Arena Monday 2 July 2018

on Friday's show......our trip into the west comes to an end tonight, live from the "Tread Softly" festival in Sligo. With live music, poetry, the launch of a new writing anthology and theatre - all reflecting our location in Yeats Country

 

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"Dark Skies: Invasion", a season at the IFI

"Dark Skies: Invasion", a season at the IFI

Harvey O'Brien previews "Dark Skies: Invasion", a season of sci-fi films at the IFI

Further details:   www.ifi.ie 

"The Expanded Field", co-curated by Lismore Castle Arts and Askeaton Contemporary Arts

"The Expanded Field", co-curated by Lismore Castle Arts and Askeaton Contemporary Arts

Jo Anne Butler of design group Superfolk talks about "The Expanded Field", a group exhibition exploring the nature of the Irish landscape, co-curated by Lismore Castle Arts and Askeaton Contemporary Arts

Further details:   www.lismorecastlearts.ie

"Solar Bones" by Mike McCormack

"Solar Bones" by Mike McCormack

Mike McCormack reads an extract from his International Dublin Literary Award-winning novel "Solar Bones"

Review:  "Cambridge Companion To The Graphic Novel"

Review: "Cambridge Companion To The Graphic Novel"

Maura McHugh reviews the "Cambridge Companion To The Graphic Novel"

Review:  "The Death of Mrs Westaway" by Ruth Ware

Review: "The Death of Mrs Westaway" by Ruth Ware

Hannah Parkes reviews "The Death of Mrs Westaway" by Ruth Ware, a thriller about a woman who plans to claim an inheritance that, through a case of mistaken identity, has come her way but who discovers there is something very wrong about the death involved (published by Harvill Secker)

Music Played on the Show

Novacaine For The Soul

Novacaine For The Soul

Eels

3:18

California Finally

California Finally

La Luz

3:18

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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