Arena Monday 4 December 2017

coming up on Wednesday's show..... "Class" by Iseult Golden and David Horan at the Abbey, the beginnings of the Roman invasion in "Britannia", the Chester Beatty Library, one of the jewels of Dublin's artistic treasures and This Is The Kit in session

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Review: "Women & Power: A Manifesto" by Mary Beard

Review: "Women & Power: A Manifesto" by Mary Beard

Sinéad Gleeson reviews "Women & Power: A Manifesto" by Mary Beard, a book which traces the roots of misogyny (Published by Profile Books).

Review: "Red Star Over Russia" at the Tate Modern in London

Review: "Red Star Over Russia" at the Tate Modern in London

Mark Duffy reviews "Red Star Over Russia", 5 decades of art from Soviet Russia at the Tate Modern in London.

More information: tate.org.uk

Dave Lordan's poetic Christmas present

Dave Lordan's poetic Christmas present

Poet Dave Lordan tells Seán about the Christmas present he has available for people to buy this year - he'll handwrite one of his poems and include a dedication for the recipient.

Essay: The Dangers of Libraries

Essay: The Dangers of Libraries

Dan Seery's essay, "Allergies", about the dangers of the library.

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Alex Lipschultz and Menashe Lustig on the film "Menashe"

Alex Lipschultz and Menashe Lustig on the film "Menashe"

Alex Lipschultz, writer of Yiddish film, "Menashe", and Menashe Lustig who stars in it, talk to Seán about the film which was inspired by Menashe's own story as a widower in an ultra-orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn who struggles to get custody of his child

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West To The Evening Sun

West To The Evening Sun

Ailie Blunnie

3:28

I'D Rather Be Lonely

I'D Rather Be Lonely

The Eskies

4:33

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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