Arena Friday 15 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 15th February 2013

Arena Friday 15th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Hay Literary Festival

Hay Literary Festival

The Hay Literary Festival is coming to Kells. Lyndy Cooke, director of Hay Festivals joins Seán Rocks - www.hayfestival.com.

Film - Broken Song

Film - Broken Song

A new film 'Broken Song' opens at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival on Tuesday 19th February. Director Claire Nix and Rapper Costello join Seán Rocks - www.jdiff.com. The trailer can be viewed here: https://vimeo.com/59613055

Author Sara Webb

Author Sara Webb

Author Sarah Webb discusses her book 'The Memory Box' with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are MacMillan.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Aoife Barry and Chris Wasser review this week's new album releases 'Push the Sky Away' from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Jamie Lidell's self titled album and 'You're Nothing' from Danish band Ice Age with Seá Rocks.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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