Arena Monday 25 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 

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Manga - Osamu Tezuka

Manga - Osamu Tezuka

John Byrne on 'The Art of Osamu Tezuka, God of Manga' by Helen McCarthy. The Publishers are Ilex Press.

Author Rupert Thomson

Rupert Thomson discusses his latest book 'Secrecy' with Seán Rocks. The book is set in 17th Century Florence, a city that is rife with corruption and decay. The Publishers are Granta.

Classic Movie - The Servant

Classic Movie - The Servant

Tony Tracy discusses this week's Classic Movie 'The Servant' starring Dirk Bogarde and James Fox with Seán Rocks.

Book Review - 'Instructions for a Heatwave'

Book Review - 'Instructions for a Heatwave'

'Instructions for a Heatwave' by Maggie O'Farrell tells the story of an Irish emigrants father who goes out to buy the newspaper and promptly disappears. The Publishers are Tinder Press. Mary McGill reviews the book with Seán Rocks.

Kilkenny Arts Festival

Kilkenny Arts Festival

Evelyn O'Rourke on The Kilkenny Arts Festival which celebrates it's 40th anniversary this year. The website is www.kilkennyarts.ie.

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