Arena Wednesday 12 September 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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Helen Zaltzman at the Dublin Podcast Festival

Helen Zaltzman at the Dublin Podcast Festival

Helen Zaltzman, creator of the podcast "The Allusionist", about how we use language; she will be a guest speaker at the upcoming Dublin Podcast Festival

Full details:   http://dublinpodcastfestival.ie 

Ruth Wilson, star of "The Little Stranger"

Ruth Wilson, star of "The Little Stranger"

Kay Sheehy met the actress Ruth Wilson, who stars in the latest Lenny Abrahamson film "The Little Stranger"

Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Máirtín O'Connor and Séamie O'Dowd in session

Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Máirtín O'Connor and Séamie O'Dowd in session

Traditional singer Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, who is embarking on a Music Network nationwide tour with Máirtín O'Connor and Séamie O'Dowd

Full details:   www.musicnetwork.ie

"Becoming Belle" by Nuala O'Connor

"Becoming Belle" by Nuala O'Connor

Nuala O'Connor talks about her latest novel "Becoming Belle", based on the true story of a woman who rose to the rank of Irish aristocracy in Victorian London (published by Random House)

Fringe Short - "Split Ends" by Lauren Larkin

Fringe Short - "Split Ends" by Lauren Larkin

Lauren Larkin performs an extract from "Split Ends", her show about a hairdresser who thinks she has her life all sorted; it runs as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival

Full details:   www.fringefest.com 

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The Lark

The Lark

Maighread Ni Dhomhnaill, Máirtín O'Connor And Séamie O’Dowd

3:40

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