Arena Tuesday 29 January 2013

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 Wednesday 29th January 2013

Arena Wednesday 29th January 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Singer Aimee Mann

Singer Aimee Mann

Singer Aimee Mann joins Seán Rocks. Aimee Mann plays Dublin's Bord Gais Energy Theatre on Thursday 31st January - www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie.

Georges Melies - A Trip To The Moon

Georges Melies - A Trip To The Moon

One of the most important films ever made - now one hundred and 11 years ago, is 'A Trip To The Moon' by Georges Melies. It is 16 minutes long and was made only six years after the birth of film. John Byrne on Georges Melies 'A Trip to the Moon' which is available now on DVD.

Theatre - Scorpion

Theatre - Scorpion

Report by Audrey Donohue on a new play 'Scorpion'. Written by John McDwyer and Presented by the BeezKneez Theatre Company, the play follows three Property Sales Managers while they wait to meet their company's new director. The websites for further information are www.roscommonartscentre.ie and wwwbackstage.ie.

Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition

Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition

Veronica Dunne on the final of the Seventh Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition which will take place at the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Thursday January 31st with report by Evelyn O'Rourke.

Poetry - Elaine Feeney

Poetry - Elaine Feeney

Elaine Feeney performs 'The Polish Have Caused a Crash' from the Poetry CD 'Cinderella Backwards'. The CD can be bought online at www.poetrygirls.com.

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