Arena Friday 22 March 2013

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena Friday March 22nd 2013

Arena Friday March 22nd 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Aiden Grennelle - 'David Bowie Is'

Aiden Grennelle - 'David Bowie Is'

Irish graphic designer Aiden Grennelle on his screen print which is included in a retrospective of the life and work of David Bowie 'David Bowie Is'. The exhibition opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London this weekend. The website is www.vam.ac.uk.

Short Stories - '30 Under 30'

Short Stories - '30 Under 30'

Drug-taking, attempted suicide and burning down playgrounds - all activities which feature in '30 Under 30' - a collection of short stories by young Irish writers. Writers Ferdia Lennon & Elizabeth M Reapy join Seán Rocks. The collection is available as an e-book, and from Wordlegs, priced €12.

Tomb Raider - Lara Croft

Tomb Raider - Lara Croft

Joe Griffin discusses the latest Tomb Raider video game featuring a younger, more vulnerable Lara Croft. The game is available for XBox, Playstation 3 and PC.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Sinéad Gleeson and Simon Maher review this week's new album releases 'Delta Machine' from Depeche Mode, 'Comedown Machine' from The Strokes & 'Old Socks' from Eric Clapton with Seán Rocks.

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