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 Tuesday 7th May 2013
Daily arts and popular culture show.
Author Emma Hannigan
Emma Hannigan on her book 'Perfect Wives' which is her sixth novel. The book is Published by Hachette Books Ireland.
Book Review - John Jeremiah Sullivan
Jim Carroll reviews John Jeremiah Sullivan's 'Blood Horses : Notes of a Sportswriters Son' with Evelyn O'Rourke. The Publishers are Yellow Jersey & Random House.
New Planet Cabaret
Dave Lordan with the latest submissions to Arena's creative writing course 'New Planet Cabaret'. Dave has been picking the best entries to include in a collection entitled New Planet Cabaret which New Island Books will publish in the Autumn. Readings by Ally Ni Chiarain.
Arena at The Project Arts Centre
This Friday Arena will be broadcasting live from the Project Arts Centre in Dublin's Temple Bar as part of its community open day. We would love you to join us on the night - tickets are free but need to be booked in advance so email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01 8819613.
Sculptor Patrick O'Reilly
Declan Long on Sculptor Patrick O'Reilly's latest work 'Haystack' which is on display in St Alphonsus' Church in Drumcondra, Dublin. The website for the gallery is www.oliversearsgallery.com