Arena Tuesday 20 August 2019

on Thursday's show....film reviews, the 50th anniversary of The Beatles album Abbey Road and Dermot Bolger brings his "Last Ordrs At The Dockside" to the Abbey 

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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

3:05

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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