Arena Thursday 5 September 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

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About Time

The new Richard Curtis rom-com, About Time, which stars Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel Mc Adams and, the decidedly non-rom-com Riddick the latest offering from Vin Diesel. Simon Maher and Edel Coffey gave their thoughts on the film.

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Hannah Kent - Burial Rites

Australian writer Hannah Kent's debut novel Burial Rites is set in the harsh world of 19th century Iceland. Based on real events, it's the story of Agnes Magnúsdottír. Hannah Kent joined Sean live in studio.

KLF - Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll has been reading about this 1990s band in a new book is called The KLF: Chaos, Magic and the Band Who Burned A Million Pounds and is written by John Higgs.Before we get to the burning of one million pounds - place the KLF in their 1990s musical context

Music Played on the Show

This Is A True Heart

This Is A True Heart

Julia Holter

3:24

Justified And Ancient

Justified And Ancient

The Klf Feat Tammy Wynette

3:35

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