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    on Wednesday's show....Lisa O'Neill in session, Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the IMPAC shortlist continue with "Department of Speculation" by Jenny Offill, the fictitious music hall star Kitty Kelly tells the story of 1916 in the travelling art exhibition "Here We Are, At The Risk Of Our Lives" and film-maker Johnny Gogan honours one of our great essayist and Ireland's George Orwell, "Hubert Butler: Witness To The Future"

    Arena Wednesday 13 November 2013

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    Arena Wednesday 13th November 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    JFK in Popular Culture

    As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy approaches, Abie Philbin Bowman looks at references to JFK in popular culture.

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    Arena Wednesday 13th November 2013 - Full Programme

    Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News, Jim Carroll on the resignation of Paul McGuinness as U2 Manager, Brian Cregan on his debut book 'Parnell - A Novel' and Poet Phil Lynch with his poem 'Guernica'.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:13
      Title: With Or Without You
      Composer: The Edge / Bono / Adam Clayton / Larry Mullen Junior
      Performer(s): U2
      Performer(s): U2
      Album: U218 Singles, 5246132
      Duration: 5:07
    • Title: The Day John Kennedy Died
      Composer: Lou Reed
      Performer(s): Lou Reed
      Performer(s): Lou Reed
      Album: The Blue Mask, Rca, B001GTAEQO
      Duration: 1:46
    • Title: Sleepwalker
      Composer: Kristin Hersh
      Performer(s): Throwing Muses
      Performer(s): Throwing Muses
      Album: Purgatory / Paradise, 4AD Ltd, 0007525443
      Duration: 1:18
    • Title: Sun Ray Venus
      Composer: Kristin Hersh
      Performer(s): Throwing Muses
      Performer(s): Throwing Muses
      Album: Purgatory / Paradise, 4AD Ltd, 0007525443
      Duration: 3:07

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