Arena Tuesday 22 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 

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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