Arena Wednesday 18 June 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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Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - the American science-fiction writer Daniel Keyes dies, the French writer Victor Hugo 'a nuisance' according to his contemporary Baudelaire

"One Three One" by Julian Cope

"One Three One" by Julian Cope

Róisín Dwyer reviews debut novel from Julian Cope “One Three One” (published by Faber & Faber)

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Evelyn O’Rourke looks at the career of Meryl Streep who celebrates her 65th birthday this weekend

A musical tribute to Dublin

A musical tribute to Dublin

Eoin Kilkenny of the choir Songs In The Key Of D talk about their forthcoming performance at the NCH which is a musical celebration of the city of Dublin

Official website:  www.songsinthekeyofd.com

Essay

Essay

Colm Liddy with an essay about th ambitions of an under-8 hurling team

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Biography of Ulysses

Biography of Ulysses

Jonathan Creasy reviews “The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses”, a ‘biography’ of Ulysses by the Harvard academic Kevin Birmingham (published by Penguin)

Music Played on the Show

Drew

Drew

Goldfrapp

3:00

Dublin

Dublin

Songs In The Key Of D

3:00

One

One

Songs In The Key Of D

3:06

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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