Arena Wednesday 2 January 2013

coming up on Wednesday's show....writer Laura Albert whose creation JT LeRoy became one of the great literary hoaxes of our time, "Midwinter Break" by Bernard McLaverty reviewed, why Agatha Christie continues to be the queen of crime and live music from All My Exes Live In Texas

 

Arena

Arena

A daily arts and popular culture show, presented by Edel Coffey.

Contemporary Artist Stuart Semple

Contemporary Artist Stuart Semple

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

Colm Keegan - The Reading Class

Colm Keegan - The Reading Class

Colm Keegan reads his essay 'The Reading Class'. Colm's debut collection 'Don't Go There' is Published by Salmon Poetry.

New Planet Cabaret - Arena's On-Air Creative Writing Course

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.

New Planet Cabaret - Arena's On-Air Creative Writing Course

New Planet Cabaret - Arena's On-Air Creative Writing Course

Arena launched an on-air creative writing course 'New Planet Cabaret' in December with Poet and Playwright Dave Lordan.

Book Review: Grace : A Memoir

Book Review: Grace : A Memoir

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.

Poet Dermot Bolger

Poet Dermot Bolger

Dermot Bolger reads his poem 'Lines Transcribed From Latvian' from his latest collection 'The Venice Suite'.

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