Arena Monday 18 April 2016

coming up on Tuesday's show....artists respond to the permanent collection Limerick City Gallery of Art, the 20th anniversary of James Cameron's "Titanic", the Haughey/Gregory years inspire a new play by Colin Murphy and how the written world shaped civilisation with author Martin Puchner

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"Northern Star" by Stewart Parker, produced by Rough Magic Theatre

"Northern Star" by Stewart Parker, produced by Rough Magic Theatre

Lynn Parker, director of Rough Magic theatre company talks about their latest production – “Northern Star” by Stewart Parker, set in Belfast in the 18th Century it’s the story of the last days in the life of the political rebel Henry Joy McCracken

Full details:  www.roughmagic.ie 

EVA International 2016

EVA International 2016

Declan Long spoke to Cameroonian artist Koyo Kouoh, curator of this year’s contemporary art exhibition EVA International who explains the theme “Still The Barbarians” - the parallels between post-colonialism Ireland and other countries

Full details:   www.eva.ie 

Ryan Vail in session

Ryan Vail in session

Derry electronic artist Ryan Vail explains how the piano in a Derry doctors house influenced the songs on his latest album “For Every Silence”

Official website:   www.ryanvail.com 

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

Essay:  Lisa McInerney, author of "The Glorious Heresies"

Essay: Lisa McInerney, author of "The Glorious Heresies"

Lisa McInerney reads her essay about how her debut novel “The Glorious Heresies” (which has been shortlisted for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2016) was automatically assigned a female gender

"Score" by Breach & Quinn

"Score" by Breach & Quinn

Breach & Quinn theatre company actors/writers Alan Howley and Jack Cawley talk about their play “Score”, about a fictional band who make a short film called The Score which becomes a cult hit 25 years on

Tour details:  http://galwaytheatrefestival.com   and     http://carlowartsfestival.com  

Music Played on the Show

Magic Mountain

Magic Mountain

Pleasure Beach

3:52

Wounds

Wounds

Ryan Vail

4:20

Mirrors

Mirrors

Ryan Vail

3:37

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