Arena Thursday 24 July 2014

coming up on Wednesday's show....a guide to how Bob Dylan influenced 1960’s American culture, Jonathan Swift "The Reluctant Rebel", a biography by John Stubbs, folk singer Miriam Donohue in session and Antigone by Sophocles plays a big part in the John Scott dance show “Precious Metal” 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Star Wars VII to shoot scenes on Skellig Michael, Courtney Love considering options for who will play the lead in Kurt Cobain biopic, a promotional teaser for the film "50 Shades of Grey" has been released

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Roe McDermott and Joe Griffin review "Joe", "Hercules" and "Who Is Dayani Cristal?"

Best in crime fiction

Best in crime fiction

Declan Burke with round-up of the latest crime fiction –

“Twisted” by Lynda la Plante (published by Simon & Schuster)

“The Final Silence” by Stuart Neville (published by Harvill Secker)

“Young Philby” by Robert Littell (published by Duckworth Overlook)

“Murder Below Montparnasse” by Cara Black (published by Soho Crime)

“I Can See In The Dark” by Karen Fossum (published by Vintage)

“All Day and A Night” by Alafair Burke (published by Faber)    

Cormac O'Caoimh, singer

Cormac O'Caoimh, singer

Chat with singer/songwriter Cormac O'Caoimh

Official website: www.cormacocaoimh.net

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Transforming Sadlers Wells Theatre

Transforming Sadlers Wells Theatre

Alistair Spalding, artistic director of Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London spoke to Abie Philbin Bowman about how he has managed to transform the historic dance theatre into a huge financial success

Official website: www.sadlerswells.com   

Music Played on the Show

Yellow Crumbs

Yellow Crumbs

Cormac O Caoimh

3:06

The Moon Loses Its Memory

The Moon Loses Its Memory

Cormac O Caoimh

3:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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