Arena Monday 16 November 2015

coming up on Friday's show.... Declan Kiberd discusses his new book, "After Ireland", which is a survey of post-war Irish literature, and Alan Corr and Lauren Murphy review "Flicker" from Niall Horan; "Glasshouse" from Jessie Ware and "The Endless Shimmering" from And So I Watch You From Afar

 

Arena

Arena

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Francesco Turrisi, jazz musician

Francesco Turrisi, jazz musician

Francesco Turrisi who is one of the performers at the “Strut” pop-up jazz club at The Peacock stage of the Abbey later this week

Full details:  www.abbeytheatre.ie    

Official website:  www.francescoturrisi.com

"Somewhere Inside Of Happy" by Anna McPartlin

"Somewhere Inside Of Happy" by Anna McPartlin

Anna McPartlin talks about her latest novel “Somewhere Inside Of Happy”, the story of a woman who has had it tough her whole life and who is finally about to catch a romantic break until her teenage son goes missing

"Deargdhúil: Anatomy of Passion", the life of Máire Mhac an tSaoi

"Deargdhúil: Anatomy of Passion", the life of Máire Mhac an tSaoi

Australian film-maker Paula Kehoe explains what inspired her to make “Deargdhúil: Anatomy of Passion”, a documentary about the life, work and sensual poetry of Irish-language poet Máire Mhac an tSaoi

Further screening details:  www.ifi.ie  

Remembering reggae producer Sir Coxsone Dodd

Remembering reggae producer Sir Coxsone Dodd

Jim Carroll on the legacy of Sir Coxsone Dodd, a music producer who was responsible for starting the careers of Jamaican reggae legends and is now remembered in a Soul Jazz album called “Coxsone’s Music: The First Recordings Of Sir Coxsone The Downbeat, 1960 – 1962”

Music Played on the Show

Lamento

Lamento

Francesco Turrisi Accordian)

2:30

Alla Carpinese

Alla Carpinese

Francesco Turrisi On Accordian)

2:30

What A World

What A World

Busty And Cool

0:50

That Man Is Back

That Man Is Back

Don Drummond And The City Slickers

1:05

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