Arena Tuesday 8 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 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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with Alan Corr - all five Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park cancelled, a new grown-up Harry Potter book revealed by JK Rowling, after a routine operation in Birmingham by the Irish Air Corps Pharrell Williams approached them to tell them they were 'doing a great job'

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Joseph O'Connor, novelist

Joseph O'Connor, novelist

Joseph O'Connor talks about the bi-lingual stage adaptation of his novel "Star Of The Sea"

Galway Arts Festival website: www.giaf.ie

Pierce Turner

Pierce Turner

Chat with Wexford singer/songwriter Pierce Turner

Official website: http://pierceturner.com

Dave Lordan poetry

Dave Lordan poetry

Dave Lordan reads his poem 'Love Commands The Neighbourhood' from his latest collection Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains

Official website: http://davelordanwriter.com

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"The Diary Of Mary Travers" by Eibhear Walshe

"The Diary Of Mary Travers" by Eibhear Walshe

Eibhear Walshe talks about his novel “The Diary Of Mary Travers” based on the story of a woman from Mitchelstown who sued Oscar Wilde’s parents in 1864 (published by Somerville Press)

Musicals on film

Musicals on film

Evelyn O’Rourke reports on A Summer Of Musicals at the Lighthouse Cinema and why film audiences still love musicals

Official website:  www.lighthousecinema.ie 

Music Played on the Show

A Human Prayer

A Human Prayer

Pierce Turner

3:00

Divinity

Divinity

Pierce Turner

3:00

Tempest

Tempest

Lucius

4:22

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