Arena Monday 5 May 2014

coming up on Thursday's show...the books you must read before you die and film reviews include Mark Wahlberg hunting Boston bombers in"Patriot's Day", a terminally ill man returns to his family in "It's Only The End Of The World" and the biopic "George Best: All By Himself"

   

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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