Arena Thursday 23 July 2015

coming up on Tuesday's show.... Daragh Downes reviews "Mrs Osmond" by John Banville; Chris McHallem speaks about his play "Strutting and Fretting"; Eithne Jordan on her new exhibition "Tableau" at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and the 40th anniversary of The Clash performance at Trinity College in Dublin

 

Arena

Arena

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Fred Johnston, poet

Fred Johnston, poet

Fred Johnston reads "Vertigo" from his poetry collection "Alligator Days" (published by Revival Press)

Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Colm Tóibín wins Hawthornden Literature Prize for "Nora Webster", case against Bill Cosby for sex abuse to go ahead, Ed Sheeran played a surprise gig in Whelan's in Dublin last night

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Anniversary of "The Ginger Man" by JP Donleavy

Anniversary of "The Ginger Man" by JP Donleavy

Sinead Gleeson marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of “The Ginger Man” by JP Donleavy (new edition published by Liliput Press)

Blue Raincoat Theatre celebrate WB Yeats

Blue Raincoat Theatre celebrate WB Yeats

Lorcan Clancy reports on Sligo’s Blue Raincoat Theatre summer festival ‘A Country Under Wave’, various productions inspired by the theatre of WB Yeats

Further details:  www.blueraincoat.com/wb-yeats   

Review: "Lessness" at Galway International Arts Festival

Review: "Lessness" at Galway International Arts Festival

Sophie Gorman reviews “Lessness” by Samuel Beckett, performed by Olwen Fouéré at the Galway International Arts Festival

Full details:   www.giaf.ie  

Film reviews

Film reviews

Clara Rose Thornton and Simon Maher review “You’re Ugly Too”, “The Legend Of Barney Thomson” and “Eden”

Music Played on the Show

Young Girls

Young Girls

Pins

3:29

Every Age

Every Age

José González

3:17

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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