Arena Friday 8 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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Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - Brendan Gleeson tipped for a Best Actor Oscar for his role in "Calvary", Kilkenny Arts Festival begins today, Morrissey not happy that nobody wants to interview him about his new album "World Peace Is None Of Your Business" 

DBC Pierre, author

DBC Pierre, author

author DBC Pierre talks about his latest novel “Breakfast With The Borgias”, a horror novella about a professor isolated in a hotel in Suffolk (published by Hammer)

Gerry Andrews, photographer

Gerry Andrews, photographer

Gerry Andrews talks about the changes he’s seen in the 40 years he has spent photographing the Milk Market in Limerick

Official website:  www.gerryandrews.com/limerick-milk-market

Album reviews

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Simon Maher review new albums – “I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss” by Sinead O’Connor, “Get Hurt” by The Gaslight Anthem and “LP1” by FKA twigs

Music Played on the Show

That Black Cat Licorice

That Black Cat Licorice

Jack White

4:02

Take Me To Church

Take Me To Church

Sinéad O'Connor

3:12

James Brown

James Brown

Sinead O'Connor

1:00

Stay Vicious

Stay Vicious

The Gaslight Anthem

3:45

Rollin' And Tumblin'

Rollin' And Tumblin'

The Gaslight Anthem

3:05

Two Weeks

Two Weeks

Fka Twigs

4:04

Video Girl

Video Girl

Fka Twigs

3:44

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