In the Shadows of Steam’ is a stunning new collaboration between 4 acclaimed artists, producers and composers from around the UK and Ireland: Erland Cooper, Hannah Peel, Michael Keeney and Tommy McLaughlin. Tracing the lost lines of the railways of Donegal and Northern Ireland, still etched and hidden beneath Irish soil, this specially commissioned work draws on the wonder and memories of a time only now visible by a track through the hills and country.
Four years ago, Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, found a South American Magellanic penguin covered in oil and starving on a beach on an island off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. A friendship was born. Since they met in 2011, the creature, which normally breeds on the Patagonia coasts of Argentina and Chile, three to five thousand miles away, has become a faithful companion, swimming every year from its habitat to spend up to eight months living with the retired fisherman in his house on ...
Mercury Prize nominated Folk singer, song collector, promoter (of BBC award winning Nest Collective) radio host, TV personality, teacher and animateur, Sam Lee has journeyed across Ireland in search of some of the last tradition bearers of old song amongst the Irish Traveller Community. Sam's two critically acclaimed albums featuring music he has collected first hand from the Gypsy Traveller Community bring ancient songs to life for the 21st Century.
The Power of Addiction and The Addiction of Power: Gabor Maté at TedXTalksRio "Dr. Maté is known for his knowledge about attention deficit disorder, parenting and addiction. He maintains that childhood roots of hurt always express themselves. Healing comes from self-acceptance and feeling safe enough to reveal your true nature. (19 minutes)