Arena Tuesday 10 June 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

Arts News

Fiach MacConghail, director of the Abbey Theatre which today announced details of their Autumn/Winter 2014 season  

Official website:  www.abbeytheatre.ie

Theatre review

Theatre review

Sinead Gleeson reviews the play “The Madman & The Nun” by the Polish playwright Stanislow Ignacy Witkiewicz currently running at Smock Alley Theatre

Full details at: http://smockalley.com/madman-nun/

International IMPAC Literary Award

International IMPAC Literary Award

Kay Sheehy’s final review of the 10 novels on the International IMPAC Literary Award shortlist – “The Spinning Heart” by Donal Ryan (published by Doubleday and Lilliput Press)

 

Theatre preview

Theatre preview

Abie Philbin Bowman reports from rehearsals of the Rough Magic/Opera Theatre Company production of the musical “The Rise & Fall of the City of Mahagonny” by Kurt Weill and Bertold Brecht, coming soon to the Olympia Theatre

Full details at: www.olympia.ie

Paul Byrne, singer/songwriter

Paul Byrne, singer/songwriter

Music and chat with Paul Byrne, who talks about his career with bands like Deaf Actor, In Tua Nua and now as a solo artist

Official website: www.paulbyrnemusic.com

Music Played on the Show

Paris

Paris

Little Dragon

3:24

The Alabama Song

The Alabama Song

Claudia Boyle

1:00

Walk A Mile

Walk A Mile

Paul Byrne

3:31

How To Come Back To You

How To Come Back To You

Paul Byrne

5:34

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