Arena Tuesday 6 August 2019

On tonight's programme... Thursday night movie reviews and music from The Visionaries Choir.

Arena

Arena

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Toni Morrison RIP

Toni Morrison RIP

Anne Enright, Bonnie Greer and Paul Muldoon remember the significant work and legacy of African American writer Toni Morrison, whose death was announced today

RTÉ Concert Orchestra perform Leonard Cohen at All Together Now 2019

RTÉ Concert Orchestra perform Leonard Cohen at All Together Now 2019

Phelim Drew and Morgan MacIntyre (of Saint Sister), guests with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra performing the music of Leonard Cohen at the All Together Now festival last weekend

Neil McCarthy at the Boyne Music Festival 2019

Neil McCarthy at the Boyne Music Festival 2019

Neil McCarthy, who will be a guest at the upcoming Boyne Music Festival, giving a poetry workshop and performing with Zoe Conway and John McIntyre; he published his debut collection "Stopgap Grace" last year

Further details:   https://boynemusicfestival.com

"The Roaring Banshees", a play byJohn Morton and Peter McGann at Smock Alley

"The Roaring Banshees", a play byJohn Morton and Peter McGann at Smock Alley

John Morton and actors Ali Fox and Nessa Matthews chat about the premise of their play "The Roaring Banshees" at Smock Alley – set in 1923 it's a story of a gang of women fleeing the Irish Civil War and then finding themselves in the gangland underworld of Chicago in the same year

Full details:   http://smockalley.com

Music Played on the Show

Hallelujah

Hallelujah

Leonard Cohen

4:44

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