Arena Tuesday 9 May 2017

On Tuesday's show, Shooting the Darkness photographs from the Northern Ireland troubles, photographer Roland Hagenberg's exhibiition on Jean Michel Basquiat at SAL Studios Dublin and previewing comedian Hannah Gadsby, whose new show ‘Douglas’ is on this Sunday in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, #RTE Arena

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - speculation about a Rolling Stones gig at Croke Park and Steely Dan play their first Irish show in over 20 years, Robert de Niro not a fan of immigration policies of Donald Trump, an 81-year old British man has his debut novel published

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"Miss Sloane" director John Madden

"Miss Sloane" director John Madden

British director John Madden talks about his latest film "Miss Sloane", a political thriller set in the world of Washington lobbyists

Mary Nunan, dancer in residence at Bealtaine 2017

Mary Nunan, dancer in residence at Bealtaine 2017

Mary Nunan, dancer in residence at this year’s Bealtaine Festival explains the three strands of her performance and the events celebrating activism in the arts

Full details:   http://bealtaine.ie/

Review:  International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "Under The Udala Trees" by Chinelo Okparanta

Review: International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "Under The Udala Trees" by Chinelo Okparanta

Kay Sheehy with her third review of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "Under The Udala Trees" by Chinelo Okparanta (published by Mariner)

Official website:   www.dublinliteraryaward.ie 

"The Insomnia Poems", the latest collection from Grace Nichols

"The Insomnia Poems", the latest collection from Grace Nichols

Guyanese poet Grace Nichols talks about her latest collection "The Insomnia Poems" (published by Bloodaxe Books)

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J-Boy (Radio Edit)

J-Boy (Radio Edit)

Phoenix

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