Arena Tuesday 8 December 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

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Abbey Theatre issues an update on its gender balance policy, reviews are good for Enda Walsh/David Bowie musical "Lazarus", sections of wall at U2's Windmill Lane studios all to be sold for charity

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New documentary "Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict"

New documentary "Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict"

Declan Long reviews a new documentary “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict” looking at the personal life of one of the great contemporary art collectors of the 20th century

Screening details:   www.ifi.ie 

"Jobs For A Wet Day" by Ger Reidy

"Jobs For A Wet Day" by Ger Reidy

Ger Reidy chats about his first collection of short stories which are inspired by rural life - “Jobs For A Wet Day”, his recent collection of poetry is "Before Rain" (both published by Arlen House)

Review: "The Penguin Book of the British Short Story" edited by Philip Hensher

Review: "The Penguin Book of the British Short Story" edited by Philip Hensher

Sinead Gleeson reviews a new collection of 90 British short stories – “The Penguin Book of the British Short Story” edited by Philip Henscher (published by Penguin Classics)

Comedy at Christmas

Comedy at Christmas

Abie Philbin Bowman with a round-up of the comedy shows in Ireland over the Christmas season – Jimmy Carr, Oliver Callan, Josh Widdecombe, Jason Byrne, Foil Arms & Hogg, Karl Spain, Michael Mee, Damo Clark, David O'Doherty

Music Played on the Show

Hole In My Heart

Hole In My Heart

Gavin James

3:08

Long Time Ago

Long Time Ago

The Young Folk

3:21

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