coming up on Tuesday's show...the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' "Sgt Peppers" album, author Michael Winter, one of the guests at this year's Cúirt Festival, an exhibition honouring Francis Ledwidge at the Solstice Arts Centre and the first of Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist, "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Arena Friday 5th July 2013
Daily arts and popular culture show.
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company - Purgatory
'Purgatory' by WB Yeats will be performed at the top of Knocknarea in Sligo at 3pm on Saturday July 6th. The website is www.blueraincoat.com. Niall Henry, Artistic Director of Blue Raincoat Theatre Company joins Seán Rocks.
Neil Pearson - Noises Off
Actor Neil Pearson on his role in 'Noises Off' at Dublin's Bord Gais Energy Theatre from July 8th to July 13th. The website is www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie.
The Piper's Parlour Dublin
Evelyn O'Rourke reports on her visit to The Piper's Parlour at 15 Henrietta Street in Dublin. The exhibition is open daily for the summer months and more information can be found at www.pipers.ie.
Author Neil Gaiman
Maura McHugh on the prequel to Neil Gaiman's 'Sandman' series - 'Sandman: Overture' will be Published in October 2013.
Emer McLysaght and John Meagher review this week's new album releases 'The Weight of Your Love' from Editors and 'Cerulean Salt' from Waxahatchee.