Arena Tuesday 7 March 2017

coming up on Monday's show....anticipating season 2 of horror sci-fi series "Stranger Things", an exhibition of selected works by the late Stephen McKenna, a documentary on the larger-than-life Grace Jones and Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks 

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Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - official confirmation that George Michael died of natural causes, Dublin crime film wins awards in the UK, major A-listers in talks to work on new film "Pentagon Papers"

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"4321" by Paul Auster

"4321" by Paul Auster

Paul Auster talks about his latest novel "4321", chronicling the four parallel lives of a boy called Archie born in New Jersey in 1947 (published by Faber)

Essay:  the drama of rugby

Essay: the drama of rugby

Lia Mills with an essay about why she loves the drama and spectacle of rugby

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"Peripheral Visions: John T Davis, A Retrospective" at the IFI

"Peripheral Visions: John T Davis, A Retrospective" at the IFI

Northern Irish film-maker/musician John T Davis who is the subject of a film retrospective at the IFI; he chats about his documentaries exploring the punk scene in Northern Ireland in the 1970's/80's and America's love affair with the notion of the hobo

Further details:   http://ifi.ie/john-t-davis-retrospective

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"Jack", a play by Declan Hassett

"Jack", a play by Declan Hassett

Declan Hassett talks about his play “Jack”, the life story of Cork man, GAA superstar and former Taoiseach Jack Lynch

Further details:   www.everymancork.com/2017/03/jack

Music Played on the Show

Season Of Change

Season Of Change

Stone Foundation Feat Bettye Lavette

3:36

Ready Or Not

Ready Or Not

Laura Mvula

2:30

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