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    on Wednesday's show...for a film fan how does the 1991 Patrick Swayze/Keanu Reeves cult-classic 'Point Break' compare with the 2016 re-boot?, familial and political tensions erupt in 1916-era Ireland in Marita Conlon McKenna's new novel  "Rebel Sisters", black comedy about thirty-something date night in "Taboo" and with a style described as 'Sinatra singing Lou Reed', New Yorkers August Wells in session

    Arena Monday 16 June 2014

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - a call-out to up-and-coming bands to perform at Hard Working Class Heroes festival in October, The Foo Fighters have agreed to play a concert completely organised by crowd-funding fans in Virginia, a photograph of an unknown woman that was taken by London street photographer John Deakin in the 1930's revealed to be Irish painter Francis Bacon in drag  

    Bloomsday, part 2

    Owen Roe reads from ‘The Ondt & The Gracehoper’, James Joyce’s take on the Aesop fable ‘The Ant & The Grasshopper’ and part of Finnegan's Wake, illustrated by the artist Thomas McAnally (published by Lilliput Press)

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    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    • Title: As You Make Your Bed
      Composer: Kurt Weill / Bertold Brecht
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      Duration: 1:00
    • Title: 40 Day Dream
      Composer: Alexander Ebert
      Performer(s): Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
      Performer(s): Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
      Album: Up From Below (Deluxe Edition), Chrysalis Records Ltd
      Duration: 3:00

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