Culture File: A Child Detective in Istanbul
Turkish novelist, Alper Caniguz, on his detective hero, a philosophy-loving five-year-old called Alper Kamu.
Culture File: The Nature of Things
Dublin-based smell hunter, Benoit Nicol, on the travels behind his natural oils startup, The Nature of Things
Culture File 'Likes': David Power
Current keeper of the legendary 18 Moloney chanter, piper David Power shares his current 'likes'
The Culture File Weekly: May 18
This weekly: the Baltimore Fiddle Fair, piper, David Power and clarinetist, Julian Milkis
Culture File: The Woody Problem
Clarinettist, Julian Milkis, on a spiked project with Woody Allen and the politics of listening
Culture File: Memories of Benny Goodman
Clarinetist, Julian Milkis, recalls the stares and flashing fingers of his mentor, Benny Goodman.
Culture File: Baltimore Fiddle Fair 2018
Sam Amidon, The Haas Sisters, organiser Declan McCarthy and other voices of the 26th edition of the trad gathering.
Culture File: The Piper, The Fairy Queen and the Eighteen Moloney
Piper, David Power and Camarata Kilkenny, meld uilleann pipes with Baroque music in The Piper and the Fairy Queen.
The Culture File Weekly: May 11th
This weekly, Brian O'Doherty/Patrick Ireland, Christos Papadopoulos and Phelim Drew
Culture File 'Likes': Seun Kuti
Current keeper of the Afrobeat flame, Seun Kuti, shares a selection of his favourite words, sounds, tastes and smells.
Culture File: Painting and Undecorating at Sirius Arts Centre
Sirius Arts Centre director, Miranda Driscoll tours the restoration work on some long-hidden murals at the centre
Culture File: The Wisdom of Flocks at DDF2018
Choreographer, Christos Papadopoulos on his Ion, a dance work informed by flocking behaviours in the natural world
Culture File: Down and Out Up and On
Phelim Drew's triumphant adaptation of Orwell's memoir Down and Out in Paris and London gets a revival up in Dublin.
The Culture File Weekly: May 4th
This weekly, Seun Kuti and Guests Appearance
Culture File 'Likes': THEATREclub
Sharing with us some of the cultures they've been enjoying, consuming recently are Grace Dyas and Barry O'Connor, of Dublin theatre company, THEATREclub.
Culture File: Guest Appearance
A one-night exhibition at TCD's Museum Building is determined to intrigue, entertain, and, possibly, to deceive
Culture File: Tap Tap Tap
Artist Sebastiane Hegarty has been listening to Cornwell's Lizard Peninsula, a location layered with sound history
Culture File: Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 (Part 2)
Fela Kuti created the political music of Afrobeat in the 70s, but for his son, Seun, realities it questions remain
Culture File: Seun Kuti and Egypt 80
Seun Kuti on protecting and extending the musical and political power of Afrobeat, the music his father, Fela created.
The Culture File Weekly: April 27th
This Weekly, Food Sovereignty, The Real Americans and An Ocean of Static
Culture File 'Likes': Miranda Driscoll
Miranda Driscoll, director of Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, on some of the things she's been podcasting, reading, watching, and otherwise enjoying.
Culture File: Jun Borras
La Via Campesina-founding member, Jun Borras on the global movement that gave birth to the term 'Food Sovereignty'
Culture File: What is Food Sovereignty?
Visitors to a 'food sovereignty' fair at Maynooth, explore the political power of agriculture around the world.
Culture File: Sea of Static
Culture File: The Real American?
Writer-performer, Dan Hoyle on his one-man show about his journey from San Francisco into the heart of 'Trumpland'
The Culture File Weekly: April 20th
This weekly, EVA International's Inti Guerero; MAM's Tara Derrington & pianist Thérèse Fahy's Tombeau for Debussy
Culture File 'Likes': Dan Hoyle
San Francisco practitioner of journalistic theatre, Dan Hoyle, shares his current favourite sights, sounds and smells.
Culture File: Debussy Latest Tombeau
Irish pianist, Thérèse Fahy, on her project to create a new tribute to Claude Debussy from contemporary Irish composers.
Culture File: MAMs United
Mother Artists Makers (MAM) co-founder, Tara Derrington, on supporting mothers in the creative industries.
Culture File: Art and Power (Inti Guerrero, part 2)
A journey in EVA artists, from Lagos to the Yangtze River, by way of the Nevada desert, with curator Inti Guerrero
Culture File: What we talk about when we talk about curating...
The latest long-haul frequent flyer to take on the challenge of EVA is Colombian curator, Inti Guerrero.
The Culture File Weekly: April 13th
This weekly, migrating artists Frank Bowling and Francesco Turrisi
Culture File Likes: Inti Guerrero
Inti Guerrero, curator of EVA International 2018, shares his Culture File 'Likes'
Culture File: The Tamburello and the Minstrel Banjo
Francesco Turrisi on the quirks of the piano, and his brand new collaboration with another multi-instrumentalist musical explorer, Rhiannon Giddens.
Culture File: Francesco Turrisi's Migrations
Italian-born, Irish-based multi-instrumentalist and composer, Francesco Turrisi, on the musical travels of his latest CD, Northern Migrations.
Culture File: Frank Bowling's Triangular World
Anna Schneider, on the 'triangular consciouness' of Guyana-born, London and New York-based painter, Frank Bowling
Culture File: Joan Woods Perfume Mission
Nobody was more surprised than Waters + Wild’s Joan Woods when she became a perfumer: she’s always disliked perfume…
The Culture File Weekly: April 6th
This weekly, the Irish Perfume Edition
Culture File 'Likes': Perfume Special
Stars of the Irish perfume scene share the scents they most like to spray.
Culture File: An Ennis of the Imagination
Paris-based Clare perfumer, Meabh Mc Curtin, on remembering her Irish childhood - in scent
Culture File: The Scent of Galway?
We continue our tiny dive into the new world of Irish perfume at Cloon Keen Atelier, Galway.
Culture File: A Brand New Perfume Culture
A week of Irish perfumery begins with a man who visitors to Dublin's Parfumarija scent mecca know simply as 'Freddie'
The Culture File Weekly: March 30th
This weekly Max Haiven, Ann Buckley & Xnthony
Culture File 'Likes': Ann Buckley
Medieval musicologist, Ann Buckley, shares some of the words and music that delight her.
Culture File: The Saints and The Scholar
Contemporary musicians to interpret medieval hymn books with help from TCD musicologist, Ann Buckley.
Culture File: The Art and Money Tango (Part 2)
Max Haiven on how art helps us demystify money.
Culture File: The Art and Money Tango (Part 1)
Max Haiven on the rise of money as a subject in art, and art as a form of money, an asset class for the super-rich.
Culture File: Rebranding Roscommon with Xnthony
Anthony Keigher, the creator of performance art pop sprite, Xnthony, has the scheme to rebrand Roscommon.
The Culture File Weekly: March 23rd
This weekly, David Klavins, Sustainable Futures, Pluriligualism
Culture File 'Likes': Landless
Meabh Meir and Ruth Clinton, 50% of all-woman vocal group, Landless, share their culture pleasures.
Culture File: Sustainable Futures
Claire Ryan, curator of Sirius Arts Centre's current Sustainable Futures season, on earth, art and eco-ethics.
Culture File: David Klavins and Nils Frahm Reinvent The Piano
Hungarian-based, German piano maker has been correcting some of the faults with the 'frozen' design of the piano.
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