Arena Thursday 27 April 2017

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

 

Arena

Arena

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Film reviews

Brogen Hayes and Stephen Boyd review "The Promise", "Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2" and "Lady Macbeth"

Loves:  Harlem jazz

Loves: Harlem jazz

The musicians Graham Hopkins and Colm Quearney (who play together in the occasional band Square Pegs) chat about their shared love of jazz and the 1958 Art Kane group photograph ‘A Great Day In Harlem’ 

Further details:   www.facebook.com/SquarePegsmusic

Best of Young American Novelists issue by Granta Magazine

Best of Young American Novelists issue by Granta Magazine

Ottessa Moshfegh and Lauren Groff, two of the writers who are included in the latest 'Best of Young American Novelists' issue by Granta Magazine (a selection only made every 10 years)

Further details:   https://granta.com/issues/best-young-american-novelists-3/

Winner of the  Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2017 (in association with the Moth magazine)

Winner of the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2017 (in association with the Moth magazine)

American poet Lee Sharkey, just announced as the winner of the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2017 (in association with the Moth magazine) 

Further details:   www.poetryireland.ie/whats-on/ballymaloe-international-poetry-prize-award-ceremony

Music Played on the Show

Slow Motion (Radio Edit)

Slow Motion (Radio Edit)

Jane Weaver

3:31

Rise + Shine

Rise + Shine

Square Pegs

4:00

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