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    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    Arena Thursday 5 December 2013


    Arena Thursday 5th December 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.


    Artist John Morris

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on Artist-In-Residence John Morris who lived and worked at Dublin's Gibson Hotel - his works are currently hanging on the hotel walls and all are welcome to take a look.


    Carlos Andrés Gómez

    Carlos Andrés Gómez on his one-man show 'Man Up' which will be performed at Axis Arts Centre, Ballymun on the 13th and 14th of December. His memoir is entitled, 'Man Up: 'Cracking the Code of Modern Manhood'. Full Details at


    Arena Thursday 5th December 2013 - Full Programme

    Alan Corr with Arts News, reviews of the films Nebraska, Kill Your Darlings and The Swell Season and the book Black Sheep by Susan Hill, Evelyn O'Rourke on Artist John Morris and Carlos Andres Gomez on his show 'Man Up'.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:45
      Title: Glacier (Radio Edit)
      Composer: John Grant
      Performer(s): John Grant
      Performer(s): John Grant
      Duration: 4:02
    • Title: Oh My Lord
      Performer(s): Steve Mason
      Performer(s): Steve Mason
      Album: Monkey Minds In the Devil's Time, Domino, DS069CDP
      Duration: 3:20

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