Arena Wednesday 2 December 2015

coming up on Tuesday's show...remembering Roger Moore, review of International Dublin Literary Award shortlist continues with "A Strangeness In My Mind" by Orhan Pamuk, Denise Gough stars in new BBC drama "Paula" created by Conor McPherson and changing perceptions of traditional music of Pakistan, Khumariyaan in session

 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish films 'Brooklyn' and 'Room' win international awards, Hollywood to have it's own 'Waking The Feminists' moment, Morrissey wins 2015's Bad Sex Award for his debut novel 'List Of The Lost'

New opera "The Dead"

New opera "The Dead"

Composer Ellen Cranitch with director Jo Mangan chat about their operatic interpretation of the James Joyce short story “The Dead”

Further details:   www.theperformancecorporation.com  and  http://projectartscentre.ie  

"Vote No 1" by photographer Mark Duffy

"Vote No 1" by photographer Mark Duffy

Mark Duffy explains how seeing the Irish countryside littered with European and local election posters in 2014 inspired him to create the photographic exhibition and book “Vote No 1”

Official website:  www.markduffyphotographer.com   

"Asa, A Christmas Story" by Brian Byrne and Kasey Jones

"Asa, A Christmas Story" by Brian Byrne and Kasey Jones

Brian Byrne chats about his musical play “Asa, A Christmas Story” co-written with writer Kasey Jones and featuring a lonely seven year old boy who gets only a pencil for Christmas which he uses to draw himself into fantastical situations

Full details:  www.asachristmasstory.com 

Review: "Rainbow Six Siege" video game

Review: "Rainbow Six Siege" video game

Joe Griffin reviews “Rainbow Six Siege”, the latest video game from the Tom Clancy studio which is based on real counter-terrorism operations by the FBI

Music Played on the Show

Lily Any Sign?

Lily Any Sign?

Cast Of Opera The Dead

1:40

Snow

Snow

Cast Of Opera The Dead

1:40

A Great Affair

A Great Affair

Cast Of Opera The Dead

2:05

Paint The Moon

Paint The Moon

Jacqui Dankworth (Vocal)

2:00

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