Arena Tuesday 25 August 2015

coming up on Wednesday's show.....Diarmuid de Faoite with a new translation of Padraic Ó Conaire short stories, "Mindhorn" director Sean Foley and Stomptown Brass in session

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Jim Lockhart

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"The Wheels Of The World" by Colin Harper and John McSherry

"The Wheels Of The World" by Colin Harper and John McSherry

Colin Harper and John McSherry, co-authors of “The Wheels Of The World”, a 300 year history of the Irish uilleann pipes (published by Jawbone)

Official website:   http://thewheelsoftheworld.com

John McSherry's current tour details:  www.ulaidmusic.com 

 

 

"Fly Me To The Moon" by Marie Jones

"Fly Me To The Moon" by Marie Jones

Marie Jones talks about making her directorial debut with her play, the comedy “Fly Me To The Moon”

Further details:  www.gaietytheatre.ie    

 

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay, stars of "45 Years"

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay, stars of "45 Years"

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay talk about their roles in the new film “45 Years”

"Up Against The Night" by Justin Cartwright

"Up Against The Night" by Justin Cartwright

Justin Cartwright talks about his book “Up Against The Night”, the story of Frank McAllister who discovers that his ancestors were involved in the brutal massacre in Zululand in the 19th century when a thousand Zulu warriors slaughtered seventy unarmed Boers (published by Bloomsbury)

Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - a Russian court jails a Crimean film director, child falls in museum and causes damage to 17th century painting, winner of funniest joke at Edinburgh Fringe Festival revealed   

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Music Played on the Show

Hanging

Hanging

Ane Brun

5:33

Heart Of Oak

Heart Of Oak

Richard Hawley

4:33

Sliabh Na Mban/Coppers And Brass

Sliabh Na Mban/Coppers And Brass

John Mcsherry Uilleann Pipes

2:40

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