Arena Tuesday 27 May 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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with Alan Corr - Limerick preparing for a troupe of giant puppets from the French Theatre Company ‘Royal Deluxe’ to appear on streets in September as part of the City of Culture celebrations, the top-grossing movies of all time, according to a Beat on the Street report Dublin is joint-third in a poll of best cities for buskers

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International IMPAC Literary Award

International IMPAC Literary Award

Kay Sheehy continues her reviews of the books on the IMPAC shortlist – “Questions of Travel” by Michelle De Kretser (published by Allen & Unwin)

End-of-the-world films

End-of-the-world films

John Byrne with a guide to the biggest end-of-the-world films as outlined in the book “World Gone Wild: A Survivor’s Guide To Post-Apocalyptic Movies” by David J Moore (published by Schiffer)

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin

Tony Clayton Lea looks at the career of Led Zeppelin, as a new box-set of re-mastered and prevously unheard versions of their first 3 albums are released

(for copyright reasons the music featured in this item is not available to download)

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

Irish comedian Aisling Bea, one of the performers at this weekend’s Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny

Peter Fallon, poet

Peter Fallon, poet

Peter Fallon, poet and publisher – he talks about his latest collection ‘Strong My Love’ which is dedicated to his children and being a publisher with Gallery Press

Music Played on the Show

The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get

The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get

Morrissey

3:41

Whole Lotta Love

Whole Lotta Love

Led Zeppelin

5:44

Good Times Bad Times/Communication Breakdown (Live In Paris 1969)

Good Times Bad Times/Communication Breakdown (Live In Paris 1969)

Led Zeppelin

4:02

Immigrant Song

Immigrant Song

Led Zeppelin

2:37

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