Arena Monday 24 July 2017

coming up on Tuesday's show....artists respond to the permanent collection Limerick City Gallery of Art, the 20th anniversary of James Cameron's "Titanic", the Haughey/Gregory years inspire a new play by Colin Murphy and how the written world shaped civilisation with author Martin Puchner

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Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction – "Lola" by Melissa Scrivner Love, "The Gallows Pole" by Benjamin Myers, "Low Heights" by Pascal Garnier, "Exquisite" by Sarah Stovell, "Hell’s Gate" by Laurent Gaudé and "Let The Dead Speak" by Jane Casey (published by Harper Collins)

Ruba Shamshoum in session

Ruba Shamshoum in session

Chat and live music from Palestinian jazz singer Ruba Shamshoum

Official website:   http://ruba.land/

"Jimmy's Hall", a theatrical production by the Abbey Theatre

"Jimmy's Hall", a theatrical production by the Abbey Theatre

Lorcan Clancy reports from the Leitrim premiere of "Jimmy's Hall", a theatrical production by the Abbey Theatre based on the story of Jimmy Gralton, the Leitrim socialist who became the only Irish man to be deported from his home country

Full details:   www.abbeytheatre.ie 

Review:   "Soul Of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power"

Review: "Soul Of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power"

Jim Carroll reviews "Soul Of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions in the Age of Black Power", an album which coincides with an exhibition currently running at the Tate London exploring art produced in that age of black power

Music Played on the Show

Randomness Of Beauty Spots

Randomness Of Beauty Spots

Orlando Molina (Guitar), Barry Rycraft (Bass), Matthew Jacobson (Drums), Aleka Potinga (Ecllo), Matthew Berrill (Clarinet), Jay Wilson (Piano)

5:19

In The Depths

In The Depths

Ruba Shamshoum

3:43

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Gil Scott Heron

3:00

Red Black And Green

Red Black And Green

Roy Ayers Ubiquity

2:15

Sweet Songs

Sweet Songs

Sarah Webster Fabio

1:40

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