Arena Friday 8 March 2013

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

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena Friday 8th March 2013

Arena Friday 8th March 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Spirit of '45.

Spirit of '45.

The film feature tonight is Spirit of 45, Sean speaks to documentarian & director Ken Loach who explains what life was like in Britain after the war.

Review of Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' album.

Review of Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' album.

Abie Philbin Bowman looks back at Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' album which celebrates it's 50th anniversary this year.

Book Review; 50 shades of Feminism.

Book Review; 50 shades of Feminism.

Sinead Gleeson has been reading 50 shades of Feminism and explains to Sean what its all about.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Emer McLysaght & Tony Clayton-Lea review this week's new album releases 'The Next Day' from David Bowie, 'Exile' from Hurts and 'Pale Green Ghosts' from John Grant.

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