Arena Thursday 7 August 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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Film reviews

Film reviews

Ruth Barton and Gavin Burke review "Welcome To New York", "God's Pocket" and "The Inbetweeners 2"

Book review: "In The Light Of What We Know" by Zia Haider Rahman

Book review: "In The Light Of What We Know" by Zia Haider Rahman

Eibhear Walshe reviews “In The Light Of What We Know” by Zia Haider Rahman, the story of the friendship between two men - Zafar and the narrator (published by Farrar Straus and Giroux)  

Book review: "Michaelangelo: Complete Works"

Book review: "Michaelangelo: Complete Works"

Brian Fay reviews “Michaelangelo: Complete Works” by Frank Zollner, Christof Thoenes and Thomas Popper (published by Taschen)

Weird Al Yankovic

Weird Al Yankovic

Alan Corr looks at the career of parody artist Weird Al Yankovic

Music Played on the Show

Fire In The City

Fire In The City

Bob Mould

3:14

My Bologna

My Bologna

Weird Al Yankovic

0:37

Eat It

Eat It

Weird Al Yankovic

3:16

Smells Like Nirvana

Smells Like Nirvana

Weird Al Yankovic

3:42

Word Crimes

Word Crimes

Weird Al Yankovic

1:15

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