Arena Wednesday 22 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 Wednesday May 22nd 2013

Arena Wednesday May 22nd 2013

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IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Review

IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Review

Evelyn O'Rourke and Abie Philbin Bowman look at 2 books on this year's IMPAC Dublin shortlist 'The Map and the Territory' by Michel Houellebecq and 'The Tragedy of Arthur' by Arthur Phillips. The result will be announced on June 6th - www.impacdublinaward.ie.

Book - Sport and Film

Book - Sport and Film

Seán Crosson on his book 'Sport and Film'. The Publishers are Routledge. Sean Crosson is Programme Director of the MA in Film Studies at the Huston School of Film at NUI Galway.

Heterodyne - Artist Fiona Hallinan

Heterodyne - Artist Fiona Hallinan

Heterodyne is a new project from artist Fiona Hallinan that commissions musicians to score infrastructure. The website for further information is www.notalittlepony.com.

Live Music - Crow Black Chicken

Live Music - Crow Black Chicken

Crow Black Chicken perform 'White Lightning' and 'Sit With Satan' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's website for music and gig dates is www.crowblackchicken.com.

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