Arena Friday 13 September 2013

coming up on Wednesday's show....a guide to how Bob Dylan influenced 1960’s American culture, Jonathan Swift "The Reluctant Rebel", a biography by John Stubbs, folk singer Miriam Donohue in session and Antigone by Sophocles plays a big part in the John Scott dance show “Precious Metal” 

Arena Friday September 13th 2013

Arena Friday September 13th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Poet Paula Meehan

Poet Paula Meehan

Paula Meehan as just been announced as the Ireland Professor of Poetry, a position she will take up at the end of October. Paula Meehan joins Seán Rocks.

Theatre - The Churching of Happy Cullen

Theatre - The Churching of Happy Cullen

'The Churching of Happy Cullen' looks at the lives of women and a controversial practice the Church forced on women. The play's writers Louise Lewis and Simon Manahan join Seán Rocks. www.fringefest.com for full details.

Dublin Fringe Festival - Labyrinth

Dublin Fringe Festival - Labyrinth

Evelyn O'Rourke discusses 'Labyrinth' with Conor Lonergan which has just opened at Windmill Lane recording studios. Only one person at a time can challenge the Labyrinth, so there are sessions every half hour from 1pm 8pm. More information can be found at www.fringefest.com.

Grand Theft Auto 5

Grand Theft Auto 5

Joe Griffin on the controversial videogame 'Grand Theft Auto 5' which is released on Tuesday September 17th on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Lauren Murphy and John Meagher review this week's new album releases 'AM'- the latest from the Sheffield quartet Arctic Monkeys, 'Rewind the Film' from Manic Street Preachers and MGMT with their self-titled third album.

Music Played on the Show

R U Mine?

R U Mine?

Arctic Monkeys

3:35

Your Life Is A Lie

Your Life Is A Lie

Mgmt

2:20

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