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Luke Clancy takes a first look at a world of events, entertainment, emerging cultural trends and creative activities in Ireland and abroad. Over the week Culture File will present a mix of crafted features, culture tips, listings and live reviews, leading listeners through music, drama, film, literature, visual arts, design, online and offline media, food and drink trends.

Luke Clancy takes a first look at a world of events, entertainment, emerging cultural trends and creative activities in Ireland and abroad. Over the week Culture File will present a mix of crafted features, culture tips, listings and live reviews, leading listeners through music, drama, film, literature, visual arts, design, online and offline media, food and drink trends.
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Location:

Limerick, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Luke Clancy takes a first look at a world of events, entertainment, emerging cultural trends and creative activities in Ireland and abroad. Over the week Culture File will present a mix of crafted features, culture tips, listings and live reviews, leading listeners through music, drama, film, literature, visual arts, design, online and offline media, food and drink trends.

Twitter:

@lukeclancy

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ lyric fm Cornmarket Square, Limerick, Ireland (061) 410222


Episodes

Culture File: Pianist, Izumi Kimura and percussionist, Gerry Hemingway's Thought Bubbles

1/20/2017
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In Galway's remote Inagh Valley, musicians Izumi Kimura and Gerry Hemingway have found a space for improvisation

Duration:00:07:37

Culture File: Jaques Brel Is Alive And Well and Living at the Gate

1/19/2017
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Cathal Synnott, musical director of the legendary Brel musical, explores the power of Brel

Duration:00:07:42

Culture File: Cian Nugent's guitar fictions

1/18/2017
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Dublin guitar explorer, Cian Nugent, on quietly ploughing his own furrow - and composing music for his dog

Duration:00:07:42

Culture File: A Birthday Party for Art

1/17/2017
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Experimental sound curator and Nova presenter, Bernard Clarke, on an tradition invented by French Fluxus artist, Robert Filliou

Duration:00:07:21

Culture File: And would madam like earplugs with that?

1/16/2017
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LA-based Irish photographer Deirdre O Callaghan's new book is a who's who of alive and kick-drumming percussionists

Duration:00:07:37

Culture File: Second Moon of Winter

1/13/2017
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Irish soprano, Kim Sheehan, explores the extreme possibilities of her voice in an experimental electronic jam band

Duration:00:07:47

Culture File: Collecting The World (Part 2)

1/12/2017
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John Hutchinson on writing and art, and the Douglas Hyde Gallery's role in the Peace Process

Duration:00:06:31

Culture File: Collecting The World (Part 1)

1/11/2017
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John Hutchinson, on the objects and ideas that guided his quarter century curating at The Douglas Hyde Gallery

Duration:00:07:39

Culture File: Maren Ade's Toni Erdmann

1/10/2017
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German director, Maren Ade, on her Oscar-nominated comedy, Toni Erdmann. And Austin Powers' false teeth.

Duration:00:07:41

Culture File: On The Road With Darinka Montico

1/9/2017
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Set sail into the woozy unknown of 2017 with best-selling travel writer and dream collector, Darinka Montico.

Duration:00:07:41

A Portrait of the Artist at 100

12/29/2016
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On the anniversary of its publication, Julian Gough essays his "complicated" relationship with Joyce's novel.

Duration:00:07:22

Culture File: The Sex Pistols and Ramadan

12/22/2016
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Spanish Ambassador, José María Rodríguez-Coso on his early DJ career and Christmas in Barcelona

Duration:00:07:25

Culture File: The True Meaning of Czechxmas

12/21/2016
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Czech Ambassador, Hana Mottlova on the sometimes frightening seasonal traditions of Mitteleuropa

Duration:00:07:47

Culture File: Christmas in Mexico City

12/20/2016
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It's the season of piñatas and posados for the almost brand new Mexican Ambassador to Ireland, Miguel Malfavon

Duration:00:07:32

Culture File: Christmas in St Louis

12/19/2016
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An Irish journey comes to an end for Barack Obama's appointment as US Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O Malley

Duration:00:06:59

The Culture File Weekly (No 101, Michael Žantovský, Irish Noggins, Balsamic History, Rosc)

12/16/2016
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This weekly, we visit the epicentre of the Velvet Revolution with Michael Žantovský, Director of Václav Havel Library in Prague, 3d x-ray machine on some old Irish drinking vessels, sample an array of sticky black dots in the company of a man from Modena, and return to simpler times to the first ROSC art biennale in 1967

Duration:00:28:22

Culture File: HR and the Revolution

12/16/2016
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Translator and diplomat, Michael Žantovský, on choosing the right friends after the Velvet Revolution

Duration:00:08:01

Culture File: When Havel Met Woody

12/15/2016
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Translator and diplomat, Michael Žantovský, on introducing his boss to Woody Allen, and other diplomatic chores

Duration:00:07:36

Culture File: Reading Rosc

12/14/2016
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In the early 1960s, architect Michael Scott cooked up an innovative, blockbuster art show for Ireland: Rosc

Duration:00:07:36

Culture File: The Other Black Stuff

12/13/2016
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Michele Sartori, of balsamic vinegar house of Acetaia Giusti in Modena, on what makes the best best

Duration:00:07:33