One common link between John Cage, The Beatles and Aphex Twin is that they’ve all been reworked by champion new music ensemble, Alarm Will Sound. We talk to the outfit’s Alan Pierson.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Michael J Nelson, star and writer on Mystery Science Theater 3000 on the strange compulsion to make fun of movies, and his latest project, Rifftrax.
Monday, May 28, 2012
Friday, May 25, 2012
"Drop Everything" was the title of a crowd-funded free festival in the unlikely location of Inis Oirr last weekend. Louise Williams shipped out for Culture File
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
In the final part of our interview, Pascal Bruckner, concludes his dissection of the culture of happiness with an offer of some alternatives to the pursuit of that ellusive state. (Part 3 of 3)
Pascal Bruckner, continues his dissection of the culture of happiness with a look at its economic face. (Part 2 of 3)
As the the Science Gallery, Dublin, is talking about “Happiness” at the moment, why not have a listen to Pascal Bruckner, author of a very considered study of “the cult of happiness” (Part 1 of 3)
Prof Henry Jenkins on how the The Harry Potter Alliance challenged the studio behind the film, The Hunger Games to fight real hunger. And why it would be safer for schools to open up access to Facebook and Twitter. (Part 2 of 2) Part 1
Monday, May 21, 2012
Why might fans of Harry Potter be the future of politics? Prof Henry Jenkins, author of Spreadable Media, explains. (Part 1 of 2) Part 2
Enjoyed that? There’s an odds on chance you’d like to listen to Prof Aisling Kelliher decode Klout. (And give the whole social rating scene a good kicking!)
Friday, May 18, 2012
Big heads and little tunes come together in Pigeon, a new collaboration between Carpet Theatre company and Waterboys, Jack Cawley and Steve Wickham.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
What’s your Klout? Our regular tech commentator, Aisling Kelliher, of Arizona State University, decodes the new wave of social rating systems.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
To the perennial conundrum “waving or drowning?” now add “flying or falling?” - a question explored in Junk Ensemble’s latest for this year’s Dublin Dance Festival.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
A typeface based on sperm & a religion for typographers: just two of the projects of our guest, Israeli experimental typographer, @OdedEzer. (part 1 of 2)
Friday, May 4, 2012
On our second visit of the week’s Cork International Choral festival, Regan Hutchins meets some of the 4,500 singers involved - including members of a Filipino Glee Club…
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
A man walks into a pub…and sees a performance of National Theatre of Scotland’s supernatural exploration of folk songs,The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, then talks to the show’s Madeleine Worrall.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Into the heart of the night, choral style, as we celebrate Compline with the Clerk’s Choral, at their HQ in the ancient church of St. Mary’s, Youghal.