Arena Monday 9 January 2017

coming up on Friday's show.... Declan Kiberd discusses his new book, "After Ireland", which is a survey of post-war Irish literature, and Alan Corr and Lauren Murphy review "Flicker" from Niall Horan; "Glasshouse" from Jessie Ware and "The Endless Shimmering" from And So I Watch You From Afar

 

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"Autumn Royal", the debut play by Kevin Barry

"Autumn Royal", the debut play by Kevin Barry

Author Kevin Barry chats about his first play “Autumn Royal”, about a brother and a sister struggling to do the right thing by their aging and increasingly difficult father; it opens at the Everyman Theatre at the end of this month

Further details:  www.everymancork.com 

"In Your Sleep" by Leanne O'Sullivan

"In Your Sleep" by Leanne O'Sullivan

Leanne O’Sullivan reads her poem “In Your Sleep”, included in the collection "Fermata: Writings Inspired By Music"

The National Gallery, a new acquisition of works by Sir William Orpen

The National Gallery, a new acquisition of works by Sir William Orpen

Donal Maguire, manager of the ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art at The National Gallery explains the recent gallery acquisition of a new collection of over 400 letters and drawings by Sir William Orpen

Full details:   www.nationalgallery.ie/en/aboutus/ThisWeek/Orpen.aspx

"Days Without End" by Sebastian Barry

"Days Without End" by Sebastian Barry

Sebastian Barry reads an extract from his latest novel “Days Without End” (published by Faber)

Review:   "75 Years of Capitol Records"

Review: "75 Years of Capitol Records"

Jim Carroll reviews the book “75 Years of Capitol Records” (published by Taschen)

Music Played on the Show

Zoom

Zoom

Fat Larry's Band

4:28

The Lark Ascending

The Lark Ascending

Zoe Conway (Fiddle)

2:24

They Can't Take That Away From Me

They Can't Take That Away From Me

Frank Sinatra

2:54

I Want To Hold Your Hand

I Want To Hold Your Hand

The Beatles

2:38

Private Dancer

Private Dancer

Tina Turner

4:12

Latch

Latch

Disclosure Featuring Sam Smith

4:14

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