Arena Friday 27 April 2018

on Friday's show, presented by Kay Sheehy....album reviews, anticipating the new season of Peaky Blinders and "Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged The Literary Cold War" by Duncan White reviewed

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Celebrating the art of Brian O'Doherty in Roscommon, Cork and Dublin

Celebrating the art of Brian O'Doherty in Roscommon, Cork and Dublin

Irish artist Brian O’Doherty who celebrates his 90th birthday this year, he has been awarded the Freeman of Roscommon and his work is currently on show at Sirius Arts Centre Cobh, Crawford Art Gallery Cork and at IMMA Dublin

(image shown:   Rotating Vowels v, 2014

"Wonders Of The Wake", celebrating an Irish tradition at the Heinrich Boll Memorial Weekend

"Wonders Of The Wake", celebrating an Irish tradition at the Heinrich Boll Memorial Weekend

Kevin Toolis, whose book "My Father’s Wake" inspired "Wonders Of The Wake", celebrating the tradition of the Irish wake; it premieres on Achill Island on Sunday 6th May as part of the Heinrich Boll Memorial Weekend

Full details:  http://heinrichboellcottage.com

Album reviews

Album reviews

Aoife Barry and Eamon Sweeney review "Last Man Standing" from Willie Nelson, "Dirty Computer" from Janelle Monae and "True Surrender" from Delorentos

Music Played on the Show

Last Man Standing

Last Man Standing

Willie Nelson

2:57

I'Ll Try To Do Better Next Time

I'Ll Try To Do Better Next Time

Willie Nelson

2:56

Make Me Feel

Make Me Feel

Janelle Monáe

3:40

Don't Judge Me

Don't Judge Me

Janelle Monáe

1:27

Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather

Delorentos

4:37

Sometimes

Sometimes

Delorentos

3:40

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