Arena Tuesday 24 June 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 Abie Philbin Bowman - the Minister for Arts Heritage & Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan announced plans for a National Culture Policy, John Banville awarded Knight of the Order of Arts & Letters by French Embassy in Ireland, Queen Elizabeth II visited set of Game of Thrones in Belfast today, Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics to 'Like A Rolling Stone' sells for $2.05 million dollars

Theatre review

Theatre review

Sophie Gorman reviews “Black Coffee” by Agatha Christie currently running at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Official website: http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie/ 

Amos Oz

Amos Oz

Evelyn O’Rourke interviews Israeli author Amos Oz who was a guest at the recent Dalkey Book Festival

Brian Martin, playwright

Brian Martin, playwright

Brian Martin talks about his play “Be Infants In Evil”, which is debuting at the Druid Theatre as part of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival (based on extracts from the Ryan Report into institutional abuse)

Official website: www.giaf.ie

Art review

Art review

Kelly Grovier reviews the Sean Scully exhibition ‘Kind of Red’ at the Timothy Taylor Gallery in Mayfair, London

Official website: http://timothytaylorgallery.com/exhibitions/ 

Music Played on the Show

Grounds For Divorce

Grounds For Divorce

Elbow

3:49

Get What You Give

Get What You Give

Mick Flannery

3:28

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