Arena Wednesday 21 November 2012

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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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

Theatre Review - Quietly

Theatre Review - Quietly

Sophie Gorman Reviews 'Quietly' by Owen McCafferty at Dublin's Peacock Theatre (www.abbeytheatre.ie).

Book Review - Ian Rankin

Book Review - Ian Rankin

Declan Burke reviews 'Standing in another Man's Grave' by Ian Rankin.

Artist Wendy Judge

Report by Evelyn O'Rourke on Artist Wendy Judge who has just opened an exhibition of her work called 'Souvenir Views' in Dublin city centre - the exhibition runs until the 1st of December - www.pallasprojects.org.

Live Music - Sweet Jane

Live Music - Sweet Jane

Live music from Sweet Jane who perform 'Black Boots & Black Hearts' and 'Ocean' live in studio- www.myspace.com/officialsweetjane.

Loves - Colin Bateman

Loves - Colin Bateman

Colin Bateman on his love for the band The Clash.

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