Thursday, January 29, 2015

Culture File Weekly No. 3

A secret garden hidden behind Thomas Street, a White van parked up in Crumlin and a kitchen in Finglas are the locations for a Dublin odyssey this week on Culture File, as we explore a garden/art project, the revival of Donal O'Kelly's Catalpa and percussionist, Alex Petcu-Colan's take on the music of Evelyn Glennie.

Culture File: Catalpa Kitchen Review

Over a pot of tea, playwright & director, Phillip McMahon and his Mam assess the revival of Donal O'Kelly's Catalpa

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Culture File: Guerrilla Gardening with Tony Lowth

The future of gardening, with self-styled guerrilla composter, Tony Lowth, the horticultural brains behind NCAD's Garden Farm.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Culture File: NCAD Urban Gardening

In every secret garden, a compost heap. The footsoldiers of a foodie revolution at NCAD talk kale and relational aesthetics.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Culture File: The Scents of the 20th Century II

Odette Toilette continues her journey into the Twentieth century of scent with the treason of 4711, the distant bonfire of Chanel's Cuir de Russie, and fragrances for the smoking woman.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Culture File Weekly No. 2

In this week's program, we float in the strange particles of another world w/ sean-nós master, Iarla Ó Lionáird, attend an unsettling feast of things you might foolishly have imagined were inedible with the Domestic Godless, and hear from Odette Toilette about imaginary flowers and olfactory intellectual property in the early years of the 20th C.

Culture File: Alex Petcu Colan, percussionist

Cork-born percussionist, Alex Petcu Colan, show us his bag-o-hundred sticks, and other staples of the knocking-on-things trade.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Culture File: Domestic Godless

Gareth Stack finds no hiding place amongst the chocolate covered brussels sprouts, edible fabrics and sauted sheep testicles of food art collective, Domestic Godless.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Culture File: Odette Toilette's History of Scent II

Bottle branding, synthetic scents and Caron’s mythical perfume, Narcisse Noir, in the second part of our history of perfume in the C20th, with Odette Toilette.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Culture File Weekly No. 1

The very first Culture File Hebdo - or Weekly as we say around these parts - involves therapy with stand up Eleanor Tiernan, taking fright at the airborne befane of restaurateur, Giorgio Casari, kicking over the stones of Dublin with historian, Lisa Marie Griffith and rolling with the punches at Bantry Boxing Club.

Culture File: Smelling the Century with Odette Toilette

Culture File Scent Correspondent, Odette Toilette, sets of on a journey through the smells of the 20th Century.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Culture File: Painting the Fight with Sarah Walker

Artist, Sarah Walker explores in paint the sparring, the waiting, the fights and the folding chairs of the Irish boxing scene.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Culture File: Irish Storytelling with author Lisa Marie Griffith

Everything you've ever wanted to know about Hill 16 and other staples of Irish historical storytelling, with author, Lisa Marie Griffith.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Culture File - The Making (Ireland's Year of Design)

A glimpse of the alternative worlds of unfinished design objects at In The Making, the first exhibition of ID2015, Ireland’s Year of Design.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Culture File - Nollaig na Mban

Italian restaurateur, Giorgio Casari, introduces to Nollaig na mBan Italian style, when the all-seeing Bufana takes to the air.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Culture File - National Therapy Project

The possibly imaginary exhibits in the "Sensory Healing" section and other highlights of comedian, Eleanor Tiernan's National Therapy Project.