Arena Monday 21 July 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, presented tonight by Evelyn O'Rourke

Arts News

with Alan Corr - the Cork venue The Pavilion closes down, only one Irish author (Sebastian Barry) makes the shortlist for the best-selling books in Ireland over the past 12 years, Johnny Marr announces his second solo album will be released later this year

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Dublin Theatre Festival 2014

Dublin Theatre Festival 2014

Willie White, artistic director of the Dublin Theatre Festival announces the programme for the 2014 festival

Official website: https://dublintheatrefestival.com

"The Beach Boys Smile" by Luis A Sanchez

"The Beach Boys Smile" by Luis A Sanchez

John Byrne reviews the book “The Beach Boys Smile” by Luis A. Sanchez (published by Bloomsbury)

"The Miniaturist" by Jessie Burton

"The Miniaturist" by Jessie Burton

author Jessie Burton talks about her debut novel “The Miniaturist”, set in Amsterdam in 1686 about an 18-year old girl who is given a miniature version of her new married home  (published by Picador)

Natural Born Killers

Natural Born Killers

Brian Lloyd marks the 20th anniversary of the film “Natural Born Killers” by examining what it was that made this film so controversial

Music Played on the Show

The Way We Do It

The Way We Do It

Jurassic 5

3:00

Heroes And Villains

Heroes And Villains

The Beach Boys

2:00

Cabin Essence

Cabin Essence

The Beach Boys

2:00

Surf's Up

Surf's Up

The Beach Boys

2:00

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