Arena Wednesday 7 February 2018

Coming up on Friday's show....tonight we're live in conversation with legendary screenwriter/director Paul Schrader in front of an audience of ADIFF film fans at the O'Reilly Theatre 

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"The Hoarder" by Jess Kidd

"The Hoarder" by Jess Kidd

Jess Kidd chats about her latest novel "The Hoarder", about a carer who discovers there's something dark and mysterious in the house in which she works (published by Canongate)

"Thomas Moore Reawakened", a celebratory concert at the National Concert Hall

"Thomas Moore Reawakened", a celebratory concert at the National Concert Hall

Simon Morgan explains "Thomas Moore Reawakened", a long-term project of his to celebrate the music of the 19th century poet, singer and balladeer

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"Heroes and Villains" at the Crawford Art Gallery Cork

"Heroes and Villains" at the Crawford Art Gallery Cork

Anne Boddaert and Michael Waldron, curators at the Crawford Art Gallery Cork explain the exhibition "Heroes and Villains" - works from the permanent collection reflecting themes of good and evil

Full details:   www.crawfordartgallery.ie 

(image shown: detail from Francois 1 and Diane de Poitiers by Daniel Maclise)

 

Paul Curran, RIP

Paul Curran, RIP

Spoken-word poet Paul Curran (who died at the weekend) reading 'Taxi' from his first book "Recollections Of A Dublin Youth"

Review:  "Rave On - Global Adventures in Electronic Dance Music" by Matthew Collin

Review: "Rave On - Global Adventures in Electronic Dance Music" by Matthew Collin

Michael Pope reviews "Rave On - Global Adventures in Electronic Dance Music" by Matthew Collin (published by Serpent's Tail)

Music Played on the Show

Has Sorrow Thy Young Days Shaded

Has Sorrow Thy Young Days Shaded

Simon Morgan + The Moorings

3:46

Come O'Er The Sea

Come O'Er The Sea

Simon Morgan + The Moorings

3:30

Hey Boy, Hey Girl

Hey Boy, Hey Girl

The Chemical Brothers

5:02

Around The World

Around The World

Daft Punk

4:12

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