Arena Wednesday 3 February 2016

coming up on Thursday's show.... Chris Wasser and Diane Negra review "The Death of Stalin", "Marshall" and "I Am Not a Witch"; Elaine Byrne reviews "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors", a city-wide exhibition in New York by Ai Weiwei and Anna Carey reviews "Fresh Complaint" by Jeffrey Eugenides 

 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - two Irish stars to host new series of BBC2 television show Robot Wars, UK's National Theatre promises audiences more 'gender fluid' productions, tributes paid to Fergus O'Farrell singer with Cork band Interference whose death has just been announced

Eddi Reader in session

Eddi Reader in session

Chat with Scottish folk singer/songwriter Eddi Reader who is currently on an Irish tour

Official website and tour details:   www.eddireader.co.uk 

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

“Metamorphosis: Art As Research. Research As Art”, where science meets art

“Metamorphosis: Art As Research. Research As Art”, where science meets art

Jennifer Halton, curator and composer/cellist Ernst Reijseger explain the collaborative project by the NUI Maynooth Humanities & Science dept and artists -“Metamorphosis: Art As Research. Research As Art” which aims to improve collaboration between the worlds of science/academia and art

Full details:  http://metamorphosisproject.org     

"Eugene Onegin" by Alexander Pushkin

"Eugene Onegin" by Alexander Pushkin

Anthony Thuillier with a guide to the classic novel-in-verse “Eugene/Yevgeny Onegin” by Russian poet Alexander Pushkin for which a new translation by Anthony Briggs has just been published (published by Pushkin Press)

Michael Kinirons, writer of the film "Strangerland"

Michael Kinirons, writer of the film "Strangerland"

Irish writer Michael Kinirons talks about his screenplay for the film “Strangerland” starring Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes

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Gold

Gold

Interference

4:12

Pangur Bán

Pangur Bán

Eddi Reader

2:44

Vagabond

Vagabond

Eddi Reader

4:22

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