of young Black LGBT+ filmmakers holds the vision of a better world For all the uncertainty we have seen this year, it is assuredly an opportunity to build a new, healthier, normal. But many questions remain. Is it even possible in a society addicted to soundbyte deception, digital distractions, and glaring greed, to […]

Dublin Film Critics Circle 2020 awards announced

Dublin Film Critics Circle 2020 awards announced

Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire has been named best film of 2020 in the annual poll from the Dublin Film Critics Circle (DFCC). Sciamma polled a close second behind Bong Joon Ho, who was named Best Director for his work on the Academy Award winning Parasite. Wolfwalkers, the latest animated feature from […]

BeLonG To: “A space to be unapologetically me”

BeLonG To: “A space to be unapologetically me”

“BeLonG To gave me a space to be unapologetically me”.  These are the words of 17-year-old Lara Fitzsimons, who attends The Ladybirds – BeLonG To’s youth group for LBT gals, and their non-binary pals. Last night, Lara performed as part of Dear Ireland III, an Abbey Theatre Production.

On the road with the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus

On the road with the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus

An increase in ‘bigotry’ during Donald Trump’s presidency fueled homophobia, but it also spurred a new wave of LGBT+ activism in the United States, according to the director of a documentary about the renowned San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. ‘Gay Chorus Deep South’, to be broadcast on Pop, Logo and Pluto TV on Sunday, follows […]

Joanna Ryde PRIDES herself on new radio show

Joanna Ryde PRIDES herself on new radio show

The Waterford-based drag queen will bring ‘Pride Beats’ to ‘Noughty Beats’  Beat 102-103 has announced the latest presenter to join its line up. Waterford-based drag queen, Joanna Ryde, has taken the helm of a new show on the station’s digital channel; Noughty Beats. It’s not just the Christmas tree that will be adding sparkle to […]

Everyman Cork: ‘How it is’ by Samuel Beckett – Digital Prev 9/10 Jan.

Everyman Cork: ‘How it is’ by Samuel Beckett – Digital Prev 9/10 Jan.

How It Is by Samuel Beckett A Digital Preview In association with The Everyman Theatre 9 – 10 January 2021 8pm GMT (Ireland and UK Time) 3pm (EST) US East Coast Time 12 noon (Pacific Time) US West Coast How It Is – A Digital Preview reflects on the making of parts 1 and 2 of How […]

Film Review & Trailer: Wonder Woman 1984

Film Review & Trailer: Wonder Woman 1984

Directed by: Patty Jenkins – Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal Gal Gadot returns as the Amazonian heroine Diana Prince/Wonder Woman in this sequel to the 2017 smash hit. After a spectacular opening sequence set in her native Themyscira we catch up with her decades after the first movie working a senior […]

Skakin’ Stevens Returns To  UK Top 10

Skakin’ Stevens Returns To UK Top 10

Shakin’ Stevens has returned to the Official UK Album Chart Top 10, with the BMG released ‘Singled Out’, his first Top 10 entry since 2005’s ‘The Collection’. A new entry at number 10, the 54 track, 3CD/ 2LP collection is the first ever to include all of Shaky’s solo singles. Over the moon on hearing […]