Arena Monday 5 May 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena

Arena

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Lynn Barber memoir

Lynn Barber memoir

Edel Coffey reviews “A Curious Career”, the Lynn Barber memoir of her life in writing, published by Bloomsbury

Modern opera

Modern opera

Evelyn O’Rourke reports from rehearsals of the John Adams opera “Nixon In China” which is coming to the Bord Gáis Theatre this weekend

Full details at http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 

Essay

Essay

Sonya Kelly essay on how a library can be a very noisy place

KH Rogers, author

KH Rogers, author

Abie Philbin Bowman talks to Irish author KH Rogers about his first novel "To Tame A Mighty Tyger", a thriller about climate change

(available on Amazon and www.totameamightytyger.com)

The Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys

Jim Carroll celebrates The Beastie Boys – the 20th anniversary of the release of their album “Ill Communication” and 2 years since founder-member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch died

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Red Eyes

Red Eyes

The War On Drugs

4:55

Sure Shot

Sure Shot

Beastie Boys

3:33

Sabotage

Sabotage

Beastie Boys

3:11

Root Down

Root Down

Beastie Boys

3:31

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