Arena Friday 7 June 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 June 7th 2013

Arena Friday June 7th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Superman in Film

Superman in Film

John Byrne on the depiction of Superman ahead of the release of 'Man Of Steel' and why Superman has endured for so long.

Author James Salter

Author James Salter

James Salter on his book 'All That Is' which is Published by Jonathan Cape.

Artist Philip Allen

Artist Philip Allen

Declan Long on acclaimed UK artist Philip Allen's exhibition 'Oxblood - New Paintings' at Dublin's Kerlin Gallery. The exhibition runs until July 20th - www.kerlin.ie.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Lauren Murphy and Alan Corr review this week's new album releases 'Be' from Beady Eye, 'Invisible Empire / Crescent Moon' from KT Tunstall and 'File of Reeds' from These New Puritans.

Music Played on the Show

Flick Of The Finger

Flick Of The Finger

Beady Eye

3:44

Invisible Empire

Invisible Empire

Kt Tunstall

3:48

Don't Brother Me

Don't Brother Me

Beady Eye

7:43

Invisible Empire

Invisible Empire

Kt Tunstall

3:48

Yellow Flower

Yellow Flower

Kt Tunstall

3:16

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