Arena Tuesday 29 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

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Chris O’Dowd nominated for a Tony Award for his portrayal of Lenny in ‘Of Mice & Men’ on Broadway as well as nominations for ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’, the cast of the new Star Wars Episode VII film will include Domhnall Gleeson, Coldplay announce an international treasure hunt for their lyric sheets

RDS Music Bursary winner

RDS Music Bursary winner

the winner of the €10,000 RDS Music Bursary is 18-year old Cork trombonist Clara Daly Donnellan

Ed Hamell

Ed Hamell

Ed Hamell, American satirist talks about what inspires him to write a song, he performs The Happiest Man In The World

Official website at http://hamellontrial.com/ 

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IMPAC Literary Award

IMPAC Literary Award

In the continuing series this week Kay Sheehy reviews the IMPAC Literary Award shortlisted novel “The Sound Of Things Falling” by Juan Gabriel Vasquez, published by Bloomsbury

Joel Dicker, author

Joel Dicker, author

Joel Dicker, the Swiss writer and author of “The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair”, published by MacLehose  

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"Duel", directed by Steven Spielberg

"Duel", directed by Steven Spielberg

with the publication of a new book "Steven Spielberg and Duel: The Making Of A Film Career" by Steven Awalt, John Byrne looks at the 1971 film “Duel”, the directorial debut of Steven Spielberg

Music Played on the Show

Elegy From Mippy Ii

Elegy From Mippy Ii

Clara Daly Donnellan

1:14

The Happiest Man In The World

The Happiest Man In The World

Ed Hamell

3:25

Whores

Whores

Ed Hamell

2:21

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