In this documentary, an artist’s obsession with a death-defying carnival attraction brings him into conflict with a couple of hometown heroes from Granard.
Category: Culture Desk
Dean: Chósta’s Downtempo Electronica Is Chilly, Mellow and Hauntingly Beautiful
His first album, Twilight Transmissions, is “an impressive manifesto from a premier voice in Irish electronic music right now”.
A Filmmaker Seeks Diverse Dublin Families to Collaborate with on a New Film
What’ll be the focus and roles? That will be up to those involved to decide, says filmmaker Jijo Sebastian.
From Chaotic Dance to Ethereal Soundscapes, a Producer Turns out EPs, Albums and Mixtapes
Rory Sweeney “is like a sorcerer when he’s bent over his laptop”, says collaborator Ethan Soost, a rapper from Philadelphia.
Council Plans to Introduce Small Fees for Some Big Public Events
People who get free tickets often don’t show, which means it’s hard for planners to predict crowd size and ensure safety, a council report said.
Girl (In Real Life), Reviewed
“I really liked this book, but what I liked the most was the way that it addressed how not all social media is good,” writes our 11-year-old reviewer.
On an Otter-Spotting Expedition along the Grand Canal, a Painter Discusses His Methods
“I just paint what catches my attention, and that is compelling to me, and that beg to be painted,” he says.
Dean: New Pagans’ Second Album Pulls Together Many Strands of Rock History
On it, they “incorporate various styles, tones and flavours … Most dominant is a feeling that this is music that could appear in a 1990s Hollywood teen comedy and/or teen slacker flick.”
Atomic Hope, Reviewed
This documentary observes what it says is a small but growing global pro-nuclear movement that advocates argue could help mitigate the climate crisis.
Photo of the Month: February 2023
I’ve named this photograph “The Kiss”. It was taken during one of the first nights after the end of a lockdown, in September 2021. The pubs had started reopening and the city was buzzing.