Arena Wednesday 8 January 2014

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 8th January 2014

Arena Wednesday 8th January 2014

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

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

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Iarla O'Lionaird - The Gloaming

Iarla O'Lionaird - The Gloaming

Iarla O'Lionaird on 'The Gloaming' album which will be launched at the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow on January 22nd.

Slave Films

Slave Films

Abie Philbin Bowman discusses films with slavery as a theme ahead of the release of '12 Years a Slave'.

Meteor Choice Music Prize

Meteor Choice Music Prize

Chris Wasser looks at the nominees for the 2013 Meteor Choice Music Prize for Irish Album of the Year.

Live Music - Dirk Powell & Mike McGoldrick

Live Music - Dirk Powell & Mike McGoldrick

Dirk Powell and Mike McGoldrick perform 'Waterbound' and 'Rip the Calico / Sully's Fancy' live in studio. Dirk and Mike are currently on a Music Network tour with Brendan Gleeson and Francis Gaffney - www.musicnetwork.ie for Irish tour dates.

Music Played on the Show

Samhradh, Samhradh

Samhradh, Samhradh

The Gloaming

4:07

Necklace Of Wrens

Necklace Of Wrens

The Gloaming

3:25

Waterbound

Waterbound

Dirk Powell / Mike Mcgoldrick

4:31

Rip The Calico / Sully's Fancy

Rip The Calico / Sully's Fancy

Dirk Powell / Mike Mcgoldrick

3:52

No Train To Cavan

No Train To Cavan

Lisa O'Neill

3:27

She Found Now

She Found Now

My Bloody Valentine

5:03

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