Arena Thursday 31 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 Thursday 31st January 2013

Arena Thursday 31st January 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Sophie Gorman and Darryl Jones review this week's film releases 'Flight', 'Bullet to the Head' & 'Hyde Park on Hudson' with Seán Rocks.

Great Books

Great Books

Fionnuala Dillane discusses the first book in Arena's 'Great Books' series - 'I Could Read the Sky' by Timothy O'Grady and Steve Pyke. The Publishers are The Harvill Press.

Book - The Last Days of Detroit

Book - The Last Days of Detroit

Jim Carroll discusses a new book from Mark Binelli 'The Last Days of Detroit: Motor Cars, Motown and the Collapse of an Industrial Giant' which charts the history of Detroit through culture and industry. The Publishers are Bodley Head.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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