Arena Tuesday 5 August 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

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - the all-female Top 10 Hollywood earners released and Sandra Bullock confirmed as the highest-paid actress in the world, Ricky Gervais confirms there'll be an upcoming film showing what happened to David Brent after 'The Office', Marianne Faithful says her former lover was behind the accidental death of Jim Morrison  

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Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O’Connor talks about the inspiration for her new album “I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss”

Essay by Sara Baume

Essay by Sara Baume

Sara Baume essay about a mis-shapen snowman, friendship and loneliness

Book review: "Dangerous Rhythm" by Richard Barrios

Book review: "Dangerous Rhythm" by Richard Barrios

John Byrne reviews “Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter” by Richard Barrios (published by Oxford University Press) 

Poetry from Peter Fallon

Poetry from Peter Fallon

Peter Fallon reads his poem “A Far Cry” from his latest collection “Strong, My Love” (published by Gallery Press)

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Jeff Buckley anniversary

Jeff Buckley anniversary

Jim Carroll on the 20th anniversary of the release of “Grace”, the only studio album Jeff Buckley ever completed

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Music Played on the Show

Hallelujah

Hallelujah

Jeff Buckley

7:02

Corpus Christi Carol

Corpus Christi Carol

Jeff Buckley

3:09

Last Goodbye

Last Goodbye

Jeff Buckley

4:46

Lover You Should've Come Over

Lover You Should've Come Over

Jeff Buckley

1:40

How About I Be Me

How About I Be Me

Sinead O'Connor

2:04

Take Me To Church

Take Me To Church

Sinéad O'Connor

3:12

Streetcars

Streetcars

Sinead O'Connor

4:30

Blue Skies

Blue Skies

Al Jolson

0:30

A Few Of My Favourite Things

A Few Of My Favourite Things

Julie Andrews (Vocal)

1:10

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