Arena Thursday 25 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

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Arts News - change to status of the National Concert Hall

Arts News - change to status of the National Concert Hall

Simon Taylor, Chief Executive of the National Concert Hall on today's announcement by Minister Heather Humphries of the change in status of the NCH

Film reviews

Film reviews

Eithne Shortall and Stephen Boyd review “She’s Funny That Way”, “Slow West” and “The Overnight”

"The Puccini Scandal" at Loughcrew House

"The Puccini Scandal" at Loughcrew House

Composer/dramatist Niall Morris explains the scandal in the life of Puccini that is the basis of a new opera drama that will be staged at Loughcrew House next week

Full details:  www.loughcrew.com 

 

'Crows' by Angela Carr

'Crows' by Angela Carr

Angela Carr reads the poem ‘Crows’ from her debut collection “How To Lose Your Home and Save Your Life” (published by Bradshaw Books)

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

Review: "Killing Monica" by Candace Bushnell

Review: "Killing Monica" by Candace Bushnell

Anna Carey reviews “Killing Monica” by Candace Bushnell, the story of a writer trying to escape the shadow of the hugely-popular literary character that made her famous (published by Little Brown)

Music Played on the Show

O Mio Babbino Caro

O Mio Babbino Caro

Mairead Buicke Soprano & Anthony Byrne On Piano

2:20

Tu Che Di Gel Sei Cinta

Tu Che Di Gel Sei Cinta

Mairead Buicke Soprano & Anthony Byrne On Piano

2:30

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