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Arts Tonight

RTE Ireland

An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today. The programme takes a different approach to the arts with a series of one-hour specials, in-depth one-on-one interviews and panel discussions.

An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today. The programme takes a different approach to the arts with a series of one-hour specials, in-depth one-on-one interviews and panel discussions.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today. The programme takes a different approach to the arts with a series of one-hour specials, in-depth one-on-one interviews and panel discussions.

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Radio 1 Donnybrook, Dublin 4 353 (0) 1 208 3111


Episodes

Hay, Straw and Rushes in Irish Folk Tradition with Anne O'Dowd and others

12/21/2015
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Hay, Straw and Rushes in Irish Folk Tradition with Anne O'Dowd on the publication of her book published by the Irish Academic Press. Bairbre Ní Fhloinn, Criostóir MacCárthaigh and Clodagh Doyle also contribute. Recorded in the National Museum of Ireland: Country Life Division and in the National Folklore Collection, UCD.

Duration: 00:53:53


Le Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, Ireland's cultural home abroad

12/14/2015
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Le Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris: Ireland's cultural home abroad with contributors Fionna Murray, Michael O'Loughlin, Olwen Fouré, Muireann Ní Chonaill, Mary O'Malley, Helen Carey, Siobhán Cleary, Evonne Ferguson and Nora Hickey M'Sichili.

Duration: 00:55:37


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce on the eve of its publication centenary

12/7/2015
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'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man' by James Joyce on the eve of its publication centenary with Éilis Ní Dhuibne, Anne Enright, Frank McGuinness, Anne Fogarty and Luke Gibbons with readings by Barry McGovern from hte RTÉ archives..

Duration: 00:56:11


50 Years of Art History Degrees at UCD

11/30/2015
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50 Years of Art History Degrees at UCD with Alistair Rowan, Eileen Kane + Christine Casey + an extended interview with Brian Kennedy, who studied art history at UCD in the 1970s, former assistant Director of The National Gallery of Ireland, Director of the National Gallery of Australia, and now Director and CEO of the Toledo Museum of Art Ohio.

Duration: 00:55:10


Rufus Wainwright in Conversation with Vincent Woods in the Model Arts Centre, Sligo

11/9/2015
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Rufus Wainright in Conversation with presenter Vincent Woods in the Model Arts Centre, Sligo, as part of Sligo Live 2015 in assocation with the US Embassy's Creative Minds Series.

Duration: 00:48:12


Making 1916: Material and Visual Culture of the Easter Rising

11/2/2015
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Making 1916: Material and Visual Culture of the Easter Rising (Liverpool University Press) with the book's editors Joanna Godson and Lisa Godson as well as other contributors to the book Pat Cooke, Brian Crowley and Elizabeth Crooke.

Duration: 00:54:46


The Art of Sound and Theatre

10/19/2015
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'The Art of Sound and Theatre' with designers and composers Tom Lane, Alma Kelliher, Denis Clohessy and Karl Kennedy, recorded in the Project Arts Centre as part of the 2015 Dublin Theatre Festival

Duration: 00:55:39


Arts Tonight with Conor MacPherson in conversation with Vincent Woods

9/28/2015
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Arts Tonight with Conor MacPherson in conversation with Vincent Woods as part of the 2015 Dublin Theatre Festival in which his play 'The Night Alive' had its Dublin premier.

Duration: 00:52:13


Art and Architecture of Ireland - Volume 5: 20th Century with editors Cathe

7/6/2015
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The RIA series 'Art and Architecture of Ireland - Volume 5' : 20th Century with editors Catherine Marshall and Peter Murray - and contributions by artist Martin Gale, arts officer Muireann Ní Chonaill, writers and scholars Linda King nad Brenda Moore McCann

Duration: 00:55:17


Arts Tonight 29th June 2015

6/29/2015
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An interview with acclaimed Canadian artist Stan Douglas whose first exhibition in Ireland runs until September 2025 in IMMA. Also, Seamus Kealy, the show’s curator, talks about Douglas’s art.

