Arena Tuesday 22 March 2016

On Wednesday nights show, DJ Eddie explains his latest project which is reinventing historical buildings, Paula Shields reviews 'I Am the Border, So I am' and Poet Fiona Bolger on her latest collection 'A Compound of Words'. 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented tonight by Jim Lockhart

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - details announced of Dublin Dance Festival 2016, a Bobby Sands documentary premieres at Canadian film festival, an extremely rare Beatles record sells for £77,500 at auction in England

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“Imagining Home: England” with Cáit O'Riordan at the National Concert Hall

“Imagining Home: England” with Cáit O'Riordan at the National Concert Hall

Cáit O’Riordan, one of the performers at “Imagining Home: England” at the National Concert Hall, exploring how the historically troubled relationship between Ireland and England has been reflected in song

Full details:   www.nch.ie/Online/Imagining-Home-England-29Mar16

"Opera Briefs", a showcase for new operatic talent

"Opera Briefs", a showcase for new operatic talent

Stage director Conor Hanratty and Kathleen Tynan from the Royal Irish Academy of Music explain the idea behind “Opera Briefs”, a collaboration between the Lir Academy and the RIAM to help showcase operatic talent from both colleges

Full details:   http://projectartscentre.ie/event/opera-briefs-2/ 

“Showbands and All That Jazz: Memoirs of an Irish Drummer” by Des Hopkins

“Showbands and All That Jazz: Memoirs of an Irish Drummer” by Des Hopkins

Des Hopkins, author of “Showbands and All That Jazz: Memoirs of an Irish Drummer” which chronicles his career playing with various Irish showbands (published by Hihat Publishing)

Essay: learning to love Irish poetry

Essay: learning to love Irish poetry

Daniel Seery with an essay about learning to appreciate poetry written in the Irish language (includes reading of the Irish poem “Cumann na bPíobairí” by Biddy Jenkinson)

Superman on screen

Superman on screen

Chris Wasser with a history of Superman on screen

Music Played on the Show

Dark Streets Of London

Dark Streets Of London

The Pogues

2:52

Kitty Rickets

Kitty Rickets

The Radiators From Space Featuring Cáit O'Riordan

1:30

Tirsi E Clori

Tirsi E Clori

Rehearsals By Opera Briefs Performers

2:05

Clori, Tirsi E Fileno

Clori, Tirsi E Fileno

Rehearsals By Opera Briefs Performers

2:05

Jazz Me Blues

Jazz Me Blues

The Original Guinness Jazzband Featurng Des Hopkins

2:15

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