Arena Wednesday 23 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 Wednesday 23rd January 2013

Arena Wednesday 23rd January 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Live Music - Laoise Kelly

Live Music - Laoise Kelly

Harpist Laoise Kelly takes plays a medley of tunes live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Laoise takes part in this year's Temple Bar Tradfest -www.templebartrad.com.

Book Review - Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

Book Review - Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

Declan Burke reviews 'Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure' by Artemis Cooper with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are John Murray.

Stephen Brennan at The Gate Theatre

Stephen Brennan at The Gate Theatre

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on actor Stephen Brennan's 80th appearance on the Gate Theatre stage in the Alan Ayckbourn production of 'Bedroom Farce'. The show previews from this Friday January 25th and opens on January 31st - www.gatetheatre.ie.

Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

Tony Clayton-Lea discusses Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' album which is celebrating it's 35th anniversary with a deluxe edition. The album goes on sale in Ireland on Friday 25th January.

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