Arena Wednesday 23 July 2014

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - two Irish authors on the Man Booker prize longlist, a database of films held in the IFI Irish Film archive has just been made available online, sad news about the death of film-maker Louis Lentin

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Man Booker Prize longlist

Man Booker Prize longlist

Sinead Gleeson reviews the longlist for this year’s Man Booker prize

Official website: www.themanbookerprize.com/man-booker-prize-2014 

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"A Parallel Life" by Bonnie Greer

"A Parallel Life" by Bonnie Greer

Bonnie Greer talks about her memoir “A Parallel Life” (published by Arcadia Books)

Louis Lentin RIP

Louis Lentin RIP

Lelia Doolan pays tribute to Irish film-maker Louis Lentin who died today

Feminist Film Festival

Feminist Film Festival

Karla Healion, curator of Ireland’s first Feminist Film Festival

Official website:  http://feministfilmfestivaldublin.com/ 

"Show Boat" the musical

"Show Boat" the musical

Abie Philbin Bowman reports on the Cape Town Opera Company production of the racially-divided musical “Show Boat”

Full details: http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie/ 

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Regret

Regret

St. Vincent

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