Arena Monday 11 February 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 11th February 2013

Arena Monday 11th February 2013

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Live Music - Southern Tenant Folk Union

Live Music - Southern Tenant Folk Union

Southern Tenant Folk Union perform Chest Freezer and Days by the Seaside with Ice-Cream with interview by Seán Rocks.

Author Jim Crace

Author Jim Crace

Author Jim Crace dicusses his new book 'Harvest' with Seán Rocks. The book is set in a remote English village where the villagers wake to find two huge columns of smoke on the skyline. The Publishers are Picador.

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Classic Movie - Take Shelter

Classic Movie - Take Shelter

Diane Negra discusses tonight's Classic Movie 'Take Shelter' with Seán Rocks. The film stars Michael Shannon as a man who hallucinates about a huge tornado hitting his rural home and co-stars Jessica Chastain.

Book Review - The Spies

Book Review - The Spies

Declan Burke reviews Luís Fernando Veríssimo's new novel 'The Spies' with Seán Rocks. The book is a literary mystery and the Publishers are McLehose.

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