Arena Monday 5 May 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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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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