The Culture File Weekly 061219: David 'Ziggy' Greene; Finghin Collins; Eoghan Nolan
This time we are on location with Private Eye's illustrator-reporter, David Ziggy Greene, there's a whole lorra Beethoven in Galway 2020, according to pianist Fighnin Collins, and our columnist, Eoghan Nolan returns, briefly, with another slightly unreasonable point of view on brevity.
Soundscapes is the year-long classical music strand of Galway's year as European Capital of Culture, directed by pianist, Finghin Collins
Culture File: Seen and Heard, Part 2
On a recent winters evening, Private Eye's graphic reporter joined a travelling library that caters for London's homeless (Part 2 of 2)
Culture File: Seen and Heard
David 'Ziggy' Greene's Private Eye strips use illustration to catch the shards of life that fall through the cracks in mainstream journalism. (Part 1 of 2)
Culture File: Culture File: A Slightly Unreasonable Point of View 2.4
Copywriter Eoghan Nolan's latest SUPOV explores, briefly, the virtues and the limits of brevity
Culture File "Likes": Dave Flynn
Director of the Memory Orchestra and composer in residence at Farmleigh, Dave Flynn shares his current listening, reading, eating and smelling pleasures.
The Culture File Weekly 281119: Dave Flynn, Daphne Wright, Peter Sheridan, Queuing
In this week's program, a visit to the state guest house at Farmleigh to hear what Samuel Beckett taught Phillip Glass and to discover the quintessential Dublinness of Beckett with writer and performer, Peter Sheridan. Also, how Daphne Wright's sculpture is remaking the world in clay, and the mysteries of queuing.
Culture File: How to Win At Queuing
Whether you’re there to see Pikachu or Naomi Klein, what is the real reward for waiting in line?
Culture File: Beckett's Dublin, Dublin's Beckett
Writer, Peter Sheridan on the quintessential Dubliness of Samuel Beckett
Culture File: Beckett's Glass Guitar
An old, brown bookshelf crammed with Beckett first editions inspires composer, Dave Flynn to mount a Beckett/Glass performance
Culture File: A Quiet Mutiny
Overlooked objects - a shopping trolly, a child’s buggy, an old football - are all conscripted into sculptor, Daphne Wright's new work
Culture File 'Likes': Hugh Cooney
Artist, comedian, storyteller, and more, Hugh Cooney shares some details of his consumption patterns
The Culture File Weekly 221119: Precision Farming, Paul G Smyth, Darn Skippy, Sounding The Feminists
This weekly, news of datafication down on the farm, news of woman composers no longer overlooked at the National Concert Hall, the life-altering power of free improvised music, and the rise again of Zandra Queen of Jazz, an Irish jazz sax player whose heyday was in the 1930s Berlin
Culture File: Resounding the Feminist at The NCH
Resound is the title of the latest part of a five-year project to project to right some of the historical wrongs suffered by women in music
Culture File: Music and The Present Tense (Remix)
Improvising pianist, Paul G Smyth on time, improv and the ILAC Centre Library