Arena Friday 14 August 2015

on Friday's show...we’re in Dublin’s Liberty Hall as part of the International Literature Festival Dublin, with Naomi Wolf talking sex and censorship, Juan Gabriel Vásquez dissects political assignations and Caroline Bergvall reflects on Seamus Heaney’s Mad Sweeney

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - awards for two Irish shows at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, American comedian Amy Schumer in singalong with Glen Hansard at a Dublin pub, Dave Gilmour says Pink Floyd has run its course

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TV preview: "Narcos" on Netflix

TV preview: "Narcos" on Netflix

Joe Griffin previews the new Netflix series “Narcos” which tells the story of one of the wealthiest criminals in history – the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar

Lughnasa International Friel Festival

Lughnasa International Friel Festival

Sean Doran, artistic director of the Lughnasa International Friel Festival and Annabelle Comyn who is directing “Dancing At Lughnasa” at the Lyric Theatre Belfast             

Full details:  www.lughnasainternationalfrielfestival.com    

Album reviews

Album reviews

John Meagher and Aoife Barry review “The Trackless Woods” by Iris DeMent, “The Boombox Ballads” by Sweet Baboo and “Midnight” by Grace Potter

Essay:  David Jarman

Essay: David Jarman

David Turpin with an essay remembering the late film-maker Derek Jarman

Music Played on the Show

Revolution

Revolution

Fiach Moriarty

2:50

And This You Call Work

And This You Call Work

Iris Dement

1:30

Prayer

Prayer

Iris Dement

1:25

Walking In The Rain

Walking In The Rain

Sweet Baboo

1:15

I Just Want To Be Good

I Just Want To Be Good

Sweet Baboo

1:15

Your Girl

Your Girl

Grace Potter

1:20

Empty Heart

Empty Heart

Grace Potter

1:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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