Arts Extra, weekdays on BBC Radio Ulster from 6:30-7:00pm, bringing you the latest Theatre, Arts, Music, Literature and Film from around Northern Ireland.
A sculpture depicting one of Seamus Heaney's most famous poems has been unveiled in his former home town.
Seamus Heaney talks to Marie-Louise Muir about his life and work in a BBC Radio Ulster Arts Extra special on his 70th birthday on Easter Monday.
Could Belfast be the Capital of Culture in 2011?
Marie-Louise Muir presents a special programme on poet - Derek Mahon.
The QFT and Stewart Parker are just some of the other Arts Extra specials, still available. Listen again here...
Ron Howard spoke to Marie-Louise about his latest film - Frost Nixon.
Listen again to this interview and others...
Cleo Laine (pictured left) spoke to Kim Lenaghan from backstage at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast. Listen again to this interview and others including Nick Cave and Shlomo
Deconstructing The Maze - An Arts Extra EXCLUSIVE on the recent exhibit. Kim Lenaghan went to see what all the fuss was about. Listen again to this interview and others...
Brian Friel. Marie-Louise spoke to his friend and fellow Field Day Theatre Company founder - writer and academic Seamus Deane and the journalist and commentator Fintan O'Toole...more
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Listen again to some of our finest live music sessions. NEW - Rhiannon Giddens