Arena Wednesday 27 July 2016

coming up on Tuesday's show.... Daragh Downes reviews "Mrs Osmond" by John Banville; Chris McHallem speaks about his play "Strutting and Fretting"; Eithne Jordan on her new exhibition "Tableau" at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and the 40th anniversary of The Clash performance at Trinity College in Dublin

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - Oprah Winfrey to star in a new fantasy adventure series, UK comedy series "Peep Show" to be developed for US television, longlist announced for Man Booker Prize 2016

Review:  “The Unfortunate Englishman” by John Lawton

Review: “The Unfortunate Englishman” by John Lawton

Declan Burke reviews “The Unfortunate Englishman” by John Lawton, featuring Joe Wilderness (a thief co-opted to work for MI6) who is trying to negotiate the swap of spies in Cold War-era Berlin against the background of the theft of a fortune in vintage wine looted during World War II from a Jewish family (published by Grove Press)

Big Bang Festival 2016

Big Bang Festival 2016

Brian Fleming, one of the organisers of this weekend’s Big Bang Festival, a celebration of rhythm/drumming from around the world

Full details:  www.bigbangfestival.com 

Review: "Daydreaming With Stanley Kubrick", art works inspired by Kubrick's films

Review: "Daydreaming With Stanley Kubrick", art works inspired by Kubrick's films

Mark Duffy reviews “Daydreaming With Stanley Kubrick”, an exhibition at Somerset House in London of various works by 50 artists inspired by the films of Stanley Kubrick

Full details:   www.somersethouse.org.uk 

Loves:  working in the theatre

Loves: working in the theatre

Author Liz Nugent explains why she loves her previous experience working in the theatre

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"Punning Shop Names" by Felicity Ward

"Punning Shop Names" by Felicity Ward

“Punning Shop Names” sketch from Felicity Ward who plays the Vodafone Comedy Festival in the Iveagh Gardens at the weekend

Further details:  http://vodafonecomedy.com

Official website: http://felicityward.com 

“In A Changing Light” by Phil Lynch

“In A Changing Light” by Phil Lynch

Phil Lynch chats about and reads from his debut collection of poetry “In A Changing Light” (published by Salmon Poetry)   

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Ten Miles High

Ten Miles High

Roisin Murphy

3:55

Snow

Snow

Beth Orton

3:05

Requiem For 114 Radios - A Sound Installation

Requiem For 114 Radios - A Sound Installation

Various

1:30

Cuckooo

Cuckooo

Big Bang Festival Band

1:20

Big Bang Extravaganza

Big Bang Extravaganza

Big Bang Festival Band

2:00

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