Arena Friday 11 April 2014

on Wednesday's show....remembering Philip Roth, Edel Coffey with two more reviews of novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist, artist James Earley and upbeat rock and roll with Paddy Hanna and band in session

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.  Tonight it comes from the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, recorded in front of a live audience at the Nuns Island Theatre Galway

Authors at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Authors at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

American author Rachel Kushner, Canadian author Patrick deWitt and Irish author Eimear McBride chat about their award-winning novels

Maria Doyle Kennedy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Maria Doyle Kennedy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Maria Doyle Kennedy chats about her new album 'Maria Live' (live performance not available as a podcast)

New writers at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

New writers at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

New writers Pat McDonnell, Jennifer Matthews and Ruth Quinlan spoke to Evelyn O'Rourke at 'Over The Edge' (a monthly event designed to encourage developing writers)

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Sing

Sing

Maria Doyle Kennedy

4:12

The Most Beautiful People Are Broken

The Most Beautiful People Are Broken

Maria Doyle Kennedy

2:57

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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