Arena Thursday 7 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 Thursday 7th February 2013

Arena Thursday 7th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Joe Griffin review this week's new film releases Hitchcock, Warm Bodies, I Give it a Year and Wreck-It Ralph with Seán Rocks.

Abie Philbin-Bowman

Abie Philbin-Bowman

With the success of Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' Abie Philbin-Bowman looks at why politics and politicians matter.

DVD - What Richard Did

DVD - What Richard Did

Malcolm Campbell, Screenwriter of 'What Richard Did' joins Seán Rocks. The film won the 'Best Screenplay' Award at the recent Evening Standard Film Awards and also has 10 nominations at this weekend's IFTA's. It's released on DVD on Friday 8th February and is also available on www.volta.ie.

Louth Contemporary Music Society

Louth Contemporary Music Society

Evelyn O'Rourke on the Louth Contemporary Music Society's world premiere of 'Monk's Music'. The concert is at St Nicholas's Church of Ireland in Dundalk on Friday February 8th at 8pm - www.louthcms.org for further details.

What's On

What's On

Edel Coffey with a look at what's on around the country in the worlds of arts and entertainment.

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