Arena Friday 22 August 2014

on Friday's show.....the documentary that explains how music has helped Kevin Nolan deal with mental illness, traveller history explored through art and culture at the Hugh Lane Gallery and the latest albums from Kamasi Washington, Field Division and Gang Gang Dance

Arena

Arena

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

Book Review: Acceptance by Jan VanderMeer

Book Review: Acceptance by Jan VanderMeer

Award-winning author Jeff VanderMeer is highly regarded in the field of fantasy writing and he has just published the third book in his latest trilogy, known as the Southern Reach trilogy. The book is called Acceptance and Jeff is here to discuss it with me now...

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Angels in the Park

Angels in the Park

‘Angels in the Park’ is the name for four ten-minute plays that have been devised for park settings and will be performed in Merrion Square this Sunday. Two of the playwrights whose work will feature are Peter Sheridan and Catherine Barry who are in studio.

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Poetry: Nightfeed

Poetry: Nightfeed

Kevin Graham reads his poem "Nightfeed". You can read more of Kevin’s work in the current issue of The Stinging Fly.

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Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Alan Corr and Angela Dorgan review: Hunto from Basement Jaxx, Royal Blood from Royal Blood and Tied to a Star from J. Mascis

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Music Played on the Show

Rip Her To Shreds

Rip Her To Shreds

Blondie

3:18

Never Say Never

Never Say Never

Basement Jaxx

3:49

Every Morning

Every Morning

J Mascis

1:14

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