Arena Monday 3 October 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 

 

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Arena

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"Ireland: The Autobiography" edited by John Bowman

"Ireland: The Autobiography" edited by John Bowman

Gerald Dawe talks about the book "Ireland: The Autobiography" edited by John Bowman, one hundred years in the life of the nation as told by it's people 

 

Reviews: "These Rooms" and "Swan Lake/Loch na hEala" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Reviews: "These Rooms" and "Swan Lake/Loch na hEala" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Sophie Gorman reviews "These Rooms" by Coiscéim + Anu Productions and Michael Keegan Dolan’s  "Swan Lake/Loch na hEala"

Full details:   https://dublintheatrefestival.com 

Agnes Obel in session

Agnes Obel in session

Agnes Obel performs from and chats about her forthcoming album "Citizen of Glass" (inspired by the German concept of the citizen made of 'glass', i.e.  transparent, lacks privacy)

Official website:   www.agnesobel.com  

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

Winner of the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2016

Winner of the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2016

The winner of the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2016 - "The Speed of Light and How It Cannot Help Us"  by Chris Connolly. A story exploring the complicated nature of unconditional love, in particular the love of a mother for her son

"The Weathered Stone" by Benedict Schlepper Connolly

"The Weathered Stone" by Benedict Schlepper Connolly

"The Weathered Stone" is a new album from Irish composer Benedict Schlepper Connolly, Inspired by the natural beauty and unpredictable weather of West Sligo

Music Played on the Show

Field

Field

Benedict Schlepper-Connolly (Voice), Seán Mac Erlaine (Chalumeau), Saskia Lankhoorn (Piano), Robinson Panoramic Quartet

3:00

The Weathered Stone

The Weathered Stone

Benedict Schlepper-Connolly (Voice), Seán Mac Erlaine (Chalumeau), Saskia Lankhoorn (Piano), Robinson Panoramic Quartet

3:00

Late Praise

Late Praise

Windings

2:59

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