Arena Monday 10 April 2017

coming up on Friday's show....Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan chats about her latest novel "Manhattan Beach, a review of "Where The Past Begins" - a memoir by Amy Tan and the latest albums from Morrissey, Paloma Faith and Charlotte Gainsbourg

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"Levin & Levin" by Aideen Wylde at the Everyman Theatre

"Levin & Levin" by Aideen Wylde at the Everyman Theatre

Aideen Wylde talks about her play "Levin & Levin", about two girls who escape the Russian pogroms of the early 1900's and become vaudeville stars as male impersonators 

Further details:   www.everymancork.com 

"Ithaca" by Alan McMonagle

"Ithaca" by Alan McMonagle

Alan McMonagle reads an extract from his debut novel "Ithaca" (published by Picador)

"As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics", an exhibition at IMMA

"As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics", an exhibition at IMMA

Sam Thorne, co-curator of "As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics" at IMMA, looking at the role various forms of spirituality/religious belief have played in visual art

Full details:  www.imma.ie 

 

Review:  "Horace Winter Says Goodbye" by Conor Bowman

Review: "Horace Winter Says Goodbye" by Conor Bowman

Arlene Hunt reviews "Horace Winter Says Goodbye" by Conor Bowman, about a bank worker who lives an unexceptional life for 50 years, but all that changes when he retires (published by Hachette)

Celebrating silence in music at Trinity College

Celebrating silence in music at Trinity College

Adrian Tien, Centre for Asian Studies in Trinity College explains their Creative Challenge project "The Music of Silence: Its Interpretation and Performance", a series of musical performances examining whether silence itself can be musical

Further details:   www.tcd.ie/Asian/events/

Music Played on the Show

I Walk

I Walk

Ae Mak

4:01

Soothing

Soothing

Laura Marling

4:13

Nocturne From Lyric Pieces

Nocturne From Lyric Pieces

Daniel Levy

0:50

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