Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Poetry

Monday 16th May

Review: “Merlin James: To The Present”

Declan Long reviews the art exhibition “Merlin James: To The Present” at the Kerlin Gallery

Further details:  www.kerlingallery.com   

Thursday 12th May

Shortlist for the Turner Prize 2016

Declan Long assesses the shortlist for this year’s Turner Prize

Full details:  www.tate.org.uk

Tuesday 10th May

Review: “New Selected Poems” by Derek Mahon

Kathy D’Arcy reviews the latest collection “New Selected Poems” by Derek Mahon (published by Gallery Press)

Wednesday 4th May

"An Teach Tui" by Vona Groarke

Vona Groarke reads “An Teach Tui” from her current collection “Selected Poems” (published by Gallery Press)

Tuesday 3rd May

Leonardo da Vinci drawings at the National Gallery of Ireland

Martin Clayton of the Royal Collection and Anne Hodge of the National Gallery of London give a guided tour around the ten original drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Royal Collection in Britain which go on show from tomorrow at the National Gallery of Ireland

Full details:  www.nationalgallery.ie

Friday 29th April

"The Souvenir Shop", a 1916 art project by Rita Duffy

Abie Philbin Bowman met artist Rita Duffy who explains her project The Souvenir Shop, a recreation of a shop owned by Tom Clarke – one of the signatories of the 1916 Proclamation – and examining how ordinary items can be turned into commodities or ‘souvenirs’ because of their association with a significant period in history

Full details:  www.souvenirshop19162016.com

Thursday 28th April

"Spring Shine" by Colm Keegan

Colm Keegan reads his poem “Spring Shine”

"For The Unkept House" by Vona Groarke

Vona Groarke reads her poem “For The Unkept House” from her latest collection “Selected Poems”

Wednesday 27th April

Mark O'Rowe directs "Metamorphoses" at Drogheda Arts Festival

Mark O’Rowe who is directing a rehearsed reading of 5 tales from one of the world's oldest and longest poems – “Metamorphoses” by Ovid – at this year’s Drogheda Arts Festival

Full details:  http://droghedaartsfestival.ie/

Tuesday 19th April

"Maize, for Tommy" by Vona Groarke

Vona Groarke reads her poem ‘Maize, for Tommy’ from her latest collection “Selected Poems” (published by Gallery Press)

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