Arena Wednesday 7 August 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 7th August 2013

Arena Wednesday 7th August 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

What the hell is Irish Style?

What the hell is Irish Style?

Sonya Lennon and Jim Carroll on 'What the hell is Irish Style?' a banter forum at next week's Kilkenny Arts Festival. The website is www.kilkennyarts.ie.

Live Music - Sinead White

Live Music - Sinead White

Sinead White performs 'Flat Battery' and 'I Know It' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Sinead will appear at this year's Electric Picnic Festival in Stradbally in Co. Laois.

Red Peters: Rare Recordings

Red Peters: Rare Recordings

PJ Curtis on Red Peters: Rare Recordings 1968-1989 which is distributed by Claddagh Records and available on www.redpeters.ie.

Sand Sculptures

Sand Sculptures

Abie Philbin Bowman on an exhibition of sand sculptures which are currently on view at Dublin Castle until August 28th.

Poetry - Leanne O'Sullivan

Poetry - Leanne O'Sullivan

Colm Keegan reviews the poetry colelction 'The Mining Road' by Leeanne O'Sullivan which is Published by Bloodaxe.

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