Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Culture File: Sister Vikings

Norwegian Ambassador to Ireland, Else Berit Eikeland, on vikings, polar exploration and other histories we share

Friday, May 26, 2017

Culture File: Pat Moylan's Business

From running a Dublin theatre to tooling up international productions, Pat Moylan knows the business of shows.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Culture File: Artangel's New Spaces

Artangel co-founder, James Lingwood, on art, space and his latest venture - into the digital.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Culture File: Bomi Odufunade's Mission

Bomi Odufunade, of world's first art advisory for African art, works to repatriate looted works of African art

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Culture File: What Am I Working On?

Curators visiting this weekend's ARCOLisboa from Johannesburg, Medellin and Paris look to their future programs

Monday, May 22, 2017

Culture File: The Joy of Pizza

Pizza purists, Giorgio Casari and Lucio Paduano, on the battle to preserve Italian pizza culture

Friday, May 19, 2017

Culture File: Příběh Romů

Words and music from the world's first and only museum of Roma culture, in Brno in the Czech Republic

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Culture File: Maguy Marin's Singspiele

Choreographer, Maguy Marin based her show, Singspiele, on a series of head shots plucked semi-randomly from the internet

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Culture File: Katerina's Voyage

Linguist and singer, Katerina Garcia, sets off on a journey through Bohemian, Castilian, Catalan and Irish song

Monday, May 15, 2017

Culture File: Catalonia in Music

A mini-break in Catalonia, with Tordrá, Casals and The Catalan Chamber Orchestra's conductor, Joan Pàmies

Friday, May 12, 2017

Culture File: Reimagining Daniel

Is Daniel O'Donnell a pioneering artist with an instinctive grasp of the realities of end phase capitalism?

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Culture File: Green Sleeves

From sermons-on-vinyl to kosmic celtic wigouts, at a new show of Irish album sleeves at the National Print Museum

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Culture File: The Accidental Publisher (Part 2)

Michael O'Brien on creating a new Irish children's literature while fighting off the global publishing sharks

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Culture File: The Accidental Publisher

Michael O'Brien, founder of the O'Brien Press, on starting an Irish publishing industry - and keeping it alive

Monday, May 8, 2017

Culture File: Obrigado Portugal

Celebrating the language and culture that links Portugal to Brazil, Angola, Cape Verde and beyond, with Juliana Menezes.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

All Ireland Drama Reports

Brenda Donohue reports from Thursday night 4th May at the 2017 RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival in Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Culture File: The Ethnomusicologist's Cookbook

Ethnomusicologist, Sean Williams, on the rich connections between recipes and tunes; rice-cooking and music-making.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Culture File: Tea and Java

Linguist and ethnomusicologist, Sean Williams, on the "old way" in the songs of Ireland and Java.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Culture File: Proofing Trump

Linguist, ethnomusicologist and gastromusicologist, Sean Williams, on the grammatic fragility of No. 45

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Culture File: Is This The Best Bar In The World?

The tiny bar in the Czech city of Brno that elevates mixed drinks to what you might call art. Or perhaps, therapy