Arena Tuesday 24 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

with Abie Philbin Bowman - the Minister for Arts Heritage & Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan announced plans for a National Culture Policy, John Banville awarded Knight of the Order of Arts & Letters by French Embassy in Ireland, Queen Elizabeth II visited set of Game of Thrones in Belfast today, Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics to 'Like A Rolling Stone' sells for $2.05 million dollars

Theatre review

Theatre review

Sophie Gorman reviews “Black Coffee” by Agatha Christie currently running at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Official website: http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie/ 

Amos Oz

Amos Oz

Evelyn O’Rourke interviews Israeli author Amos Oz who was a guest at the recent Dalkey Book Festival

Brian Martin, playwright

Brian Martin, playwright

Brian Martin talks about his play “Be Infants In Evil”, which is debuting at the Druid Theatre as part of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival (based on extracts from the Ryan Report into institutional abuse)

Official website: www.giaf.ie

Art review

Art review

Kelly Grovier reviews the Sean Scully exhibition ‘Kind of Red’ at the Timothy Taylor Gallery in Mayfair, London

Official website: http://timothytaylorgallery.com/exhibitions/ 

Music Played on the Show

Grounds For Divorce

Grounds For Divorce

Elbow

3:49

Get What You Give

Get What You Give

Mick Flannery

3:28

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