Special features

Wednesday 22nd May

Heterodyne - Artist Fiona Hallinan

Heterodyne is a new project from artist Fiona Hallinan that commissions musicians to score infrastructure. The website for further information is www.notalittlepony.com.

Friday 17th May

Hay Festival 2013

The Hay/Kells festival is inviting every book club in the country to read Jeannette Winterson's memoir 'Why be happy when you can be normal' and come to Kells on Saturday 29 June at 3.30 to talk to the author about it - www.hayfestival.org/kells for full details.

Thursday 16th May

Eoin Moore / New Stamp

Dublin is a UNESCO city of Literature and to celebrate the fact, An Post has released a brand new stamp which is available from today.The stamp includes an entire 224 word story on it which was written by teenager Eoin Moore who reads his story for Arena. The website is www.irishstamps.ie.

Kinsale Arts Festival

Marie McPartlan, Artistic Director of Kinsale Arts Festival on this year's Kinsale Arts Week which takes place in July - www.kinsaleartsfestival .com.

The Great Gatsby

Abie Philbin-Bowman on earlier adaptations of 'The Great Gatsby'.

Wednesday 15th May

Beyond: Two Souls on Playstation 3

Joe Griffin on the new computer game Beyond: Two Souls which will be available in October on Playstation 3.

Tuesday 14th May

Dan Brown Public Interview

Dan Brown will be in conversation with Seán Rocks on Monday May 20th at Dublin's National Concert Hall as part of this year's Dublin Writer's Festival. For tickets log onto www.nch.ie or www.dublinwritersfestival.com

Friday 10th May

Arena at The Project Arts Centre - Part Three

Artist Niamh O'Malley on her exhibition 'Garden' which is currently on show at The Project, Artistic Director Cian O'Brien with music from The New Triangle.

Arena at The Project Arts Centre - Part One

Arena broadcasts live from The Project Arts Centre (projectartscentre.ie) in Dublin's Temple Bar as part of it's Community Day - Music from The New Triangle (composer Roger Doyle, Guitarist Niwel Tsumbu and Cellist Vyvienne Long), Artistic Director Cian O'Brien, Playwright Peter Sheridan & Philip McMahon of 'This Is Pop Baby'.

Arena at The Project Arts Centre - Part Two

Report on Crash Ensemble who are currently Musicians in Residence at The Project and music from The New Triangle with interview with Composer Roger Doyle.



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Twitter: @RTEArena

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Presenter: Seán Rocks


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