Arena Thursday 23 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 Thursday 23rd January 2014

Arena Thursday 23rd 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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TV - Amber

TV - Amber

Jane Gogan, Head of Drama for RTE Television on the RTE Television series 'Amber' and viewers reactions to the ending.

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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Eithne Shortall and Eoin Glackin review this week's new film releases Inside Llewyn Davis, August: Osage County and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit with Seán Rocks.

Amber - Listeners Reactions

Amber - Listeners Reactions

Seán Rocks reads listeners reactions to the end of TV programme 'Amber'.

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Live Music - Eugene Donegan

Live Music - Eugene Donegan

Eugene Donegan performs 'The Rathbrown Waltz' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Eugene's album 'Sail Against The Wind' will be released at The Droichead Arts Centre on Saturday January 25th.

The History of Music - The Blues

The History of Music - The Blues

Ollie Cole looks at how certain musicians seem to typify an era, starting with Bluesman Robert Johnson.

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Arena Thursday 23rd January 2014 - Full Programme

Alan Corr with Arts and Entertainment News, Jane Gogan, Head of RTE Drama on the RTE TV series 'Amber' with listeners reactions to the ending & reviews of the films Inside Llewyn Davis, August: Osage County and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

Music Played on the Show

The Rathdown Waltz

The Rathdown Waltz

Eugene Donegan

3:51

Kind Hearted Woman Blues

Kind Hearted Woman Blues

Robert Johnson (Guitar, Vocal)

2:51

Sweet Home Chicago

Sweet Home Chicago

Robert Johnson (Guitar, Vocal)

2:59

Hell Bent On My Trail

Hell Bent On My Trail

Robert Johnson (Guitar, Vocal)

2:51

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