Arena Tuesday 12 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 Tuesday 12th March 2013

Arena Tuesday 12th March 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Music Documentary - Sound City

Music Documentary - Sound City

Tony Clayton-Lea discusses the Dave Grohl documentary 'Sound City' on Sun City recording studios in the San Fernando Valley, birthplace of albums from acts such Neil Young and Nirvana.

Book: Laina Dawes - What Are You Doing Here?

Book: Laina Dawes - What Are You Doing Here?

Laina Dawes on her book 'What are you Doing Here? A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal' which is published by Bazillion Points Publishing.

Theatre - The Fantastist

Theatre - The Fantastist

'The Fantasist' explores the 'glorious heights and murky depths of living with bipolar' and uses life-size puppetry, physical theatre and original music. Patrick Collier and Julier Yevnine from Theatre Temoin join Seán Rocks - www.theatretemoin.com for dates.

Live Music - Fusion Family

Live Music - Fusion Family

Fusion Family perform 'Twists and Turns' and 'The Search for Success' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's new EP is called 'Twists and Turns'.

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