Arena Wednesday 9 March 2016

coming up on Monday's show....anticipating season 2 of horror sci-fi series "Stranger Things", an exhibition of selected works by the late Stephen McKenna, a documentary on the larger-than-life Grace Jones and Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - an unseen Francis Bacon painting found on the back of works by Tony O'Malley, tributes pouring in for legendary Beatles producer George Martin who has died

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Michael Jackson, Motown and "Off The Wall"

Michael Jackson, Motown and "Off The Wall"

John Meagher looks at the career of Michael Jackson, as a new documentary from Spike Lee set to be released this year - “Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall”

"Prosperity Drive" by Mary Morrissy

"Prosperity Drive" by Mary Morrissy

Mary Morrissy talks about her latest collection of short stories “Prosperity Drive”, about the residents of one street in a middle-class Dublin suburb (published by Jonathan Cape)

"InSight" from the Irish Composers Collective and Tonnta

"InSight" from the Irish Composers Collective and Tonnta

Sorcha Coller from the Irish Composers Collective and Robbie Blake from the ensemble Tonnta with cellist Adrian Mantu explain “InSight” a new series of concerts bringing together artists and composers to perform new work

Full details:  www.irishcomposerscollective.org   and    http://tonnta.ie      

(for copyright reasons the music in this interview is not available to download in the podcast)

Frank O'Connor letters donated to University College Cork

Frank O'Connor letters donated to University College Cork

Professor Oliver O’Donovan, the son of writer Frank O’Connor, explains why the family are donating to University College Cork an archive of letters between his father and mother in the years 1945-1965

Music Played on the Show

Please Please Me

Please Please Me

The Beatles

2:13

Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough

Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough

Michael Jackson

1:20

Lamentatio

Lamentatio

Adrian Mantu

4:45

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