Arena Thursday 15 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 Thursday August 15th 2013

Arena Thursday August 15th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Eithne Shortall and Simon Maher review this wek's new film releases Kick-Ass 2, 2 Guns and Call Girl with Evelyn O'Rourke.

Book Review - Red or Dead

Book Review - Red or Dead

Declan Burke reviews 'Red or Dead' by David Peace with Evelyn O'Rourke. The book looks at the brilliance of Liverpool Manager Bill Shankly. The Publishers are Faber.

Live Music - Conor Linnie

Live Music - Conor Linnie

Conor Linnie performs 'Gossamer Girl' and 'The Writing in the Sky' live in studio with interview by Evelyn O'Rourke. Conor plays Whelans of Wexford Street in Dublin on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th August - www.conorlinnie.com.

Michael Feeney Callan

Michael Feeney Callan

Michael Feeney Callan on his collection of poetry 'An Argument for Sin' which is published by Crysis Press - www.michaelfeeneycallan.com for more information.

Music Played on the Show

Mama Told Me Not To Come

Mama Told Me Not To Come

Randy Newman

2:08

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