Arena Wednesday 9 October 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 Wednesday 9th October 2013

Arena Wednesday 9th October 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts and Entertainment News

Arts and Entertainment News

Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts and Entertainment news.

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Book Review - Bridget Jones 'Mad About the Boy'

Book Review - Bridget Jones 'Mad About the Boy'

Evelyn O'Rourke reviews the latest Bridget Jones book 'Mad About the Boy' by Helen Fielding which is Published by Jonathan Cape.

Author Colin Barrett

Author Colin Barrett

Author Colin Barrett on his collection of stories 'Young Skins' which are set in contemporary Ireland. The Publishers are The Stinging Fly Press.

Poet Karl Parkinson

Poet Karl Parkinson

Poet Karl Parkinson reads his poem 'I saw my Da one day out walking alone' from his collection 'Litany of the City and other Poems' which is Published by Wurm Press.

Opera Theatre Company - Carmen

Opera Theatre Company - Carmen

Mezzo-Soprano Imelda Drumm and Director Gavin Quinn on their producyion of Carmen which has been transposed to modern-day Ireland. The website for tour dates is opera.ie.

David Thomson - Moments That made the Movies

David Thomson - Moments That made the Movies

David Thomson on his book 'Moments that made the Movies' which is Published by Thames & Hudson.

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Royals

Royals

Lorde

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