Arena Monday 31 March 2014

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

The latest news in the arts world: Abie Philbin Bowman reports on the winners at the Empire Film Awards, the estate of poet Ted Hughes blocks access to his biographer and a new Michael Jackson album slated for May

Book Review

Book Review

Sinead Gleeson reviews "Kinder Than Solitude" by Chinese writer Yiyun Li - moving back and forth in time between America today and China in the 1990s, it is the story of three people whose lives are changed by a murder one of them may have committed

For more information on the author see www.yiyunli.com

Lace Exhibition

Lace Exhibition

Rachel Breslin reports on an interesting artistic interpretation of traditional Irish lace - 'Interlace' at the National Craft Gallery in Kilkenny

For more information see www.nationalcraftgallery.ie

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Classic Movie

Classic Movie

Ruth Barton analyses what it is about the Walt Disney classic "Snow White" from 1937 that makes it a classic of the genre and why it is so loved by children and adults alike    

Band interview

Band interview

The Limerick band Fox Jaw chat about their career which is going from strength to strength and perform 2 tracks live from their forthcoming album "Ghosts Parade"  

Official band website at www.foxjaw.ie

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Music Played on the Show

Greens And Blues

Greens And Blues

Pixies

3:44

Kerosene

Kerosene

Fox Jaw

3:50

Sirens Call

Sirens Call

Fox Jaw

3:06

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