Arena Thursday 6th December 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 Thursday 6th December 2012

Arena Thursday 6th December 2012

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

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott & Darryl Jones review this week's new film releases 'Seven Psychopaths' & 'The Man With The Iron Fists'

Granta Magazine - Autumn Edition

Granta Magazine - Autumn Edition

Granta, the magazine of new writing has just published it's Autumn edition. Each of the twenty writers featured comes from Brazil. Sinead Gleeson discusses with Sean Rocks.

Poet John Cummins

Poet John Cummins

John Cummins performs his poem 'Talent'. John is the current Leinster Poetry Slam Champion. His website is www.myspace.com/cumminsofthejohn.

Book - The John Lennon Letters

Book - The John Lennon Letters

Alan Corr discusses 'The John Lennon Letters' by The Beatles official Biographer Hunter Davies with Sean Rocks. The book is Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

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