Arena Tuesday 29 September 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, presented tonight by Jim Lockhart

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"The Night Stages" by Jane Urquhart

"The Night Stages" by Jane Urquhart

Canadian author Jane Urquhart reads an extract from her latest novel “The Night Stages” (published by One World)

Review: "The World Goes Pop" at Tate Modern

Review: "The World Goes Pop" at Tate Modern

Kelly Grovier reviews the pop art exhibition “The World Goes Pop” at the Tate Modern in London

Full details: www.tate.org.uk   

Winner of Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2015

Winner of Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2015

The winning story in this year’s Francis MacManus Short Story Competition – Eleanor O’Reilly for “Stoppin’ The Silence” 

Full details:  www.rte.ie/radio1/francis-macmanus-short-story/ 

Reviews: "The Last Hotel" and "Newcastlewest" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2015

Reviews: "The Last Hotel" and "Newcastlewest" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2015

Dublin Theatre Festival reviews of “The Last Hotel” chamber opera by Enda Walsh and Donnacha Dennehy reviewed by Laurence Mackin and “Newcastlewest” by Dick Walsh produced by Pan Pan Theatre reviewed by Chris Morash

Full details:  www.dublintheatrefestival.com    

"The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers" edited by Sinead Gleeson

"The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers" edited by Sinead Gleeson

Sinead Gleeson talks about how she chose the Irish writers to include in a new anthology of short stories - “The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers” (published by New Island Books)

Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - €300m capital investment package announced for Ireland's culture and heritage, new appointments to board of National Library of Ireland, Royal Hibernian Academy announces new mini-festival "Interlude"

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Music Played on the Show

On Fire Tonight

On Fire Tonight

Blackalicious

2:41

The Basement

The Basement

Auf Togo

5:16

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