Tuesday, November 30, 2010

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On this episode of Culture File, journalist Louise Williams travels to Haiti to meet some remarkable survivors — human and architectural — of the most recent quake.

Monday, November 29, 2010

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Blánaid Murphy tells Luke Clancy about the Palestrina Choir remarkable founder, Edward Martyn.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

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Luke Clancy talks to song collector, Desmond Cahalan and performance poet, Raven, about why they chose to relocate their arts to Ireland.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

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Is a poem march more powerful than a protest? Luke Clancy talks to The Unholy Trinity, a gathering of a rock musician, a composer and a poet who’ve come together to see.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

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Rhob Cunningham, the songwriter behind Our Little Secrets, talks to Luke Clancy about why his band prefers to have stand up comedians as support acts.

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Luke Clancy discovers the enduring educational value of Kylie Minogue with Sir Mark Jones, director of the V&A.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

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Luke Clancy meets up with Mary Coll, who has written Anything But Love, the play that will open the newly refurbished Belltable Arts Centre in Limerick.

Monday, November 22, 2010

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Luke Clancy talks to Kila kingpin Ronan O’Snodaigh about singing his way out of a depression.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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Culture File chows down with the crowd at a special eatin’ ‘n drinkin’ screening of a new file about restaurant life, Today’s Special, starring Aasif Mandvi.

Monday, November 15, 2010

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Culture File talks to woodturner, Roger Bennett, about the new wave of Irish crafts.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

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Luke Clancy talks to Capt Patrick O’Connor about the Defence Forces’ forays into social networking.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

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Luke Clancy hears about a project to drive the use of sustainable forest woods in musical instruments.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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Luke Clancy talks to Paul Chavez about his collaboration with the Edge and Morleigh Steinberg, Cold Dream Colour.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

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Luke Clancy talks to artist, Laura Buckley, in the midst of her spinning orchestration of sound and light, Waterlilies.

Monday, November 8, 2010

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With Opera Ireland’s final production, Tosca, opening this week, Culture File marks the end of an era in Irish opera.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

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Luke Clancy gets laughing lessons from the cast of Corn Exchange’s new production of Beckett’s Happy Days.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

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Luke Clancy talks about Don Wycherley about the challenges of his first time performing a one man show in Jumping The Sharks.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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Luke Clancy talks to science writer, Stephen Johnson, about his latest book “Where Good Idea Come from: The Natural History of Innovation”

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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Luke Clancy is on the streets of the city of London with historian, Helen Castor, whose new book looks at the historical Englishwomen who won themselves the title “She Wolves.”

Monday, November 1, 2010

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Luke Clancy talks to the team behind Fishamble Theatre Company’s latest production, Big Ole Piece of Cake.