Arena Thursday 27 July 2017

on Friday's show....marking the 20th anniversary of "The Truman Show", album reviews and the circus company showcasing the skills of disabled and non-disabled performers 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Áine O'Connor and Gavin Burke review "The Big Sick", "Girls Trip" and "47 Meters Down"

Aimée Farrell Courtney in session

Aimée Farrell Courtney in session

Bodhrán player Aimée Farrell Courtney chats about and demonstrates what it is about the bodhrán that she loves

Official website:   www.aimeefarrellcourtney.com 

Essay:  the boglands of Offaly

Essay: the boglands of Offaly

Ian Malaney with an essay about how large-scale peat exploitation at the turn of the 20th century brought an unexpected visitor to the boglands of Offaly

Review:  "The Light Makers" by Mary O'Donnell

Review: "The Light Makers" by Mary O'Donnell

Eithne Shortall reviews "The Light Makers" by Mary O'Donnell, the story of a woman whose marriage is in trouble because she cannot conceive. It was first published 25 years ago and has now been re-issued (published by 451 Editions)

Music Played on the Show

Gotta Get A Grip

Gotta Get A Grip

Mick Jagger

3:50

Improvised Piece (Bodhran)

Improvised Piece (Bodhran)

Aimée Farrell Courtney

1:30

Improvised Piece (Bodhran)

Improvised Piece (Bodhran)

Aimée Farrell Courtney

1:04

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