Arena Tuesday 22 January 2019

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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Oscar nominations for Element Pictures

Oscar nominations for Element Pictures

Andrew Lowe, executive producer of "The Favourite" on the excitement at Element Pictures that their film has secured 10 Oscar nominations

"My Coney Island Baby" by Billy O'Callaghan

"My Coney Island Baby" by Billy O'Callaghan

Billy O'Callaghan, author of "My Coney Island Baby", which tells the story of a couple, both married to other people, who've been meeting in anonymous hotel rooms for the past twenty years (published by Jonathan Cape)

 

A profile of Ursula K le Guin

A profile of Ursula K le Guin

Maura McHugh with a profile of the American writer Ursula K le Guin, who died one year ago today

"Finnegan's Woke", an exhibition at Rua Red Gallery

"Finnegan's Woke", an exhibition at Rua Red Gallery

Cat Phillipps and Peter Kennard, creators of "Finnegan's Woke", a mixed-media exhibition at Rua Red Gallery addressing what they see as the hypocrisy and greed that is driving world politics today

Further details:   www.ruared.ie 

Music Played on the Show

When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings

When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings

Willie Watson & Tim Blake Nelson

2:34

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