Arena Tuesday 28 March 2017

coming up on Wednesday's show.....chat and music with Katie Laffan ahead of her performance at Dublin Castle on Culture Night, Gabriel Tallent, author of "My Absolute Darling", "Legacy of Spies" by John le Carré reviewed and documentary-maker Mark Noonan on 95-year old Kevin Roche, the quiet architect

 

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Sebastian Barry nominated for Walter Scott Prize for Fiction, new album on the way from Snow Patrol, Damien Hirst portrait of George Michael sells for charity at auction  

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"Edith & Oliver" by Michele Forbes

"Edith & Oliver" by Michele Forbes

Michele Forbes talks about her latest novel "Edith & Oliver", set in the early years of the 20th century as the cinema is overtaking the music halls in popularity (published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson)

"Aspasia - An Influential Immigrant", an exhibition by Margaret Corcoran

"Aspasia - An Influential Immigrant", an exhibition by Margaret Corcoran

Margaret Corcoran explains the inspiration for her current exhibition at the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, “Aspasia - An Influential Immigrant”

Further details:   www.kevinkavanaghgallery.ie

Review:   "Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the 70's" by Tom Doyle

Review: "Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the 70's" by Tom Doyle

Tony Clayton Lea reviews a new biography of Elton John, "Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the 70's" by Tom Doyle (published by Polygon)

Robert Silvers, RIP

Robert Silvers, RIP

Daniel Geary remembers the literary career of the late Robert Silvers, one of the founding editors of the highly-influential New York Review of Books

Music Played on the Show

Friend Zone (Explicit)

Friend Zone (Explicit)

Thundercat

3:12

Your Song

Your Song

Elton John

4:13

Tiny Dancer

Tiny Dancer

Elton John (Vocal)

6:14

Rocket Man

Rocket Man

Elton John

4:52

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