Arena Wednesday 17 May 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

Arena

Arena

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Arts News - a new director and new season at the Gate Theatre

Arts News - a new director and new season at the Gate Theatre

Selina Cartmell, incoming director of the Gate Theatre which has just announced the programme for its 2017/2018 season where the theme is ‘the outsider’

"In The Light of Eva's Shadow", a Drama on One play by Mary Kenny

"In The Light of Eva's Shadow", a Drama on One play by Mary Kenny

Mary Kenny talks about her new play "In The Light of Eva's Shadow", the story of the relationship between Hitler's girlfriend Eva Braun and her sister Gretl; it is the RTÉ Radio 1 Drama on One this Sunday

Further details:  www.rte.ie/drama/radio 

"An Evening With An Immigrant" by Inua Ellams at the International Literature Festival Dublin

"An Evening With An Immigrant" by Inua Ellams at the International Literature Festival Dublin

Poet/playwright/performer Inua Ellams explains what people can expect from his show "An Evening With An Immigrant" at the International Literature Festival Dublin

Further details:   http://ilfdublin.com/events/an-evening-with-an-immigrant-inua-ellams

"Vicious Circle" by CJ Box

"Vicious Circle" by CJ Box

CJ Box talks about his latest novel "Vicious Circle", the 17th in the crime series featuring the Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett (published by Head of Zeus)

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Bofou Safou

Bofou Safou

Amadou & Mariam

3:09

Smaller Than My Mother

Smaller Than My Mother

Overcoats

3:14

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