on Friday's show.....Alice McDermott chats about the turn-of-the-century Irish Brooklyn she portrays in her latest novel "The Ninth Hour", Carl Austin looks at why "The Wire" was such a ground-breaking tv series and reviews of the latest albums from Jack White, George Ezra and Lissie
A daily arts and popular culture show, presented by Edel Coffey.
Contemporary Artist Stuart Semple on 'Please, Can You Make Some Noise For Mental Health?' which takes place in Earlsfort Terrace on January 9th at 7pm. It's part of this year's First Fortnight Festival - www.firstfortnight.ie
New Planet Cabaret - Arena's On-Air Creative Writing Course
Dave Lordan joins Edel Coffey with readings of some of the submitted writings to Arena's 'New Planet Cabaret' read by Dylan McDonough and Sian O'Gorman. This month's writing prompt is 'Becoming Something New' - full details on Arena's homepage - www.rte.ie/radio1/arena.
Patricia Keilthy, Senior Design Lecturer and Joint Course Leader at the Fashion Department in Limerick School of Art and Design, reviews 'Grace: A Memoir' on Vogue Magazine's Grace Coddington with Edel Coffey.