Arena Wednesday 16 August 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

Arena

Arena

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

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A profile of Stephen King

A profile of Stephen King

Chris Wasser and John Connolly with a profile of Stephen King, looking at his literary work and as the inspiration for countless films

Clifden Arts Festival 2017

Clifden Arts Festival 2017

Brendan Flynn, founder of the Clifden Arts Festival which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year

Full details:   www.clifdenartsfestival.ie 

My favourite books - Mike McCormack

My favourite books - Mike McCormack

Mike McCormack (who is one of the guests at the Books@One Festival in Louisburgh Co Mayo this weekend) chooses 3 of his favourite books

Festival details:   www.booksatone.ie 

Review: "Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill" by Jerry Dantzic

Review: "Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill" by Jerry Dantzic

Donal Dineen reviews "Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill" by Jerry Dantzic, a book of largely unseen photographs chronicling one week in the final years in the life of jazz icon Billie Holiday (published by Thames & Hudson)

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Strange Fruit

Strange Fruit

Billie Holiday

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