coming up on Tuesday's show...the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' "Sgt Peppers" album, author Michael Winter, one of the guests at this year's Cúirt Festival, an exhibition honouring Francis Ledwidge at the Solstice Arts Centre and the first of Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist, "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Arena Monday 13th May 2013
Daily arts and popular culture show.
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'
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
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
Tony Tracy discusses this week's Classic Movie 'The Best Years of Our Lives' from 1946 (Director William Wyler).