on Friday's show...a profile of one of the world's great female crime-writers Agathie Christie, reviews of the IMPAC shortlist continues with the novel "K" by Bernardo Kucinski and the latest albums from Shamir, The Vaccines and Ash
Daily arts and popular culture show.
Marie McPartlan, Artistic Director of Kinsale Arts Festival on this year's Kinsale Arts Week which takes place in July - www.kinsaleartsfestival .com.
Abie Philbin-Bowman on earlier adaptations of 'The Great Gatsby'.
Roe McDermott and Chris Wasser review this week's new film releases 'The Great Gatsby' and 'A Hijacking'.
Dublin is a UNESCO city of Literature and to celebrate the fact, An Post has released a brand new stamp which is available from today.The stamp includes an entire 224 word story on it which was written by teenager Eoin Moore who reads his story for Arena. The website is www.irishstamps.ie.
Ciarán Carty on his book 'Intimacy with Strangers: A Life of Brief Encounters' which is Published by Lilliput Press. Ciará Carty will be signing his book in Dublin's Hodges Figgis bookshop on Friday May 17th at 630pm.
'The Memory Project' by Smashing Times Theatre Company uses drama to promote peace and understanding between Northern Ireland and the Border Counties. As part of this project, an installation of new living theatre 'Thou Shalt Not Kill' will be performed this weekend. The website is www.smashingtimes.ie - Audrey Donohue reports.
Presenter: Seán Rocks