Arena Wednesday 15 March 2017

coming up on Wednesday's show....Paul Muldoon visits 18th century Ulster poetry for his new collection "Lamentations", the 30th anniversary of the Pogues classic "Fairytale of New York", a night of 'deadly rapid talent' at the Project Arts Centre and Kay Sheehy takes a Gallery Tour of Temple Bar

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Arena

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"The Secret Scripture", starring Eric Bana

"The Secret Scripture", starring Eric Bana

Eric Bana talks about his role as Dr William Grene in the upcoming Jim Sheridan film "The Secret Scripture", based on the Sebastian Barry novel

 

Review:  "George Bush and Children" by Dick Walsh and Pan Pan Theatre

Review: "George Bush and Children" by Dick Walsh and Pan Pan Theatre

Susanne Colleary reviews "George Bush and Children" at the Project Arts Centre, written and directed by Dick Walsh and Gavin Quinn for Pan Pan Theatre, an experimental piece of verbatim theatre which splices together scripts from a variety of talk shows from all over the world

Full details:   http://projectartscentre.ie

Creating a score for a classic Japanese silent film

Creating a score for a classic Japanese silent film

Matthew Nolan chats about creating a new score for "A Page of Madness", a classic Japanese silent film about a retired sailor who takes the job of janitor in an asylum where his wife is a patient, so he can care for her; it will be will be screened onThursday 16th March as part of the St Patrick's Festival 

Full deails:   www.stpatricksfestival.ie 

Review:  "Stranger, Baby", a collection by Emily Berry

Review: "Stranger, Baby", a collection by Emily Berry

Jessica Traynor reviews "Stranger, Baby", a collection of poetry by Emily Berry, which addresses loss and the death of the 13-year old Berry's mother (published by Faber & Faber)

Music Played on the Show

Blabber Mouth

Blabber Mouth

Rusangano Family

2:34

Curse You, Mocking Moon

Curse You, Mocking Moon

Clang Sayne

5:19

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