Arena Wednesday 6 March 2013

coming up on Wednesday's show.....in "The Zoo Of The New: Poems To Read Now", Nick Laird offers readers a choice spanning five centuries of verse, live music from French cellist Emmanuelle Bertrand and a charismatic Captain and lost souls looking for a leader link the short stories in "Once We Sang Like Other Men" by John MacKenna

 

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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