Dave Lordan with his recommendations for Christmas gifts of poetry - "Blood Oranges" by Dylan Brennan (published by Penny Dreadful Press) "Pirate Music" by Miriam Gamble (published by Bloodaxe) "The Rooms" ...
on Wednesday's show.....there's music from the unique chamber/pop cellist Vyvienne Long, bi-lingual dramatist Dave Duggan discusses his latest work 'Makaronik' and we'll hear how the the winner of this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize feels about being honoured with one of Irish art's most prestigious prizes
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 ...