Arena Thursday 14 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 Thursday 14th February 2013

Arena Thursday 14th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Simon Maher review this week's new film releases 'A good day to Die Hard' and 'This is 40' with Seán Rocks.

Other Voices Derry

Other Voices Derry

The Other Voices Festival has de-camped from Kerry to Derry as part of UK's City of Culture - the website is www.othervoices.ie - Dylan Haskins joins Seán Rocks.

Temple Bar Gallery & Studios

Temple Bar Gallery & Studios

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the latest exhibition 'Or Tears,of course' by Ed Atkins which opens tonight in the Temple Bar Gallery and studios in Dublin. The exhibition runs until March 30th and admission is free -www.templebargallery.com.

Live Music - Donna Dunne

Live Music - Donna Dunne

LIve music from Donna Dunne who performs 'Way Back Then' and 'Butterfly Baby' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks - www.donnadunnemusic.com.

Author Liz Cowley

Author Liz Cowley

Liz Cowley discusses her new poetry book 'And guess who he was with?' with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Liberties Press.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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