Arena Monday 29 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena Monday 29th April 2013

Arena Monday 29th April 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Book Review - George Saunders

Book Review - George Saunders

Eithne Hand reviews the short story collection 'Tenth of December' by George Saunders with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Random House.

Loves - Jim Crace

Loves - Jim Crace

Novellist Jim Crace chooses the book 'The Goshawk' by T.H. White as something he 'Loves'. Jim Crace's latest book 'Harvest' is Published by Picador.

Theatre - Bankers

Theatre - Bankers

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on a new play 'Bankers' at Dublin's New Theatre in Temple Bar. The play runs from May 1st to 11th - www.thenewtheatre.com.

Classic Movie - Do The Right Thing

Classic Movie - Do The Right Thing

Stephen Boyd discusses this week's Classic Movie - Spike Lee's 'Do The Right Thing' from 1989 with Seán Rocks.

Live Music - Swords (Camden Crawl Dublin)

Live Music - Swords (Camden Crawl Dublin)

Dublin band Swords perform 'All The Boys' and 'Lions and Gold' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band play Dublin's Button Factory on Saturday May 4th as part of Camden Crawl Dublin - www.camdencrawldublin.com for full details.

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