Arena Monday 24 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 Monday 24th June 2013

Arena Monday 24th June 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Theatre - Guaranteed

Theatre - Guaranteed

Colin Murphy on his play 'Guaranteed' which is Directed by Conall Morisson. The website for full details on tour dates is www.fishamble.com.

Hay Festival - Germaine Greer

Hay Festival - Germaine Greer

Arena will be coming from The Hay Festival in Kells on Friday June 28th. One of the guests will be Germaine Greer. Listeners are invited to e-mail their questions for Germaine Greer to arena@rte.ie.

Michael Clifford - The Deal

Michael Clifford - The Deal

Michael Clifford on his new book 'The Deal'. The book is about a 'growhouse' in Kerry - using the remote house to cultivate marijuana for commercial sale. The Publishers are Hachette Books Ireland.

Book Review

Book Review

Mary McGill reviews 'The House We Grew Up In' by Lisa Jewell with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Century.

Classic Movie - Gilda

Classic Movie - Gilda

Ruth Barton discusses this week's Classic Movie - Gilda' from 1946 starring Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford.

Francis MacManus Awards 2013

Francis MacManus Awards 2013

The opening lines from 'Ending It' by Sean Kenny, read by Aaron Monaghan. The story won third prize in the Francis MacManus short story competition and will be broadcast on Wednesday evening as part of a season of the 25 short-listed stories in this year's competition. All the stories will run nightly June 24th at 11.10pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

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