Arena Thursday 8 September 2016

coming up on Monday's show....anticipating season 2 of horror sci-fi series "Stranger Things", an exhibition of selected works by the late Stephen McKenna, a documentary on the larger-than-life Grace Jones and Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - television rights have been bought for "The Glorious Heresies" by Lisa McInerney, Paul Auster's "City Of Glass" to be adapted for stage, an open call to artists to create site-specific work in Dublin Port

Film reviews

Film reviews

Ruth Barton and Hilary White review “Anthropoid”,“Hell or High Water” and “Captain Fantastic”

Niamh Crowther in session

Niamh Crowther in session

Singer/songwriter Niamh Crowther chats about the difficulties of forging a career in music while still at school; her debut EP is “Niamh Crowther”

Official website:   http://niamhcrowther.com 

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

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"Composing The Island" remembers Ina Boyle and Frederick May

"Composing The Island" remembers Ina Boyle and Frederick May

Abie Philbin Bowman profiles the lives of two lesser-known Irish composers - Ina Boyle and Frederick May; their work is being remembered in the “Composing The Island: In Ireland” series at the National Concert Hall

Full details:   www.nch.ie

Music Played on the Show

Origins

Origins

Niamh Crowther

3:21

Little By Little

Little By Little

Niamh Crowther

3:46

The Magic Harp By Ina Boyle

The Magic Harp By Ina Boyle

Unknown

1:20

String Quartet By Frederick May

String Quartet By Frederick May

Vanbrugh Quartet

1:12

Dialogue By Frederick May

Dialogue By Frederick May

Aoife Gibney And Varazdat Kashatrianne

0:40

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