Arena Tuesday 1 November 2016

coming up on Friday's show....we review the range of music released for Christmas, from Irish and international artists and some interesting offerings from celebrities

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Kay Sheehy

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - writer/journalist Fergus Linehan dies, Jamie Dornan and Michael Fassbender among Irish artists nominated for British Independent Film Awards, Bryan Cranston offers his opinion of US presidential nominee Donald Trump

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"Days Without End" by Sebastian Barry

"Days Without End" by Sebastian Barry

Sebastian Barry chats about his latest novel “Days Without End”, the story of Thomas McNulty who flees to America from the Irish famine and his friend John Cole and their battles to survive the American Indian and Civil Wars (published by Faber & Faber)

Deborah Landau, judge at Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2016

Deborah Landau, judge at Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2016

American poet and essayist Deborah Landau who is judge for this year’s Moth literary magazine/Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize

Full details:  www.themothmagazine.com/a1-page.asp?ID=2762&

Official website:   www.deborahlandau.net 

Light Moves Festival of Screendance 2016

Light Moves Festival of Screendance 2016

Vivienne Dick, film director and Mary Wycherley, co-curator of the Light Moves Festival of Screendance, Limerick’s annual celebration of dance on film

Full details:   www.lightmoves.ie 

We Raise Bears in session

We Raise Bears in session

Conor Miley and Sharon Murphy of the band We Raise Bears chat about their musical inspiration and their forthcoming self-titled debut EP 

Official website:   www.breakingtunes.com/weraisebears

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

Music Played on the Show

On Avoiding People

On Avoiding People

We Cut Corners

3:14

Lines Written In A Faraway Room

Lines Written In A Faraway Room

We Raise Bears

4:03

Glass Figurines

Glass Figurines

We Raise Bears

3:45

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