Arena Tuesday 16 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show....suggestions for Christmas gifts for the culture-lover in your life, actor Stephen Brennan and director David Blake Knox talk Beckett, Godot and the documentary "The Waiting Game" and the latest albums from The Rolling Stones, John Legend and The Weeknd

coming up on Monday's show....exploring the links between writing and music, a review of “Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983” by Tim Lawrence and the movement of people, history and communication across continents all explored in Emily Jacir's “Europa” exhibition at IMMA 

Arena Tuesday 16th April 2013

Arena Tuesday 16th April 2013

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42nd Hennessy Literary Awards

42nd Hennessy Literary Awards

The Hennessy Literary Awards honour New Irish Writing . Chairman Ciaran Carty reveals this year's winners: John O'Donnell for Emerging Fiction, Jessica Traynor for Emerging Poetry and Ruth Quinlan for First Fiction. Jessica Traynor was the Overall Winner.

Book - 'Fever' by Mary Beth Keane

Book - 'Fever' by Mary Beth Keane

Mary Beth Keane on her book 'Fever' which is about 'Typhoid Mary', the woman who was accused of spreading typhoid in early 20th century New York. The Publishers are Simon and Schuster.

Book: Clandestino: In Search of Manu Chao

Book: Clandestino: In Search of Manu Chao

Jim Carroll on the book 'Clandestino: In Search of Manu Chao' by Peter Culshaw which is Published by Serpent's Tail.

Comedian Fred Cooke

Comedian Fred Cooke

Comedian Fred Cooke joins Seán Rocks. Fred plays Dublin's Vicar Street on Saturday April 20th - www.ticketmaster.ie.

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