Arena Thursday 8 December 2016

coming up on Friday's show.... author Tatiana De Rosnay talks about her latest book "Manderley Forever – The Life of Daphne du Maurier"; performance artist, Nigel Rolfe talks to Seán about his latest project "Breath" which is at Green on Red Gallery and album reviews with Simon Maher & Jackie Fox

 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

Heather Humphreys, Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs explains Creative Ireland (Clár Éire Ildánach), the government’s 5-year initiative to improve access to and celebrate Ireland’s culture and creativity

Full details:  http://creative.ireland.ie 

Film reviews

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Hilary White review “Office Christmas Party”, “The Birth Of A Nation” and “I Am Not A Serial Killer”

Caoimhín Ó Raghaillaigh and Cormac Begley in session

Caoimhín Ó Raghaillaigh and Cormac Begley in session

Live music and chat with traditional musicians Caoimhín Ó Raghaillaigh and Cormac Begley who have united for a tour around Ireland this month

Full details:  www.irishmusic.net/CC

"Istanbul Istanbul" by Burhan Sonmez

"Istanbul Istanbul" by Burhan Sonmez

Turkish author Burnhan Sonmez chats about “Istanbul Istanbul”, a modern-day reworking of Boccaccio’s Decameron, with four political prisoners in Istanbul who share a cramped cell tell each other stories and riddles to numb their pain from daily torture (published by Telegram)

Music Played on the Show

Ding Dong Merrily On High

Ding Dong Merrily On High

Rté Concert Orchestra, New Dublin Voices

1:59

Up Leitrim - Jig

Up Leitrim - Jig

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh And Cormac Begley

1:45

Roundabout Polkas

Roundabout Polkas

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh And Cormac Begley

3:25

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