Arena Tuesday 21 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 Tuesday 21st May 2013

Arena Tuesday 21st May 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author Marcel Theroux

Author Marcel Theroux

Author Marcel Theroux on his fifth novel 'Strange Bodies', a metaphysical mystery. The Publishers are Faber and Faber.

Death of Ray Manzarek

Death of Ray Manzarek

Ray Manzarek of The Doors has died at the age of 74. Clip of Ray Manzarek from Arena in 2010 when Ray Manzarek played at Dublin's Bord Gais Energy Theatre.

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John Hughes Season

John Hughes Season

Evelyn O'Rourke on the John Hughes tribute season of films at Dublin's Lighthouse cinema. The season begins on Wednesday May 22nd and runs until the end of June - www.lighthousecinema.ie.

Live Music - John Smith

Live Music - John Smith

Singer-Songwriter John Smith performs 'Salty and Sweet' and 'Great Lakes' live in studio. John's new album is called 'Great Lakes' and he supports Iron and Wine at The Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Wednesday May 29th.

Dan Brown

Dan Brown

Best-selling Author Dan Brown tells the audience at Dublin's National Concert Hall a little about himself. A full Public Interview with Dan Brown will be broadcast on Arena on Monday June 3rd. Dan Brown is a guest at this year's Dublin Writer's Festival - www.dublinwritersfestival.com.

Poet Phil Lynch

Poet Phil Lynch

Poet Phil Lynch, a regular on the Dublin poetry scene, joins Seán Rocks. Phil reads the poems Hidden Treasure, The Sunshine is Somewhere Else, Carpe Diem and Return Journey) www.seventowers.ie for more information.

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Touch Me

Touch Me

The Doors

3:25

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