Arena Wednesday 21 May 2014

coming up on Wednesday's show....a guide to how Bob Dylan influenced 1960’s American culture, Jonathan Swift "The Reluctant Rebel", a biography by John Stubbs, folk singer Miriam Donohue in session and Antigone by Sophocles plays a big part in the John Scott dance show “Precious Metal” 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Ken Loach new film Jimmy's Hall has been picked up at cannes Film Festival for distribution in America, JJ Abrams offers a fan a part in Star Wars 7 in support of UNICEF campaign 'Force For Change', the planned Jimi Hendrix biopic still in dispute with the Hendrix estate

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Opera critics and sexism

Opera critics and sexism

mezzo soprano Alice Coote reacts to recent reviews by British critics (all male) commenting negatively on the appearance/size of Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught (who is playing the role of Octavian in the Strauss opera 'Der Rosenkavalier' at the Glyndebourne Festival)

Book review

Book review

Joe Griffin reviews a biography of Charlie Chaplin by Peter Ackroyd (published by Chatto & Windus) 

Dublin Bach Singers

Dublin Bach Singers

Blanaid Murphy, conductor with the Dublin Bach Singers who will be performing Bach’s Mass in B Minor this Saturday in St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, Dublin    

Official website www.dublinbachsingers.com

Theatre show "Mag Mell"

Theatre show "Mag Mell"

Abie Philbin Bowman talks to Jon Kenny of the Whobeganit Theatre Company about their production ‘Mag Mell’, a mythical drama combining music, drama and puppetry

Full details at www.magmellshow.com

Dublin Dance Festival

Dublin Dance Festival

Deirdre Mulrooney reviews 'Tundra' by Emma Martin Dance, one of the shows in this year's Dublin Dance Festival

Full details at www.dublindancefestival.ie

Music Played on the Show

Feint Praise

Feint Praise

Bell X1

3:21

Opening Of Gloria

Opening Of Gloria

Dublin Bach Singers

1:32

Gratias Agimus Tibi

Gratias Agimus Tibi

Dublin Bach Singers

3:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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