Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Culture File: St. Mel's Cathedral Remade

Up from the ashe of the fire-ravaged St Mel’s Cathedral in Longford springs craftsmanship on a medieval scale.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Culture File: Culwick Choral Society

Mother and son choristers, Elizabeth and Donal McCormack, introduce Ireland's oldest, continuously singing choir, The Culwick Choral Society - which has been singing on Thursday for over a century.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Culture File: SARCy Silence

Are we looking for silence in all the wrong places? Gareth Stack expands his collection of silences at Belfast's SARC (part 3 of 4)

Friday, November 21, 2014

Culture File: Poetryfilm

Poetryfilm: the genre where words & images do what the MBA in your life calls leveraging each other's strengths.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Culture File: RIAM War Requiem

Conductor, James Cavanagh, on the Royal Irish Academy of Music's long march on Benjamin Britten's War Requiem.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Culture File - War Requiem

Conductor, James Cavanagh, on the Royal Irish Academy of Music's long march on Benjamin Britten's War Requiem.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Culture File - Atom Tick

Experimental comedy duo, James Moran and Stephane Hanly, aim to remove any pressure on audiences to laugh in their "Arthouse comedy" show, Atom Tick.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Culture File: The House of Diehl

Philosopher-turned fashion designer, Roman MiliĊĦic, on his couture-to-children's books empire of invention, The House of Diehl.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Culture File: Irish mezzo-soprano, Rachel Kelly

Irish mezzo-soprano, Rachel Kelly, on life as a young singer with The Royal Opera House at Covent Garden.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Culture File - Leonard Elschenbroich

Cellist, Leonard Elschenbroich on music, tears and some useful tricks with clingfilm.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Culture File - Mark Wallinger

Wearing a bear suit & owning a racehorse are just two activities designated art by Turner-prize winning Essex boy, Mark Wallinger.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Culture File - Silence 1 Kevin Barry

In the first part of a Culture File series on silence, writer Kevin Barry talks about quiet and writing.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Culture File - Sound Symbolism and Taste

Sound symbolism: what the name of a food can tell you about eating it, with linguist and computer scientist, Dan Jurafsky.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Culture File: Shopping in Mayfair for Persian Delights

A shopping trip into the Persian heartlands of Mayfair, with the linguist and foodie, Dan Jurafsky.

Culture File - Ketchup

The long and starry voyage of "ketchup" to the menus of the Western World, according to linguist, Dan Jurafsky.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Culture File: Food linguistics

Applying science (linguistics to be precise) to your restaurant menu Dan Jurafsky on what he's learned about food, culture & language by going a la carte.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Culture File: Cello Songs with Vyvienne Long

For Halloween, Vyvienne Long settles in by the crackling log fire, nibble on some Barnbrack and treats us to nothing scarier than a Beatles covers.

Culture File: Casting Humans in Plaster

Fainting, and other hazards of casting humans in plaster, at the studio of Skibbereen artist, Ian Wright.

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Wexford Festival percussionist and collector, Noel Eccles, takes a mallet to his ever growing arsenal of things that go bang, boom and tinkle.