Review: 'Can't Stand Up For Falling Down' by Allan Jones
Róisín Dwyer reviews 'Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down: Rock n’ Roll War Stories' by Allan Jones (published by Bloomsbury)
Paul Muldoon curates a special programme of events at the Seamus Heaney HomePlace
Paul Muldoon who has curated a programme of events at the Seamus Heaney HomePlace, using Seamus Heaney's final collection 'Human Chain' as the theme
'American Made', a film by Doug Liman
Doug Liman talks about his latest film 'American Made'
Review: 'Yesterday' by Felicia Yap
Arlene Hunt reviews 'Yesterday' by Felicia Yap (published by Wildfire)
'My Wishes For You' by Kevin Higgins
Kevin Higgins reads his poem 'My Wishes For You' from his latest collection 'Song of Songs 2.0: New & Selected Poems' (published by Salmon Poetry)
Review: 'Artists: Their Lives and Works', with a foreword by Andrew Graham Dixon
Declan Long reviews 'Artists: Their Lives and Works', an illustrated coffee table book featuring more than 80 great artists from the 12th century to the present day (published by Dorling Kindersley)
Ukulele Hooley in Dun Laoghaire 2017
Tony Boland and Angie McLaughlin who are both performing at the Ukulele Hooley in Dun Laoghaire this weekend
Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - 'Why Won't You Have Sex With Me?' by Louise Bruton
Writer/disability activist Louise Bruton chats about her play 'Why Won’t You Have Sex With Me' at the Dublin Fringe Festival; festival director Kris Nelson chats about some of the other productions this year
Lauren Murphy and Dan Hegarty review 'Painted Ruins' from Grizzly Bear, 'Dark Days and Canapés' from Ghostpoet and 'Summer Dancing' from Judy Dyble & Andy Lewis
'Between Them: Remembering My Parents' by Richard Ford
Richard Ford reads an extract from his memoir 'Between Them: Remembering My Parents' (published by Bloomsbury)
A guide to National Heritage Week 2017
Sorcha Kenny with a round-up of what’s happening around the country for National Heritage Week next week
'The Kill God', a new play by Eoghan Rua Finn
Laura Way (director) and Eoghan Rua Finn (writer) talk about their new play 'The Kill God', set in a post-religious dystopian world where heathens hunt out the remaining believers
Hanggai in session
Chat and live performance from Hanggai, throat singers from Mongolia who are performing their blend of traditional folk/rock at the Kilkenny Arts Festival this week
50th anniversary of 'The Third Policeman' by Flann O'Brien
Rob Doyle looks at what made the post-modern novel 'The Third Policeman' by Flann O’Brien such a sensation when it was first published 50 years ago
Arlene Hunt and Hilary White review 'The Dark Tower', 'The Hitman's Bodyguard' and 'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power'
Review: 'Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill' by Jerry Dantzic
Donal Dineen reviews 'Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill' by Jerry Dantzic (published by Thames & Hudson)
My favourite books - Mike McCormack
Mike McCormack (who is one of the guests at the Books@One Festival in Louisburgh Co Mayo this weekend) chooses 3 of his favourite books
Clifden Arts Festival 2017
Brendan Flynn, founder of the Clifden Arts Festival which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year
A profile of Stephen King
Chris Wasser and John Connolly with a profile of Stephen King, looking at his literary work and as the inspiration for countless films
Review: 'The Fallen' by Ace Atkins
Declan Burke reviews 'The Fallen' by Ace Atkins (published by Corsair)
100th anniversary of 'Fountain' by Marcel Duchamp
Declan Long marks the 100th anniversary of the Marcel Duchamp artwork ‘Fountain’
Preview: 'The Defenders', a new series on Netflix
Maura McHugh previews a new Netflix series 'The Defenders', in which four tough but troubled Marvel superheroes fight crime and save the world
The history of Creation Records
In the latest in his occasional series on the history of record labels, tonight Jim Carroll looks at Creation Records
Review: 'In Search of Poetry' by Richard Murphy
Jessica Traynor reviews 'In Search of Poetry' by Richard Murphy, part memoir, part working journal and part poetry collection (published by Clutag Press)
Portraits by Mick O'Dea at the Kilkenny Arts Festival
Sorcha Kenny spoke to artist Mick O’Dea about his approach to portrait painting; he is painting sessions in front of a public audience at the Kilkenny Arts Festival
A demonstration of the Moog synthesiser
