Arena Tuesday 9 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 Tuesday 9th April 2013

Arena Tuesday 9th April 2013

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International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Abie Philbin-Bowman on this year's shortlist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. The winner will be announced on June 6th - www.impacdublinaward.ie for full details.

Author Douglas Kennedy

Author Douglas Kennedy

Author Douglas Kennedy on his new book 'Five Days'. The book tells the story of Laura, a radiologist in a small town in the state of Maine. The Publishers are Hutchinson.

Loves - Michel Le Grand

Loves - Michel Le Grand

Conductor Michel Le Grand chooses Frank Sinatra's version of 'Send in the Clowns'. Michel Le Grand was in Dublin recently to record with the RTE Concert Orchestra.

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Book on Jim Henson

Book on Jim Henson

John Byrne discusses the book 'Imagination Illustrated: The Jim Henson Journal' by Karen Falk with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Chronicle Books.

Music - Josh Ritter

Music - Josh Ritter

Josh Ritter joins Seán Rocks in studio and discusses his latest album 'The Beast in it's Tracks'. Josh performs in Ireland in July - www.joshritter.com for details & www.ticketmaster.ie for tickets.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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