Arena Thursday 6th 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 Thursday 6th December 2012

Arena Thursday 6th December 2012

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

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott & Darryl Jones review this week's new film releases 'Seven Psychopaths' & 'The Man With The Iron Fists'

Granta Magazine - Autumn Edition

Granta Magazine - Autumn Edition

Granta, the magazine of new writing has just published it's Autumn edition. Each of the twenty writers featured comes from Brazil. Sinead Gleeson discusses with Sean Rocks.

Poet John Cummins

Poet John Cummins

John Cummins performs his poem 'Talent'. John is the current Leinster Poetry Slam Champion. His website is www.myspace.com/cumminsofthejohn.

Book - The John Lennon Letters

Book - The John Lennon Letters

Alan Corr discusses 'The John Lennon Letters' by The Beatles official Biographer Hunter Davies with Sean Rocks. The book is Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

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