Duration: 00:54:22


The RIA's Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume iv: Architecture

6/22/2015
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Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume iv: Architecture with 3 of its five editors Ellen Rowley, Livia Hurley and Hugh Campbell. Barry O'Reilly, Patricia McCarthy and Graham Hickey also contribute

Duration: 00:56:35


Remembering the Legendary American folk singer Jean Ritchie

6/15/2015
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Remembering the Legendary American folk singer Jean Ritchie who died in June 2015 with contributions by Irish singer Mary McPartlan and Jean's son Jon Pickow. The programme was first broadcast on 22 December 2014

Duration: 00:39:41


Marking Yeats 150

6/8/2015
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Arts Tonight considers William Butler Yeats as dramatist and man of the Theatre: contributors are theatre artists Kellie Hughes and Olwen Fouré; editor of Yeats’ plays, Richard Cave; academics+ writers Tony Roche and Michael McAteer and former Artistic Director + Literary Manager of the Abbey Theatre, Christopher Fitzs-simon.

Duration: 01:12:08


Dermot Healy: A consideration of his writing and literary work.

5/18/2015
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Dermot Healy's writing+literary work with his editors Bill Swainson+Peter Fallon; poet Mary O'Malley; Keith Hopper who with Neil Murphy is editing his writing+related essays; Timothy O'Grady in whose film of his book 'I Could Read The Sky' Dermot featured; writer Brian Leyden who edited Force 10 and Neil Jordan, writer and longtime friend of Healy.

Duration: 00:56:00


The Dublin Dance Festival 2015

5/11/2015
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A look at Contemporary Dance in Ireland to coincide with the Dublin Dance Festival 2015. Contributors include Julia Carruthers(Festival Director), writer and documentary maker Deirdre Mulrooney, dancers and choreographers Liz Roche, Philip Connaghton, Maria Nilsson Waller and Robbie Synge

Duration: 00:57:27


Staging The Shadow of a Gunman by Sean O'Casey: a co-production between the

5/4/2015
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Wayne, Jordan the production's director and others of the creative and production team shed light on their work, including Andy Koegh, Sarah Bacon, Sarah Jane Shiels, Niamh Lunny, Katie Davenport, Mel Mercier, Fiach Mac Conghail and Jimmy Fay.

Duration: 00:54:07


2 Dutch artists who have made Ireland their Home: visual artist, Anita Groe

4/27/2015
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Marking Koningsdag, Netherland's National holiday, the programme meets 2 Dutch artists who have made Ireland their Home: visual artist, Anita Groener and singer and writer, Judith Mok. Irish writer Peter Sirr also recalls a freezing cold winter spent in the Netherlands as a young language teacher.

Duration: 00:55:25


A focus on Louth Contemporary Music Society with contributors Eamonn Quinn,

4/13/2015
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A focus on Louth Contemporary Music Society with contributors Eamonn Quinn, Paul Griffiths, Marino Formenti and Christian Wolff

Duration: 00:47:11


Denis Sampson - author of A Migrant Heart an exploration of place and discp

3/16/2015
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Denis Sampson - author of A Migrant Heart, (see: www.lindaleith.com), an exploration of place and displacement and making sense of the homeplace with literary references including Edna O'Brien, Seamus Heaney, John McGahern, Brian Moore and VS Naipaul

Duration: 00:57:07


Sculpture 1600-2000 of 'Art and Architecture of Ireland

3/2/2015
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Sculpture 1600-2000 of 'Art and Architecture of Ireland' with its editor Paula Murphy, contributor to the volume William Gallagher and Clíodhna Shaffrey (Temple Bar Gallery+Studios); sculptors Maud Cotter and Ruth Lyons; Peter Murray (Crawford Gallery), Mary McCarthy (The National Sculpture Factory) and poet Enday Wyley.

Duration: 00:54:57

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