Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Culture File - Tim Crouch

Tim Crouch examines the fine print on the contract between audience and performer at the theatre.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Culture File - Arts to Business

What's behind the recent demise of many of Dublin's independent art spaces?

Friday, September 26, 2014

Culture File: Tiki Pop

Tiki Pop writer and curator, Sven Kirsten, on Don the Beachcomber and his rival Vic the Trader - once kings of the tiki scene.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Culture File - Tiki Pop

“America Imagines Its Own Polynesian Paradise” in new book and an exhibition of the 20th century style urban archeologist, Sven Kirsten, calls Tiki Pop.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Culture Night: Data Driven Artefacts

Feel the homicide rate with CIT's Trevor Hogan, whose "data driven artefacts" make data you can touch.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Culture File: Dublin's Swastika Laundry

Dublin's Swastika Laundry (by way of Heinrich Boll and Charles Manson) as Luke McManus continues his search for Nazi branding gold.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Culture File: Infamous Branding

Luke McManus to investigate the enduring power to communicate of some of history’s most infamous branding.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Culture File: Emer McBride's Words on Stage

Eimear McBride’s syntactically promiscuous, but steadfastly prizewinning debut novel has defeated many. But not Corn Exchange Theatre Co.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Culture File: Resonances - Sound and Glass

Vibrating to the ancient mystery of the Solfeggio frequencies, in Resonance, a sound and glass show at The National Craft Gallery.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Culture File - De Snob your Coffee

James Hoffman, author of The World Atlas of Coffee, on de-snobbing snobby coffee.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Culture File- Mr. Men in Edinburgh

Comedian, Conor O’Toole on the Edinburgh Freestival and his Trans-friendly take on Roger Hargreaves' Mr Men.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Culture File: Open Source Aran Sweater

"Open Source Aran Sweater" is a project to create an archive of Aran knitting as part of the global initiative, Cut, Make, Do.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Culture File: Collating the IT Information Collectors

Do you know where your data is? Aisling Kelliher on data collection, inference engines and good old fashioned cookies.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Culture File - The Company

Dublin Fringe Festival kingpins, The Company, reboot Aeschylus The Oresteia as a nightmare of social anxiety.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Culture File - 26 mixes for Geocache

A radical approach to audience building: hide cassettes of experimental music at locations in rural England for anyone with a GPS device to track down.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Culture File: IYO's Rape of Lucretia

Conductor, Stephen Barlow, on the acid colours of Benjamin Britten’s grim, The Rape of Lucretia, which tours in a new production from IYO.

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Grassy acres of gurning dancers, TEDy pep talks & cava bars? Expect none of that at Enniskillen Beckett Festival.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Culture File - Svetlana Rudenko

Synesthesia, the politics of contemporary Ukraine and the legacy of John Field, with Wicklow-based pianist, Svetlana Rudenko.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Culture File - The moth and Butterfly

Culture File brings its “storynet” (aka microphone) to Galway storytelling club, Moth and Butterfly, to meet instigator, Ă“rla McGovern.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Culture File - The Gillie of Lough Mask

The underwater landscape of Lough Mask and the fish that hide there, with gillie Michael Harnesse.