Arena Thursday 8 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 8th August 2013

Arena Thursday 8th August 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Chris Wasser review this week's new film releases 'The Lone Ranger', 'Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa' and 'Foxfire' with Seán Rocks.

Author Anakana Schofield

Author Anakana Schofield

Irish-Canadian Author Anakana (AK) Schofield on her book 'Malarky'. The book is about an Irish Mother and wife forced to deal with grief. The Publishers are One World Publications.

Theatre Review - Major Barbara

Theatre Review - Major Barbara

Sophie Gorman reviews George Bernard Shaw's 'Major Barbara' which is currently running at Dublin's Abbey Theatre - www.abbeytheatre.ie.

Sargent House Record Label

Sargent House Record Label

Last Friday, the Sargent House Record Label (www.sargenthouse.com) curated a stage at the Indiependence music festival in Cork - Ray Wingnut reports.

Music Played on the Show

F For You

F For You

Disclosure

4:29

Black Belt

Black Belt

John Grant

4:33

Youth

Youth

Daughter

3:59

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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