Arena Thursday 13 March 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

Arena

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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

The Zero Theorem from director Terry Gilliam and Under the Skin starring Scarlet Johannson are the two films up for review by Yvonne Nolan and Joe Griffin

David McSavage

David McSavage

Comedian David McSavage, best known for his TV series the Savage Eye. However, he'll soon be appearing on the Silver Screen in John Michael McDonagh's 'Calvary', and appearing Live at Dublin's Vicar Street. He spoke to our reporter Abie Philbin Bowman, who joins Sean in Studio

Review: Conservatory

Review: Conservatory

A new play Conservatory opened on the Peacock stage of he Abbey Theatre last night. Sophie Gorman Reviews

The History of Motown: Ollie Cole

The History of Motown: Ollie Cole

we continue our series looking at how social and political events have moulded modern music with Motown and the Sound of Young America. Ollie Cole joins Sean in Studio to discuss.

Music Played on the Show

Psychopath

Psychopath

St Vincent

4:00

Sir Duke

Sir Duke

Stevie Wonder

4:06

Shop Around

Shop Around

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

3:02

What’S Goin’ On

What’S Goin’ On

Marvin Gaye

3:58

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