Arena Tuesday 28 January 2020

On Monday's Arena with Seán Rocks.... Director Vivienne Dick on New York Our Time  a film reflectiing 1970s Bohemian New York...a review of Ben Hall's latest novel The Quarry...New Music Dublin Festival with Nick Ross. 

Arena

Arena

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Violinist Colm Mac Con Iomaire

Violinist Colm Mac Con Iomaire

Violinist Colm Mac Con Iomaire joined us for music and chat including a recent project in Israel. On March 16th he plays Vicar St. for the St. Patrick's Festival accompanied by a 10 piece band, and the Contempo quartet.

"Such a Fun Age" - Kiley Reid debut novel

"Such a Fun Age" - Kiley Reid debut novel

Edel Coffey reviews the much anticipated debut novel of Kiley Reid. This is a novel about race and class in America which has already been optioned for a film with a sequel novel to follow.

"Spike 2020" - Dublin's alternative Cello Festival

"Spike 2020" - Dublin's alternative Cello Festival

Now in its fourth year, the alternative cello festival features Irish and international musicians. Two such musicians are Kate Ellis on cello and Caimin Gilmore on double bass who perform live in studio. The Festival curators and cellists Mary Barnecutt and Lioba Petrie join Seán for a chat.

Moscow City Ballet - Preview

Moscow City Ballet - Preview

Tchaikovsky's three ballets - Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker will be performed next month in Dublin by Moscow City Ballet at the Bord Gáis Theatre. Seona Mac Reamoinn reports.

Music Played on the Show

Gan Ainm

Gan Ainm

Colm Mac An Iomaire

3:00

Old Walls

Old Walls

Colm Maccon Iomaire

4:00

Heart Emoji

Heart Emoji

Kate Ellis (Cello)/ Caimin Gilmore Double Bass)

3:30

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