Arena Friday 5 April 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 April 5th 2013

Arena Friday April 5th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Actor Aaron Eckhart

Actor Aaron Eckhart

Hollywood Actor Aaron Eckhart discusses his new film 'Olympus has Fallen' with Evelyn O'Rourke. The film is released in Ireland on Friday 19th April.

Michael Haneke Documentary

Michael Haneke Documentary

A new documentary called 'Michael H. Profession: Director' is being shown at the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin's Smithfield for three nights from Saturday April 6th. The website is www.lighthousecinema.ie. Darryl Jones discusses the work of Michael Haneke with Seán Rocks.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Emer McLysaght & Alan Corr review this week's new album releases 'English Electric' from OMD, 'Waking on a Pretty Daze' from Kurt Vile and 'Paramore' from Paramore with Evelyn O'Rourke.

Author Claire McGowan

Author Claire McGowan

Author Claire McGowan discusses her latest book 'The Lost' with Evelyn O'Rourke. The book is set in a fictional small town on the Northern Ireland side of the Border, and features the forensic psychologist Paula Maguire. The Publishers are Headline.

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