on Friday's show.....Alice McDermott chats about the turn-of-the-century Irish Brooklyn she portrays in her latest novel "The Ninth Hour", Carl Austin looks at why "The Wire" was such a ground-breaking tv series and reviews of the latest albums from Jack White, George Ezra and Lissie
Arena Friday May 31st 2013
Daily arts and popular culture show.
Book Review - Colum McCann
Sinead Gleeson reviews 'Transatlantic' by Colum McCann. The Publishers are Bloomsbury.
Cat Laughs Kilkenny
Australian comedian Bec Hill who will perform a set for kids at this year's Sky Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny. The website is www.thecatlaughs.com.
Poet Colm Keegan
Colm Keegan reads his poem 'Decking'.
Glitch Digital Arts Festival
Glitch is the annual digital arts festival held in the Rua Red Arts Centre in Tallaght in Dublin. The website is www.ruared.ie. Audrey Donohue reports.
Edel Coffey and Laurence Mackin review new albums 'Like Clockwork' from Queens of the Stone Age, 'Don't Forget Who You Are' from Miles Kane and 'Immunity' from Jon Hopkins.