Arena Wednesday 24 September 2014

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, album reviews with Pat Carty and Siobhan Kane, Bruce Springsteen, Gorillaz and Laura Veirs, Ye Vagabonds, music and chat with Sean before their performance at the Tradition Now series in the National Concert Hall And Jess Fahy on the current RHA exhibition.

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - AC/DC announce a new album and world tour in 2015, Brendan Gleeson and both his sons to perform in "The Walworth Farce" by Enda Walsh next year, a Texas school bans 7 titles in 'Ban Books Week'

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Adapting novel for stage

Adapting novel for stage

Annie Ryan of Corn Exchange Theatre talks about adapting the Eimear McBride novel “A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing” for the stage at this year's Dublin Theatre Festival

Full details:  https://dublintheatrefestival.com  

Corn Exchange website: http://www.cornexchange.ie/ 

Lisa O'Neill, singer/songwriter

Lisa O'Neill, singer/songwriter

Chat with singer/songwriter Lisa O’Neill

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Film-maker Andreas Johnsen and Ai Weiwei

Film-maker Andreas Johnsen and Ai Weiwei

Andreas Johnsen talks about the documentary he made about Chinese artist/political prisoner Ai Wei Wei “Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case”

Jessica Traynor, poet

Jessica Traynor, poet

Jessica Traynor talks about her debut poetry collection “Liffey Swim” (published by Dedalus Press)

Official website: http://jessicatraynor.wordpress.com

Music Played on the Show

England Has My Man

England Has My Man

Lisa O'Neill

3:14

A Piano

A Piano

Lisa O'Neill

4:02

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