Arena Friday 23 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

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented by Evelyn O'Rourke.

What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew is directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel and also starring Julianne Moore and Alexander Skarsgard - is based on the novel by Henry James and the location has been switched from England to New York Darryl Jones discusses

America's Mistress: Eartha Kitt

America's Mistress: Eartha Kitt

America's Mistress: Eartha Kitt - A new Biographary by John Williams is out on August 29th. Yvonne Nolan joins Evelyn O Rourke to discuss

The Paddies of Parnell Street

The Paddies of Parnell Street

The Paddies of Parnell St - Nigerian born playwright Bisi Adigun has been living and working in Ireland for seventeen years. His new play is The Paddies of Parnell Street and Bisi Adigun

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Album Reviews - Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action from Franz Ferdinand, Foy Vance with Joy of Nothing and the self-titled album from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. John Meagher and Aoife Barry join Evelyn to discuss.

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