Arena Wednesday 23 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

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Laura Albert/JT LeRoy at the IFI

Laura Albert/JT LeRoy at the IFI

Laura Albert, who caused a sensation when she was revealed as the true identity of the literary persona JT LeRoy

Details of screening at IFI:   http://ifi.ie/author-the-jt-leroy-story-qa/

Review:  "Midwinter Break" by Bernard MacLaverty

Review: "Midwinter Break" by Bernard MacLaverty

Eithne Shortall reviews "Midwinter Break" by Bernard MacLaverty, a novel about an elderly couple and their trip to Amsterdam (published by Jonathan Cape)

All Our Exes Live In Texas in session

All Our Exes Live In Texas in session

Chat and live music from Australian folk band All Our Exes Live In Texas who are in Ireland to pay a number of concerts around the country

Details of festival appearances:   www.harvestcountrymusicfestival.com 

The enduring popularity of Agatha Christie

The enduring popularity of Agatha Christie

John Curran discusses why the murder mysteries of Agatha Christie are as popular now as when they were first created

Music Played on the Show

Best In Show

Best In Show

All Our Exes Live In Texas

3:42

Boundary Road

Boundary Road

All Our Exes Live In Texas

3:17

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