Arena Wednesday 10 December 2014

coming up on Friday's show.... Declan Kiberd discusses his new book, "After Ireland", which is a survey of post-war Irish literature, and Alan Corr and Lauren Murphy review "Flicker" from Niall Horan; "Glasshouse" from Jessie Ware and "The Endless Shimmering" from And So I Watch You From Afar

 

Arena

Arena

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with Abie Philbin Bowman - hacked emails reveal how Sony Pictures executives really feel about Angelina Jolie, Irish actor Briain F O'Byrne lands a role in US tv drama series, the most expensive photograph ever has been sold for $6.5m dollars

Book review: "Lila" by Marilynne Robinson

Book review: "Lila" by Marilynne Robinson

Yvonne Nolan reviews “Lila” by Marilynne Robinson, the final book in an American trilogy set in the fictional town of Gilead and chronicling the lives of Minister John Ames and his friend Robert Boughton (published by Virago)

Trio con Brio Copenhagen and Barry McGovern

Trio con Brio Copenhagen and Barry McGovern

Barry McGovern and Trio Con Brio Copenhagen chat about their orchestral/theatrical adaptation of the 10th century poem “The Seafarer”

Further details:  http://smockalley.com/ 

New magazine "Guts"

New magazine "Guts"

Róisín Agnew editor and content consultant Brian Herron of “Guts”, a new bi-monthly magazine for confessional writing which was funded by Kickstarter

Further details:  www.thisisguts.com

 

 

Loves

Loves

Author Lia Mills explains why she loves the Yeats collection at the National Gallery of Ireland

"Blade Runner"

"Blade Runner"

Harvey O’Brien discusses the complicated history of the1982 classic film “Blade Runner”

Music Played on the Show

The Seafarer

The Seafarer

Trio Con Brio Copenhagen, Narration Barry Mcgovern

2:43

Haydn Piano Trio No 39 In G Major

Haydn Piano Trio No 39 In G Major

Trio Con Brio Copenhagen

3:10

Hundreds Of Ways

Hundreds Of Ways

Conor Oberst

4:26

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