Arena Wednesday 16 January 2013

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena Wednesday 16th January 2013

Arena Wednesday 16th January 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy discusses his new novel 'Shall we gather at the River?' with Sean Rocks. The Publishers are Faber and Faber. Peter's website is www.mrpetermurphy.com.

Rehab Ireland - Performing Arts Fund

Don Delaney of Rehab Ireland on the launch of a €150,000 Visual and Performing Arts Fund from Rehab. Applications are being sought over the next five years. The website for further information is www.rehab.ie. Report by Evelyn O'Rourke.

Live Music - The Strypes

Cavan band The Strypes perform 'Blue Collar Jane' and '29 Ways' live in studio with interview by Sean Rocks. The band's website is www.thestrypes.com.

Art - Sculptor Jessica Sturgess

Declan Long on Sculptor Jessica Sturges' first solo exhibition which opens on Thursday January 17th at the Oliver Sears Gallery in Dublin. The pieces in the exhibition are inspired by her relationship with fellow sculptor Barry Flanagan. The website for further information is www.oliversearsgallery.com.

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