Arena Monday 15 April 2013

coming up on Wednesday's show....a guide to how Bob Dylan influenced 1960’s American culture, Jonathan Swift "The Reluctant Rebel", a biography by John Stubbs, folk singer Miriam Donohue in session and Antigone by Sophocles plays a big part in the John Scott dance show “Precious Metal” 

Arena Monday 15th April 2013

Arena Monday 15th April 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Rijksmuseum Reopening

Rijksmuseum Reopening

The Rijksuseum reopened over the weekend in Amsterdam after being closed for renovation for a number of years. Flor Mac Carthy chats to Seán about it. www.rijksmuseum.nl/en

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Book review:  Life After Life

Book review: Life After Life

Life After Life is the latest offering from Kate Atkinson, She is the author of eight novels - four belong to a sort of crime series but the one she is best known for is probably her first, Behind the Scenes at the Museum. It won the 1995 Whitbread award. Eithne Shortall reviews. Published by Double Day.

In the Deep Shade

In the Deep Shade

A new film about The Frames "In the Deep Shade" will be released here later this week. Filmed by Conor Masterson, it's a fly on the wall documentary shot around the band's 20th anniversary tour Conor Masterson & Colm Mac Con Iomaire join Sean to discuss.

Classic Movie: Where Eagles Dare.

Classic Movie: Where Eagles Dare.

The 1968 War film starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood and Mary Ure and directed by Brian G Hutton. Harvey O'Brien join Sean Rocks

Granta - 20 Under 40

Granta - 20 Under 40

In 1983 the director of the British Book Marketing Council created a list of 20 of the Best of Young British Novelists under 40. The list was published in the literary magazine Granta it was such a sucess it has become a once a decade event the latest list for 2013 has been announced. Evelyn O Rourke takes a look.

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