Arena Monday 26 June 2017

coming up on Monday's show, with Kay Sheehy.....Ani DiFranco live in studio, "The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial" and "Bluets" by Maggie Nelson reviewed and a musical anthology of female folk singer/songwriters in the years 1966-1973 

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Kay Sheehy

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Ani DiFranco in session

Ani DiFranco in session

Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco chats about how her political views and social campaigning informs her music; her latest album is "Binary"

Official website:   www.righteousbabe.com 

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Review:  "The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial" and "Bluets" by Maggie Nelson

Review: "The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial" and "Bluets" by Maggie Nelson

Sinead Gleeson reviews two books by Maggie Nelson which have just been re-issued - "The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial" (about the murder of her aunt) and "Bluets" (an experimental poem about the colour blue)  (published by Vintage)

Essay:  non-monogomous cats

Essay: non-monogomous cats

Sonya Kelly with an essay about how cats are totally non-monogamous with their affections

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Review:  "Milk Of The Tree: An Anthology of Female Vocal Folk And Singer-Songwriters from 1966 to 1973"

Review: "Milk Of The Tree: An Anthology of Female Vocal Folk And Singer-Songwriters from 1966 to 1973"

Tony Clayton Lea reviews the 3-CD collection "Milk Of The Tree: An Anthology of Female Vocal Folk And Singer-Songwriters from 1966 to 1973"

"The Boy Behind The Curtain" by Tim Winton

"The Boy Behind The Curtain" by Tim Winton

Australian author Tim Winton reads an extract from the title story in his latest collection "The Boy Behind The Curtain" (published by Picador)

Music Played on the Show

Blessed Are

Blessed Are

Joan Baez

3:02

Love Song

Love Song

Vashti Bunyan

1:56

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