Arena Friday 26 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show....suggestions for Christmas gifts for the culture-lover in your life, actor Stephen Brennan and director David Blake Knox talk Beckett, Godot and the documentary "The Waiting Game" and the latest albums from The Rolling Stones, John Legend and The Weeknd

coming up on Monday's show....exploring the links between writing and music, a review of “Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983” by Tim Lawrence and the movement of people, history and communication across continents all explored in Emily Jacir's “Europa” exhibition at IMMA 

Arena Friday April 26th 2013

Arena Friday April 26th 2013

Full programme from The Cuirt International Festival of Literature in Galway.

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part One

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part One

Poets Paula Meehan & Sharon Olds, music from Stacey Nolan and a report from Evelyn O'Rourke on Poet Michael Harding who visited the kitchens of Galway to read from his new memoir 'Staring At Lakes'. The Publishers are Hachette Books.

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part Two

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part Two

Crime Writers Arlene Hunt and Antti Tuomainen and Conor Montague reads his story 'Eat The Swans' from the collection 'Galway Stories'. The Publishers are Doire Press.

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part Three

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part Three

Author Tishani Doshi and live music from Stacey Nolan who performs her song 'Wings' - www.myspace.com/staceymarianolan.

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