Arena Thursday 25 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena Thursday 25th April 2013

Arena Thursday 25th April 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Turner Prize Shortlist

Turner Prize Shortlist

Declan Long, one of this year's Turner Prize judges, on the shortlist for the prize which will be announced in Derry on December 2nd 2013. The shortlisted names are Tino Seghal, David Shrigley, Laure Prouvost and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

Author Sheila Heti

Author Sheila Heti

Canadian Author Sheila Heti on her book 'How should a Person Be?' in which the book's main character attempts to answer the questions posed by the book's title. The Publishers are Harvill Secker.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Eithne Shortall and Joe Griffin review this week's new film releases 'The Look of Love' and 'Iron Man 3'. Both films are on general release.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Lauren Murphy and Jim Carroll review this week's new album releases 'Ready to Die' from Iggy Pop & The Stooges, 'Home' from Rudimental & 'Hubcap Music' from Seasick Steve.

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