Arena Wednesday 19 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 

 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - a new JRR Tolkien story to be published, Michael Moore takes Donald Trump as his next documentary subject, Madonna and Amy Schumer do each other a favour

Lucian Freud Project at IMMA

Lucian Freud Project at IMMA

David Dawson, a long-term studio assistant to Lucian Freud and Christina Kennedy, IMMA Head of Collections give Sean a walkaround a major exhibition at IMMA – the Lucian Freud Project

Full details:   www.imma.ie  

 

"Black Mirror", Series 3 on Netflix

"Black Mirror", Series 3 on Netflix

Mary McGill with a guide to the third series of the Charlie Brooker drama “Black Mirror” on Netflix, which takes modern preoccupations such as social media and gives us a worst case scenario as to the extent of their capabilities

Barry Douglas at the Wexford Festival Opera

Barry Douglas at the Wexford Festival Opera

World-renowned pianist Barry Douglas who is one of the performers at the forthcoming Wexford Festival Opera

Festival details:   www.wexfordopera.com

 

Review:  “Eileen” by Ottessa Moshfegh

Review: “Eileen” by Ottessa Moshfegh

Yvonne Nolan reviews “Eileen” by Ottessa Moshfegh, set in New England in the 1960’s in graphic language it tells the story of a young woman’s escape from her cruel, alcoholic father and her relationship with a glamorous newcomer to her life, it has been shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize (published by Jonathan Cape)

Music Played on the Show

Farewell To Music

Farewell To Music

Barry Douglas (Piano)

4:00

Hungarian Dance No 1

Hungarian Dance No 1

Barry Douglas (Piano)

3:00

Jon Lends A Hand

Jon Lends A Hand

Devendra Banhart

2:34

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