Arena Thursday 10 August 2017

coming up on Tuesday's show.... Daragh Downes reviews "Mrs Osmond" by John Banville; Chris McHallem speaks about his play "Strutting and Fretting"; Eithne Jordan on her new exhibition "Tableau" at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and the 40th anniversary of The Clash performance at Trinity College in Dublin

 

Arena

Arena

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

Keywords

Film reviews

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Matthew Nolan review "Atomic Blonde" and "Annabelle: Creation"

Studio session musicians The Wrecking Crew

Studio session musicians The Wrecking Crew

Sandy Harsch looks at the glory days of studio session musicians like the Los Angeles-based The Wrecking Crew (which included Glen Campbell)

Review: "Borne" by Jeff Vandermeer

Review: "Borne" by Jeff Vandermeer

Maura McHugh reviews "Borne" by Jeff Vandermeer, a science fiction tale set in a world which has been ravaged by a biotech company and the few survivors are preyed upon by a massive flying bear (published by Fourth Estate)

Shane Hennessy in session

Shane Hennessy in session

Shane Hennessy chats about his fingerpicking/flatpicking style of playing guitar, his influences and his latest album "Marrakech"

Official website:   www.shanehennessy.ie 

Music Played on the Show

Be My Baby

Be My Baby

The Ronettes

2:49

Strangers In The Night

Strangers In The Night

Frank Sinatra

2:47

Close To You

Close To You

Carpenters

1:39

Marrakech

Marrakech

Shane Hennessy (Guitar)

3:13

Effervescent

Effervescent

Shane Hennessy (Guitar)

3:13

Twitter

Facebook

Contact the Show

Email: arena@rte.ie

Twitter: @RTEArena

Text: 51551

Presenter: Seán Rocks

Schedule

Ways to Listen

Radio
Mobile
Internet
Radio Player
Podcasts
TV