Arena Monday 26 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

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - the winners at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Netflix planning to invest in a major tv series by Peter Morgan called 'The Crown' about Queen Elizabeth II's life as the Queen of England, Kim and Kanye West are spending 5 days honeymooning in Cork

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Tim Winton, author

Tim Winton, author

Australian author Tim Winton talks about his latest novel "Eyrie" (published by Picador)

Riot Grrrl

Riot Grrrl

Edel Coffey takes a look at the phenomenon known as riot grrrl - where did it originate and who were the main players in this musical genre?

Book review

Book review

Eithne Shortall reviews “The Thrill Of It All” by Joseph O’Connor (published by Harvill Secker) 

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

Abie Philbin Bowman previews what to expect at the 20th Cat Laughs Comedy Festival this weekend in Kilkenny    

Official website: www.thecatlaughs.com

Music Played on the Show

Lazaretto

Lazaretto

Jack White

3:51

Rebel Girl

Rebel Girl

Bikini Kill

2:52

Her Jazz

Her Jazz

Huggy Bear

3:12

Snap Out Of It

Snap Out Of It

Arctic Monkeys

3:25

Modern Girl

Modern Girl

Sleater Kinney

2:57

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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