Arena Wednesday 6 February 2013

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 Wednesday 6th February 2013

Arena Wednesday 6th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film - 'No'

Film - 'No'

Ruth Barton reviews the Chilean film 'No' starring Gael Garcia Bernal with Seán Rocks. The film tells the story of the toppling of the military dictator Augusto Pinochet and is on limited release from Friday February 8th.

Author Gavin Corbett

Author Gavin Corbett

'This is the Way' is the second novel from Irish author Gavin Corbett. It's the story of a young Irish traveller Anthony who is trying to find his place in the world. The Publishers are Fourth Estate. Gavin Corbett joins Seán Rocks.

Live Music - The Lofires

Live Music - The Lofires

The Lofires perform 'Ingenue' and 'Already Gone' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band play a free gig at the Leeson Lounge in Dublin on March 7th.

Samuel Beckett - John Calder

Samuel Beckett - John Calder

A trio of plays by Samuel Becket will be touring the country this month, presented by the Godot Company, which is based in London. The founder of the Godot Company is John Calder who joins Seán Rocks.

Delia Murphy - I'll live 'till I Die

Delia Murphy - I'll live 'till I Die

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the Delia Murphy show 'I'll live 'till I die' which will be staged at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday February 7th -www.thelinenhall.com.

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