Arena Thursday 26 May 2016

coming up on Wednesday's show....Paul Muldoon visits 18th century Ulster poetry for his new collection "Lamentations", the 30th anniversary of the Pogues classic "Fairytale of New York", a night of 'deadly rapid talent' at the Project Arts Centre and Kay Sheehy takes a Gallery Tour of Temple Bar

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Saoirse Ronan will be one of the presenters at next month's Tony Awards in New York, Netflix and Amazon to face quotas on screening local productions, Star Wars wrap party in Dingle last night

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Joe Griffin review “Money Monster”, “Alice Through The Looking Glass” and “The Daughter”

"Multitudes" by Lucy Caldwell

"Multitudes" by Lucy Caldwell

Lucy Caldwell reads an extract from the story “Here We Are” from her debut collection of short stories “Multitudes” (published by Faber)

Review:  “Don’t You Leave Me Here: My Life”, the autobiography of Wilko Johnson

Review: “Don’t You Leave Me Here: My Life”, the autobiography of Wilko Johnson

Tony Clayton Lea reviews “Don’t You Leave Me Here: My Life”, the autobiography of Wilko Johnson, the lead singer with 1970’s punk band Dr Feelgood (published by Little Brown)

"Sinner" by Rita Ann Higgins

"Sinner" by Rita Ann Higgins

Rita Ann Higgins reads “Sinner” from her latest poetry collection “Tongulish” (published by Bloodaxe Books)

"Out On A Western Plain” by photographer Michael McLaughlin

"Out On A Western Plain” by photographer Michael McLaughlin

Michael McLaughlin chats about his latest exhibition and accompanying book of photography “Out On A Western Plain” at the Custom House Studios Westport, a collection of images from the American south west

Official website:   www.michaelmclaughlinstudios.com

Exhibition details:   www.customhousestudios.ie  

(image:  The Three Sisters, Gates of the Valley, Yosemite National Park, California)

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London

London

Benjamin Clementine

3:49

Roxette

Roxette

Dr Feelgood

1:20

Going Back Home

Going Back Home

Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey

1:00

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