Arena Tuesday 7 July 2015

on Friday's show...live from Liberty Hall with authors Juan Gabriel Vásquez, John Boyne and poet/artist Caroline Bergvall, discussing the authors that influence them

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Irish short film "Every Second Sunday" wins more international awards, winner of Frank O'Connor Short Story Award to be announced tomorrow, a James Bond musical set for the stage

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"The Book Of Strange New Things" by Michel Faber

"The Book Of Strange New Things" by Michel Faber

Michel Faber discusses his latest novel “The Book Of Strange New Things”, a story set on a planet called Oasis and dealing with themes of faith, separation, communication and love (published by Canongate)

West Cork Literary Festival details: www.westcorkmusic.ie/literaryfestival 

Bi-lingual play"Maum" at the Galway International Arts Festival

Bi-lingual play"Maum" at the Galway International Arts Festival

Evelyn O’Rourke went to rehearsals for “Maum”, a bi-lingual play at the Taibhdhearc theatre in Galway and found out how the murder of a family in the Maum Trasna Valley in 1882 inspired the story

Full details:  www.giaf.ie   

"Dust On The Nettles", British folk music of the 1960's/70's

"Dust On The Nettles", British folk music of the 1960's/70's

Tony Clayton Lea reviews the album “Dust On The Nettles”, a compilation focusing on the British underground folk scene of the late 1960’s/early 1970’s

"Lovers" by Brian Friel at the Everyman Theatre

"Lovers" by Brian Friel at the Everyman Theatre

Director Julie Kelleher and musician John O’Brien explain their unusual musical adaptation of Brian Friel’s 1967 play “Lovers” at the Everyman Theatre Cork

Full details:  www.everymancork.com   

Music Played on the Show

Making My Way Back

Making My Way Back

Gemma Hayes

4:30

Let No Man Steal Your Thyme

Let No Man Steal Your Thyme

Pentangle

1:20

Misty Mist Highways

Misty Mist Highways

Tyrannosaurus Rex

1:00

Garden Song

Garden Song

Bill Fay

2:00

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