Arena Tuesday 27 March 2018

on Thursday's show....film reviews, two new exhibitions at the Glucksman in Cork and a review of "Machines Like Me: A Novel" by Ian McEwan

on Good Friday's show...Trevor Nunn directs Judi Dench in "Red Joan", "The Parisian" author Isabella Hammad and the latest albums from Lizzo, The Chemical Brothers and Old Hannah

on Easter Monday's show...why Spike Lee created a bombshell 30 years ago with "Do The Right Thing", Declan Burke with the latest crime fiction recommendations and the Vinyl Walkway at Windmill Lane 

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"Vox Materia", an exhibition by Alice Maher

"Vox Materia", an exhibition by Alice Maher

The artist Alice Maher explains the concept of her forthcoming exhibition "Vox Materia" – a meditation on voice and silence; it opens at the Source Arts Centre in Thurles this week

Full details:   www.thesourceartscentre.ie

French film "La Haine" with a live soundtrack by Asian Dub Foundation

French film "La Haine" with a live soundtrack by Asian Dub Foundation

Siobhan Kane looks at the film "La Haine", a French crime thriller released in 1995; the Asian Dub Foundation have composed a score which they will perform live at The Sugar Club this week

Further details:   www.thesugarclub.com

"Rainsongs" by Sue Hubbard

"Rainsongs" by Sue Hubbard

Sue Hubbard chats about her novel "Rainsongs", set just before the financial crash against the backdrop of the Skelligs, it follows a woman dealing with the death of her husband (published by Duckworth)

Review:   "Three Poems" by Hannah Sullivan

Review: "Three Poems" by Hannah Sullivan

Jessica Traynor reviews "Three Poems", a debut collection of poetry from Oxford professor Hannah Sullivan (published by Faber)

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La Haine

La Haine

Asian Dub Foundation

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