Arena Thursday 29 August 2013

coming up on Tuesday's show...the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' "Sgt Peppers" album, author Michael Winter, one of the guests at this year's Cúirt Festival, an exhibition honouring Francis Ledwidge at the Solstice Arts Centre and the first of Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist, "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen

 

Arena

Arena

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

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

One Direction: This is Us directed by Morgan Spurlock; The Way Way Back from the same directors as Little Miss Sunshine and Juno (Nat Faxon and Jim Rash); and You're Next, an American horror film directed by Adam Wingard.

The X-Factor

The X-Factor

Radio essay about X Factor written by Alan Corr.

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Break

Break

Building on the award winning-success of "I Heart Alice Heart I" and "Eternal Rising of the Sun", playwright Amy Conroy has written a new play about a staff-room of embattled Teachers. "Break" opens next week, as part of this year's Dublin Fringe Festival.

Saucy Sundays

Saucy Sundays

Saucy Sundays takes place in The Grand Social on Liffey St, just off the Ha'penny Bridge in Dublin every Sunday night from 5.00 til 11.00 p.m. 8 bands or musicians are given a 30 minute slot to showcase their original material and it's free in.

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