Arena Wednesday 1 May 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 Wednesday May 1st 2013

Arena Wednesday May 1st 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author Eoin Colfer

Author Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer discusses his new book 'Screwed' with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Headline.

Complaints Choir

Complaints Choir

A group of singers from right across the country have joined together to form the 'complaints choir'. Further information on www.bealtaine.com. Evelyn O'Rourke reports.

Nick Drake - 'Way to Blue'

Nick Drake - 'Way to Blue'

Tony Clayton-Lea on the release of a tribute album 'Way To Blue: The Songs Of Nick Drake' which is produced by Drake's original producer, Joe Boyd. The album is released on Friday May 3rd.

Art: Visit 2013

Art: Visit 2013

Artists are opening the studio doors and inviting the unsuspecting public in for a chat and a look around. It's called Visit 2013 - one of the organizers, Grace McEvoy and artist Gabhann Dunne join Seán Rocks -www.visitstudios.com.

Live Music - Tieranniesaur

Live Music - Tieranniesaur

Tieranniesaur perform D.I.Y.S.C.O. and 'Maro Rides The Wave' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band lainch their album 'D.I.Y.S.C.O.' in Whelans of Wexford Street in Dublin on Friday May 10th.

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