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    on Tuesday's show...Ireland's Artists Without Borders perform in solidarity with refugees caught in limbo in France, Deirdre Kinahan's play "Wild Sky" explores how Irish society functioned in the run-up to 1916, the Citizens Anthem explained and one of Ireland's most respected film-makers and now the subject of a major restrospective at the IFI, Cathal Black

    Arena Monday 8 February 2016

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    Arts News

    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Beyoncé to play Croke Park in the summer and her video for 'Formation' makes pointed political references, Druid Theatre buys the building which currently houses their offices, wins for "Brooklyn" and Emma Donoghue at British Film Awards last night

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    "Hares On The March" charity fund-raiser for Jack & Jill Foundation

    Artist Martin Gale and Jonathan Irwin of the Jack & Jill Foundation explain the idea behind the artistic fundraiser “Hares On The March”, where hares painted by Irish artists will be on display at various locations around Dublin city before being sold for charity

    Full details:  www.jackandjill.ie/how-you-can-help/fundraise-for-jack-jill/hares-on-the-march-2015-2016/  

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    Regina Nathan celebrates "Sopranos"

    Regina Nathan continues her short series profiling some of her favourite sopranos; tonight she talks about Leontyne Price

    Full details:  www.nch.ie/Online/Regina-Nathan-22Feb16               

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:17
      Title: Cyprus Avenue
      Composer: Van Morrison
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Album: Astral Weeks, Warner Bros, 246024
      Duration: 7:08
    • Title: Summertime
      Composer: G And I Gershwin
      Performer(s): Leontyne Price (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Leontyne Price (Soprano)
      Duration: 2:26
    • Title: Porgi Amor From The Marriage Of Figaro
      Composer: Mozart
      Performer(s): Leontyne Price (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Leontyne Price (Soprano)
      Duration: 2:50
    • Title: Morgenthau
      Composer: Huge Wolf
      Performer(s): Leontyne Price (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Leontyne Price (Soprano)
      Duration: 0:50

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