Arena Tuesday 18 February 2014

coming up on Wednesday's show....a guide to how Bob Dylan influenced 1960’s American culture, Jonathan Swift "The Reluctant Rebel", a biography by John Stubbs, folk singer Miriam Donohue in session and Antigone by Sophocles plays a big part in the John Scott dance show “Precious Metal” 

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Stalker

Stalker

A new film from Irish director Mark O'Connor tells the story of Oliver, a disturbed homeless man who believes God wants him to clean up society.

http://stalker.ie/

The Undertaking

The Undertaking

The Irish writer and journalist Audrey Magee has just published her first novel called The Undertaking. Set during the Second World War, the book tells the story of a German couple thrown together during the chaos of war. Mary Magill has been reading 'The Undertaking' and she joins us from our Galway studio.

www.audreymagee.com/

CARE

CARE

This Thursday night a new play called Care opens at The Project Cube in Dublin. It is about the carers who give palliatave care at the very end of life. Sonya Kelly is a member of the cast and she describes the experience of visiting a hospice to research her role and her personal reaction to the experience.

http://projectartscentre.ie/event/care/

Patrick Scott Retrospective - Review

Patrick Scott Retrospective - Review

The late Patrick Scott's exhibition opened at the weekend at the Irish Museum of Modern Art and Visual in Carlow. Entitled Patrick Scott: Image, Space Light, aims to be the most comprehensive representation of this remarkable artist's 75 year long career. Declan Long is here to review the exhibition.

You can find out more here.

Paul Michael Glaser

Paul Michael Glaser

Evelyn O'Rourke interviews Paul Michael Glaser ahead of his starring role in the production of Fiddler of the Roof in Dublin.

www.fiddlerontheroof.co.uk/

Arts News

Arts News

Evelyn O'Rourke is joined in studio by Alan Corr for this week's Arts News.

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