Arena Friday 23 August 2013

coming up on Tuesday's show...the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' "Sgt Peppers" album, author Michael Winter, one of the guests at this year's Cúirt Festival, an exhibition honouring Francis Ledwidge at the Solstice Arts Centre and the first of Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist, "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented by Evelyn O'Rourke.

What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew is directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel and also starring Julianne Moore and Alexander Skarsgard - is based on the novel by Henry James and the location has been switched from England to New York Darryl Jones discusses

America's Mistress: Eartha Kitt

America's Mistress: Eartha Kitt

America's Mistress: Eartha Kitt - A new Biographary by John Williams is out on August 29th. Yvonne Nolan joins Evelyn O Rourke to discuss

The Paddies of Parnell Street

The Paddies of Parnell Street

The Paddies of Parnell St - Nigerian born playwright Bisi Adigun has been living and working in Ireland for seventeen years. His new play is The Paddies of Parnell Street and Bisi Adigun

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Album Reviews - Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action from Franz Ferdinand, Foy Vance with Joy of Nothing and the self-titled album from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. John Meagher and Aoife Barry join Evelyn to discuss.

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