Arena Wednesday 21 November 2012

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

A daily magazine programme which looks at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment

Theatre Review - Quietly

Theatre Review - Quietly

Sophie Gorman Reviews 'Quietly' by Owen McCafferty at Dublin's Peacock Theatre (www.abbeytheatre.ie).

Book Review - Ian Rankin

Book Review - Ian Rankin

Declan Burke reviews 'Standing in another Man's Grave' by Ian Rankin.

Artist Wendy Judge

Report by Evelyn O'Rourke on Artist Wendy Judge who has just opened an exhibition of her work called 'Souvenir Views' in Dublin city centre - the exhibition runs until the 1st of December - www.pallasprojects.org.

Live Music - Sweet Jane

Live Music - Sweet Jane

Live music from Sweet Jane who perform 'Black Boots & Black Hearts' and 'Ocean' live in studio- www.myspace.com/officialsweetjane.

Loves - Colin Bateman

Loves - Colin Bateman

Colin Bateman on his love for the band The Clash.

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