Arena Wednesday 20 May 2020

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. 

Arena

Arena

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Wind of Change

Wind of Change

Patrick Radden Keefe is a New Yorker columnist and investigative journalist. Wind of Change is his new podcast on Spotify and asks if the Scorpions anthem could of been created by the CIA as a propaganda tool.

UCD Festival @home

UCD Festival @home

The UCD festival @home takes place this weekend. Writers Dave Rudden and Hazel Gaynor discuss creative writing with Seán.

Stephen King

Stephen King

Chris Wasser reviews the latest book from Stephen King. If It Bleeds is a collection of four novellas. Published by Hodder & Stoughton

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer

Arlene Hunt previews Snowpiercer. Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, it centres on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. The series drops on Netflix on May 25 with two initial episodes.

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Wind Of Change

Wind Of Change

Scorpions

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