Arena Tuesday 20 May 2014

coming up on Tuesday's show....“The Lonely Life of Biddy Weir” author Lesley Allen, Gut Instinct at the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, homicidal teens and supernatural killers in Billy O'Brien's film "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and volume 2 of graphic novel "Hound" by Dave Hendrick

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - the crime writer John Banville hits out at the amount of violence on television, Alfonso Cuarón in talks to direct the Harry Potter spin-off, what people can expect to see in Miley Cyrus concert at the O2 in Dublin tonight 

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International IMPAC Literary Award

International IMPAC Literary Award

Kay Sheehy continues her review of books on the IMPAC shortlist - "The Garden Of Evening Mists" by Tan Twan Eng (published by Canongate Books) 

Opera in Waterford

Opera in Waterford

Evelyn O'Rourke meets the creative team behind the opera "The Invader" (composed by Eric Sweeney and Mark Roper and directed by Ben Barnes). A modern take on the Greek play 'The Bacchae' by Euripides, it runs at the Theatre Royal in Waterford next weekend

Full information at www.theatreroyal.ie

One Direction

One Direction

Chris Wasser with a guide to the phenomenon that is One Direction

Johnny Vegas, comedian

Johnny Vegas, comedian

Abie Philbin Bowman profiles the career of comedian Johnny Vegas, as told in his memoir 'Becoming Johnny Vegas' (published by Harper Collins).

He will be a guest at this year's Dublin Writers Festival. Details at www.dublinwritersfestival.com        

Sonya Kelly essay

Sonya Kelly essay

Sonya Kelly – an essay about her experiences during rehearsals for the show ‘Care’ (a show about hospice care workers) by WillFredd Theatre

Full details at http://willfredd.com/ 

Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison

Simon Maher with a career retrospective of Roy Orbison, the last album he recorded is “Mystery Girl’ and it has just been re-released    

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Music Played on the Show

One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks)

One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks)

One Direction

2:52

What Makes You Beautiful

What Makes You Beautiful

One Direction

3:32

Handyman Blues

Handyman Blues

Billy Bragg

0:44

You Got It

You Got It

Roy Orbison

3:43

She's A Mystery To Me

She's A Mystery To Me

Roy Orbison

4:28

The Way Is Love

The Way Is Love

Roy Orbison

1:30

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