Arena Tuesday 25 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 Tuesday 25th June 2013

Arena Tuesday 25th June 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Author Jeffrey Deaver

Author Jeffrey Deaver

Author Jeffrey Deaver on his book 'The Kill Room'. The Publishers are Hodder & Stoughton.

Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer will be a guest on Arena at The Hay Festival in Kells, Co Meath on Friday June 28th. Questions for Germaine Greer can be e-mailed to arena@rte.ie.

Sonya Kelly's 'The Wheelchair on my Face'

Sonya Kelly's 'The Wheelchair on my Face'

Sonya Kelly on being blue in the face after touring her show 'The Wheelchair On My Face' to over 50 venues. The show is at the Kinsale Arts Festival in Cork on July 10th and 11th - www.kinsaleartsfestival.com.

Theatre - After Sarah Miles

Theatre - After Sarah Miles

Michael Hilliard Mulcahy and Don Wycherley on the play 'After Sarah Miles' which will be at The Viking Theatre in Clontarf in Dublin from July 1st to 13th - www.vikingtheatre.ie.

Niall Toner - The Nuts and Bolts of Song-Writing

Niall Toner - The Nuts and Bolts of Song-Writing

Niall Toner on his book 'The Nuts and Bolts of Song-Writing'. The Publishers are Blackstairs Publishing. www.nialltonerband.com for details on Niall Toner's gig dates.

Theatre - 'Gis a shot of your bongos, Mister'

Theatre - 'Gis a shot of your bongos, Mister'

A play in which an Irish man tells of how his life changed when he went to Senegal has already been a huge success at the Dublin Fringe Festival. It's called 'Gis a shot of your bongos, Mister'. Brian Fleming and Senegalese musician Chico join Seán Rocks. It's part of this week's Big Bang Festival - www.bigbangfestival.com.

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