Arena Tuesday 24 October 2017

on Friday's show....Jackie Fox and Simon Maher review "44/876" from Sting and Shaggy; "Treasures from the Temple" from Thievery Corporation; and "Primal Heart" from Kimbra; interview with author Lionel Shriver about her new book, "Property: A Collection"; and Alan Corr reflects on his early vinyl-buying ahead of Record Store Day.

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"Sugar Money" by Jane Harris

"Sugar Money" by Jane Harris

Jane Harris chats about her latest novel "Sugar Money", the true story of an attempted smuggling in the 18th century of 42 slaves held under English ownership back to French friars on the island of Martinique (published by Faber & Faber)

"Hymn To The Reckless" by Erin Fornoff

"Hymn To The Reckless" by Erin Fornoff

American-born performance poet Erin Fornoff chats about the themes that inspired the poems in her debut collection "Hymn To The Reckless" (published by Dedalus Press)

RDS Visual Art Awards 2017

RDS Visual Art Awards 2017

Artist/curator of the RDS Visual Art Awards exhibition Nick Miller and artist Kevin O'Kelly (winner of the RDS Taylor Art Award for his work Something About The Way You Look)

Full details:   www.rds.ie/Ireland-s-Philanthropic-Society/Our-Work/Projects/RDS-Visual-Art-Awards-(1)

"Tell Them Our Names", a film by Smashing Times Theatre

"Tell Them Our Names", a film by Smashing Times Theatre

Mary Moynihan talks about "Tell Them Our Names", a film by Smashing Times Theatre telling the stories of a selection of women struggling to survive the effects of war

Official website:   www.smashingtimes.ie 

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Hungry Like The Wolf

Hungry Like The Wolf

Mongoose

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