Arena Wednesday 12 November 2014

coming up on Monday's show....anticipating season 2 of horror sci-fi series "Stranger Things", an exhibition of selected works by the late Stephen McKenna, a documentary on the larger-than-life Grace Jones and Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Foo Fighters confirmed for Slane 2015, nominations are in for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award 2015, British actor Warren Clarke dies

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Hennessy Portrait Prize 2014

Hennessy Portrait Prize 2014

Nick Miller, winner of this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize for his portrait of the late artist Barrie Cooke

 

Essay: advice to self

Essay: advice to self

Kevin Gildea essay in which he writes a letter of advice to his younger and older selves

Vyvienne Long, musician

Vyvienne Long, musician

Chat with pop cellist Vyvienne Long

Official website:  http://vyviennelong.com/ 

Dave Duggan, playwright

Dave Duggan, playwright

Bi-lingual (Irish/English) playwright Dave Duggan talks about his latest play “Makaronik”, a futuristic play set in 2084

 

Video nasties and censorship

Video nasties and censorship

John Byrne on the documentary “Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide, Part 2” which explores some myths around the genre and how it battled with censorship in the 1980’s

Music Played on the Show

Ten Years From Now

Ten Years From Now

Vyvienne Long (Vocal, Cello)

3:05

Let Go

Let Go

Vyvienne Long (Vocal, Cello)

4:32

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