Arena Tuesday 9 July 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 9th July 2013

Arena Tuesday 9th July 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Joan Bakewell

Joan Bakewell

The hunt is on for the Sky Arts Portrait painter of the year. The Dublin heat will be held on Sunday July 14th at Dublin's RDS. Sky Arts Presenter Joan Bakewell joins Seán Rocks.

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

Jim Carroll on the music and career of Bruce Springsteen ahead of his Irish dates. Bruce Springsteen will be part of a panel discussion at this year's Kinsale Arts Festival - www.kinsaleartsfestival.com.

Animation In Ireland

Animation In Ireland

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the hugely successful animation industry here in Ireland including Doc McStuffins, Henry Hugglemonster and Ninja 9.

Jessie J & Jean Kavanagh

Jessie J & Jean Kavanagh

Jessie J was forced to cancel her visit to RTE due to illness. Jean Kavanagh from Dunshaughlin in County Meath, a fan of Jessie J performs 'Price Tag' on the ukelele.

Author Susan Stairs

Author Susan Stairs

Author Susan Stairs on her book 'The Story Of Before'. The Publishers are Corvus Books.

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