Arena Wednesday 7 December 2016

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish film "Bad Day For The Cut" to premiere at Sundance Film Festival, Oscar Wilde's cell door key from Reading Gaol to be sold at auction, Martin Amis to write a book about three of his famous novelist friends

Bob Dylan, American culture and the Nobel Prize for Literature

Bob Dylan, American culture and the Nobel Prize for Literature

Dr Daniel Geary, Professor in American History at Trinity College on how Bob Dylan influenced 1960’s American culture and whether he is a worthy winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

"Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel", a biography by John Stubbs

"Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel", a biography by John Stubbs

John Stubbs, author of the biography “Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel” (published by Random House)

Miriam Donohue in session

Miriam Donohue in session

Galway singer/songwriter Miriam Donohue chats about her debut album “Paperscapes” and combining music with a full-time career as a costume designer

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Review:  "Night Wandering" and "Precious Metal" by John Scott Dance

Review: "Night Wandering" and "Precious Metal" by John Scott Dance

Deirdre Mulrooney reviews two new John Scott dance shows at the Project Arts Centre – “Night Wandering” from choreographer Merce Cunningham a new work from John Scott called “Precious Metal”

Full details:   http://projectartscentre.ie 

Music Played on the Show

The Times They Are A Changin'

The Times They Are A Changin'

Bob Dylan

3:10

Ballad Of A Thin Man

Ballad Of A Thin Man

Bob Dylan

5:54

Hurricane

Hurricane

Bob Dylan

8:45

In Dulce Jubilo

In Dulce Jubilo

Dublin New Voices Choir

3:10

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Miriam Donohue

3:34

Poetry

Poetry

Miriam Donohue

3:20

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