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    on Friday's show...one of the greatest comic actors of the silent - and any other era - Charlie Chaplin, playwright Emma O'Grady and the latest albums from Django Django, My Morning Jacket and Mumford and Sons

    on Monday's show....chat with actor Danny Huston about his latest film "Pressure", Belfast author Paul McVeigh's debut novel "The Good Son", the 25th anniversary of the Public Enemy album 'Fear Of A Black Planet' and the uplifting sounds of Gospel Rising

    Arena Thursday 17 October 2013

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    Arena Thursday 17th October 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Your Life Is A Lie
      Performer(s): Mgmt
      Performer(s): Mgmt
      Album: MGMT (The "Optimizer" Deluxe Edition)
      Duration: 2:20
    • Title: Now Before It Gets Old
      Composer: Red Queen Contest
      Performer(s): Red Queen Contest
      Performer(s): Red Queen Contest
      Album: Red Queen Records
      Duration: 4:38
    • Title: Subtle Hand
      Composer: Red Queen Contest
      Performer(s): Red Queen Contest
      Performer(s): Red Queen Contest
      Album: Red Queen Records
      Duration: 4:27

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