Arena Monday 30 January 2017

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish and French cultural programmes available free on RTÉ Player, winners of Screen Actors Guild awards last night

"Hamlet", by the Icarus Theatre Collective

"Hamlet", by the Icarus Theatre Collective

Max Lewendel, founder/director of Icarus Theatre Collective chats about their production of "Hamlet" which is coming to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Essay: addiction to mobile devices

Essay: addiction to mobile devices

Sonya Kelly with an essay about being so devoted to our mobile devices that we can no longer just sit and think

"The Burning Ground" by Adam O'Riordan

"The Burning Ground" by Adam O'Riordan

The poet Adam O’Riordan chats about his first collection of short stories “The Burning Ground”, which are all based on the American west coast (published by Bloomsbury)

Róisín O in session

Róisín O in session

Róisín O in session 

Official website:   http://roisino.com

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

 

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Review:   "Kindred" by Octavia E Butler, adapted as a sci-fi graphic novel

Review: "Kindred" by Octavia E Butler, adapted as a sci-fi graphic novel

Maura McHugh reviews the sci-fi graphic novel "Kindred" by Octavia E Butler Butler which has been adapted by writer Damien Duffy and artist John Jennings (published by Abrams ComicArts)

Music Played on the Show

Macushla (My Darling)

Macushla (My Darling)

Eddi Reader

4:02

If You Got Love

If You Got Love

Roisin O

3:06

Give It Up

Give It Up

Roisin O

3:36

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