Arena Friday 1 February 2013

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 Friday 1st February 2013

Arena Friday 1st February 2013

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Book - 'Hallo Sausages, the lyrics of Ian Dury'

Book - 'Hallo Sausages, the lyrics of Ian Dury'

Tony Clayton-Lea on 'Hallo Sausages, the lyrics of Ian Dury' which is written and edited by his daughter Jemima Dury and published by Bloomsbury.

Katie O'Kelly - 'Joyced'

Katie O'Kelly - 'Joyced'

Katie O'Kelly with an extract from her show 'Joyced' which opens at the Source Arts Centre in Thurles next Thursday February 7th. All the dates for that tour are on the Joyced (J O Y C E D) page on Facebook.

Daniel Figgis - 'City Hall'

Daniel Figgis - 'City Hall'

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the composition 'City Hall' by Daniel Figgis. Audience members are invited to join Daniel to take part in the creation of the piece on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd February. For more information check out www.entertainment.ie

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Emer McLysaght and Donal Dineen review the latest albums 'Wonderful Glorious 'from Eels, 'A Moving Picture' from Devlin and 'Pedestrian Verse' from Frightened Rabbit with Seán Rocks.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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