Arena Tuesday 13 September 2016

on Friday's show...."Counterparts: A Synergy of Law and Literature" is a collection of stories by Irish lawyer-writers and the latest albums from Zayn Malik, Bruce Springsteen and Method Man

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - shortlist for the Man Booker Prize revealed, Light Moves dance film festival programme launched, fall-out continues as The Great British Bake-Off moves from the BBC to Channel 4

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“The Lesser Bohemians” by Eimear McBride

“The Lesser Bohemians” by Eimear McBride

Eimear McBride talks about her latest novel “The Lesser Bohemians”, a year in the life of an 18-year old Irish girl who moves to London in the 1990’s and has a tempestuous and complicated affair with an older man (published by Faber & Faber)

“From Little Richard To John Wayne: American Popular Culture in the 1950’s”, a lecture by Dr Daniel Geary

“From Little Richard To John Wayne: American Popular Culture in the 1950’s”, a lecture by Dr Daniel Geary

Dr Daniel Geary, Associate Professor in American History, Trinity College, his lecture next week “From Little Richard To John Wayne: American Popular Culture in the 1950’s” contends that 1950’s American was a far more radical place than we might think

Further details:   www.eventbrite.ie

Pablo Trapero, director of “The Clan”

Pablo Trapero, director of “The Clan”

Abie Philbin Bowman chatted to Pablo Trapero, director of the film “The Clan” which is based on the true crime story of the kidnapping of the son of the Puccio family whose father worked for the military dictatorship in Argentina in the 1980’s

Review:  “Wrongheaded/Hope Hunt” dance double-bill at Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Review: “Wrongheaded/Hope Hunt” dance double-bill at Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Deirdre Mulrooney reviews a dance show double-bill at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival – “Wrongheaded/Hope Hunt” by the Liz Roche Company and Oona Doherty (Wrongheaded is a response to the 8th amendment / Hope Hunt addresses stereotypes about the disadvantage male)

Full details:  www.fringefest.com 

Music Played on the Show

How Can You Leave Me On My Own

How Can You Leave Me On My Own

The Divine Comedy

3:23

Tutti Frutti

Tutti Frutti

Little Richard

2:41

Baby I Get It Where I Can

Baby I Get It Where I Can

The Dublin City Rounders

3:10

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