Arena Monday 12 June 2017

coming up on Thursday's show.... Chris Wasser and Diane Negra review "The Death of Stalin", "Marshall" and "I Am Not a Witch"; Elaine Byrne reviews "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors", a city-wide exhibition in New York by Ai Weiwei and Anna Carey reviews "Fresh Complaint" by Jeffrey Eugenides 

 

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"House of Names" by Colm Tóibín

"House of Names" by Colm Tóibín

Colm Tóibín talks about why he chose the Greek myth of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon as the basis of his latest novel "House of Names" (published by Penguin Viking)

"Sound Check" at the Science Gallery Dublin

"Sound Check" at the Science Gallery Dublin

Abie Philbin Bowman visited "Sound Check", an exhibition at the Science Gallery Dublin looking at ways in which unusual items can be used to make music

Full details:   https://dublin.sciencegallery.com 

Review:  "A History of Running Away" by Paula McGrath

Review: "A History of Running Away" by Paula McGrath

Áine Ní Ghlinn reviews "A History of Running Away" by Paula McGrath, following the lives of three women across a thirty year period in Ireland, England and the United States (published by John Murray)

A history of record labels - Def Jam

A history of record labels - Def Jam

In the latest in his occasional series on the history of record labels, Jim Carroll looks at the history of Def Jam Recordings

Music Played on the Show

These Days

These Days

Jackson Browne

4:51

No Sleep Til Brooklyn

No Sleep Til Brooklyn

Beastie Boys

1:50

Don't Believe The Hype

Don't Believe The Hype

Public Enemy

5:33

Pon The Replay

Pon The Replay

Rihanna

1:10

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