Arena Tuesday 11 March 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

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Benjamin Black - The Black Eyed Blonde

Benjamin Black is the crime writing alter-ego of John Banville. Banville is regarded as one of Ireland's finest novelists. The Black Eyed Blonde is a novel featuring Raymond Chandler's creation Philip Marlowe, a private eye who worked in Los Angeles during the 1940s and 1950s and John joined Seán in studio.

Fire Station Studios

The Fire station was set up 21 years ago in the North East inner city of Dublin and subsidised residential studios that provide self-contained, secure living and working spaces for professional visual artists. Evelyn O'Rourke went along to see the studios and she met with Clodagh Kenny.

'I Have A Lot Of Feelings'

Abie Philbin Bowman reviews Limerick City of Culture exhibition 'I Have A Lot Of Feelings' BY Lajeunesse. More details on http://ihavealotoffeelings.com/

The life & work of Beethoven

Bernard Clarke trawls through the great composers and Bernard joins Seán in studio and enlightens us of the background to his music.

Music Played on the Show

Foxes

Foxes

Cpnhgn

3:21

Turn Away

Turn Away

Beck

3:18

Appassionata 1st Movement

Appassionata 1st Movement

Beethoven

4:33

Save Me From The Grave And Wise

Save Me From The Grave And Wise

Beethoven

1:31

Oh To Joy

Oh To Joy

Beethoven

2:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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