Arena Tuesday 10 June 2014

coming up on Thursday's show....the 50th aniversary of the Flann O'Brien novel "The Third Policeman", Mongolian folk/rock throat singers Hanggai and film reviews will include The Dark Tower, The Hitman's Bodyguard and An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

Fiach MacConghail, director of the Abbey Theatre which today announced details of their Autumn/Winter 2014 season  

Official website:  www.abbeytheatre.ie

Theatre review

Theatre review

Sinead Gleeson reviews the play “The Madman & The Nun” by the Polish playwright Stanislow Ignacy Witkiewicz currently running at Smock Alley Theatre

Full details at: http://smockalley.com/madman-nun/

International IMPAC Literary Award

International IMPAC Literary Award

Kay Sheehy’s final review of the 10 novels on the International IMPAC Literary Award shortlist – “The Spinning Heart” by Donal Ryan (published by Doubleday and Lilliput Press)

 

Theatre preview

Theatre preview

Abie Philbin Bowman reports from rehearsals of the Rough Magic/Opera Theatre Company production of the musical “The Rise & Fall of the City of Mahagonny” by Kurt Weill and Bertold Brecht, coming soon to the Olympia Theatre

Full details at: www.olympia.ie

Paul Byrne, singer/songwriter

Paul Byrne, singer/songwriter

Music and chat with Paul Byrne, who talks about his career with bands like Deaf Actor, In Tua Nua and now as a solo artist

Official website: www.paulbyrnemusic.com

Music Played on the Show

Paris

Paris

Little Dragon

3:24

The Alabama Song

The Alabama Song

Claudia Boyle

1:00

Walk A Mile

Walk A Mile

Paul Byrne

3:31

How To Come Back To You

How To Come Back To You

Paul Byrne

5:34

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