Arena Tuesday 19 March 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 Tuesday 19th March 2013

Arena Tuesday 19th March 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Political Comedians

Political Comedians

Abie Philbin-Bowman on an Irish political cabinet made up entirely of Irish stand-up comedians.

Live Music - Cora Venus Lunny

Live Music - Cora Venus Lunny

Cora Venus Lunny, presented by the Irish Composers Collective, will perform at the Kevin Barry Room at the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Thursday the 21st of March. The website is www.nch.ie. Cora Venus Lunny performs 'Wave' by Richard Gill live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks.

The Beatles - Please Please Me

The Beatles - Please Please Me

Tony Clayton-Lea on 50 years of the album 'Please Please Me' by The Beatles.

Crime Fiction Books

Crime Fiction Books

Declan Burke on the latest crime fiction books including 'I Hear the Sirens in the Street' by Adrian McKinty (Serpent's Tail), 'Gone Again' by Doug Johnstone (Faber & Faber), 'The Carrier' by Sophie Hannah (Hodder and Stoughton) & 'The Polka Dot Girl' by Darragh McManus (Roundfire Books).

Music Played on the Show

Please Please Me

Please Please Me

The Beatles

2:13

Twist And Shout

Twist And Shout

The Beatles

2:46

I Saw Her Standing There

I Saw Her Standing There

The Beatles

3:05

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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