Arena Tuesday 23 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 23rd July 2013

Arena Tuesday 23rd July 2013

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Booker Prize Longlist

Booker Prize Longlist

Sinead Gleeson on this year's Booker Prize Longlist which includes Irish Authors Donal Ryan, Colm McCann and Colm Tóibín. The full list can be viewed on www.themanbookerprize.com.

Author Donal Ryan

Author Donal Ryan

Man Booker long-listed Author Donal Ryan reads from his book 'The Spinning Heart'.

Stuart Maconie: The People's Songs

Stuart Maconie: The People's Songs

Stuart Maconie on his book 'The People's Songs: The Strory of Modern Britain in 50 Records'. The Publishers are Ebury Press.

Author Lottie Moggach

Author Lottie Moggach

Lottie Moggach on her book 'Kiss Me First' which is Published by Picador.

Sound Stories - RTE Radio 1

Sound Stories - RTE Radio 1

'Sound Stories' will be broadcast at 1030pm on Thursdays on RTE Radio 1. The Listening Room is an event which will be hosted by Colin Murphy at The Joinery in Arbour Hill in Dublin - www.thejoinery.org.

Theatre Review - Riverrun

Theatre Review - Riverrun

Sophie Gorman reviews the play 'Riverrun' starring Olwen Fouéré with Seán Rocks.

Music Played on the Show

Soft In The Head

Soft In The Head

O Emperor

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