Arena Thursday 17 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 Thursday 17th October 2013

Arena Thursday 17th October 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

Sinead Mooney with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Sophie Gorman and Brian Lloyd review this week's new film releases Captain Phillips, Enough Said and Escape Plan.

Book Review - Elizabeth Gilbert

Book Review - Elizabeth Gilbert

Edel Coffey reviews 'The Signature of all Things' by Elizabeth Gilbert which is Published by Bloomsbury. Elizabeth Gilbert will read from the book on Wednesday 23rd October at Dublin's Liberty Hall Theatre as part of the Dublin Writer's Festival - www.dublinwritersfestival.com.

Author Val McDermid

Author Val McDermid

Author Val McDermid on her novel 'Cross and Burn' which is Published by Little Brown.

Live Music - Red Queen Contest

Live Music - Red Queen Contest

Live music from Navan band Red Queen Contest who perform 'Before It Gets Old' and 'Subtle Hand' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band release their debut album at Dublin's Academy on Friday October 18th & their website is www.redqueencontest.com.

Arena Thursday 17th October 2013 - Full Programme

Arts News with Sinead Mooney, Sophie Gorman and Brian Lloyd review the films Captain Phillips, Enough Said and Escape Plan, Edel Coffey reviews Elizabeth Gilbert's 'The Signature of all Things' Val McDermid on her book 'Cross and Burn' and live music from Red Queen Contest.

Music Played on the Show

Your Life Is A Lie

Your Life Is A Lie

Mgmt

2:20

Now Before It Gets Old

Now Before It Gets Old

Red Queen Contest

4:38

Subtle Hand

Subtle Hand

Red Queen Contest

4:27

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