Arena Friday 27 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

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Glastonbury Festival begins today, two Irish actors Michael Fassbender and Cillian Murphy invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, LA writer Raymond Chandler finally gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  

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Léan Cullinan, author

Léan Cullinan, author

Léan Cullinan talks about her debut novel "The Living" (published by Atlantic Books)

Official website: www.leancullinan.com    

Human Rights Film Award

Human Rights Film Award

Niamh Heery, winner of the Grand Prize in the Irish Council for Civil Liberties 'Human Rights Film Award' for her documentary "Harmanali: Trapped on the Fringe of Freedom" which looks at life inside a locked Syrian refugee camp in Bulgaria

Official website: www.humanrightsfilmawards.org

World Cup 2014

World Cup 2014

John Cummins reads his poem mourning the end of the world cup – “Don’t It Always Seem To Go....”

Album reviews

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Simon Maher review "Mutineers" by David Grey, "Wanted On Voyage" by George Ezra and "High Life" by Brian Eno and Karl Hyde 

Music Played on the Show

God & Satan

God & Satan

Biffy Clyro

3:23

Leaving It Up To You

Leaving It Up To You

George Ezra

3:51

Did You Hear The Rain?

Did You Hear The Rain?

George Ezra

4:36

Beautiful Agony

Beautiful Agony

David Grey

2:00

Girl Like You

Girl Like You

David Grey

2:00

Lilac

Lilac

Brian Eno And Karl Hyde

2:00

Dbf

Dbf

Brian Eno And Karl Hyde

2:00

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