Arena Tuesday 18 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

The Arts Council at 60 - 'Into The Light' Exhibition

The Arts Council at 60 - 'Into The Light' Exhibition

Declan Long discusses The Arts Council's 'Into the Light' exhibition with Sean Rocks. - www.artscouncil.ie for full details.

'Loves' - Colm O'Snodaigh of Kila

'Loves' - Colm O'Snodaigh of Kila

Colm O'Snodaigh of the band Kila chooses the song 'Jesus Blood' by Gavin Bryars, Tom Waits and an unnamed homeless man as something he 'Loves'.

Live Music - Turn

Live Music - Turn

Turn perform 'In Position' and 'Summer Song' live in studio with interview by Sean Rocks. The band play the Roisin Dubh in Galway on December 20th, The Button Factory in Dublin on December 21st, Cyprus Avenue in Cork on December 27th and The Spirit Store in Dundalk on December 30th.

Christmas Album Reviews

Christmas Album Reviews

Sinead Gleeson and Tony Clayton-Lea review the Christmas albums 'Merry Christmas, Baby' from Rod Stewart , 'Silver and Gold' from Sufjan Stevens and 'December' from Scala and Kolacny Brothers with Sean Rocks.

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