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    on Wednesday's programme..........Abie Philbin Bowman talks to American stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, the programme takes a look at a new film about James Joyce featuring the music of John McCormack, chat with the author Sebastian Barry about his latest novel “The Temporary Gentleman”, a preview of the forthcoming tv series "Fargo" and acclaimed film-maker Josh Oppenheimer talks about his documentary "The Act Of Killing".

    Arena Tuesday 14 January 2014


    Arena Tuesday 14th January 2014

    Daily arts and popular culture show.


    In Tune - Trinity College Dublin

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the 'In Tune' musical archive exhibition at Dublin's Trinity College. Further details on


    Live music - Bouts

    Dublin 4-piece Bouts perform 'Cutaways' and 'Pliable Me' from their album 'Nothing Good Gets Away' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. for further information.


    Arena Tuesday 14th January 2014 - Full Programme

    Alan Corr with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News, Poet Sinead Morrissey on winning the TS Eliot award for poetry, John Byrne on The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters & Author DBC Pierre reads 'Night' from his collection 'Petit Mal'.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: I'Ll Be There For You
      Composer: Crane/Kauffman/Willis/Solmen/Wilde
      Performer(s): Glenn Murphy / Oisin O'Callaghan / Ronan Scolard
      Duration: 0:03:03
    • Title: Real Good Hands
      Composer: Porter, Gregory
      Performer(s): Gregory Porter
      Album: Be Good , Not Available , Not Available
      Duration: 0:05:06
    • Title: Cutaways
      Composer: Bouts
      Performer(s): Bouts
      Album: Nothing Good Gets Away , N/A
      Duration: 0:03:32
    • Title: Pliable Me
      Composer: Bouts
      Performer(s): Bouts
      Duration: 0:03:36
    • Title: Where The Streets Have No Name
      Composer: U2
      Performer(s): U2
      Album: The Best Of 1980-1990 , Island , CIDDU211
      Duration: 0:04:31

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