Arena Wednesday 15 May 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 15th May 2013

Arena Wednesday 15th May 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

IMPAC Dublin Award Shortlist

IMPAC Dublin Award Shortlist

Sinead Gleeson and Abie Philbin Bowman discuss 2 books shortlisted for this year's IMPAC Dublin Award - 'City of Bohane' by Kevin Barry and 'Pure' by Andrew Miller - www.impacdublinaward.ie.

Film: 'Beware of Mr. Baker'

Film: 'Beware of Mr. Baker'

Tony Clayton-Lea on the new Ginger Baker film 'Beware of Mr. Baker' which is released at Dublin's Lighthouse Cinema on Friday May 17th.

Beyond: Two Souls on Playstation 3

Beyond: Two Souls on Playstation 3

Joe Griffin on the new computer game Beyond: Two Souls which will be available in October on Playstation 3.

Poet Leanne O'Sullivan

Poet Leanne O'Sullivan

Poet Leanne O'Sullivan on her new collection 'The Mining Road' which is Published by Bloodaxe Books.

Music Played on the Show

Sunshine Of Your Love

Sunshine Of Your Love

Cream

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