Roger Doyle who is in residency this week at the Science Gallery demonstrating how the Moog synthesiser works, as part of their Sound Check exhibition
Róisín Dwyer and Eamon Sweeney review 'Fangclub' from Fangclub, 'Rainbow' from Kesha and 'Good Time' film soundtrack from Oneohtrix Point Never
'Antarctica' by Linda Buckley and David Power
Linda Buckley and uilleann piper David Power created 'Antarctica', a multi-media artistic installation inspired by the early expeditions to explore the Arctic
Edinburgh International Festival 2017
Michael Colgan - who is directing 'Krapp’s Last Tape' at the Edinburgh International Festival – with a guide to some of the other theatrical productions at the festival
'Collected Shadows', photographs from the Archive of Modern Conflict
Roger Malbert of the Southbank Centre explains their touring exhibition 'Collected Shadows', photographs from the Archive of Modern Conflict
Review: 'Borne' by Jeff Vandermeer
Maura McHugh reviews 'Borne' by Jeff Vandermeer (published by Fourth Estate)
Studio session musicians The Wrecking Crew
Sandy Harsch looks at the glory days of studio session musicians like the Los Angeles-based The Wrecking Crew (which included Glen Campbell)
Arlene Hunt and Matthew Nolan review 'Atomic Blonde' and 'Annabelle: Creation'
Review: 'Madame Zero' by Sarah Hall
Yvonne Nolan reviews 'Madame Zero' by Sarah Hall (published by Faber)
Sinead Campbell Wallace and Redmond O'Toole at the National Opera House Wexford
Sinead Campbell Wallace (soprano) and Redmond O’Toole (guitarist) who are Music Network residents at the National Opera House Wexford
Preview of Comic Con 2017
Dave Hendrick previews Comic Con which comes to Dublin this weekend
Review: 'Prefab Sprout: The Early Years' by John Birch / Glen Campbell RIP
Ken Sweeney recalls the career of country music star Glen Campbell / he also reviews 'Prefab Sprout: The Early Years' by John Birch
10th anniversary of the album 'Boxer' by The National
Siobhan Kane marks the 10th anniversary of the release of The National album 'Boxer'
Review: 'The Dinner Party' by Joshua Ferris
Declan Burke reviews 'The Dinner Party' by Joshua Ferris (published by Penguin/Viking)
Alfred Brendel and the Schubert sonatas, at the Kilkenny Arts Festival
Bernard Clarke with a profile of Alfred Brendel who is delivering a lecture on Schubert’s last piano sonatas at the Kilkenny Arts Festival this weekend
20 years of 'South Park'
Daniel Geary looks back at 20 years of the anarchic cartoon series 'South Park'
Great goodbyes in art and culture
As the impact of Brexit continues to make itself felt, a special programme dedicated to some of the great goodbyes in art and culture
Jackie Fox and Simon Maher review 'Dark Matter' from Randy Newman and 'Call It Love' from Briana Marela
'Natterbeans' by June Caldwell
June Caldwell reads from 'Natterbeans', one of the short stories in her latest collection 'Room Little Darker' (published by New Island Books)
'Dark Corners: Cinema of the Weimar Republic', a new season at the IFI
Kevin Coyne explains what films audiences can expect to see at their upcoming season 'Dark Corners: Cinema of the Weimar Republic'
'Rooms of One's Own: 50 Places That Made Literary History' by Adrian Mourby
Adrian Mourby talks about his latest book 'Rooms of One's Own: 50 Places That Made Literary History' (published by Icon Books)
50th anniversary of 'The Velvet Underground & Nico'
Rachel Breslin marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the debut album 'The Velvet Underground & Nico'
'Dear Friend, From My Life I Write To You In Your Life' by Yiyun Li
Yiyun Li talks about her memoir 'Dear Friend, From My Life I Write To You In Your Life' (published by Hamish Hamilton)
Alice Butler and Simon Maher review 'Valerian & The City of A Thousand Planets', 'England Is Mine' and 'Maudie'
The links between maths and music, with Prof Marcus de Sautoy
Professor Marcus de Sautoy on the music and mathematical symmetry in Bach's Goldberg Variations
'Entirely Hollow Aside From The Dark' at the Tread Softly Festival
Lorcan Clancy reports from the Caves of Keash in Sligo, where, as part of the Tread Softly Festival, he attended an event called 'Entirely Hollow Aside From The Dark'
'The 34th', a documentary by Linda Cullen and Vanessa Gildea
Linda Cullen and Vanessa Gildea, co-directors of 'The 34th', a documentary telling the story of the campaign for a Yes vote in the Marriage Equality Referendum in 2015
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