Arena Wednesday 23 July 2014

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 

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Arena

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with Alan Corr - two Irish authors on the Man Booker prize longlist, a database of films held in the IFI Irish Film archive has just been made available online, sad news about the death of film-maker Louis Lentin

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Man Booker Prize longlist

Man Booker Prize longlist

Sinead Gleeson reviews the longlist for this year’s Man Booker prize

Official website: www.themanbookerprize.com/man-booker-prize-2014 

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"A Parallel Life" by Bonnie Greer

"A Parallel Life" by Bonnie Greer

Bonnie Greer talks about her memoir “A Parallel Life” (published by Arcadia Books)

Louis Lentin RIP

Louis Lentin RIP

Lelia Doolan pays tribute to Irish film-maker Louis Lentin who died today

Feminist Film Festival

Feminist Film Festival

Karla Healion, curator of Ireland’s first Feminist Film Festival

Official website:  http://feministfilmfestivaldublin.com/ 

"Show Boat" the musical

"Show Boat" the musical

Abie Philbin Bowman reports on the Cape Town Opera Company production of the racially-divided musical “Show Boat”

Full details: http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie/ 

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Regret

Regret

St. Vincent

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