Arena Tuesday 26 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 26th March 2013

Arena Tuesday 26th March 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film - Good Vibrations

Film - Good Vibrations

Tony Clayton-Lea on the film 'Good Vibrations' which is about the Belfast record store of the same name, run by Terry Hooley, which kept going through the Troubles. The film is released on Friday March 29th.

What's On

What's On

Abie Philbin-Bowman with 'What's On' over the Easter period.

Clive Davis - 'The Soundtrack of my Life'

Clive Davis - 'The Soundtrack of my Life'

Jim Carroll discusses the book Clive Davis "The Soundtrack of My Life" which is out now and published by Simon & Schuster. Davis was instrumental in the careers of artists such as Janis Joplin and Whitney Houston.

Book: Disney's Most Notorious Film

Book: Disney's Most Notorious Film

John Byrne discusses the book 'Disney's Most Notorious Film: Race, Convergence, and the Hidden Histories of Song of the South' with Seán Rocks. Song of the South was made in 1946 and little is known about it. The Author is Jason Sperb and the Publishers are Texas University Press.

Music Played on the Show

Me And Bobby Mcgee

Me And Bobby Mcgee

Janis Joplin

4:43

Me And Julio Down At The School

Me And Julio Down At The School

Paul Simon

2:58

Copacabana (At The Copa)

Copacabana (At The Copa)

Barry Manilow

5:56

I Wanna Dance With Somebody

I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Whitney Houston

5:01

Empire State Of Mind Part Ii Broken Down

Empire State Of Mind Part Ii Broken Down

Alicia Keys

3:49

I Say A Little Prayer

I Say A Little Prayer

Aretha Franklin

3:44

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