Arena Monday 13 May 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 Monday 13th May 2013

Arena Monday 13th May 2013

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Theatre: Making Lemonade

Theatre: Making Lemonade

Sylvia Beatley on her play 'Making Lemonade' at Dublin's New Theatre. The play is in response to gun crime in Ireland. www.thenewtheatre.com for further information.

Book Review - 'And the Mountains Echoed'

Book Review - 'And the Mountains Echoed'

Orla Tinsley reviews 'And the Mountains Echoed', the latest novel from Author Khaled Hosseini who is best known for his novels The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns. The Publishers are Bloomsbury and the book is available in Ireland from May 21st.

Tom Waits Photos

Tom Waits Photos

Over 35 years ago, American performer/songwriter Tom Waits entered into a collaborative process with Dutch photographer Anton Corbijn, the result of which is 'Waits/Corbijn '77-'11: A Collaborative Photographic Book'. The Publishers are Schirmer/Mosel Verlag. Tony Clayton-Lea joins Seán Rocks.

Classic Movie - The best years of our Lives

Classic Movie - The best years of our Lives

Tony Tracy discusses this week's Classic Movie 'The Best Years of Our Lives' from 1946 (Director William Wyler).

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