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    on Monday's show.....in December 1904 the Abbey Theatre in Dublin officially opened it's doors. Tonight is an Arena special marking the history of a vital institution that has been at the heart of Ireland's cultural life for 110 years.  Plus, musician Kevin Nolan chats about the First Fortnight 'Hootenanny' in St Patrick's Hospital, a festival aiming to reduce the stigma around mental health

    Arena Tuesday 27 August 2013

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    Daily arts and popular culture show, presented by Evelyn O'Rourke.

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    Netflix

    It's made headlines this year with Big Series like 'House of Cards', 'Arrested Development' and 'Orange is the New Black', but is Netflix changing the way we watch film and television? Simon Maher joins Evelyn, to explore that question.

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    Music of The Lock Out

    The Lockout remains the largest incidence of industrial action the state has ever seen with more than 20,000 workers either locked out of their jobs by their employers or on strike, central to the Lock Out was the music of the time Francis Devine joins Evelyn O Rourke to discuss.

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    The Armoury Show

    The Armory Show was a landmark modern art exhibition that took place in America one hundred years ago. it scandalised a nation and prompted then President Theordore Roosevelt to declare 'That's not art!'. Declan Long joins Evelyn to discuss the exhibition and its impact

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:30
      Title: Whole Lotta Love
      Composer: R Plant/J Bonham/G Pitney/Jp Jones/J Patrick
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Duration: 5:44
    • 19:40
      Title: Rock And Roll
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Album: Mothership (Remastered)
      Duration: 3:53

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