Arena Thursday 18 May 2017

coming up on Monday's show....a review of "Yesterday" by Felicia Yap, the ukelele is celebrated at the upcoming Dun Laoghaire Festival, "Why Won’t You Have Sex With Me?", one of the plays at the upcoming Dublin Fringe Festival and the book "Artists: Their Lives and Works"

 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News - David Arnold remembers Chris Cornell RIP

Arts News - David Arnold remembers Chris Cornell RIP

Composer David Arnold remembers Chris Cornell, lead singer with grunge rock group Soundgarden, whose sudden death was announced today

Film reviews

Film reviews

Diane Negra and Chris Wasser review "King Arthur:Legend of the Sword" and "Snatched"

Essay:  Sinead from Clonakilty

Essay: Sinead from Clonakilty

Sonya Kelly with an essay about meeting a girl called Sinead from Clonakilty but now living in New Zealand

Review:  "The Iron Age" by Arja Kajermo

Review: "The Iron Age" by Arja Kajermo

Sorcha Kenny reviews "The Iron Age" by Arja Kajermo, set in Finland after the end of World War II about a young girl and her poverty-stricken family (published by Tramp Press)

"Charlie's A Clepto", the debut play by Clare Monnelly

"Charlie's A Clepto", the debut play by Clare Monnelly

Clare Monnelly talks about her debut play "Charlie’s A Clepto" about a young mother who’s a kleptomaniac but is trying to go straight

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You Know My Name - Theme To Casino Royale

You Know My Name - Theme To Casino Royale

Chris Cornell

4:00

Everybody Needs Someone To Hate

Everybody Needs Someone To Hate

Martin Creed

3:20

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