Arena Wednesday 26 June 2019

On Tuesday's show, Shooting the Darkness photographs from the Northern Ireland troubles, photographer Roland Hagenberg's exhibiition on Jean Michel Basquiat at SAL Studios Dublin and previewing comedian Hannah Gadsby, whose new show ‘Douglas’ is on this Sunday in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, #RTE Arena

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"Metal Heart", a film by Hugh O'Conor and Paul Murray

"Metal Heart", a film by Hugh O'Conor and Paul Murray

Actor/director Hugh O’Conor and writer Paul Murray chat about working on their new film "Metal Heart"

"Life Above Everything: Lucien Freud and Jack B Yeats", a landmark exhibition at IMMA

"Life Above Everything: Lucien Freud and Jack B Yeats", a landmark exhibition at IMMA

David Dawson, artist and long-time studio assistant to Lucian Freud who assisted in the selection of works for "Life Above Everything: Lucian Freud and Jack B Yeats", a landmark exhibition at IMMA 

Full details:   https://imma.ie/

Review:  "Big Sky" by Kate Atkinson

Review: "Big Sky" by Kate Atkinson

Eithne Shortall reviews "Big Sky" by Kate Atkinson, a return after 9 years to the Yorkshire world of private detective Jackson Brodie (published by Doubleday)

Úna Ní Fhlannagáin and Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh at the International Festival for Irish Harp 2019

Úna Ní Fhlannagáin and Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh at the International Festival for Irish Harp 2019

Harpist Úna Ní Fhlannagáin and poet Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh who will jointly perform at the upcoming International Festival for Irish Harp

Full details:  www.cairdenacruite.com/festival  

Music Played on the Show

Sweet Jane

Sweet Jane

The Velvet Undergound

1:57

Tom Waits I Dtrá Lí

Tom Waits I Dtrá Lí

Úna Ní Fhlannagáin And Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

2:35

Irrintzina/The Rollercoaster

Irrintzina/The Rollercoaster

Úna Ní Fhlannagáin And Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

1:25

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