Arena Thursday 10 April 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

Arts News with Alan Corr - the Ceiliúradh at the Royal Albert Hall in London to mark the end of President Higgins' official visit to the UK,  Ray Davies (of The Kinks) to appear at the Dublin Writers Festival in May, Joan Jett and Michael Stipe may sing with surviving members of Nirvana tonight when the band are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame tonight      

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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Joe Griffin and Róisín O'Brien review latest film releases - "Calvary" with Brendan Gleeson, martial arts action sequel "The Raid 2" and "The Last Days On Mars" 

Art of the Troubles

Art of the Troubles

Kelly Grover looks at ‘The Art of the Troubles’, an exhibition at the Ulster Museum of the works of 50 artists interpreting how the 30 years of conflict impacted on the lives of people in the north of Ireland

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

John Meagher and Sinead Ní Mhórdha review "Caustic Love" from Paolo Nutini, "Architect" from Wallis Bird and "It's Album Time" from Todd Terje

Music Played on the Show

Doves

Doves

Future Islands

3:02

Iron Sky

Iron Sky

Paolo Nutini

6:24

Let Me Down Easy

Let Me Down Easy

Paolo Nutini

1:01

Hardly Hardly

Hardly Hardly

Wallis Bird

1:14

The Cards

The Cards

Wallis Bird

1:20

Svensk Sas

Svensk Sas

Todd Terje

0:57

Johnny And Mary

Johnny And Mary

Todd Terje Featuring Bryan Ferry

0:34

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