Arena Monday 23 May 2016

coming up on Monday's show....a review of "Yesterday" by Felicia Yap, the ukelele is celebrated at the upcoming Dun Laoghaire Festival, "Why Won’t You Have Sex With Me?", one of the plays at the upcoming Dublin Fringe Festival and the book "Artists: Their Lives and Works"

 

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with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish cinematographer Robbie Ryan helps Ken Loach win a Palme d'Or, Gabriel Byrne cast as Pope Gregory X in new Netflix series "Marco Polo", FAI unveils Ireland's theme song for Euro 2016

"Tongulish" by Rita Ann Higgins

Rita Ann Higgins talks about - and reads from - her latest collection “Tongulish” (published by Bloodaxe)  

Whit Stillman, director of "Love & Friendship"

Film director Whit Stillman talks about adapting the Jane Austen novella “Lady Susan” for his latest film “Love & Friendship”

Review: "So Sad Today" by Melissa Broder

Sinead Gleeson reviews “So Sad Today” by the poet Melissa Broder, a selection of frank essays about intimate aspects her life (two years ago she assumed an anonymous Twitter persona in which she expressed her darkest and most negative feelings)  (published by Scribe Publications) 

Overhead, The Albatross in session

Vinny Casey and Joe Panama from the band Overhead The Albatross about their debut album “Learning To Growl”

Official website:   www.overheadthealbatross.com 

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

Music Played on the Show

Send My Love (To Your New Lover)

Send My Love (To Your New Lover)

Adele

3:43

The Irish Roar

The Irish Roar

Seo Linn

0:50

Bara

Bara

Overhead The Albatross

8:11

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