Arena Monday 3 December 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

Choirs for Christmas CD

Choirs for Christmas CD

RTE Concert Orchestra Conductor David Brophy on a new CD 'Choirs for Christmas' which features the amateur choirs who were finalists in last year's RTE Lyric FM Choirs for Christmas competition and the RTE Concert Orchestra.

Book - 'Action Movies: The Cinema of Striking Back'

Book - 'Action Movies: The Cinema of Striking Back'

Harvey O'Brien on his latest book 'Action Movies: The Cinema of Striking Back' which is a study of the action film as an idea and genre. The Publication is a Wallflower book Published by Columbia University Press.

Turner Prize Winner 2012

Turner Prize Winner 2012

Evelyn O'Rourke on Video Artist Elizabeth Price, this year's Turner Prize Winner for her 20-minute video 'The Woolworths Choir of 1979'.

Book Review - Maeve Binchy's 'A Week In Winter'

Book Review - Maeve Binchy's 'A Week In Winter'

Evelyn O'Rourke reviews 'A Week In Winter' the final book Maeve Binchy was working on before her death earlier this year. The Publishers are Orion Books.

Classic Movie - Get Carter

Classic Movie - Get Carter

Darryl Jones discusses this week's Classic Movie 'Get Carter', a British crime drama released in 1971.Written & directed by Mike Hodges, it stars Michael Caine as gangster Jack Carter who is investigating the murder of his brother.

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