5-MINUTE GUIDE [Hull Daily Mail (England)]
(Hull Daily Mail (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Have a laugh with clever comic Does comedy really have to be about airport queues, wedding discos and garlic bread? Is there any room for clever comics out there? Fans of erudite funnyman Robin Ince will say there is. The stand-up, who presented Radio Four show The Infinite Monkey Cage with Professor Brian Cox, will be considering high-brow subjects such as "infinity, Schrodinger's cat and the evolutionary disadvantage of cannibalism" when he brings his show to Hull tomorrow. Pave, Princes Avenue, Hull, tomorrow, 8.15pm. Tickets Pounds 8. Call 0845 8381558. Visit www.yorkshirecoastcomedy.co.uk Their debut album What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? reached number four in the charts and sold 25,000 copies and now the hottest Brit indie band of the year is heading for East Yorkshire and a date at Bridlington Spa on Thursday. The Spa, South Marine Drive, Bridlington, on Thursday, May 3, 7.30pm. Tickets Pounds 18.50 plus booking fee. Call 01262 678258. Visit www.thevaccines.co.uk Get ready to rock with an army of Elvi Well bless my soul what's wrong with me? I'm itching like a man on a fuzzy tree. It must be that Bridlington is about to welcome an army of Elvi (which for the uninitiated is the plural of Elvis) as the third annual Elvis Weekender, complete with a whole host of fringe events and concerts, takes place.
Bridlington, from Friday, May 4, to Monday, May 7. Visit www.elvismasters.co.uk Indulge in a bit of Mayhem The Irish chanteuse with the "whipcracker" voice has made rockabilly cool again. Now with a platinum-selling breakthrough album Mayhem under her belt, the Dubliner is out to conquer the world on the live front with a UK tour.
Hull City Hall, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, tonight, 7.30pm. Tickets Pounds 23.50. Call 01482 300300. Visit www.imeldamay.com Scare yourself silly at cult cinema day It will be adults only tomorrow when Fruit serves up a quadruple helping of horror at its cult cinema day.
Among the bloodthirsty flicks on show will be seminal horror movies Evil Dead 2, The Thing, The Shining and A Nightmare On Elm Street. Take someone to hold on to.
Fruit, Humber Street, Hull, tomorrow, from noon to 11pm. Entry Pounds 10. Visit www.fruitspace.co.uk Hear songs inspired by tribulations American troubadour Simone Felice has been through the wringer in the past few years, at one point having to say goodbye to his pregnant wife as he was wheeled in for open heart surgery. Hear him sing the songs inspired by his tribulations in Pocklington tomorrow. Pocklington Arts Centre, Market Square, Pocklington, tomorrow, 7.30pm. Tickets Pounds 13.50 adv/Pounds 14.50 otd.
Call 01759 301547.
Marvel at superhero blockbuster It's manna from heaven for any comic book fan - and many thought it could never happen - but the ultimate superhero tag team blockbuster the Avengers arrives at cinema this weekend. We are more excited than the Hulk at a fun fair. See pages 8-9. Pick any multiplex in the area and get the popcorn in.
Pay tribute to the Man In Black The only Hull-based Johnny Cash tribute band to have featured on an advert for an Irish telecoms company, shows why they Keep It Cash are in demand by Man In Black fans.
Hull New Theatre, Kingston Square, Hull, on Thursday, May 3, 7.30pm. Tickets Pounds 12. Call 01482 300300. Visit www.keepitcash.net See 79 characters brought to life Written and performed by actor Joe Bone, who plays all 79 parts, these noirish comic detective plays, Bane I and II, hold the Guinness world record for the most number of characters played by a single actor in a theatre production. The Junction, Paradise Place, Goole, Friday, May 4, 8pm. Tickets Pounds 8/Pounds 10. Call 01405 763652. Visit www.junctiongoole.co.uk Take a trip down memory lane The music of the early 1960s provides the backdrop for Bill Kenwright musical Save The Last Dance For Me, which finishes its run at Hull New Theatre today. Written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, it tells the story of two sisters taking their first holiday without their parents. Hull New Theatre, Kingston Square, Hull, today, 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets from Pounds 10. Call 01482 300300.
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