Arena Thursday 3 April 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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Arts News

Alan Corr - David Holmes & Mark Cousins unveil their film ‘I Am Belfast’ tonight as part of the city film festival, free music gigs in Dublin as part of Music Town 2015, Jimmy Magee releases a single for motor neurone charity - a cover of George Jones’s ‘These Old Eyes Have Seen It All’   

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Film Director interview

Film Director interview

Richard Ayoade, actor and director on his new film "The Double" starring  Jesse Eisenberg, inspired by the novel of the same name by Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Author interview

Author interview

Emma Hannigan talks about her latest novel "The Summer Guest", published by Hachette Ireland.  Her memoir "Talk To The Headscarf" chronicles her long-running battle with cancer

Official website www.emmahannigan.com     

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Band interview

Band interview

an interview with the Limerick band Hermitage Green

Official website:   www.hermitagegreen.com

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Joe Griffin and Roe McDermott review "Noah", "The Double" and "Divergent"

Music Played on the Show

The Sun Never Rose

The Sun Never Rose

Hermitage Green

4:15

Big Ben

Big Ben

Hermitage Green

4:00

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