Arena Tuesday 23 May 2017

coming up on Tuesday's show...remembering Roger Moore, review of International Dublin Literary Award shortlist continues with "A Strangeness In My Mind" by Orhan Pamuk, Denise Gough stars in new BBC drama "Paula" created by Conor McPherson and changing perceptions of traditional music of Pakistan, Khumariyaan in session

 

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Arts News - Roger Moore RIP

Arts News - Roger Moore RIP

Michael Doherty remembers the screen career of Roger Moore, whose death was announced today

"The Clancy Kid & Bait" by Reality Check Productions

"The Clancy Kid & Bait" by Reality Check Productions

Stephen O'Leary performs an extract from "The Clancy Kid & Bait", a play adapted by Reality Check Productions and based on the Colin Barrett short story collection 'Young Skins'

Further details:   www.thenewtheatre.com 

"Paula", a BBC thriller series written by Conor McPherson

"Paula", a BBC thriller series written by Conor McPherson

Denise Gough talks about playing the lead role in "Paula", a new 3-part BBC thriller written by Irish playwright Conor McPherson

 

"Ithaca" by Alan McMonagle

"Ithaca" by Alan McMonagle

Alan McMonagle reads an extract from his debut novel "Ithaca" (published by Picador)

Review:   International Dublin Literary Award shortlist – "A Strangeness In My Mind" by Orhan Pamuk

Review: International Dublin Literary Award shortlist – "A Strangeness In My Mind" by Orhan Pamuk

Kay Sheehy with her fifth review of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "A Strangeness In My Mind" by Orhan Pamuk (published by Faber)

Official website:  www.dublinliteraryaward.ie 

Khumariyaan in session

Khumariyaan in session

Khumariyaan talk about their roots in Pakistan and taking their traditional music in a new direction

Official website:  www.khumariyaan.com

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Music Played on the Show

In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood

Alt J

3:26

Stitches

Stitches

Maria Kelly

3:40

Torn Into Two

Torn Into Two

Maria Kelly

3:25

Off My Mind

Off My Mind

Ruth

3:28

22 (Over Soon)

22 (Over Soon)

Bon Iver

2:46

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