Arena Monday 8 June 2015

coming up on Friday's show....we review the range of music released for Christmas, from Irish and international artists and some interesting offerings from celebrities

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Cork pays tribute to Rory Gallagher this weekend, a lavish celebration of WB Yeats tonight in New York, just two people show up to screening of $27m history-of-FIFA film "United Passions"

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John Boorman, film-maker

John Boorman, film-maker

Film director John Boorman looks back at his career and talks about his latest film “Queen & Country” which is a follow-on to his 1987 autobiographical tale “Hope & Glory”

"All That I Leave Behind" by Alison Walsh

"All That I Leave Behind" by Alison Walsh

Alison Walsh talks about her novel “All That I Leave Behind” , the story of the long-term emotional and psychological effects of a mother’s act of abandoning her four children and focusing on each of their five points-of-view (published by Hachette Books Ireland)

Johnny Borrell, live in session

Johnny Borrell, live in session

Johnny Borrell talks about his career as lead singer with Razorlight, going solo with his current band Zazou and their album “Borrell 1”

Official website:  www.johnnyborrell.com    

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Review: "Tender" by Belinda McKeon

Review: "Tender" by Belinda McKeon

Sinead Gleeson reviews “Tender”, the second novel by Belinda McKeon. It is set in Ireland in the late 1990’s and centres on the friendship between a student Catherine and her friend James and what happens when friendship turns into something more for one of them (published by Picador)

Music Played on the Show

60 Thompson

60 Thompson

Johnny Borrell And Zazou

3:00

Black God

Black God

Johnny Borrell And Zazou

6:00

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