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    on Friday's show.......56 Irish writers looked to works in the National Gallery to inspire their contributions to the book 'Lines Of Vision: Irish Writers On Art'. Tonight in an Arena special four of those writers explain their choices and what it was about particular paintings that inspired them

    Arena Wednesday 14 August 2013

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    Arena Wednesday 14th August 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Theatre - Nirbhaya

    A new play 'Nirbhaya' has opened at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (www.edfringe.com) which explores the real life gang rape and murder of Indian student Jyoti Singh Pandey in Delhi in December, 2012 and explores the issue of sexual violence in India. Writer and Director Yael Farber joins Seán Rocks.

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    Book Review - Stoner

    Sinead Gleeson reviews 'Stoner' by John Williams which was written almost 50 years ago but is storming up the bestsellers lists. The Publishers are Vintage Press.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:14
      Title: Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes
      Composer: Anon/Johnson/Duke Special
      Performer(s): Duke Special Feat Neil Hannon
      Performer(s): Duke Special Feat Neil Hannon
      Album: Little Revolutions, Hag/medieval Haircut, CDHAG16
      Duration: 3:04
    • 19:54
      Title: Inner City Life
      Composer: Goldie/Playford/Charlemagne
      Performer(s): Goldie
      Performer(s): Goldie
      Album: Ibiza Del Mar, Global, RADCD101
      Duration: 3:45
    • 19:57
      Title: Brown Paper Bag
      Composer: Size
      Performer(s): Roni Size/Reprazent
      Performer(s): Roni Size/Reprazent
      Album: Blow The Whole Joint Up Breaks And Beats For Supacharged Freaks, Debutante Deluxe, 565 288-2
      Duration: 4:44

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