Liz Nolan's Classic Drive
Culture File Weekly No. 702/26/15
Voices from Mexico, Belfast and the land of the imagination on this week's weekly, as we explore the figure of the spornosexual, discuss stoking interest in symphonic music via Instagram with Alondra de la Parra, and hear from composer, Jennifer...
Culture File: Vitrual and Augmented Reality Trends
MS Hololens, Magic Leap, Oculus Rift, Google Glass...Prof Aisling Kelliher appraises recent promises and products in the area of Virtual and Augmented Reality.
Culture File: Mexican Conductor, Alondra de la Parra
Do you follow the conductor on Instagram? Mexican conductor, Alondra de la Parra, on the modern maestro.
Culture File: The Avant-Garde Archive of Ireland
Jennifer Walshe is a prominent Irish composer. Actually, she’s several prominent Irish composers, only one of them real.
Culture File: Spornosexual Dining
Spornosexual-friendly dining with the crew at Belfast's Home restaurant. A spornosexual is a man who aspires to the toned and muscled body-type of professional sportsmen.
Culture Weekly No. 6
This week Culture File moves from high on a hill above Cork city, remembering conductor, composer and teacher, Aloys Fleischmann, to diving down into the fathomless depths of International Klein Blue with writer and Yves Klein scholar, Nuit Bania.
Culture File: Yves Klein Blue
What is it about the colour blue? Yves Klein, colour and commerce with critic and writer, Nuit Banai.
Culture File: Yves Klein
The many deaths of Yves Klein, with Nuit Banai, author of a new book on the trickster inventor of Klein International Blue.
Culture File Weekly No. 5
This week we spend a little time with groundbreaking British performance artist and self-professed Republican, Stuart Brisley, visit a shop selling what poet, Paul Durcan calls "Celtic Fashion" and go underground, in Cork, where the rivers run free.
Culture File: On Musical Snobbery
Is Puccini too popular to be good? George Fleeton on the pervasiveness of Puccini and musical snobbery.
Culture File: Culture File: The Fleischmanns & Cork Orchestral Society...
The trials and triumphs of the Cork Orchestra Society, with Maeve Fleischmann, daughter of the composer, Aloys.
Culture File: The Fleischmanns & Cork Orchestral Society
The Fleischmanns and the musical history of Cork are on the menu when Culture File breaks for quiche with Maeve, daughter of composer and educator, Aloys.
Culture File: Stuart Brisley. Artist II
Sixty-plus years of art making and counting: the work of British artist, Stuart Brisley’s work, at the MAC, Belfast.
Culture File: Stuart Brisley, Artist PI
The many directions of veteran artist/educator, Stuart Brisley, from landscape painter to transgressive performance artist and back.
Culture File: The Scent of Success in the 1930s
Odette Toilette's voyage into scent reaches the 1930s, and Joy, a perfume to appeal to the 30s super rich.
Culture File Weekly No. 4
This week Culture File has been roaming the Dublin docks not helping much with the installation of a new art project, listening to cellist, Matthew Barley experiment with healing music, welcoming composer, performer and reverb fanatic, Brigid...
Culture File: Cork's Waterways in Sound
Composer, Tom Lane and performer, OlwenFouéré, offer a headphones tour of Cork's waterways.
Culture File: On Acting in A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing
Aoife Duffin on becoming the girl in question in Corn Exchange's stage version of Emer McBride's novel, A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing.
Culture File: Songwriter Brigid Power-Ryce
Tales of an abandoned underground carpark and the ideal way to stress test freshly-composed songs, with Brigid Power-Ryce.
Culture File - Dublin Ships
The Arklow Venus and all the other ships moving via Dublin Port get their names in lights courtesy of artist, Cliona Harmey.
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