Arena Wednesday 9 August 2017

coming up on Friday's show....film reviews, "The Red Shoes" at the Gate and the latest albums from The Eskies, Tom Rogerson with Brian Eno and Robert Finley

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Kay Sheehy

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Review: "Prefab Sprout: The Early Years" by John Birch / Glen Campbell RIP

Review: "Prefab Sprout: The Early Years" by John Birch / Glen Campbell RIP

Ken Sweeney recalls the career of country music star Glen Campbell whose death was announced last night  /  he also reviews "Prefab Sprout: The Early Years" by John Birch

Preview of Comic Con 2017

Preview of Comic Con 2017

Dave Hendrick previews Comic Con which comes to Dublin this weekend

Comic Con details:   www.dublincomiccon.com /  Dave's website:   www.fortnightcomic.com/798817030644/ 

Sinead Campbell Wallace and Redmond O'Toole at the National Opera House Wexford

Sinead Campbell Wallace and Redmond O'Toole at the National Opera House Wexford

Sinead Campbell Wallace (soprano) and Redmond O’Toole (guitarist) who are Music Network residents at the National Opera House Wexford; they perform there this weekend

Full details:   www.nationaloperahouse.ie 

Review:  "Madame Zero" by Sarah Hall

Review: "Madame Zero" by Sarah Hall

Yvonne Nolan reviews "Madame Zero" by Sarah Hall, a collection of short stories about the strange experiences that happen to a variety of women (published by Faber)

Music Played on the Show

When Love Breaks Down

When Love Breaks Down

Prefab Sprout

1:35

Cruel

Cruel

Prefab Sprout

4:16

Hey Manhattan

Hey Manhattan

Prefab Sprout

1:50

Quando Sara Quel Di

Quando Sara Quel Di

Sinead Campbell Wallace - Soprano And Redmond O'Toole - Guitar

2:35

Aufenthalt

Aufenthalt

Sinead Campbell Wallace - Soprano And Redmond O'Toole - Guitar

3:10

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