Arena Wednesday 3 May 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 

Arena

Arena

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"A Whisper Anywhere Else" by Jimmy Murphy

"A Whisper Anywhere Else" by Jimmy Murphy

Jimmy Murphy talks about his work-in-progress "A Whisper Anywhere Else" which examines the treatment of Garda whistleblowers; it is part of the ‘What’s Happening Now’ series of 3 plays at the Abbey Theatre where writers respond to issues of immediate and urgent concern to Irish society

Further details:  www.abbeytheatre.ie/2017/whats-happening-now

Martin Creed, artist/musician

Martin Creed, artist/musician

Martin Creed chats about having a career as a Turner Prize-winning artist as well as a musician

Further details for his Irish appearances:  http://basicspace.ie/ 

Clang Sayne in session

Clang Sayne in session

Laura Hyland, lead singer with band Clang Sayne about the literature that inspires their music and the mixture of musical backgrounds that influence their sound

Official website:   www.clangsayne.com 

Essay:  "The Iceberg: A Memoir" by Marian Coutts

Essay: "The Iceberg: A Memoir" by Marian Coutts

Molly McCloskey with an essay about why she admires the book "The Iceberg: A Memoir" by Marion Coutts (Molly's latest novel is "When Light Is Like Water", published by Penguin) 

Arts + Health "Check Up, Check In" event for artists and the health industry

Arts + Health "Check Up, Check In" event for artists and the health industry

Theatre-maker Mark Storor who is keynote speaker at the Arts + Health "Check Up, Check In" at the Model in Sligo this Friday, a networking event for artists and healthcare practitioners 

Full details:   www.create-ireland.ie

Music Played on the Show

Princess Taxi Girl

Princess Taxi Girl

Martin Creed

1:10

Border Control

Border Control

Martin Creed

0:45

Blackbird

Blackbird

Clang Sayne

3:09

This Love

This Love

Clang Sayne

3:19

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