Arena Thursday 31 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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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Penelope Cruz clarifies comments she made in an open letter condemning Israel's action in Gaza, the fourth installment in Stieg Larsson's 'Millenium' series to be published next year, the Star Wars film-makers leave Skellig Michael

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Chris Wasser review "Guardians Of The Galaxy", "Mood Indigo" and "Step Up: All In"   

Comedy musical "Avenue Q"

Comedy musical "Avenue Q"

Evelyn O’Rourke talks to the cast of American comedy/puppet musical “Avenue Q” coming to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Full details at: http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie/ 

Solo Series Phase II

Solo Series Phase II

violinist Cora Venus Lunny and cellist Kate Ellis talk about their participation in the musical project ‘Solo Series Phase II’

Music Played on the Show

The Mermaid Parade

The Mermaid Parade

Phosphorescent

4:33

Response To Bartok's Solo Violin Sonata

Response To Bartok's Solo Violin Sonata

Cora Venus Lunny

1:44

Aisling Gheal

Aisling Gheal

Kate Ellis (Cello)

5:07

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