Arena Tuesday 15 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

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with Alan Corr - a glam rock production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" coming to Dublin Castle, the Dublin International Film Festival invites votes for Dublin's favourite film, Weird Al Yankovic is back with new single "Tacky"

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Theatre review

Theatre review

Sophie Gorman reviews "Ballyturk", the new Enda Walsh play that gets it's world premiere at the Galway International Arts Festival

Official site:  http://ballyturk.com/ 

"The Sun Is God" by Adrian McKinty

"The Sun Is God" by Adrian McKinty

Northern Irish author Adrian McKinty talks about his latest novel “The Sun Is God”, a crime story set in New Guinea during the Boer War (published by Serpents Tail)

Who was Vivian Maier?

Who was Vivian Maier?

Charlie Siskel, co-director talks about the subject of the documentary “Finding Vivian Maier”, the story of a virtually unknown woman who spent decades taking photographs of street life in American cities

Screening details:  www.ifi.ie

Punk and Elvis Presley

Punk and Elvis Presley

John Byrne reviews the book "Elvis Has Left the Building: The Day the King Died: The Amazing Story of Elvis, Punk, and How the Star who Changed Everything Lives On" by Dylan Jones (published by the Duckworth Overlook Press)

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Humanise

Humanise

Le Galaxie

4:57

Brand New Cadillac

Brand New Cadillac

The Clash

2:08

Hound Dog

Hound Dog

Elvis Presley

2:28

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