Arena Tuesday 17 May 2016

coming up on Friday's show....we review the range of music released for Christmas, from Irish and international artists and some interesting offerings from celebrities

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - a 3-week festival of Irish arts and culture commemorating the 1916 Rising will take place in Washington DC, Belfast writer & illustrator PJ Lynch is the new Laureate na nÓg, American country singer Guy Clark dies

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Review:  "The Birthday Party" by Harold Pinter

Review: "The Birthday Party" by Harold Pinter

Sophie Gorman reviews the London Classic Theatre production of  “The Birthday Party” by Harold Pinter currently running at the Everyman Theatre Cork

Irish tour details:  www.londonclassictheatre.co.uk

Rafeef Ziadah, poet

Rafeef Ziadah, poet

Palestinian performance poet Rafeef Ziadah talks about her family roots as refugees and addressing politically contentious Israel-Palestine issues in her work

Official website:  www.rafeefziadah.net   /   Irish tour details:   www.weteachlife.com

 

 

 

Review:  "In Gratitude" by Jenny Diski

Review: "In Gratitude" by Jenny Diski

Sarah Binchy reviews “In Gratitude”, a collection of her last essays by the recently-deceased author Jenny Diski (published by Bloomsbury)

String Theory guitar festival

String Theory guitar festival

Shane Latimer (organiser) and Sean Carpio (musician) chat about the inaugural String Theory guitar festival this weekend, a celebration of contemporary electric guitar through improvised music

Full details:  http://stringtheoryfestival.com 

Music Played on the Show

L.A. Freeway

L.A. Freeway

Guy Clark

4:33

Improvised Piece On Electric Guitars

Improvised Piece On Electric Guitars

Shane Latimer And Sean Carpio

3:33

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