Arena Monday 27 May 2013

coming up on Tuesday's show...the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' "Sgt Peppers" album, author Michael Winter, one of the guests at this year's Cúirt Festival, an exhibition honouring Francis Ledwidge at the Solstice Arts Centre and the first of Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist, "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen

 

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Arena

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Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit

IS A MULTI-AWARD-WINNING WRITER AND ACTIVIST. HER WORK HAS COVERED EVERYTHING FROM TRAVEL TO TECHNOLOGY TO NATURE TO THE VERY ART OF WRITING. HER LATEST BOOK, THE FARAWAY NEARBY Published by Granta Books

Poetry Work Shops

Poetry Work Shops

Colm Keegan is hosting writing workshops with first year students in the Collinstown Park Community college in Clondalkin Evelyn O Rourke went along to see.

Jane Gardam: Last Friends

Jane Gardam: Last Friends

Anna Carey reviews the new book by Jane Gardam: Last Friends published by Little Brown

Classic Movie - Jurassic Park

Classic Movie - Jurassic Park

Classic Movie: Tonights Classic Movie is the 1993 Jurassic Park directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Richard Attenborough - Harvey O Brien is in studio to discuss.

All Star International Improv

All Star International Improv

The Kilkenny Cat Laughs Festival runs all this weekend at venues around the city. Among the comedians performing are the All Star International Improv. Two of those "stars" - Ian Coppinger and Paul Tylak, are in the International Bar, Dublin tonight. But before that they're here, live in studio, to play a game called 'Accents'

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