Arena Thursday 6 June 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 Thursday 6th June 2013

Arena Thursday 6th June 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Tara Flynn and Simon Maher review the films 'Behind the Candelabra' and 'After Earth' with Seán Rocks.

Die Antwoord

Die Antwoord

Audrey Donohoe on the South African rap rave group 'Die Antwoord' who play Dublin's Olympia Theatre on Thursday June 20th - tickets are available on ticketmaster.ie.

New Planet Cabaret - Book Cover Competition

New Planet Cabaret - Book Cover Competition

Eoin Purcell of New Island Books and Dave Lordan on Arena's competition to design the cover of the 'New Planet Cabaret' book which will be Published later this year.

Book Review - Theo Dorgan's 'Making Way'

Book Review - Theo Dorgan's 'Making Way'

Eibhear Walshe reviews Theo Dorgan's 'Making Way' which is about an aging music executive and a young irish woman who meet in Sicily. The Publishers are New Island.

IMPAC 2013 Winner - Kevin Barry

IMPAC 2013 Winner - Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry, winner of this year's IMPAC Dublin award for his book 'City of Bohane' joins Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Jonathan Cape.

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