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    on Friday's show.......56 Irish writers looked to works in the National Gallery to inspire their contributions to the book 'Lines Of Vision: Irish Writers On Art'. Tonight in an Arena special four of those writers explain their choices and what it was about particular paintings that inspired them

    Arena Monday 14 April 2014

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    Arts News

    with Sinead Mooney - Glen Hansard and team of “Once” win twice at Olivier Theatre Awards, one of the artworks to be auctioned in London next month is ‘Island Men Returning’ by Jack B Yeats, a potentially-valuable small artwork appears on side of terrace house in England and is possibly by graffiti artist Banksy

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    Rap anniversary

    Jim Carroll on 20th anniversary of the ground-breaking rap album “Illmatic” by Nas

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    Classic Movie

    Harvey O'Brien looks at the 1992 adaptation of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" starring Gary Oldman and directed by Francis Ford Coppola

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Recover
      Composer: Cook/Doherty/Mayberry
      Performer(s): Chvrches
      Performer(s): Chvrches
      Album: The Bones of What You Believe, Virgin, CDV3116
      Duration: 3:41
    • Title: The World Is Yours
      Composer: Nazir Jones, Peter Phillips
      Performer(s): Nas
      Performer(s): Nas
      Album: Ill Will Music Inc, Skematics Music Inc, Universal Music, Z Tunes, Reach Global
      Duration: 1:17
    • Title: One Love
      Composer: Nasir Jones, Jonathan Davis, Jimmy Heath
      Performer(s): Nas
      Performer(s): Nas
      Album: Zomba Enterprises Inc, Ill Will Music Inc
      Duration: 2:39
    • Title: New York State Of Mind
      Composer: Nasir Jones, Christopher Martin
      Performer(s): Nas
      Performer(s): Nas
      Album: Zomba Enterprises Inc, Ill Will Music Inc
      Duration: 1:44

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