Arena Thursday 5 January 2017

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

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Arts News

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish actress Ruth Negga shortlisted for BAFTA Rising Star Award and her film "Loving" shortlisted for award by the Writers Guild of America, JK Rowling tweets a clue to her next project

Dermot & Flo at Temple Bar Tradfest

Dermot & Flo at Temple Bar Tradfest

Dermot Byrne (button accordion) and Floriane Blancke (French harp) perform live and chat about their musical collaboration and performing at Temple Bar Tradfest at the end of this month

Further details:  www.templebartrad.com/artist/dermot-flo 

Review:  "Of All That Ends" by Gunter Grass

Review: "Of All That Ends" by Gunter Grass

Darragh Downes reviews “Of All That Ends”, the final collection of musings and thoughts by the late German author Gunter Grass (published by Harvill Secker)

Film reviews

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Simon Maher review “Endless Poetry”

'David Bowie: Critical Perspectives', edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane and Martin Power

'David Bowie: Critical Perspectives', edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane and Martin Power

Eoin Devereux, co-editor of a collection of essays about the career of David Bowie - “David Bowie: Critical Perspectives” will be launched next week at the David Bowie Festival in Dublin

Further details:   www.dublinbowiefestival.ie 

Music Played on the Show

Ashes To Ashes

Ashes To Ashes

David Bowie

4:19

Monaghan Jig/Holly Bush Reel

Monaghan Jig/Holly Bush Reel

Dermot Byrne And Floriane Blancke

3:36

La Bourrasque

La Bourrasque

Dermot Byrne (Accordion), Floriane Blancke (Harp)

3:20

La Bourrasque

La Bourrasque

Dermot Byrne (Accordion), Floriane Blancke (Harp)

3:20

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