Arena Wednesday 20 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 20th February 2013

Arena Wednesday 20th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Abbey Theatre 'Short Play' Season

Abbey Theatre 'Short Play' Season

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the Abbey Theatre's 'Short Play Season' which runs until February 27th - www.abbeytheatre.ie.

The Paris Review - 60th Anniversary

The Paris Review - 60th Anniversary

Edel Coffey on the 60th Anniversary of the literary journal The Paris Review.The Winter issue, number 203, is on sale now.

Live Music - Get The Blessing

Live Music - Get The Blessing

Jazz-Rock Quartet Get The Blessing perform 'OC/CD' and 'American Meccano' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band are currently visiting Ireland - www.musicnetwork.ie for dates.

Author Lane Ashfeldt

Author Lane Ashfeldt

Lane Ashfeldt on her collection of short stories 'Saltwater' which is self-published. The stories are linked together by the sea. More information on www.ashfeldt.com.

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