Arena Thursday 29 November 2012

coming up on Friday's show....suggestions for Christmas gifts for the culture-lover in your life, actor Stephen Brennan and director David Blake Knox talk Beckett, Godot and the documentary "The Waiting Game" and the latest albums from The Rolling Stones, John Legend and The Weeknd

coming up on Monday's show....exploring the links between writing and music, a review of “Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983” by Tim Lawrence and the movement of people, history and communication across continents all explored in Emily Jacir's “Europa” exhibition at IMMA 

Arena

Arena

A daily magazine programme which looks at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on Ballet Ireland's 'The Nutcracker Suite' - www.balletireland.ie for full tour details.

Author John Toomey

Author John Toomey

John Toomey discusses his book 'Huddleston Road'. The Publishers are Dalkey Archive Press.

Live Music - Orphan Code

Live Music - Orphan Code

Dublin band Orphan Code perform 'Candy' and 'Such a Long Way Down' live in studio with interview by Sean Rocks. More details on www.facebook.com/orphancode.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Eithne Shortall and Pat Boran look at  'The Hunt', 'The Trouble With The Curve' and 'Sightseers'.

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