Arena Thursday 1 August 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 Thursday 1st August 2013

Arena Thursday 1st August 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Shaun Dunne review this week's films 'The Heat', 'Red 2' and 'The Conjuring' which are all released this weekend.

Live Music - Glimmermen

Live Music - Glimmermen

Dublin band Glimmermen perform live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's new album is called 'I'm Dead' which they'll preview in Tower Records on Dublin's Wicklow Street on Friday August 9th while the album launch will be at Whelans of Wexford Street in Dublin on Saturday August 10th - www.glimmermen.com.   

Author John McAllister

Author John McAllister

Author John McAllister on his book 'The Station Sergeant' which is set in Ballymena in the late 1950's. The book is Published by Portnoy Press.

Bring Your Limericks to Limerick

Bring Your Limericks to Limerick

'Bring your Limericks to Limerick' is a competition being organised as part of the Tailteann Nua festival which takes place this weekend - in Limerick.

Giorgio Moroder at Electric Picnic

Giorgio Moroder at Electric Picnic

Donal Dineen on Giorgio Moroder who has been added to this year's Electric Picnic line-up.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Abie Philbin Bowman on this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival which runs from August 2nd to 26th.

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