Donny McCaslin
The best jazz gigs to see this week
  • Music
  • October 20, 2017, 05:00

Saturday 21st Zrazy. Baggots Hutton, Dublin, 8.30pm, €12, baggotshutton.com –Jazzy-pop (or is that poppy-jazz?) duo Zrazy - singer/flautist Maria Wal(...)

Dressing down: When I was training, interns were supposed to look like Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby, all pink cheeks and white coat. Now they look like DiCaprio in The Revenant, just after the bear got at him

The best thing you could say about the face that glowered from a page of the medical journal was that it was modern. The beard reached the chest, the (...)

Gerry Leonard (far right) with David Bowie and band: ‘The pinnacle of my career in New York.’

Heading out on my first ever visit to New York, I was told, “Don’t look up!”; thieves will know you are a tourist and push you in a doorway and mug yo(...)

For Miley Cyrus, ‘the dreadlocks and gold grill are gone, replaced with pigtails, pink dresses and puppet shows’. Photograph:  Isaac Brekken/Getty Images

Miley, what’s good? Not hip-hop any more? Cyrus’s latest rebirth attempts to strip away the pop star’s sardonically provocative, supposedly sinful, “w(...)

Laurence Carpenter with costumes worn by Madonna (€16,500) and David Bowie (€7,600)  for sale at the 52nd Irish Antique Dealers Fair at the RDS. Photograph: Fran Veale

“I own a pair of Madonna’s latex knickers,” says Laurence Carpenter unexpectedly as he takes The Irish Times on a tour of just some of the music memor(...)

This is the Gaga of the Joanne album, the Quorn sausage to the madness of her meat-dress incarnation

There is an extended montage in Chris Moukarbel’s film Five Foot Two (on Netflix from September 22nd) that shows Lady Gaga’s entrances and exits from (...)

The new Oscar Wilde bar which has opened in New York, after a $4 million investment by Irish duo Frank McCole and Tommy Burke

Step inside a new literary haunt in New York and you’ll find 26 clocks that never change time. They are all set at 1.50pm, the time of death of the wr(...)

Tara Lee: “When I was four years old, I remember being really bored, so my dad said: ‘Why don’t you write a song?’ So I wrote a song about a man in space and thought I was David Bowie.” Photograph:  Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images

Tara Lee was born in the 1990s and can cite cultural cornerstones to prove it. Favourite movie? True Romance. First song she knew the words to? Heart-(...)

Floral print shirt by Issey Miyake from ‘me Issey Miyake Cauliflower, 2016’ collection.

In a remote part of west Mayo in the early 1980s, an old lace-making school that had been converted into a knitting factory was making sweaters for Ke(...)

Courgettes make a wonderful soup and are great raw in a summer salad with goat’s curd

As a self-taught chef, food writers and chefs had a profound impact on me as I learned my trade. One particularly famous cook, Antonio Carluccio, made(...)