Arena Friday 18 August 2017

coming up on Friday's show.... Declan Kiberd discusses his new book, "After Ireland", which is a survey of post-war Irish literature, and Alan Corr and Lauren Murphy review "Flicker" from Niall Horan; "Glasshouse" from Jessie Ware and "The Endless Shimmering" from And So I Watch You From Afar

 

Arena

Arena

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

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"The Kill God", a new play by Eoghan Rua Finn

"The Kill God", a new play by Eoghan Rua Finn

Laura Way (director) and Eoghan Rua Finn (writer) talk about their new play "The Kill God", set in a post-religious dystopian world where heathens hunt out the remaining believers; it opens at the National Opera House Wexford at the end of the month

Full details:   www.nationaloperahouse.ie  

A guide to National Heritage Week 2017

A guide to National Heritage Week 2017

Sorcha Kenny with a round-up of what’s happening around the country for National Heritage Week next week

Full details:   www.heritageweek.ie 

"Between Them: Remembering My Parents" by Richard Ford

"Between Them: Remembering My Parents" by Richard Ford

Richard Ford reads an extract from his memoir "Between Them: Remembering My Parents" (published by Bloomsbury)

Album reviews

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Dan Hegarty review "Painted Ruins" from Grizzly Bear, "Dark Days and Canapés" from Ghostpoet and "Summer Dancing" from Judy Dyble & Andy Lewis

Music Played on the Show

Mourning Sound

Mourning Sound

Grizzly Bear

4:19

Neighbors

Neighbors

Grizzly Bear

4:44

Immigrant Boogie

Immigrant Boogie

Ghostpoet

2:39

Woe Is Meee

Woe Is Meee

Ghostpoet

2:25

A Net Of Memories-London

A Net Of Memories-London

Judy Dyble And Andy Lewis

4:00

All You Fascists Bound To Lose

All You Fascists Bound To Lose

Woody Guthrie (Vocals)

1:35

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