Arena Thursday 26 June 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

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Fire Station Artists Studio open 2 new residential studios, Ringo Starr's letters to his teenage girlfriend Doreen from 1961 sell for £16,250stg, Morrissey song confirmed to be about Dublin's Mountjoy Jail  

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Roe McDermott and Darryl Jones review "Mrs Brown's Boys: D'movie", "Walking On Sunshine", "Under The Rainbow" and "Chef"

Memoirs of a music manager

Memoirs of a music manager

Jim Carroll reviews “Listen Out Loud: A Life In Music Managing McCartney, Madonna and Michael Jackson” by Ron Weisner (published by Lyons Press)

Celebrating the era of swing

Celebrating the era of swing

Evelyn O’Rourke talks to actors Janet Moran and Steve Blount about their roles in Fishamble Theatre Company production ‘Swing’ (celebrating the era of swing music/dancing)

Official website: http://fishamble.com/swing/

Human Rights Film Award

Human Rights Film Award

Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to Pamela Yates, political documentary-maker about being on the jury for the Irish Council for Civil Liberties’ ‘Human Rights Film Award’

Official website: www.humanrightsfilmawards.org

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Uptight Downtown

Uptight Downtown

La Roux

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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