Arena Wednesday 6 March 2013

coming up on Monday's show.....from his hospital bed, a man reflects on his life in Gordon Lish's "White Plains: Pieces & Witherlings", "The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial" by Maggie Nelson reviewed, an anthology of female folk singer/songwriters in the years 1966-1973 and chat and live music with Ani DiFranco

 

Arena

Arena

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Beth Orton

Beth Orton

Beth Orton called in ahead of her upcoming Irish tour dates in Dublin, Kilkenny, Galway and Cork. Her new album Sugaring Season is out now

The Childhood of Jesus

The Childhood of Jesus

Nobel Prize winner, the South African writer JM Coetzee has just published a new novel called The Childhood of Jesus which Sinead Gleeson reviews for us.

Changing States

Changing States

The Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels is hosting Changing States: Contemporary Irish Art & Francis Bacon's Studio. Flor McCarthy went along to the opening night for us.

Screwball Comedy

Screwball Comedy

This month the Lighthouse cinema in Dublin is showing a Screwball Comedy season. Ruth Barton looks at the four films that will be shown.

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