Arena Thursday 15 June 2017

on Thursday's show...film and album reviews and a profile of Hugh Jackman

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Join us on Friday 24th May for "Books For Life", an afternoon at Liberty Hall Dublin as part of the International Literature Festival Dublin. Sean will be in conversation with acclaimed authors Naomi Wolf, Juan Gabriel Vásquez and Caroline Bergvall about the books and authors who have consoled, challenged or inspired them.  Book your tickets at www.ilfdublin.com

Arena

Arena

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Sarah Taaffe Maguire and Gavin Burke review "Cardboard Gangsters" and "Whitney: Can I Be Me"

Review:  Nan Goldin and Vivienne Dick at IMMA

Review: Nan Goldin and Vivienne Dick at IMMA

Aoife Barry reviews two major exhibitions at IMMA from photographer Nan Goldin (‘Weekend Plans’) and film-maker Vivienne Dick (‘93% Stardust’)

Official website:  www.imma.ie 

(image shown:  Nan Goldin, Sheep in abattoir, Rathmullen, Ireland, 2002)

"Far Away" by Caryl Churchill, in a production by Corcadorca

"Far Away" by Caryl Churchill, in a production by Corcadorca

Leeanne O'Donnell spoke to the Corcadorca cast during their rehearsals of "Far Away" by Caryl Churchill, being staged on Spike Island as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival

Further details:   www.corkmidsummer.com 

Elaine Mai in session

Elaine Mai in session

Electronic musician Elaine Mai chats about how personal issues influenced the music on her latest album "The Colour of The Night"

Official website:   www.elainemai.com 

Music Played on the Show

Call It Dreaming

Call It Dreaming

Iron And Wine

3:47

The Colour Of The Night

The Colour Of The Night

Elaine Mai

2:00

Enniscrone

Enniscrone

Elaine Mai

3:25

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