Arena Friday 8 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 8th February 2013

Arena - Friday 8th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Helen Mirren - Hitchcock

Helen Mirren - Hitchcock

Alan Corr talks to Actress Helen Mirren about her new film 'Hitchcock' co-starring Anthony Hopkins.

Playwright Andy Hinds

Playwright Andy Hinds

Playwright Andy Hinds on his two new interlocking plays 'Morning' and 'Afternoon' which run at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin from February 13th to 23rd in the Cube theatre. The website for more information is www.projectartscentre.ie

Loves

Loves

Harpist Laoise Kelly chooses the music of Llio Rhydderch. Laoise will be performing later this month - www.laoisekelly.ie for dates and details.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Angela Dorgan and John Meagher review this week's new album releases 'Holy Fire' from Foals, 'Heartthrob 'from Tegan and Sarah, and 'MBV' from My Bloody Valentine with Seán Rocks.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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