Arena Friday 19 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 Friday 19th July 2013

Arena Friday 19th July 2013

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Indiependence - Performance Poet Abby Oliveira

Indiependence - Performance Poet Abby Oliveira

Performance Poet Abby Oliveira who will be performing as part of the Indiependence Music & Arts Festival which takes place in Mitchelstown in Cork on the August bank holiday weekend, the 2nd to the 4th - www.indiependencefestival.com.

Hilltown House New Music Festival

Hilltown House New Music Festival

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the Hilltown House New Music Festival in County Westmeath - www.hilltownmusic.ie for more details.

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

As James Walmsley of the comedy rock band Dead Cat Bounce prepares for his appearance at this year's Dublin Fringe Festival, he remembers his school days with Kate Middleton.

Author Ross Skelton

Author Ross Skelton

Antrim-born Author Ross Skelton on his memoir 'Eden Halt'. The Publishers are Lilliput Press.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Emer McLysaght & Alan Corr review this week's new album releases 'Nothing can hurt Me' from Big Star, 'Stars Dance' from Selena Gomez and 'The Argument' from Grant Hart.

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