Arena Thursday 29 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

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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