Arena Wednesday 22 January 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Arena Wednesday 22nd 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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Author Helen Dunmore

Author Helen Dunmore

Author Helen Dunmore on her 13th novel 'The Lie' which is Published by Hutchinson.

Pianist David Syme

Pianist David Syme

American Pianist David Syme performs 'Romanza' and 'Taboo' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. David Syme performs at the John Field Room of Dublin's National Concert Hall on Friday January 24th at lunchtime - www.nch.ie and www.symepiano.com for further information.

Dance - 'Actions'

Dance - 'Actions'

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on 'Actions' on The Peacock stage of The Abbey Theatre - www.irishmoderndance.com for further information.

Film - Chinatown

Film - Chinatown

Author Colm Toibin on the Roman Polanski film 'Chinatown' starring Jack Nicholson which celebrates it's 40th anniversary.

Theatre - The Dig

Theatre - The Dig

Mark Wale on his play 'The Dig' which opens at Theatre Upstairs in Dublin from Tuesday January 28th - Saturday February 1st at 1pm - www.facebook.com/theatreupstairs.

Arena Wednesday 22nd January 2014 - Full Programme

Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News, Helen Dunmore on her novel 'The Lie', Evelyn O'Rourke on 'Actions' at The Abbey Theatre, Colm Toibin on Roman Polanski's 'Chinatown' and Mark Wale on his play 'The Dig'.

Music Played on the Show

The Sing

The Sing

Bill Callahan

4:46

You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover

You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover

The Strypes

3:06

Romanza

Romanza

David Syme

1:52

Taboo

Taboo

David Syme

3:44

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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