on Monday's show....when the storytelling organisation The Moth came to Dublin last month Arena were there to record the event. The theme on that evening was ‘Don’t Look Back’ and a variety of actors, musicians, comedians and striking workers took to the stage to tell their stories
on Tuesday'show....playwright Billy Roche explains the concept behindWexFour - four new plays by some of Wexford's greatest writers, American stand-up comic Todd Barry, author Deborah Levy and a review of “The History Of Rock & Roll In 10 Songs” by Griel Marcus
The programme tonight helps celebrate LINGO, Ireland's first festival dedicated to the spoken word (for copyright reasons this programme is not available to download as a podcast) Official website: www.lingofestival.com
on Thursday's show....prototype playgrounds at the Project Theatre, film reviews include a celebration of Northern soul and teenage mutant ninja turtles, there's music from Emmett Scanlan and a profile of eccentric Icelandic songstress Bjork
Would you like to be in the audience at a special live programme on Wednesday 15th October here in the Radio Centre, celebrating Ireland's first spoken-word festival - LINGO? You can apply for tickets by emailing us at email@example.com. Places are limited so tickets will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Booking is essential. on Tuesday's show........."Lit Up Inside", a book celebrating the poetry of Van Morrison lyrics, the author Chris Brosnahan whose new novel is only available online - is this the future of publishing? and with her final review of novels on the Man Booker Prize shortlist, having read ...
on Monday's show.....the theatrical adaptation of Eimear McBride's multi award-winning novel "A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing", continuing analysis of titles on the Man Booker Prize shortlist, an exhibition of this year's Turner prize nominees opens in London and author Megan Abbott explains the real-life inspiration for her novel "The Fever"