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    Basil Blackshaw at 80

    Declan Long on 'Basil Blackshaw at 80', a retrospective of the artist's career which is currently on show at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin - www.rhagallery.ie.

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    Helen Mirren - Hitchcock

    Alan Corr talks to Actress Helen Mirren about her new film 'Hitchcock' co-starring Anthony Hopkins.

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    Loves

    Harpist Laoise Kelly chooses the music of Llio Rhydderch. Laoise will be performing later this month - www.laoisekelly.ie for dates and details.

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    Abie Philbin-Bowman

    With the success of Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' Abie Philbin-Bowman looks at why politics and politicians matter.

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    What's On

    Edel Coffey with a look at what's on around the country in the worlds of arts and entertainment.

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    What's On

    A look at what's on around the country in the worlds of arts and entertainment with Edel Coffey.

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    Delia Murphy - I'll live 'till I Die

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the Delia Murphy show 'I'll live 'till I die' which will be staged at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday February 7th -www.thelinenhall.com.

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    Film - The Blue Angel

    John Byrne discusses 'The Blue Angel' starring Marlene Dietrich which is released by Masters of Cinema and is on Blu-Ray and DVD now.

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    Jameson Dublin International Film Festival

    Harvey O'Brien previews this year's Jameson Dublin International Film Festival -www.jdiff.com.

    Harvey O’Brien’s Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2013 Recommendations:

    Blancanieves - Savoy Cinema - Saturday 16th of February 11am.

    The King of Pigs - Cineworld - Monday 18th of February 9pm.

    Irish Film Board shorts - Wednesday 20th of February Lighthouse Cinema 610pm.

    The War of the Roses - Savoy Cinema - Friday the 22nd of February.

    Shampoo - Lighthouse Cinema - Sunday the 17th of February at 12pm – Robert Towne will attend the screening.

    Dario Marianelli: Film composer is at the National Concert Hall on Tuesday the 19th February at 8pm.

    West of Memphis - Cineworld – Friday the 22nd February 6pm.

    Silent films – Spies (Spione) – Sunday 17th February Lighthouse Cinema at 820pm

    Cops & One Week (Buster Keaton Double Bill) – Sunday 24th February IFI at 1pm

    (Full listings on www.jdiff.com)

     

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    Actor Sonya Kelly

    Actor Sonya Kelly on what she gets up to when she's not acting - Bikyam yoga, apparently.

    Sonya's show 'The Wheelchair on my Face' is at the Ennis Book Club Festival on March 3rd, Garter Lane in Waterford on March 8th & 9th and Hawkswell Sligo on March 21st - www.fishamble.com for full details.

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