Arena Friday 22 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 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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