Arena Friday 24 March 2017

coming up on Thursday's show.... Chris Wasser and Diane Negra review "The Death of Stalin", "Marshall" and "I Am Not a Witch"; Elaine Byrne reviews "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors", a city-wide exhibition in New York by Ai Weiwei and Anna Carey reviews "Fresh Complaint" by Jeffrey Eugenides 

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - the IFTA 'Rising Star' nominees revealed, interesting guests on new Gorillaz album, confirmation that there'll be no digitally re-created Carrie Fisher image in forthcoming Star Wars films

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Review:  "The Effect" by Rough Magic Theatre at the Project Arts Centre

Review: "The Effect" by Rough Magic Theatre at the Project Arts Centre

David Keane reviews "The Effect" by Lucy Prebble at the Project Arts Centre, a Rough Magic Theatre production about two people taking part in a clinical trial for an antidepressant

Further details:  http://projectartscentre.ie

"Is It About A Bicycle? - Humour, Media and the Mechanics of the Avant-Garde", curated by Mark Toscano

"Is It About A Bicycle? - Humour, Media and the Mechanics of the Avant-Garde", curated by Mark Toscano

Mark Toscano chats about his work as a film conservationist, he has curated “Is It About A Bicycle? - Humour, Media and the Mechanics of the Avant-Garde” to showcase the humour in experimental film for the PLASTIK Festival of Artists’ Moving Image this weekend

Further details:  www.plastikfestival.com

 

Album reviews

Album reviews

Aoife Barry and Dan Hegarty review “More Life” from Drake, “Sacred Earth” from Sharon Shannon and “Damage & Joy” from The Jesus and Mary Chain

Fanny Howe reads from "O'Clock"

Fanny Howe reads from "O'Clock"

American poet Fanny Howe reads one of the poems from her collection "O'Clock"...she is a guest at the Mounts to Sea dlr Book Festival this weekend

Further details:   www.mountainstosea.ie

Music Played on the Show

I Feel For You

I Feel For You

Chaka Khan

4:16

Fake Love

Fake Love

Drake

2:02

Passionfruit

Passionfruit

Drake

4:58

Frenchie's Reel

Frenchie's Reel

Sharon Shannon

2:37

Sacred Earth

Sacred Earth

Sharon Shannon

5:15

Amputation

Amputation

The Jesus And Mary Chain

1:30

Always Sad

Always Sad

The Jesus And Mary Chain

0:44

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