Arena Monday 14 December 2015

coming up on Friday's show....Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan chats about her latest novel "Manhattan Beach, a review of "Where The Past Begins" - a memoir by Amy Tan and the latest albums from Morrissey, Paloma Faith and Charlotte Gainsbourg

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - top earning music tours of 2015 announced by Billboard, Irish film talent well-represented in top picks for Critics Choice Awards, Star Wars fans out in force for premiere of "The Force Awakens" in Los Angeles tonight

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The Hothouse Flowers at 30

The Hothouse Flowers at 30

Liam Ó Maonlaí and Peter O’Toole from The Hothouse Flowers who are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year

Official website:  www.hothouseflowers.com

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Favourite poetry books of the year

Favourite poetry books of the year

Dave Lordan chooses his favourite Irish poetry collections of the year – “The River” by Jane Clarke (published by Bloodaxe Books), “In a Hare's Eye” by Breda Wall Ryan (published by Doire Press), “Another Country” by Rafiq Kathwari (published by Doire Press), “The Architecture of Chance” by Chris Makris (published by Wurmpress), “Little Witness” by Connie Roberts (published byArlen House)

Season 2 of "Serial"

Season 2 of "Serial"

Abie Philbin Bowman explains what's in store in the second season of the true-crime podcast series “Serial”

Official website:  https://serialpodcast.org/

Remembering artist and poet John Duffy

Remembering artist and poet John Duffy

Artist Stano who has collaborated with artist Brian Maguire and the Axis in Ballymun to curate an exhibition "John Duffy: A Life In Pictures" honouring the work of local artist/poet John Duffy who died last year

Full details:  www.axis-ballymun.ie    

Music Played on the Show

The Older We Get

The Older We Get

The Hothouse Flowers

5:15

Back Through Time

Back Through Time

The Hothouse Flowers

1:12

Poem For Sean

Poem For Sean

John Duffy And Stano

2:00

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