Arena Tuesday 1 July 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 

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with Alan Corr - list announced today of the top-earning films in Ireland so far this year, The Frames play a 3-hour gig in Whelan's last night to celebrate the venue's 25th birthday, Mick Jagger pokes fun at himself at the press launch for the new Monty Python live shows 

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Michelle Lovric, author

Michelle Lovric, author

Michelle Lovric, author of “The True & Splendid History Of The Harristown Sisters” (published by Bloomsbury), the fictional tale of the Sweeney sisters from Kildare whose long hair made their fortune

Marina Abramovic exhibition

Marina Abramovic exhibition

Kelly Grovier reviews the Marina Abramovic performance art installation “512 Hours” currently running at the Serpentine Gallery in London

Full details at: www.serpentinegalleries.org

Shane Gillen, illusionist

Shane Gillen, illusionist

magician/illusionist/mentalist Shane Gillen talks about his show “Lapse”, which takes inspiration from the science of memory

Full details at: http://smockalley.com/lapse

Official website: http://shanegillen.com

Film about the band Pulp

Film about the band Pulp

Jim Carrol reviews "Pulp: A Film about Life, Death and Supermarkets", a documentary set during the band's 2012 reunion/goodbye tour

Official website: www.pulpthefilm.com

Music Played on the Show

Cedar Lane

Cedar Lane

First Aid Kit

4:58

Do You Remember The First Time?

Do You Remember The First Time?

Pulp

4:34

Sorted For E'S & Wizz

Sorted For E'S & Wizz

Pulp

3:51

Disco 2000

Disco 2000

Pulp

4:44

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