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Joycestick: The Gamification of 'Ulysses'
Joycestick, he says, will bring Ulysses to life for those who might not get round to reading the 'great book' on the top of all our bucket lists…
Monto redeux - creating a complex portrait of female empowerment
'My intention is that the film, despite focusing on the past, generates discussion in the present – what has changed, what is about to change.' -Anne-Maree Barry on her new show.
Vivienne Dick at IMMA - stardust memories from a No Wave icon
"I've always been interested in how people relate to each other and questions around what it means to be human, or what it means to be a woman," says Vivienne Dick, now showing at the Irish Museum of Modern Art:
Re: Joyce! - listen to a Miscellany of Bloomsdays
Happy Bloomsday! Enjoy some Joycean gems from the RTÉ Radio 1 Sunday Miscellany archives...
The History of Def Jam - 'It was a very, very exciting sound'
"Chuck D of Public Enemy had a vision for a group which was going to be very black, very, very strong, but would sound like nothing else around." Notes on Def Jam Recordings:
New Social Welfare Scheme allows artists to claim benefits
"This pilot scheme is not a panacea, but it is a clear sign that the Government recognises the vital role that artists play in Irish society and their contribution."
Royal Blood: "Humour is our secret weapon"
Brighton duo Royal Blood have sold a million copies of their debut, the one which rescued British rock. They’ve befriended rock royalty, and, perhaps most fatefully of all, had the Bono talk.
Book star Marlon James talks to Tubridy about turbulent times
'As part of their wide ranging chat, novelist Marlon revealed a rather unusual composition which he adds to each time he takes to the skies.'
8 Irish Illustrators you should follow on Instagram right now
Put a little colour in your Instagram feed today...
Listen to Bob Dylan's brilliant Nobel Prize lecture
Bob Dylan made his Nobel Prize speech - and set it to music.
John Kelly on The Joshua Tree: 'an album that defined the era'
John Kelly of RTÉ lyric fm waxes lyrical upon U2's masterpiece:
In Bloom: 5 things to do for Bloomsday
Re: Joyce! It's Bloomsday on Friday...