Arena Tuesday 2 August 2016

coming up on Thursday's show.... Chris Wasser and Diane Negra review "The Death of Stalin", "Marshall" and "I Am Not a Witch"; Elaine Byrne reviews "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors", a city-wide exhibition in New York by Ai Weiwei and Anna Carey reviews "Fresh Complaint" by Jeffrey Eugenides 

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Sarah Binchy - actor James Cordon fears acting is becoming an 'elitist' sport, a gender reboot for 1984 hit film "Mermaid", Donald Trump mocked on The Simpsons 

"The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

"The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Mary McGill looks at the classic novella “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the 2015 film version of which premieres on Netflix this week

David Power, uilleann piper

David Power, uilleann piper

Uilleann piper David Power talks about his attitude to merging a traditional Irish instrument with new technology and other styles of music

Official website:   www.davidpowerup.com 

Preview of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016

Preview of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016

Abie Philbin Bowman previews some of the events taking place at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival which starts this weekend

Official website:   www.edfringe.com 

"Moving Out" by Mary Coll

"Moving Out" by Mary Coll

Mary Coll reads her poem “Moving Out” which features in “Even The Daybreak”, a new anthology celebrating 35 years of Salmon Poetry

50th anniversary of "Revolver" by The Beatles

50th anniversary of "Revolver" by The Beatles

Stephen Kennedy marks 50 years since the release of The Beatles album “Revolver”

Music Played on the Show

I'Ve Seen Better Days

I'Ve Seen Better Days

George Jones/ Tammy Wynette

3:40

The Blooming Meadows

The Blooming Meadows

David Power, Uilleann Pipes

2:00

Caoineadh Na Dtrí Mhuire

Caoineadh Na Dtrí Mhuire

David Power, Uilleann Pipes

2:03

Eleanor Rigby

Eleanor Rigby

The Beatles

2:07

Taxman

Taxman

The Beatles

2:49

Here There And Everywhere

Here There And Everywhere

The Beatles

4:10

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