Cork French Film Festival’s Paul Callanan edited some images to go with our episode on The Passion of Joan of Arc. Wonder who’ll take up the challenge…
Friday, August 31, 2012
Saturday, August 18, 2012
What do you do with other hand? Ivan Ilic, who has followed a tiny elite of pianists who have recorded Leopold Godowsky’s Chopin studies for left-handed piano, talks about that eccentric, yet persistent genre. (part 1 of 2)
Pianist, Ivan Ilic, best known for his acclaimed recording of Godowsky’s left handed Chopin studies, tells how he fell under the spell of 20th century master, Morton Feldman. (part 2 of 2)
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
I say: “street art!” You say: “vandalism!” A new walking tour of Dublin’s, ahem, unauthorised graphic interventions helps us with our little debate.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
It’s never simple to sort out the proportions of serious v comic content in the work of Belfast artist, John Byrne; and it doesn’t get any easier in his latest, an art church service — with art hymns — for Cavan Cathedral.
In this report, Elaine Agnew is mentioned in connection with the music. Her part was in scoring the music for John Byrne, who wrote both music and lyrics for the art hymns.
Friday, August 10, 2012
The art of going to church: Artists, Alanna O’Kelly and John Byrne (soloists) with the Palestrina Choir, under conductor, Blanaid Murphy, in rehearsals for ‘Good Works’ Art Mass, singing Enlightenment, with words by Byrne and music by Elaine Agnew.
Do you do “The Slosh”? Incorrigible dancers, Joan and Christie McCarthy, on the perennial appeal of the tea dance and the dance craze that has the nation’s over-55s in its thrall.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
What’s this? A Celtic supergroup that doesn’t feature Martin Hayes or Caoimhin O Raghallaigh? Scottish Mouth music specialist, Alyth McCormack on her part as one of the 14 musicians in a new collective, Dán.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Has performance art come of age again? Curator, Catherine Wood, shows us around The Tanks, Tate Modern’s brand new underground haven for live art. (3 of 3)
Friday, August 3, 2012
Bumped into Guardian art critic, Adrian Searle, on the ramp at Turbine Hall and we had a little chat about Tino Sehgal that wouldn’t squeeze into our report. So here it is… (2 of 3)
Are you ready to merge? Tino Sehgal on why swarms are good, and his latest work at Tate Modern’s epic Turbine Hall, These Associations. (1of 3)
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Improbable Frequency and Alice in Funderland did it big’n’bold. But the renaissance in Irish musical also includes pocket-sized delights, like Kostick & Clohessy’s 45-minute, Pocket Music.
Drone-shot video from Loitering Theatre* by Caroline Campbell and Nina McGowan.
*The work is named after a ‘next generation’ drone which has the wherewithal to ‘loiter’ in ‘theatre’ carrying out missions for five years without needing to take on fuel. And we’re not talking about The Abbey here.
Drone Art: A whole new meaning for the phrase “Hidden Ireland” as Caroline Campbell & Nina McGowan bring their hovercopter work, Loitering Theatre, to Dublin’s Science Gallery.