Arena Tuesday 20 November 2012

coming up on Thursday's show....the tensions between the confines of a prison cell and the unlimited scope of the imagination, themes explored by Burhan Sonmez in his novel "Istanbul Istanbul", Caoimhín O’Rahilly and Cormac Begley in session and films for review include a slavery uprising in America's antelbellum South in "The Birth Of A Nation", troubled teens and supernatural killers in "I Am Not A Serial Killer" and "Office Christmas Party" mayhem for the season that's in it

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

Arena

Arena

A daily magazine programme which looks at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment

Selina Guinness

Selina Guinness

Selina Guinness has just been shortlisted for the 2012 Costa Biography Award for 'The crocodile by the door, the story of a house, a farm and a Family'. The Publishers are Penguin Ireland. Selina Guinness joins Sean Rocks.

Theatre Review - The Yellow Wallpaper

Theatre Review - The Yellow Wallpaper

Sinead Gleeson reviews 'The Yellow Wallpaper' by Charlotte Perkins Gilman which runs at The Cube in the Project Arts Centre in Dublin until this Saturday November 24th.

Andre Rieu

Andre Rieu

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on Andre Rieu who has been dubbed 'The King of the Waltz' and plays Dublin's O2 on December 8th and 9th - www.theo2.ie for full details.

Book Review - Alice Taylor

Book Review - Alice Taylor

Anna Carey reviews Alice Taylor's new book 'And Time Stood Still' in which she deals with death and bereavement. The Publishers are Brandon Books.

Art Review - Sidney Nolan

Art Review - Sidney Nolan

Declan Long reviews an exhibition of paintings of Ned Kelly by Australian Artist Sidney Nolan which has just opened at the Irish Museum of Modern Art - www.imma.ie.

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