Arena Friday 8 February 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 - Friday 8th February 2013

Arena - Friday 8th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Helen Mirren - Hitchcock

Helen Mirren - Hitchcock

Alan Corr talks to Actress Helen Mirren about her new film 'Hitchcock' co-starring Anthony Hopkins.

Playwright Andy Hinds

Playwright Andy Hinds

Playwright Andy Hinds on his two new interlocking plays 'Morning' and 'Afternoon' which run at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin from February 13th to 23rd in the Cube theatre. The website for more information is www.projectartscentre.ie

Loves

Loves

Harpist Laoise Kelly chooses the music of Llio Rhydderch. Laoise will be performing later this month - www.laoisekelly.ie for dates and details.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Angela Dorgan and John Meagher review this week's new album releases 'Holy Fire' from Foals, 'Heartthrob 'from Tegan and Sarah, and 'MBV' from My Bloody Valentine with Seán Rocks.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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