Arena Friday 14 July 2017

Coming up on Monday's show...."Gallery Of The Dead" author Chris Carter, folk singer Sophie Coyle in session, film-maker Clio Barnard who directs Ruth Wilson and Sean Bean in the family drama "Dark River" and a review of "Feel Free", a new collection of essays in which Zadie Smith ponders the raison d'etre of our online culture

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Review:  "The Sport of Kings" by C.E. Morgan

Review: "The Sport of Kings" by C.E. Morgan

Yvonne Nolan reviews "The Sport of Kings" by C.E. Morgan, an epic American novel set in the world of horse racing and the consequences of slavery played out through the lives of two families - one white, one black (published by Fourth Estate)

"Vincent Van Gogh - A New Way of Seeing", a film by Phil Grabsky

"Vincent Van Gogh - A New Way of Seeing", a film by Phil Grabsky

Film director/producer Phil Grabsky talks about his documentary "Vincent Van Gogh – A New Way of Seeing" which is being screened in Irish cinemas 

Further details:   http://culturalcinema.ie 

Album reviews

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Eamon Sweeney review "4.44" from Jay Z, "Hug of Thunder" from Broken Social Scene and "Something’s Changing" from Lucy Rose

Music Played on the Show

Becoming A Jackal

Becoming A Jackal

Villagers

3:33

Kill Jay Z (Explicit)

Kill Jay Z (Explicit)

Jay Z

2:58

Legacy

Legacy

Jay Z

1:20

Protest Song

Protest Song

Broken Social Scene

1:21

Vanity Pail Kids

Vanity Pail Kids

Broken Social Scene

1:40

Floral Dresses

Floral Dresses

Lucy Rose Ft The Staves

1:00

No Good At All

No Good At All

Lucy Rose

3:39

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