Arena Friday 6 July 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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Arena

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"This Hostel Life" by Melatu Uche Okorie

"This Hostel Life" by Melatu Uche Okorie

Melatu Uche Okorie discusses "This Hostel Life", her collection of three short stories; she came to Ireland just over 12 years ago from Nigeria and spent eight years in direct provision (published by Skein Press)

Publishers website:   https://skeinpress.com 

"Invisible Histories" by Mary Wycherley

"Invisible Histories" by Mary Wycherley

Mary Wycherley, creator and performer of "Invisible Histories", using movement, sculpture and sound it considers the past re-written in the present; it will premiere in Limerick City Gallery of Art before travelling to galleries across the country

Full details:   https://marywycherley.com/invisible-histories

Album reviews

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Simon Maher review "Scorpion" from Drake, "Jellies" from 77:78 and "Where I'm From" from Steo Wall

Music Played on the Show

Emotionless (Explicit)

Emotionless (Explicit)

Drake

5:00

Don't Matter To Me

Don't Matter To Me

Michael Jackson

4:04

Chilli

Chilli

77:78

3:39

Love Said Let's Go

Love Said Let's Go

77:78

1:20

Where I'M From

Where I'M From

Steo Wall

1:28

Unborn Words

Unborn Words

Steo Wall

2:37

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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