Arena Thursday 13 August 2020

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, album reviews with Brian Boyd & Siobhan Kane, from Emma Langford to Osees & The Cult, historian Simon Schama documentary series 'The Romantics and Us' & 'Faith Healer' review at the Old Vic. 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Galway 2020

Galway 2020

Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture announced today a re-imagined programme to run from next month until March 2021, headlined by Galway favourites Macnas and Druid. Marilyn Gaughan Reddan, Head of Programme for Galway 2020 talks to Kay Sheehy.

Film reviews

Film reviews

Tara Brady and Darryl Jones review new films Spree, also a new version of Pinocchio starring Roberto Benigni as the lonely carpenter Geppetto. Finally, Sputnik brings us sci-fi horror from Russia, as a cosmonaut returns from a space mission with extra-terrestrial baggage.

Lankum at the Abbey

Lankum at the Abbey

Lankum are one of Ireland's most acclaimed musical acts. They perform a unique show this Saturday at the Abbey theatre. The show is called "A National Disgrace". Daragh Lynch and Radie Peat of Lankum spoke to Kay Sheehy about their desire to create much more than a standard, streamed live event.

My Rembrandt

My Rembrandt

Art historian Jessica Fahy reviews the documentary "My Rembrandt". We hear owners describing their love of the Rembrandt they live with and how in some instances how the acquisition of great works of art can almost cause an international incident.

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Wild Rover

Wild Rover

Lankum

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