The GuinnessJazz Festival takes place in Cork this weekend - Artistic Director Jack McGouran on one of his 'Loves' - the Swedish jazz trio EST. The website for further information is www.guinnessjazzfestival.com.
Part Two of a special programme from Derry, hosts for this year's Turner Prize featuring Author Jennifer Johnston on her monologues & Evelyn O'Rourke who reports on the opera 'The Importance of Being Earnest' more information on www.niopera.com.
Abie Philbin Bowman profiles comedian Stewart Lee who appears at Dublin's Vicar Street on Monday October 21st followed by two nights at the Galway Comedy Festival on October 22nd and 23rd - www.galwaycomedyfestival.com.
Evelyn O'Rourke profiles acclaimed Designer and Architect Eileen Gray. An exhibition of the work of Eileen Gray is currently on display at Dublin's IMMA and will run until January 19th 2014 - www.imma.ie.
In recent years, e-books have transformed the world of publishing..but do they actually improve the simple pleasure of reading.or are they just another gadget with a dying battery? Abie Philbin Bowman has been taking a look at them for Arena.