Arena Monday 5 June 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 

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Arena

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Review:  "The 7th Function of Language" by Laurent Binet

Review: "The 7th Function of Language" by Laurent Binet

Declan Burke reviews "The 7th Function of Language" by Laurent Binet, a comic history of the French intelligentsia, political intrigue and the search for literary theory (published by Penguin)

"After Love" by Dani Gill

"After Love" by Dani Gill

Dani Gill talks about her debut collection of poetry "After Love", which deals with themes of heartbreak, identity and recovery after the end of a relationship (published by Salmon Poetry)

John Kelly's sculpture garden

John Kelly's sculpture garden

Leeanne O'Donnell spoke to Australian-born artist John Kelly (who now lives in Cork) about his sculpture garden which will be open to the public this summer as part of the Skibbereen Arts Festival

Further details:   www.westcorkartscentre.com

"Do Not Say We Have Nothing" by Madeleine Thien

"Do Not Say We Have Nothing" by Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien reads an extract from her novel "Do Not Say We Have Nothing" (published by Granta)

40th anniversary of "Exodus" by Bob Marley & The Wailers

40th anniversary of "Exodus" by Bob Marley & The Wailers

Jim Carroll marks the 40th anniversary of the Bob Marley & The Wailers album "Exodus"

Music Played on the Show

Because I'M Me

Because I'M Me

The Avalanches

4:12

Exodus

Exodus

Bob Marley And The Wailers

2:34

Jamming

Jamming

Bob Marley And The Wailers

2:34

One Love/People Get Ready

One Love/People Get Ready

Bob Marley And The Wailers

2:00

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