Arena Friday 8 March 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 March 2013

Arena Friday 8th March 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Spirit of '45.

Spirit of '45.

The film feature tonight is Spirit of 45, Sean speaks to documentarian & director Ken Loach who explains what life was like in Britain after the war.

Review of Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' album.

Review of Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' album.

Abie Philbin Bowman looks back at Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' album which celebrates it's 50th anniversary this year.

Book Review; 50 shades of Feminism.

Book Review; 50 shades of Feminism.

Sinead Gleeson has been reading 50 shades of Feminism and explains to Sean what its all about.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Emer McLysaght & Tony Clayton-Lea review this week's new album releases 'The Next Day' from David Bowie, 'Exile' from Hurts and 'Pale Green Ghosts' from John Grant.

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