Arena Monday 28 January 2013

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 Monday 28th January 2013

Arena Monday 28th January 2013

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Book Review - Bedsit Disco Queen

Book Review - Bedsit Disco Queen

Tony Clayton-Lea reviews 'Bedsit Disco Queen' by Tracey Thorn, a memoir of her time with the band Everything but the Girl. The Publishers are Little Brown.

Theatre - Ailliliú  Fionnuala

Theatre - Ailliliú Fionnuala

Donal O'Kelly joins Seán Rocks to disuss his solo show about Shell Corrib gas project which opens at the Model in Sligo on Thursday. It's called Ailliliú Fionnuala and the website for further information is www.donalokellyproductions.com

Classic Movie - The Butcher Boy

Classic Movie - The Butcher Boy

Ruth Barton discusses tonight's Classic Movie 'The Butcher Boy' with Seán Rocks. Made in 1997, the film is a story of a boy who lives in his own fantasy world to escape his own reality. The Director is Neil Jordan.

Dance - Body and Forgetting

Dance - Body and Forgetting

Liz and Denis Roche on the dance production 'Body & Forgetting which is at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin until the 2nd of February and then tours to Longford, Sligo, Cork, then onto Kilkenny and then Limerick. For more details the website is www.lizrochedancecompany.com

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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