Arena Wednesday 13 September 2017

coming up on Friday's show.....tonight's show is a 3-hour extravaganza live from Dublin Castle to celebrate Culture Night, in the company of pop, trad and classical musicians, poets, writers, actors and all with the supporting sounds of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

 

Arena

Arena

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Sounds From A Safe Harbour Festival 2017

Sounds From A Safe Harbour Festival 2017

Mary Hickson and Bryce Dessner, co-curators of the Sounds From A Safe Harbour festival - four days of music, art and conversation in over 30 venues across Cork city

Full details:   http://soundsfromasafeharbour.com 

Shortlist for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017

Shortlist for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017

Kay Sheehy with a run-down of the 6 authors on the shortlist for this year's Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Official website:  http://themanbookerprize.com

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - "Talk Real Fine, Just Like A Lady" by Amanda Coogan and the Dublin Theatre of the Deaf

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - "Talk Real Fine, Just Like A Lady" by Amanda Coogan and the Dublin Theatre of the Deaf

Performance artist Amanda Coogan explains her collaboration with the Dublin Theatre of the Deaf on "Talk Real Fine, Just Like A Lady"; it is running as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival

Full details:   www.fringefest.com 

Emma Langford in session

Emma Langford in session

Limerick singer/songwriter Emma Langford talks about her route to a career in music, the gender imbalance in the industry, her community work and her debut album "Quiet Giant"

Official website:   http://emmalangfordmusic.com 

3 books on.....the land

3 books on.....the land

Peter Murphy selects his 3 favourite books on themes of the land/farming - "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck, "The Black Snow" by Paul Lynch and "Burial Rites" by Hannah Kent

Music Played on the Show

Hiljainen Suru

Hiljainen Suru

Slow Moving Clouds

1:20

Abacus

Abacus

Fionn Regan

2:45

Closed Book

Closed Book

Emma Langford

3:10

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

Emma Langford

3:25

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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