Arena Tuesday 6 February 2018

Coming up on Wednesday's show....Mick O'Dea presents a documentary on the portraiture of Leinster House, Kilkenny Animated is a new festival celebrating the art of visual storytelling and chat and live music from Crash Ensemble and David Power, just two of the performers at this year's New Music Dublin Festival

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Review:  "One Good Reason" by Susan Stairs

Review: "One Good Reason" by Susan Stairs

Declan Burke reviews "One Good Reason" by Susan Stairs, partly-inspired by the authors own experiences, it's about home invasion, conflict, revenge and the consequences of violence (published by Hachette Books)

The golden age of collecting, a lecture at the Chester Beatty Library

The golden age of collecting, a lecture at the Chester Beatty Library

Inge Reist of the Frick Collection in the US who will be giving a lecture entitled "An Embarrassment of Riches: Art Collecting in Gilded Age America" tomorrow night at the Chester Beatty Library

Full details:  www.cbl.ie 

"We Don't Know What's Buried Here", a play by Grace Dyas

"We Don't Know What's Buried Here", a play by Grace Dyas

Grace Dyas talks about the subject matter she tackles in her new play "We Don't Know What's Buried Here" - the legacy of the Magdalene Laundries

Further details:   www.theatreclub.ie 

"The Mermaid & Mrs Hancock" by Imogen Hermes Gowar

"The Mermaid & Mrs Hancock" by Imogen Hermes Gowar

Imogen Hermes Gowar chats about her debut novel "The Mermaid & Mrs Hancock", set in the world of sex workers in Georgian London in 1785 (published by Harvill Secker)

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Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver

John Grant

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