Arena Friday 10 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 Friday 10th January 2014

Arena Friday 10th January 2014

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

Abie Philbin Bowman with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News.

Dylan Thomas

Nerys Williams and Darryl Jones on the Centenary of the birth of Welsh Poet Dylan Thomas.

Book - Difficult Men

Book - Difficult Men

Sinead Gleeson on the book 'Difficult Men: behind the scenes of a creative revolution: From the Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad' by Brett Martin which is Published by Penguin.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Lauren Murphy and John Meagher review this week's album releases 'High Hopes' from Bruce Springsteen, 'Post Tropical' from James Vincent McMorrow and 'Crown Electric' from Kathryn Williams.

Arena Friday 10th January 2014 - Full Programme

Arts News with Abie Philbin Bowman, Nerys Williams and Darryl Jones on Welsh Poet Dylan Thomas and Sinead Gleeson on the book 'Difficult Men' by Brett Martin.

Music Played on the Show

Cavalier

Cavalier

James Vincent Mcmorrow

4:58

Gold

Gold

James Vincent Mcmorrow

3:10

Sequins

Sequins

Kathryn Williams

0:57

High Hopes

High Hopes

Bruce Springsteen

5:11

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