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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 Monday 4 November 2013

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    Arena Monday November 4th 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Book Review - John Grisham's Sycamore Row

    Declan Burke reviews 'Sycamore Row' by John Grisham in which he returns to the setting and characters in 1989's 'A Time To Kill'. The Publishers are Hodder and Stoughton.

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    Abbey Theatre Portraits

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the different portraits at Dublin's Abbey Theatre which tell a history of the venue - www.abbeytheatre.ie.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Cry Me A River
      Composer: Arthur Hamilton
      Performer(s): Diana Krall
      Performer(s): Diana Krall
      Album: The Look of Love, Decca, 5317391
      Duration: 1:17
    • Title: Its Only A Paper Moon (Take B)
      Composer: Harold Arlen
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald
      Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald
      Album: It's only a Paper Moon, Cheapolata, B000JJ4T9K
      Duration: 2:54

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