Arena Monday 9 December 2013

on Thursday's show....film reviews, two new exhibitions at the Glucksman in Cork and a review of "Machines Like Me: A Novel" by Ian McEwan

on Good Friday's show...Trevor Nunn directs Judi Dench in "Red Joan", "The Parisian" author Isabella Hammad and the latest albums from Lizzo, The Chemical Brothers and Old Hannah

on Easter Monday's show...why Spike Lee created a bombshell 30 years ago with "Do The Right Thing", Declan Burke with the latest crime fiction recommendations and the Vinyl Walkway at Windmill Lane 

Arena Monday December 9th 2013

Arena Monday December 9th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

Abie Philbin Bowman with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News.

Anchorman 2 Premiere

Anchorman 2 Premiere

Evelyn O'Rourke on the red carpet at the Dublin premiere of 'Anchorman 2'

Soul Train: The music, dance and style of a Generation

Soul Train: The music, dance and style of a Generation

Jim Carroll discusses the book 'Soul Train: The music, dance and style of a Generation' by Questlove with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Harper Design.

Book Review - A la Recherche du Temps Perdu

Book Review - A la Recherche du Temps Perdu

Dave Lordan reviews A la Recherche du Temps Perdu (In Search of Lost Time) by Marcel Proust with Seán Rocks. The book was first published 100 years ago and is in seven volumes.

Arena's New Planet Cabaret

Arena's New Planet Cabaret

Arena's anthology of new and emerging writers 'New Planet Cabaret' is now available. The Publishers are New Island Books. Kieran Marsh and Audrey Donohue read 'Snow Can't Last' from New Planet Cabaret.

Classic Movie - The Thing

Classic Movie - The Thing

John Byrne discusses this week's Classic Movie 'The Thing' from 1982 starring Kurt Russell with Seán Rocks.

Arena Monday 9th December 2013 - Full Programme

Abie Philbin Bowman with Arts News, Evelyn O'Rourke at the Anchorman 2 Premiere, Dave Lordan on Proust's 'A la Recherche du Temps Perdu', 'Snow Finally Came' from Arena's New Planet Cabaret and John Byrne on this week's Classic Movie - 'The Thing' from 1982.

Music Played on the Show

U Got The Look

U Got The Look

Prince

4:00

Rock Steady

Rock Steady

Aretha Franklin

1:43

Freddy's Dead

Freddy's Dead

Curtis Mayfield

1:17

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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