on Friday's show.....reviews of the latest albums from Tom Petty, Jenny Lewis and Beck, the artist Joe Caslin explains the inspiration for his large-scale public installation 'Our Nations Sons' and chat with the spoken-word poet Erin Fornoff
Daily arts and popular culture show.
Author Marcel Theroux on his fifth novel 'Strange Bodies', a metaphysical mystery. The Publishers are Faber and Faber.
Ray Manzarek of The Doors has died at the age of 74. Clip of Ray Manzarek from Arena in 2010 when Ray Manzarek played at Dublin's Bord Gais Energy Theatre.
Evelyn O'Rourke on the John Hughes tribute season of films at Dublin's Lighthouse cinema. The season begins on Wednesday May 22nd and runs until the end of June - www.lighthousecinema.ie.
Singer-Songwriter John Smith performs 'Salty and Sweet' and 'Great Lakes' live in studio. John's new album is called 'Great Lakes' and he supports Iron and Wine at The Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Wednesday May 29th.
Best-selling Author Dan Brown tells the audience at Dublin's National Concert Hall a little about himself. A full Public Interview with Dan Brown will be broadcast on Arena on Monday June 3rd. Dan Brown is a guest at this year's Dublin Writer's Festival - www.dublinwritersfestival.com.
Poet Phil Lynch, a regular on the Dublin poetry scene, joins Seán Rocks. Phil reads the poems Hidden Treasure, The Sunshine is Somewhere Else, Carpe Diem and Return Journey) www.seventowers.ie for more information.