Arena Tuesday 22 January 2013

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

Music - Alfie Boe

Music - Alfie Boe

Tenor Alfie Boe joins Seán Rocks to discuss his Dublin and Belfast concert dates and his album 'Storyteller'.

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Film - Lincoln

Film - Lincoln

Tony Tracy discusses the depiction of Abraham Lincoln in films ahead of the release of Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' starring Daniel Day-Lewis.

Theatre - Follow

Theatre - Follow

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on 'Follow' which opens at The Project Arts Centre in Dublin on Wednesday January 23rd. The production is aimed at both a hearing and deaf audience. www.projectartscentre.ie and www.willfred.com for full details.

Barack Obama Inauguration

Barack Obama Inauguration

Hispanic Poet Richard Blanco reads the opening section of 'One Today' at the inauguration of Barack Obama in Washington.

Author Maria Konnikova

Author Maria Konnikova

Author Maria Konnikova discusses her first book 'Mastermind: How to think like Sherlock Holmes' with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Canongate.

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