Thursday, July 31, 2014

Culture File: Popical Island Music Collective

The bliss of having your own venue, as enjoyed by Dublin musical collective, Popical Island.

Culture File: The Golden Section

The ancient glint of the golden section in music and painting, with artist, Maurice Quillinan.

Culture File: Rehearsed Readings with Druid

“A space to do our thinking out loud…with an audience,” is how Druid’s Thomas Conway describes the company’s program of rehearsed readings.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Culture File: Crowdfunding Books

The power of the hive with Alys Fowler, whose next apicultural love letter of a book is being crowdfunded via internet publisher, Unbound.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Culture File: Sewing Computers

Artist-engineer, Nora O Murchú, is using LilyPad to teach young girls to sew computers. Because that’s a thing.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

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IMMA celebrates the work of Tropicália artist, Hélio Oiticica, with a participatory festival of food and fun. Artist, Fiona Hallinan, walks the garden with us.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Culture File - The Three Body Problem

Artist, Isabel Nolan, guides us through the speculative world of her work "The Three Body Problem" - a story about an imaginary planet lit by three suns

Culture File- Isobel Nolan - The Weakened Eye of Day

Irish artist, Isabel Nolan, on her solo show at IMMA, the Thomas Hardy inspired, The Weakened Eye of Day.

Culture File- Branar

Is it simple? Is it magical? Is it beautiful? Testing new children's theatre with Galway company, Branar.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Culture File - Cold Brew

If you think your latte takes too faffing long now, wait till you get a shot of 12-hour brewed "cold press" joe.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Culture File - Christine Tobin Sings Leonard Cohen

Christine Tobin on what might attract "a jazzer" to simple, shiny Leonard Cohen gems such as Susanne and Famous Blue Raincoat.

Culture File - Blue Teapot

ID is the latest from Galway’s Blue Teapot, a company that works with people with a disability to produce theatre with unique perspectives.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Culture File - Ballyturk

Mikel Murfi, who stars alongside Cillian Murphy in Ballyturk, on the real meaning of "secret theatre".

Monday, July 14, 2014

Culture File - The Nore Lass

On the River Nore in 1905, among the waterway's cots, punts and wherries, one vessel stood out: The Nore Lass.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Culture File - Craft Cider

How d'ya like them apples? A growing band of Irish cider producers are encouraging us make cider "the wine of Ireland."

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Culture File - Liv O'Donoghue

Unexpected couplings and translated messages the latest from Hiberno-Norwegian choreographer, Liv O'Donoghue, Hear Me Sing Your Song.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Culture File - 3epkano

Bringing sounds to the silent city in 3epkano's latest creation, a new score of Fritz Lang's Metropolis.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Culture FIle - The Mentalist

Culture File looks into the eyes, the eyes, not around in the eyes, into the eyes...of mentalist, Shane Gillen.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Culture File - The Globe goes to Kilkenny

Emma Pallant and Simon Bubb of Shakespeare Globe theatre company on what makes an authentically authentic As You Like It.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Culture File - Alan Moore

Is comics artist supreme, Alan Moore's latest venture a YouTube for comics? Aisling Kelliher, our regular tech correspondent, decodes Eletricomics.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Culture File - The Price at the Gate

The early gramophone fad of the laughing 78s finds into way into director, Doug Hughes' Gate production of Miller's The Price

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Culture File: Composing for Video Games

Chiptune artist, Chipzel, on accidentally becoming an indie video game composer.