Arena Tuesday 12 November 2019

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Kate Brennan Harding & Brian Boyd review new music from Paul Weller, Nadine Shah & Khruangbin ,The Stinging Fly, celebrates its 60th edition, amongst the writers are novelist Louise Nealon & short story writer Wendy Erskine And Galway Film Fleadh, Breaking Ice director Jason Branagan talks about his documentary which tells the story of the first Irish bobsleigh team to go to the Olympics. 

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On tonight's show....Shooting the Darkness the new book following on from the acclaimed documentary, Roland Hagenberg's exhibition on Jean-Michel Basquiat's, an interview with Marina Warner and Abie Philbin Bowman previews comedian Hannah Gadsby, whose new show ‘Douglas’ is on this Sunday in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre.

Shooting The Darkness

Shooting The Darkness

Photographers Alan Lewis, Crispin Rodwell and producer Thomas Kelly from the acclaimed documentary are discussing the new book Shooting The Darkness. They talk about the photographs they took - how they got the shot; what it cost them to take the photograph; and reflect on whether it was worth it.

Jean-Michel Basquiat Exhibition

Jean-Michel Basquiat Exhibition

Photographer Roland Hagenberg's exclusive exhibition of never seen before photographs in Ireland of the iconic American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat will launch in Dublin 13th November 2019 at Sal Fine Art. Roland joins us live in studio.

An interview with Marina Warner

An interview with Marina Warner

Last week, the Irish Humanities Alliance launched a new initiative, By Imagination We Live. This initiative was launched by writer and humanities champion, Marina Warner, author of such groundbreaking work as Alone Of All Her Sex: The Cult Of The Virgin Mary, and Monuments and Maidens: The Allegory Of The Female Form.

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Song For The Moon

Song For The Moon

Mairead Buicke (Soprano)

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