Liz Nolan's Classic Drive
Culture File - Breakfasts in Burgundy05/21/15
Breakfasts in Burgundy and East Cork, in the final report from this year's Ballymaloe Literary Festival.
Culture File - Garrett Oliver on Beer
Some people call him the “Robert Parker of beer” - but don’t hold that against brewmaster and US craft beer guru, Garrett Oliver.
Culture File Weekly No. 18
This weekly, we visit "urban opera" set in St Teresas Garden in Dublin and a "terror noise opera" performed in a shed in Leitrim, and enjoy Pigtown Scratchings, which isn't an opera at all, but an experimental cabaret. Plus, we hear why the sounds of...
Culture File: Food Visionary, Alice Waters
Alice Waters, founder of world's-greatest-restaurant contender, Chez Panisse, on her "delicious revolution".
Culture File: Writing for Children
Killer first lines, and other strategies of the successful children's book writer, with literary agent, Julia Churchill.
Culture File: Odette Toilette on Rare Blockbuster Scents
Were you a Body Shop White Musk lurker? Or sweating/whispering in a cloud of Obsession. Odette Toilette on some retro blockbuster scents.
Culture File: Recalling the Lusitania
Coffin carpentry and headstone carving spill out of Sirius Arts Centre, for an exhibition which recalls some of those aboard The Lusitania's final voyage.
Culture File: Pigtown Scratchings
Cries, whispers and a touch of satanism at the latest edition of Limerick's works-in-progress, ideas-in-flux cabaret night, Pigtown Scratchings.
Cullture File - St Teresa's Gardens Opera
Outlandishtheatre Platform’s Maud Hendricks on the company’s St. Teresa’s Gardens, Dublin-set “urban mini opera” EX-hib-IT-US 2015.
Culture File: My Weekend As A Performance Artist
Gareth stack recalls "My Weekend As A Performance Artist" at Leitrim's boutique Goth festival, Species.
Culture File Weekly No. 17
This week we remember Wexford's own El Zorro, find the crossovers between nature documentaries and dance films and recall, with the help of restaurateur, Giorgio Casari, the Po Valley when the Neo-Realist rice was handpicked.
Culture File: Odette Toilette & the Scent of Poison
Odette Toilette leads us deeper in the scents of the 1980s, where dwell the possibly fecal joys of Dior’s zeitgiesty, Poison.
Culture File: Dance Artist, Mary Wycherley
Mary Wycherley on the history of bodies on screens, the power of the bell and her film collaboration with choreographer, Joan Davis.
Culture File - Foraging in Italy with Giorgio Casari
Restaurateur, Giorgio Casari, on the pure joys of Italian spring cooking, and the link between foraged greens and budgie smugglers
Culture File - William Lamport aka El Zorro
The tale of Wexford's swashbuckling Jesuit hero, William Lamport, who some prefer to call...El Zorro.
Culture File Weekly No 16
Wool, tape and an electric guitar played with a knife sharpener all have their role this time, as we get some stitch tips at Cork's legendary knitting-as-art project, The Knitting Map, meet the man behind a cassette only music label and enlist a...
Culture File - The Scents of the 80s
Odette Toilette's journey through the scents of the 20th century makes a stop at the power-suited, iron-pumping, calorie counting 1980s.
Culture File - Cork's Knitting Map at the Glucksman Gallery
Jools Gilson organised knitters from all over Cork to sit down over the course of a year to produce The Knitting Map.
Culture File - The West End Men
What makes "legit" legit?...and other riddles of the contemporary musical, with the stars of The West End Men.
Culture File: C60 & C90s Still Recording!
C60 and C90 lover Phillip Marshall, on the enduring attractions of wow and flutter for his cassette-only record label, the Tapeworm.
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