Arena Tuesday 20 August 2019

On Thursday's Arena with Seán Rocks.....the latest films reviewed....Adeline Dieudonné on Real Life her debut and best-selling novel....a review of Chekhov's masterpiece The Cherry Orchard 

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Dublin Fringe Festival 2019 - "Lux Alma" by Alma Kelliher

Dublin Fringe Festival 2019 - "Lux Alma" by Alma Kelliher

Alma Kelliher, creator of the electro folk act/stage persona "Lux Alma" which she will perform as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival

Full details:   www.fringefest.com

"The Troubles On Film", a film by Mark Cousins

"The Troubles On Film", a film by Mark Cousins

Mark Cousins who marks 50 years since the beginning of the Troubles in Northern Ireland in a film for Channel 4 called "The Troubles on Film"; in it he reflects on how the place and its history have been used and occasionally abused by cinema

1959, an important year in jazz - part 2

1959, an important year in jazz - part 2

Cormac Larkin continues his look at an important year in jazz – 1959, when the albums "Giant Steps" by John Coltrane and "Ah Um" by Charles Mingus were released

Dublin Fringe Festival 2019 - "Wishful Thinking" by Shaunna Lee Lynch

Dublin Fringe Festival 2019 - "Wishful Thinking" by Shaunna Lee Lynch

Shaunna Lee Lynch, writer of the play "Wishful Thinking", about a woman returning to east Cork after having failed to make it as a serious journalist in London, while at home her mother and cousin are using new age spirituality to cope with their grief; it is part of the Dublin Fringe Festival

Full details:   www.fringefest.com

Music Played on the Show

The Arrow

The Arrow

Lux Alma

3:00

The Visit

The Visit

Lux Alma

1:55

Better Git It In Your Soul

Better Git It In Your Soul

Charles Mingus Band

7:23

Giant Steps

Giant Steps

John Coltrane

4:42

Fables Of Faubus

Fables Of Faubus

Charles Mingus Band

8:12

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