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18: Putting the accent on words: ideas, identities and imagery

5/20/2018
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The podcast episode in which we leave no creative genre unturned. Check out our latest video here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQLcBG4G5FQ&t=3s

Duration:00:38:50

19: Egyptian Princes, Cairo Derbies & Bragging Rights

5/17/2018
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Even if you don't like football, there is definitely something here for you. Picture from Getty Images.

Duration:00:15:31

17: Yanito! A Poet's History of Gibraltar

5/8/2018
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Friend and poet Yanito - Jonathan Teuma - tells us about his family's connection to Gibraltar. He talks about the Civil War, Franco, left-wing ideas, and poetry. If you are in Madrid, go to one of his Poetry Slam events. Check out the original interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVeyia7YNrg And another poem by him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4e31RvtSmY&t=25s

Duration:00:18:08

16: Book worms and flying words: writers, songwriters and songs.

4/26/2018
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This week we celebrate International Book Day by talking about literary events, inspiring songwriters and how music and books go sheet in sheet. (with music from Adriana Krikl and Krackatoa at www.freemusicarchive.org)

Duration:00:37:45

15: The Wrong Side of History & Rivers of Blood - Syria, Brexit and so much more

4/18/2018
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A longer episode than usual for this edition. We have a nice, gentle intro where we discuss the subtle aspects of language, a short outro where we plug our stuff, and a long middle part where we delve into Enoch Powell, Brexit, Syria, and Voltaire. FYI - yes, we uploaded a day early. Find us on Patreon & Instagram.

Duration:00:46:26

14: Ya Feel Me Cuz?

4/13/2018
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Slang is the topic of today's discussion. Is it good or bad? A part of our culture? Or something that will hold you back in your life? We look at all the sides of this particular argument. El Arpa Media on Patreon, Instagram & YouTube. Music provided by our favourite group - Various Artists.

Duration:00:33:42

13: Story/Time - Conversation Is A Gateway Drug

4/8/2018
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Did you think I had abandoned the stories? Well, here is a snippet of a new tale. Enjoy!

Duration:00:05:28

12: The suspension of belief and frog underpants

4/5/2018
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Join us this week to uncover a photography and a painting exhibition, a documentary with a subject that may or may not tickle your fancy and some interesting facts about frogs' reproductive habits. Don't thank us! Don't forget you can now also find us on Instagram @elarpamedia , as we take over the world of social media one platform at a time.

Duration:00:39:08

11: Picking a date for Easter: sweets, birds and words

3/29/2018
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Join us this week for our Easter edition, featuring Hiberno-Spanish culture, language and nature to please all senses.

Duration:00:36:20

2: Why Do Birds Suddenly Appear?/I'm Turning Hipster (I Really Think So)

1/20/2018
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A look at Laurie Lee's work, January, a poetry recital and historical pictures. Oh, and find us on Patreon!

Duration:00:25:25

1: Illuminating the 'Dark Ages': medieval Irish poems

1/10/2018
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We couldn't start 2018 better than by mixing all the things we love: history, poetry, Ireland, and rhythm! Join us on this trip to the world of medieval monks and manuscripts, and a few unexpected topics.

Duration:00:30:07

17: Play it! The role of music in video games

12/13/2017
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In this episode we talk about the role music plays in video games, making them even more educational, emotional and exciting! With music from Valiant Hearts, Red Dead Redemption and more.

Duration:00:42:12

Story / Time - Magnificent Mayhem

12/2/2017
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The Magnificent, meandering, mayhem of Meri at the Book Fair.

Duration:00:04:39

16: Snapping up the moment: the Magnum contact sheets exhibition at Fundacion Canal, Madrid

12/1/2017
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In this episode we review the most significant (or not) 20th century events and personalities through the eyes of the Magnum Agency photographers.

Duration:00:38:11

Story/Time - Rhythm

11/22/2017
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The third episode in the Story/Time series, this time focusing on the wonders of rhythm.

Duration:00:05:31

Story/Time - 'Lavapies'

11/17/2017
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The second episode in the new series. This story focuses on an old neighbourhood of Madrid.

Duration:00:06:50

Story/Time - Podcast

11/15/2017
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The first in a new series. We tell a story over the course of an episode. In this edition, we hear the tale of a guy starting his own podcast.

Duration:00:11:34

15: High-flying cinema: documenting World War II through film

11/15/2017
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Our film expert gives us a wonderfully detailed account of the Netflix documentary series 'Five came back', featuring filmmakers during World War II.

Duration:00:28:54

14: Halloween

11/6/2017
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We discuss the tradition of telling stories during Autumn, with a little nod to the festivity that's in it.

Duration:00:37:40

13: Word of the Worlds: The Endangered Poetry Project

10/26/2017
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This week we discuss a fascinating BBC report about the work of the Endangered Poetry Project, which aims to preserve endangered languages through this artistic form.

Duration:00:23:35

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