Arena Monday 13 February 2017

on Tuesday's show.....how the music of Nick Drake still captivates, Louis de Paor pays tribute to the memory of poet Liam Ó Muirthile and what makes Beyoncé and Jay Z such a musical powerhouse?

Arena

Arena

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"Norse Mythology" by Neil Gaiman

"Norse Mythology" by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman talks about his latest book "Norse Mythology", a collection of short stories that comically re-tell the ancient Norse myths about the creation of the world (published by Bloomsbury)

"NewBliss" by Keith Donald

"NewBliss" by Keith Donald

Keith Donald chats about his one-man show ‘NewBliss’ a musical memoir of his life from a troubled Belfast childhood to a successful career as a musician and recovery from alcoholism 

Official website:   www.keithdonald.com

"Girls" comes to an end

"Girls" comes to an end

Sorcha Kenny profiles the Lena Dunham tv series "Girls", examining why it was such an influential female-led tv series

Essay:  television

Essay: television

Sara Baume with an essay about her relationship with her television

"Amanda Coogan: Long Now", by Paddy Cahill and Amanda Coogan

"Amanda Coogan: Long Now", by Paddy Cahill and Amanda Coogan

Film-maker Paddy Cahill and performance artist Amanda Coogan talk about collaborating on  “Amanda Coogan: Long Now”, a documentary about Amanda’s performance exhibition “I’ll Sing You A Song From Around The Town”

Further details:   www.diff.ie /  www.paddycahill.com   /   www.amandacoogan.com 

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