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Wednesday 20th November

Sonya Kelly & New Planet Cabaret

Actor Sonya Kelly with her essay to pre-publicise Arena's collection of new Irish writing 'New Planet Cabaret'. The book will be launched at The Gutter Bookshop in Dublin on Friday November 22nd. All proceeds from the sale of the book go to the Writers in Schools Project which is run by Poetry Ireland.

Friday 15th November

Dublin Book Festival - Part One

Part One from Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin as part of this year's Dublin Book Festival with Poet Sarah Maria Griffin, the stars of the film 'Broken Song', Elizabeth Reapy, Playwright Shaun Dunne and music from The Late David Turpin.

Dublin Book Festival - Part Three

Live music from The Late David Turpin.

Dublin Book Festival - Part Two

Part Two from Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin as part of this year's Dublin Book Festival with Writer Lucy Montague Moffat, Colin Barrett, Author of 'Young Skins' and live music from Fiach.

Wednesday 13th November

JFK in Popular Culture

As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy approaches, Abie Philbin Bowman looks at references to JFK in popular culture.

Tuesday 12th November

Philanthropy in the Arts

This week is National Giving Week and the 1% difference campaign is gathering momentum. Abie Philbin Bowman on Philanthropy in the Arts - www.onepercentdifference.ie.

Monday 11th November

Jackie Nickerson - Terrain

Jackie Nickerson on her new book of photographs 'Terrain' which will be launched at Dublin's Gallery of Photography in Temple Bar on Tuesday November 12th at 630pm where the book will also be available. The book is Published by TF Editores - www.jackienickerson.com and www.amazon.com.

Friday 8th November

Russell Brand

Abie Philbin Bowman profiles Comedian and Actor Russell Brand.

Doctor Who at 50

Harvey O'Brien on the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who.

Thursday 7th November

Bo Burnham

Comedian Bo Burnham who plays Dublin's Vicar Street.

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