5 things for the week ahead
Five things for the week ahead with Des O'Driscoll.
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
THERE’S an urban myth that Coldplay’s ‘The Scientist’ played in reverse sounds exactly like ‘Silent’ by cult electronica act The Field.
Wed, 25 May, 2016
Our regular arts writers select their highlights of the year. Today, it’s Ed Power’s turn.
Wed, 30 Dec, 2015
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
It was built in the 1870s, but St Luke’s Church in Cork became the city’s newest venue Friday night when it hosted the first of its series of August gigs.
Sun, 09 Aug, 2015
Bryce Dessner of The National has a long-held affinity with Cork. It’s part of the reason he’s organising an impressive music fest in the city, writes
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
Cork-bound Alexander Balanescu was born in Romania but has lived in the UK for most of his life. He fronts the Balanescu Quartet, a group that broke through with their classically-tinged cover versions of tunes by Kraftwerk.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
8,000 festival goers left the site and the gates of Deer Farm in Mitchelstown closed for another year as Indiependence Festival 2015 came to an end on Monday.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
Looking for a holiday read? rounds up some of the best music-related books around at the moment.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
US composer David Lang presents a festival of new music this weekend. Don’t get bogged down in genres, he advises
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
Des O’Driscoll reveals what he expects will be the arts and entertainment highlights of spring 2015.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker present The Last Leg tonight at 10pm on Channel 4. The trio are joined by comedian Frank Skinner.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2014
Cork French Film Festival celebrates its 25th birthday in style, writes
Tue, 25 Feb, 2014
Irish cellist Vyvienne Long has persuaded the renowned Balanescu Quartet to tour Ireland.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2013
This year’s Cork French Film Festival is set to ooze more style and atmosphere than usual.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013
Pierce Turner’s seventh album has a guest spot by Philip Glass, but he remains a niche artist, says Joe Dermody
Thu, 11 Oct, 2012
Film beauties Nicole Kidman and Catherine Zeta Jones stole the show at the British Oscars last night.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2003