Arena Tuesday 14 October 2014

on Tuesday's show....Amanda Coogan brings "Floats In The Aether" to the National Gallery, a documentary exploring the influence of traditional music on contemporary Ireland and some of the best music books of the year

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - funding increases for various arts sectors in Budget 2014, the Irish stage & screen actress Gabrielle Reidy dies, Phil Chevron's guitars presented to Mountjoy Jail inmates studying music 

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Booker shortlist: "The Lives Of Others" by Neel Mukherjee

Booker shortlist: "The Lives Of Others" by Neel Mukherjee

Sinead Gleeson with review number 6, her final review of novels on the Man Booker shortlist - “The Lives Of Others” by Neel Mukherjee (published by Chatto & Windus)

The winner of the Man Booker prize 2014 will be announced later tonight

Full details: www.themanbookerprize.com

Essay: the origins of music

Essay: the origins of music

Kevin Gildea in an essay pondering the origins of music

Book review: "Lit Up Inside"

Book review: "Lit Up Inside"

Dave Lordan reviews “Lit Up Inside”, a book of Van Morrison song lyrics and assesses whether it works as poetry (published by Faber & Faber)

Peter Fallon, poet

Peter Fallon, poet

Peter Fallon reads his poem “After A Storm” from his latest collection “Strong, My Love” (published by Gallery Press)

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Chris Brosnahan, author

Chris Brosnahan, author

Chris Brosnahan explains why he decided to publish his first full-length crime novel “Deadlines” in episodes/staves exclusively online (published by The Pigeonhole)

Full details: https://thepigeonhole.com/books/deadlines 

Official website: http://chrisbrosnahan.blogspot.ie/ 

Music Played on the Show

How We Be

How We Be

Sinkane

4:28

Brown Eyed Girl

Brown Eyed Girl

Van Morrison

3:16

Summertime In England

Summertime In England

Van Morrison

1:07

Madame George

Madame George

Van Morrison

9:32

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