coming up on Wednesday's show.....in "The Zoo Of The New: Poems To Read Now", Nick Laird offers readers a choice spanning five centuries of verse, live music from French cellist Emmanuelle Bertrand and a charismatic Captain and lost souls looking for a leader link the short stories in "Once We Sang Like Other Men" by John MacKenna
Arena Friday May 31st 2013
Daily arts and popular culture show.
Book Review - Colum McCann
Sinead Gleeson reviews 'Transatlantic' by Colum McCann. The Publishers are Bloomsbury.
Cat Laughs Kilkenny
Australian comedian Bec Hill who will perform a set for kids at this year's Sky Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny. The website is www.thecatlaughs.com.
Poet Colm Keegan
Colm Keegan reads his poem 'Decking'.
Glitch Digital Arts Festival
Glitch is the annual digital arts festival held in the Rua Red Arts Centre in Tallaght in Dublin. The website is www.ruared.ie. Audrey Donohue reports.
Edel Coffey and Laurence Mackin review new albums 'Like Clockwork' from Queens of the Stone Age, 'Don't Forget Who You Are' from Miles Kane and 'Immunity' from Jon Hopkins.