Arena Tuesday 20 April 2021

On Thursday's Arena with Seán Rocks, film reviews, bestselling author Olivia Laing And play in a van.

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Doireann Ní Ghríofa

Doireann Ní Ghríofa

'To Star the Dark' is the seventh poetry collection from Doireann Ní Ghríofa. She wrote the new poetry side by side with 'A Ghost in the Throat', the extraordinary prose work published in 2020.

Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi

Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi

The Grammy-winning artist Rhiannon Giddens and partner, Francesco Turrisi discuss their new album entitled They're Calling Me Home. It combines elements of country, bluegrass, traditional Irish, Opera, and old Italian folk melodies.

Henry Glassie

Henry Glassie

Henry Glassie: Fieldwork follows renowned folklorist and anthropologist Henry Glassie. His work involves immersion in the culture of the community he chooses to study. Pat Collins' film is available from Gate Cinemas online, IFI@Home, QFT online and on Volta.

Music Played on the Show

Calling Me Home

Calling Me Home

Rhiannon Giddens With Francesco Turrisi

1:53

Si Dolce È’L Tormento

Si Dolce È’L Tormento

Rhiannon Giddens With Francesco Turrisi

0:54

O Death

O Death

Rhiannon Giddens With Francesco Turrisi

1:33

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Rhiannon Giddens With Francesco Turrisi

2:23

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