Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Culture File: Speaking Proper

Why don’t people speak like what they used to? Like, what’s with the funny accents, the awful, artificial and just plain wrong pro-noun-ciations? Prof Raymond Hickey has some ideas.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Culture File: Community Scratch Games

Put the needle pon the record with Jimmy Penguin, Alex 'Oslo Flow' Plato and Limerick’s own, Moyross Youth Crew at this year's Community Skratch Games in the GWC.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Culture File - Nuala O'Donovan's Sculpture

Ceramicist, Nuala O’Donovan’s sculpture finds inspiration in the mathematics of nature.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Culture File - Food and Music Pairing

The art of food and music pairing, with San Francisco food blogging duo,

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Culture File - A Passion for Passions

A passion for Passions. Scottish Catholic composer, James MacMillan premiers his second passion in Amsterdam.

Culture File - Organic Sounds

Organic sounds: choosing an instrument and why perhaps it shouldn't be the organ, with master of the instrument, Professor Gerard Gillen.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Culture File: Record Shop Gay

What's in a consonant? Record Shop Day, the global festival of indie records shops, gets an Irish LGBT makeover to create Record Shop Gay.

Culture File: Cheap Computing, Rasberry Pi

Low consequence environments and other benefits of cheap computing, with Eben Upton, co-creator of the tiny, hackworthy computer, Raspberry Pi.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Culture File: Do You Play Enough?

Recruiting players right now is a hunting-through-the-nighttime streets mass game experience called Journey to the End of the Night. Up for it?

Culture File: Hearing Colours

Playing purple, hearing green and other habits of the synesthesiac composer, Alexander Scriabin, with pianist, Ivan Illic

Friday, April 11, 2014

Culture File - Ivan Illic - Part 1

It's All Good! Pianist, Ivan Illic on what we learn when we listen to Scriabin, Morton Feldman and John Cage alongside each other.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Culture File: TCD MPhil Composition Concert

Arvo Pärt, Stravinsky, and more surprisingly, the films of Charlize Theron, are some of the influences at play in TCD's MPhil in Composition Graduate concert.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Culture File: Media in India

Artist, Sheela Gowda explains India (and why Hindu deities can own property) via her newspaper cutup work, The Chronic Chronicle.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Culture File: Keralan Festival of New Year

Put your best foot forward into Vishu, the Keralan Festival of New Year, with chef Saji Mathai of Dublin’s Jaipur Restaurants.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Luke Clancy - Record Shops of Dublin

Gerry O'Boyle of Tower Records and Garry O'Neill on the record shops of Dublin.

Culture File - The Engagement Game Lab

Steve Walter runs The Engagement Game Lab, where they develop games that attempt to lure everyday folks into steering how their world is planned and run.