Question about future of radio make Ira angry. He optimistic about future of craft.
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Author and literary editor Stuart Kelly is a closet fan of collective nouns, those brilliant and brain-bending terms that allow us to junk a dullard ‘group’ or ‘flock’ for many more interesting and apt alternatives. Author of upcoming Scott-land (Birlinn) and veteran of West Port 09 with his wonderful “Book of Lost Books” (see last year’s podcast), Stuart’s event appeals to those who appreciate the linguistic greatness of a murder of crows, or the disparity between Sir Walter Scott’s influence and his status.
Brian Eno, curator of the 2010 Brighton Festival, talks to me about art’s role in creating an alternative future, the joys of curating a major arts festival, and why people in Moulsecoomb might just appreciate Afrobeat.
Recorded at the 2010 Festival launch at Brighton Dome.