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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 Thursday 23 January 2014

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    Arena Thursday 23rd January 2014

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    TV - Amber

    Jane Gogan, Head of Drama for RTE Television on the RTE Television series 'Amber' and viewers reactions to the ending.

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    Amber - Listeners Reactions

    Seán Rocks reads listeners reactions to the end of TV programme 'Amber'.

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    The History of Music - The Blues

    Ollie Cole looks at how certain musicians seem to typify an era, starting with Bluesman Robert Johnson.

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    Arena Thursday 23rd January 2014 - Full Programme

    Alan Corr with Arts and Entertainment News, Jane Gogan, Head of RTE Drama on the RTE TV series 'Amber' with listeners reactions to the ending & reviews of the films Inside Llewyn Davis, August: Osage County and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Rathdown Waltz
      Composer: Eugene Donegan
      Performer(s): Eugene Donegan
      Performer(s): Eugene Donegan
      Album: The Wind In My Sails
      Duration: 3:51
    • Title: Kind Hearted Woman Blues
      Composer: Johnson, Robert
      Performer(s): Robert Johnson (Guitar, Vocal)
      Performer(s): Robert Johnson (Guitar, Vocal)
      Album: Martin Scorsese Presents The Bllues - Robert Johnsen, Columbia / Legacy, COL 512574 2
      Duration: 2:51
    • Title: Sweet Home Chicago
      Composer: Johnson, Robert
      Performer(s): Robert Johnson (Guitar, Vocal)
      Performer(s): Robert Johnson (Guitar, Vocal)
      Album: Martin Scorsese Presents The Bllues - Robert Johnsen, Columbia / Legacy, COL 512574 2
      Duration: 2:59
    • Title: Hell Bent On My Trail
      Composer: Johnson, Robert
      Performer(s): Robert Johnson (Guitar, Vocal)
      Performer(s): Robert Johnson (Guitar, Vocal)
      Album: Martin Scorsese Presents The Bllues - Robert Johnsen, Columbia / Legacy, COL 512574 2
      Duration: 2:51

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