Arena Tuesday 15 January 2013

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 Tuesday 15th January 2013

Arena Tuesday 15th January 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

TV - Crisis Eile

TV - Crisis Eile

A new six part comedy series 'Crisis Eile' starts on TG4 at 10pm on Wednesday 16th January. It stars presenter Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh as Maeve Kelly Clarke, the new Irish European Commissioner as she tries to navigate European politics with her inept team. Director Charlie McCarthy joins Sean Rocks.

Theatre - 'I'm Not ADHD I'm Bold'

Theatre - 'I'm Not ADHD I'm Bold'

'I'm not ADHD I'm Bold' runs at Bewley's Café Theatre in Dublin from Monday to Saturday at 110pm until the 2nd of February. For bookings go to www.bewleyscafetheatre.com. Clare Barrett and Jacinta Sheerin join Sean Rocks.

Turner Watercolour Collection - National Gallery of Ireland

Turner Watercolour Collection - National Gallery of Ireland

Evelyn O'Rourke reports from the Turner Watercolour exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland - www.nationalgallery.ie for full details.

Poet John Cummins

Poet John Cummins

Dublin Poet John Cummins reads his poem 'Band' which looks at the power of music. His website for further information is www.myspace.com/cumminsofthejohn.

Book Review - How Should a Person Be?

Book Review - How Should a Person Be?

Sinead Gleeson reviews 'How Should a Person Be?' by Sheila Heti with Sean Rocks. The Publishers are Harvill Secker.

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